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Two is one and one is none

Discussion in 'Where, When, & How Do We Carry All This Stuff?' started by Carcharodon carcharias, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Flashman

    Flashman Loaded Pockets

    Jun 12, 2016
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    I don't duplicate my core EDC, but I do duplicate some tools at work. I carry a small tool kit in the front pocket of my lunch kit (a Maxpedition Micro), plus a small boo boo kit that fits in an Altoids tin that resides in the other front pocket of my lunch kit. My laptop bag contains a more comprehensive tool kit, with certain redundancies from my lunch kit, and another boo boo kit in an Altoids tin.

    The reason I due this is I will almost always have either my lunch kit or laptop bag with me, while the other resides in my work van. If I need a tool, I can almost always get by with what I have with me, negating a need to go out to my van for more tools.

    If I am going to be at a site most/all day and bring in my lunch kit and laptop bag, its only an extra Maxpedition Micro and Altoids tin, so not a lot of extra weight/bulk.

    It works for me.
    Moshe ben David likes this.
  2. speedy

    speedy Loaded Pockets

    Mar 9, 2015
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    First you clearly watched "G.I. Jane". I do have a backup of my EDC (Leatherman and Box Cutter) but wasn't intentional. An incident resulted of me having 2 of each so I just keep the other tool in a bag that sits in my car. I use that bag to keep all the standard car crap to be all over my car. Really handy when you get a new car and all you have to do is grab the bag. For the most part that is.