Buying Guides

Reader's Choice: 5 Knives EDCers Want

Our recently team put together a list of EDC knives that came out this past year that we'd love to get our hands on. After sharing our picks, we took to the comments and social media to see what you, the readers, were excited about too. In this guide we've listed the lights you've chosen, and we hope it gives you even more great knives to pick from as the year comes to a close.

The Best CRKT Gear on Sale Right Now

CRKT makes solid everyday carry gear, especially when it comes to unique and innovative designs at affordable price points. And right now, a handful of those designs are on sale at Amazon to get you even more bang for your buck. Whether you're looking for a special last-minute gift for a fellow EDCer or you're looking to treat yourself to another knife for the collection, we've got you covered in this round-up.

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15 EDC Gifts Under $15 2017

How's that holiday gift shopping going? If you're still on the hunt for some last minute gifts, we can't blame you. Buying gifts can get expensive and getting them delivered in time is stressful enough. But don't worry — we've put together this list of 15 awesome, practical gifts anyone into everyday carry would enjoy. Best of all, they're $15 or less* and quick to ship. Time to save yourself some time, money, and headache and finally wrap up your gift search.

*As a heads up, the prices shown here reflect pricing on Amazon at the time this was published, and might change over time or go out of stock. For the most part, these picks don't fluctuate much higher in price, and you can also check other sellers for more stock.

Staff Picks: 5 EDC Knives We Want Right Now

It's almost the end of the year, and it's been a good one for EDCers. From knives to lights to bags to tech, there have been plenty of releases primed and ready to be added to our kit. We obviously love talking about gear around here, and with this series, the Everyday Carry staff have put together a few lists of the ones we can't wait to get our hands on. We hope it gives you a good idea of products that you may have missed throughout the year, and gets you as excited as we are to pick up the latest and greatest gear for your EDC.

The Best Leatherman Multi-tools for EDC

For many EDCers, Leatherman needs no introduction. The multi-tool maker has been covering bases and getting things done with their impressive array of tools for decades. But while they have plenty of options in their catalog, some multi-tools are better for EDC than others. Given how useful their tools are, it's a daunting task to pick the best one to carry, but we're here to help. In this guide we take a look at the most popular Leatherman multi-tools used for EDC by our very own community as well as new gear that we think can fill in when traditional multi-tools aren't an option. Whether you need a more compact, discreet tool or one for tackling heavy duty jobs, this guide will help narrow down your choices.

Trending Gear: November 2017

EDCers like you come to this site every day to submit their own gear and check out what everyone else is carrying these days. Looking at how others use their tools is a great way to learn how to make your own day-to-day that much easier or even find out about a new tool you never knew existed that could make all the difference in your setup.

Whatever the reason, every time you click on an item, you let others know what gear interests you most. All those clicks tally up and sort the Gear section in the top menu of the site in real time.

Now that November's over, we can highlight which gear had the most clicks and last month that ranged from pocketable fixed blades to new and classic multitools.

The Everyday Carry Holiday Gift Guide 2017

If you’re like us, finding the right gear to EDC for ourselves is hard enough. Trying to find the perfect holiday gift for another like-minded EDCer can be a daunting, if not utterly exhausting task. How do you pick something they’ll appreciate, actually use, and be proud to carry? We're here to help. We’ve broken down 30 gift ideas for every kind of EDCer on your list.

The Best Cyber Monday EDC Deals 2017

There's no better time than now to grab some practical gifts for your friends, family, and maybe even your own EDC while you're at it. This weekend, online retailers are discounting some of your favorite EDC gear. The sales continue into Cyber Monday, and we've rounded up promotions that you can take advantage of right now from some of the bigger brands in the EDC industry below.

One quick tip before we get started: these deals, along with many of the recommendations in our forthcoming gift guides can be found on Amazon. If you haven't already, become an Amazon Prime member for super convenient, unlimited free 2 day shipping on tons of orders, streaming movies and TV shows, and early access to some of the limited promotions that'll pop up over the weekend. You can get started for free with a 30-day trial in time for the holidays right here.

The Best Black Friday EDC Deals 2017

There's no better time than now to grab some practical gifts for your friends, family, and maybe even your own EDC while you're at it. This weekend, online retailers are discounting some of your favorite EDC gear. Black Friday is off to a big start, and we've rounded up promotions that you can take advantage of right now from some of the bigger brands in the EDC industry below.

One quick tip before we get started: these deals, along with many of the recommendations in our forthcoming gift guides can be found on Amazon. If you haven't already, become an Amazon Prime member for super convenient, unlimited free 2 day shipping on tons of orders, streaming movies and TV shows, and early access to some of the limited promotions that'll pop up over the weekend. You can get started for free with a 30-day trial in time for the holidays right here.

Early Black Friday EDC Deals Happening Right Now

There's no better time than now to grab some practical gifts for your friends, family, and maybe even your own EDC while you're at it. This weekend, online retailers are discounting some of your favorite EDC gear. Better yet, you can get a head start on some of these deals before Black Friday officially starts from the comfort of computer. We've rounded up promotions that you can take advantage of right now from some of the bigger brands in the EDC industry below.

8 Wallet Cases for Your New iPhone

After weeks of waiting you finally added that shiny new iPhone to your EDC. Smartphones are without a doubt one of the more important items in your carry, and now that the new phone cycle is over it might be time to start thinking about some accessories to make your phone work for you. You’re probably going to want to protect your new investment anyway, so why not slim down your pockets at the same time and get a protective case that doubles as a wallet? Two birds, one stone. Whether you’re looking for a rugged case to protect your phone from drops, a stylish one to make your pockets a little lighter, or both we’ve gathered a few wallet cases made to fit your new iPhone.

The 5 Best Gerber Tools on Sale Right Now

If you're into EDC gear then Gerber is a brand you're probably already familiar with. Best known for their compact tools and survival essentials, and most recently their made in the USA gear, they've got something to cover your bases no matter your needs or profession. And now is the perfect opportunity to pick up some of their best gear. Through November 19th, you can pick up some classic Gerber tools at a significant discount. Over a dozen items are on sale, but in this round-up we've narrowed it down to the 5 best and most-carried EDC options according to our users to make the choice easier for you.

The 5 Best SOG Knives on Sale Right Now

If you want some solid EDC-friendly knives and gear with a tactical edge, chances are SOG has something just for you. Many of our readers carry and use something from SOG, ranging from things like a blacked-out assisted folder to a discreet fixed blade neck knife. If you haven't already tried something from SOG, now's the perfect opportunity. For a limited time, you can pick up some classic SOG tools at a significant discount. Over 50 items are on sale, but in this round-up we've narrowed it down to the 5 best and most-carried EDC options according to our users to make the choice easier for you.

Veteran-Made EDC Gear

Today is Veterans Day, and in the US we celebrate the hard work and sacrifices made by those who serve. One of the ways to do that is to support their efforts once they leave uniform. Luckily there's a lot of veteran-founded, owned, and operated businesses out there to choose from. And when it comes to quality EDC gear, our veterans definitely know a thing or two thanks to their unique, first-hand experience from years of service. In this round-up, we're highlighting a few EDC items made by veterans that caught our eye.

Reader's Choice: 5 Lights EDCers Want

Last week our team put together a list of flashlights that came out this past year that we'd love to get our hands on. After sharing our picks, we took to the comments and social media to see what you, the readers, were excited about too. In this guide we've listed the lights you've chosen, and we hope it gives you even more great flashlights to pick from as the year comes to a close.

Staff Picks: 5 EDC Flashlights We Want Right Now

It's almost the end of the year, and it's been a good one for EDCers. From knives to lights to bags to tech, there have been plenty of releases primed and ready to be added to our kit. We obviously love talking about gear around here, and with this series, the Everyday Carry staff have put together a few lists of the ones we can't wait to get our hands on. We hope it gives you a good idea of products that you may have missed throughout the year, and gets you as excited as we are to pick up the latest and greatest gear for your EDC.

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