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If you could only carry 5 EDC items what would they be?

Discussion in 'General EDC Discussion' started by Gatsby, Aug 27, 2008.

  1. nice65

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  2. antman157

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    iPhone 4
    Leatherman wave
    Wallet
    Keys
    Spyderco Persistence
     
  3. scanchattanooga

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    * Wallet
    * iPhone
    * Leatherman Wave
    * Streamlight Strion
    * Motorola APX7000
     
  4. Russ Prechtl

    Russ Prechtl EDC Junkie!!!!!

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    Mine would be:

    1. Wallet - Need money, ID, etc. Money isn't everything, but it sure is hard to live without it! I currently use a Victorinox Business Card Case for my everyday wallet.

    2. Light - Don't want to be caught in the dark! My current carry is a DST TLR Ti AA, but my Sunwayman M10A or Fenix LD10 would be other great choices.

    3. Pen - I always have to write stuff down. Either a Zebra F-701 (work) or Mont Blanc or Waterford Ballpoint (casual).

    4. Knife - Leatherman Micra. I find the heavy-duty scissors extremely useful in my day-to-day world (even more than a knife).

    5. Watch - A Luminox Stainless Steel "Navy Seals" Model. My only watch for 10+ years, and still going strong off the original battery.

    I decided against a cellphone. Maybe it's just my current mood, but I'm too accessible already!
     
  5. MBMA

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    -money clip w/ license
    -leatherman wave
    -gerber paraframe
    -blackberry curve
    -hankercheif
     
  6. Getahl

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    Only 5 things, period? Shouldn't be too difficult ;)

    1. Wallet. It's just a generic brown, leather wallet with room for a few cards and bills. A P-38 and a Sears 4-way driver ride along in it, although neither see very much use. I don't go anywhere without the wallet.

    2. Keys. Kind of the same thing again; I don't go anywhere without my keys. Car key, house key, my folks' house key, and my in-laws house key, all of which see regular basis. I've got a Style CS, which satisfies my cutting needs for just about everything. I'm not a fan of the chisel grind, but the fact that it lays flat against the rest of my keys more than makes up for this.

    3. Watch. I have a G-Shock Mudman, I think. It's rugged, solar powered, and won't short out when I wash my hands in the restroom. The atomic time keeping and stopwatch are nice bells and whistles, too.

    4. Phone. Nothing fancy, an LG flip phone with a thumb-keyboard. I don't talk on the phone often, but is a necessity (especially with a preggo wifey who might need to get a hold of me quickly :) )

    5. Five is up in the air. I love my ipod Touch, but isn't something I always have with me. Same goes for my dedicated knife, which is a Buck Cadet more often than not (can't carry weapons at work, but that's a different topic). I have a hanky that I carry in my pocket that's used as a make shift coaster and towel fairly often. Or maybe a safety pin, or a flashlight when walking the dogs at night. Number five revoles quite a bit.
     
  7. TARFU
    • In Omnia Paratus

    TARFU EDC!!!!! Junkie

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    1. Wallet: Drivers License, FOID, Cards, Money, Bobby Pin

    2. Droid X Smartphone: All-in-one phone, weather center, police scanner, fm radio, watch, GPS...

    3. Knife - Benchmade Mini-Grip or Spyderco Persistence

    4. Multi-tool: Leatherman Juice S2

    5. Flashlight: Surefire G2X
     
  8. bigfoot

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    1. iPhone 4
    2. Multi-tool or Knife
    3. Lighter
    4. Whistle
    5. Flashlight
     
  9. DrChimRichalds
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    1.) Phone
    2.) Wallet
    3.) Watch
    4.) Some type of Knife/Multitool
    5.) Flashlight
     
  10. Sparkey

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    I'm not going to count keys (see OP) or my watch, since it stays on me always..If I had to go quickly, here's what I'd take...

    1. Phone (moto Droid)- Communication (hopefully), scanner, compass, weather, etc..
    2. Light
    3. Multitool- 2 knife blades, and basic tools.
    4. Wallet- ID, cards and $$$
    5. Water-1 liter bottle that I carry with me usually. 1 liter of water can be made to last up to 3 days in a survival situation.
     
  11. bpa

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    1. Wallet
    2. Cell phone
    3. Handkerchief
    4. Flashlight
    5. pocket scissors
     
  12. thenextarcher

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    1.knife
    2.wallet
    3.flashlight
    4.cell
    5.handkerchief

    thats basically my normal edc that i keep on me 24/7 other stuff i bring if i bring my edc bag
     
  13. craneman

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    1 - Smart phone - HTC hero
    2 - Wallet with money, cards, & ID
    3 - Ruger LCP
    4 - SOG Trident or Kershaw zings
    5 - Fenix LD15

    I would choose in that order.
     
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    in this order:

    gun
    phone
    knife
    flashlight
    wallet
     
  15. tonester

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    this minus the pen. i figure its pretty easy to find/borrow a pen when you need one.

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  16. arkangel37

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    I'll get some pictures of my normal stuff, but i find i feel under-dressed without my:

    1. CWC Royal Navy Divers Watch
    2. Shing custom slipjoint knife
    3. Surefire 6P (bored out to accept 18650 batteries) with Malkoff M30 drop-in
    4. Nokia N8 smartphone
    5. Lighter (it's amazing i have never been a smoker but i find a lighter so useful)
     
  17. uurys

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    I did the best I could, but I can only get down to 6, and that's not counting my keys or my watch

    1. Glock 19
    2. Lg. Sebenza
    3. Wallet
    4. iPhone
    5. Sunglasses
    6. Lip Balm (I'm an addict)


    Cheers,
    uurys
     
  18. MrHanke

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    1. Phone - Samsung Solstice
    2. Firearm - Keltec PF-9
    3. Wallet - CountyComm NY-LA Wallet
    4. Knife - Spyderco Delica 4
    5. Flashlight - Fenix LD10+
     
  19. lchoke

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    1. Knife
    2. Wallet- with house key inside.
    3. Light
    4. Phone
    5. Zippo.....
    Very Missed are my Handkerchief, Watch, Firearm, And Multi-Tool. :(