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Gerber Edict Green

Gerber's original Edict was designed for the people who needed a tough knife for even tougher situations. First responders, military, and law-enforcement could make use of the Edict's heavy-duty materials and design for reliable performance in the field or during emergencies. By taking the original Edict's rugged fit and finish and tweaking it for everyday use, Gerber have refreshed and updated the knife to fit right at home in your EDC.

Two standout features remain in the new Edict: its hefty, high-performance blade, and its rubberized handles that give exceptional grip. Its 3.6” blade features Crucible 154CM steel, giving it excellent edge retention in a drop point shape more ideal for everyday tasks that need longer and more precise slices or cuts. The Edict's handles come with a lightweight FRN core wrapped in a diamond texture overmold to give it the extra grip for hardier cutting jobs. Dual thumbstuds and a lockback mechanism let these two parts come together in a robust whole, giving you a knife that can cut with the best of them from either hand.

And while the Edict is larger than the usual EDC knife, it's relatively light weight at 3.6 ounces. An included pocket clip and lanyard hole still let you EDC the knife in your pockets or strapped to your kit.

The Edict's a rugged knife made in the USA for the people who need it the most. Pick up the new green EDC Edict from the link below, and be sure to check out the original black Edict Tanto for more tactical needs.

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Benchmade 535 Bugout

They say an ounce in the morning is a pound by the evening. And whether you’re going out for a hike or just a stroll around the block, having an EDC that won’t weigh you down is important. Keeping your carry light can be hard, especially since plenty of quality tools use plenty of metal, which isn't exactly light. But the new Benchmade Bugout 535 brings the elusive ultralight EDC setup that much closer. Weighing in at less than two ounces, this knife combines quality materials to achieve a super lightweight design that doesn’t skimp out on functionality either.

The Bugout 535 was made with an emphasis on outdoor use, which just so happens to also check all the boxes when it comes to an EDC knife. The Grivory handle mixed with the high quality CPM-S30V stainless steel blade means this knife is as tough as it is light. CPM-S30V is known for its hardness and edge retention so it’ll last longer with little maintenance, and even longer if you take care of it well. The use of Grivory, a durable synthetic polymer, helps shave weight when every gram counts.

Dual thumb studs and a symmetric handle make one-handed deployment a breeze whether you’re using your right or left hand and the signature Benchmade AXIS lock definitely helps its case. Not to mention that it’s just a strong lock to have on such a light knife meant to be used outdoors. The reversible deep-pocket clip is just the icing on top, providing multiple ways to carry comfortably and discreetly.

If you’re looking to add a lightweight knife to your carry but don’t want to to sacrifice functionality, the Bugout 535 is a slick option. This knife was made for the outdoors but has all the makings of a quality EDC knife, so if you want to add it to your carry make sure to hit up the link below.

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Kizer Feist

As much as we love gear that's jam-packed with features, sometimes less is more. Especially when all it takes for a good EDC knife is a combination of the right materials and a unique, functional design. Case in point: the Kizer Feist, a collaboration with knife designer Justin Lundquist. Equipped with some of the finest materials around on its handles and blade, it's an elegant expression of utility-driven simplicity at a great value.

The Kizer Feist definitely does more with less: it's a compact knife at only 3.625” when closed with a blade length of 2.875”. That sub-3” blade not only helps pass even the more stringent local knife restrictions, but it also cuts like a bigger knife thanks to its sharp edge spanning the entirety of its modified wharncliffe geometry. The Feist also uses an excellent blade steel in CPM-S35VN, commonly found in high-end knives for its toughness, sharpness, and edge retention.

While the Feist might look like a two-handed gent's knife, it's actually a bona fide flipper. Instead of a rear flipper tab, the Feist deploys as a front flipper by way of slight jimping on the spine of its blade. By rolling your thumb from the top of the blade around the pivot to the back of the handle, you can either quickly flick the knife out or slow-open for a more discreet deployment. It's a uniquely functional design choice by Lundquist that keeps the streamlined silhouette of the knife without sacrificing access.

As another welcome addition to a smaller knife, the Feist locks with a frame lock between its matte 6AL4V titanium handles. The backspacer and included pocket clip are also made in matching titanium to bring a clean aesthetic overall backed by durability and light weight. For a high performance, minimalist gent's knife that comes in at well under $200, check out the Kizer Feist at the link below.

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MecArmy MOT10 Flashlight

It's 2017, and we don't just rely on the trusty tools in our pockets anymore. We also depend on tech that keeps us connected and enhances our day-to-day. Whether it's a laptop for work, a tablet for the kids, or the mobile phone for, well, everything, tech is very much a part of our carry these days as a knife or flashlight. And with all that tech there just isn't enough power to go around, making power banks as ubiquitous as the gear they power. So now there’s the problem of carrying too much gear, which MecArmy are keen to fix. With the MOT10, they solve two carry problems with one flashlight that's got the right features for EDC.

The MOT10 first and foremost aims to be a great light. Powered by 1 x 18650 battery, it uses a Cree XP-L HI V3 LED to push out up to 1000 lumens on Turbo for 4.15 hours, or a 12-lumen low for up to 254 hours. With its Strobe and SOS modes you get a plenty of light to use for all your tasks, controlled by the MOT10's side switch. An included clip and detachable metal tailcap loop also give you options for carrying the light or suspending it from your gear.

Its secondary function lies under the cap on its bottom. Two USB ports—one standard and one micro—let the MOT10 either charge your devices or be charged itself. The onboard charging saves you the trouble of carrying another set of cables and adapters, and the capacity of a good 18650 gives your devices enough charge in a pinch when using the light to charge.

Whether as a powerful and EDC-friendly light on its own or the battery backup you need in an emergency, the MOT10 is a great addition to both enhance and consolidate your gear. Pick one up from the link below.

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KeySmart Duct-Ling

Whether you're reinforcing your gear, performing quick fixes around the house, or field repairing your clothes and equipment, nothing comes close to the versatility of duct tape. The problem is, duct tape comes in bulky rolls that are anything but convenient to carry. You know KeySmart for their ability to compact a disorganized keychain into a sleek package fit for an EDC, and with the Duct-Ling, they've figured out duct tape, too.

While there have been attempts at making duct tape easy to carry—like wrapping it around a card or pen—the Duct-Ling keeps it simple, as the most effective things are. It's a machined stainless steel cylinder with smooth, raised ends that keep the tape in place and neatly wrapped. These ends let the Duct-Ling sit alongside your other essentials without fear of damaging them, and a keychain hole on the top let you attach the Duct-Ling as you see fit to your keychain, bag, or a suspension hook.

It's got enough room to hold about 1.5 feet of tape, which is plenty for emergency patch or repair jobs. And thanks to its stainless steel construction, you can reuse the Duct-Ling for a lifetime, letting you make the most out of those huge duct tape rolls you're forced to leave in your emergency kit or toolbox.

Stick to the simple solution for carrying one of the most useful adhesives you can have in your kit. Pick up the Duct-Ling from Amazon at the link below.

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Timbuk2 Blink Pack

It can be hard to find a discreet EDC backpack for your laptop, especially with so many of them trying to look conspicuously hip and cool for the tech crowd. Sometimes it's better to keep it stylish and low key, especially if you'll be traveling or commuting with all your essentials in tow. If you've been keeping your eyes peeled for an outstanding bag that doesn't stand out, check out the Timbuk2 Blink Pack. It's a low-profile EDC laptop bag that'll carry your valuables safely and discreetly.

There's no loud branding or overbuilt tech design on the Blink Pack. It doesn't scream laptop bag, but it is by no means a boring or ugly piece of kit. It has an attractive minimalist aesthetic that fits well in today's urban environment. This design features a durable 420D ripstop nylon exterior for excellent water and abrasion resistance. The ripstop comes in neutral colors like black and grey-blue for a subtle texture and slight sheen without drawing too much attention.

The dedicated padded laptop pouch in the rear of the bag fits up to a standard 15 inch computer. The main compartment is a clamshell design that fully opens to lay flat, making it easy to load and unload gear. Internal organizers help you keep your gear in order and easy to find, while your most-used items can go its quick access outer zip compartment. To reduce bulk, especially when size is limited, the bag also features compression straps to make things more compact. The bag makes good use of its 24L capacity for traveling and everyday carry alike. The Blink Pack doesn't skimp on comfort when it's loaded up, either. The pack panel is air mesh ventilated for extra padding and comfort in the heat. It also has a removable sternum strap for support and stability.

With the Timbuk2 Blink Pack you finally get a capable laptop bag that's discreet enough to take with you on the go. Pick one up at the link below and make it a part of your own adventures.

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Rugged Material Ultimate Leather EDC Belt

We've said it before—normal belts are boring. Sure, on the surface they're just pieces of leather and metal that keep your pants from falling down. But as EDCers, we can—and should—find utility on every piece of gear we carry and wear every day. Rugged Material know this well, and have set out to give you a leather belt unlike anything you've seen before. Not only is the EDC Belt built like it can hold up pants made from steel, but it comes with the extra functions and features that bolster your everyday carry.

For starters, the EDC Belt comes in a hefty cut of leather. At 1/4” thick, it's nearly twice as thick as off-the-rack leather belts at the department store, giving you the durability for daily wear to last a lifetime. The thickness also gives the EDC Belt the space for a concealed stash pocket, a zippered 7” compartment for your smaller essentials. A nickel-plated solid brass buckle gives the belt a classic look with a long-lasting finish, which you can remove should you prefer an old favorite or need a different style. Not that you'd be lacking in that department—at 1.5” wide the belt does triple duty as a formal, casual, or even duty belt thanks to its classic design and heavy-duty construction.

Don't get caught with your pants down. Pick up the last belt you'll need from Rugged Material at the link below.

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MecArmy SGN7 Rechargeable Alarm/Flashlight

It seems just yesterday that our flashlights used huge disposable batteries and still couldn't hit a hundred lumens. Thanks to modern tech, exponentially powerful pocket rockets are now a thing we slip into our pockets. Best known for their compact keychain flashlights, MecArmy are tackling more than the dark with the SGN7 rechargeable flashlight. With a personal alarm and power bank functionality combined with its significant output, the light not only helps you stay prepared, but keeps you safe, too.

Housed within the SGN7's IPX5-rated aluminum shell is a Cree XP-G2 S4 LED that gives it a maximum output of 550 lumens. You can navigate its 4 other modes with its top switch, including a 1.55 lumen Low mode that runs for 117 hours and a tactical strobe. Speaking of strobe, the SGN7's main personal safety feature is quick access to both this mode and a 120dB siren, giving you security and buying you space in emergency situations at the touch of a button. Side ports for regular and micro USB also let you access the SGN7's portable charging feature. While it won't give you a significant charge, it may be enough for that one important phone call in a pinch.

When your nightly commute turns into a crisis, the SGN7's got your back—even if your emergency turns out to just be a low battery. Pick up the light in your choice of color at the Amazon link below.

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Ridge Wallet

A great way to optimize your EDC and trim excess from your pockets usually begins with a hard look at your wallet. You might be used to a wallet that lets you carry it all, including hanging on to old receipts and unnecessary items. But really, your wallet should carry only the essentials. A slimmer, more compact wallet like the Ridge Wallet not only keeps your carry lighter, but it also helps keep it that way thanks to its minimalist design.

The Ridge Wallet is a lesson in minimalism. Two pieces of slim metal bound together with tough elastic bands means that it not only looks sleek, but it’s also durable enough to withstand everyday wear and tear. You can carry up to 12 cards with ease and its metal plates also provide RFID protection for added security. A perfectly placed finger notch lets you fan out the cards inside for quick access to the one you need, then when the transaction is complete just slide it back in place and you’re good to go.

Thin, card-focused wallets are great for keeping your pockets slim, but cash is still king. For all you cash carriers, the Ridge also comes with a built-in money clip (or cash strap depending on your preference) perfect for stashing a few folded bills. It'll come in handy when you inevitably hit up your favorite cash-only spot.

Whether you’re tired of lugging around a bulky bi-fold or looking for a secure and durable wallet, the Ridge Wallet has you covered. It comes in multiple colors and materials including aluminum, carbon fiber, and titanium. Chances are you’ll be able to find the one that fits your carry perfectly. To free up some valuable pocket space without sacrificing the essentials click the link below to pick one up for yourself.

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Aer Active Bag Collection 2

As an EDCer chances are you're always on the move, especially if you lead an active lifestyle. So when both getting to work and getting a workout are part of your daily grind, your EDC calls for a bag designed with gym and office essentials in mind. Aer's new and improved Active Collection 2 updates their versatile range of EDC-worthy gym bags with better materials and thoughtful design tweaks throughout. For urban EDC in and out of the gym, these are some of the strongest options around.

The second collection introduces new versions of the same silhouettes from the original. Depending on your preference for capacity and carry style, you can pick from four bags: a hybrid duffel/backpack, a more compact daypack, a spacious and breathable gym duffel, and an over-the-shoulder sling pack. Overall, they've been reworked with new Cordura brand 1680D ballistic nylon exteriors, more internal organization for mobile office essentials, larger and better ventilated shoe compartments, and custom zipper pulls as a finishing touch. But the improvements don't stop there.

The Duffel Pack was already spacious, but the Duffel Pack 2 ups the capacity and adds comfort thanks to redesigned ergonomic shoulder straps. For a smaller option, the Fit Pack 2 also comes with reworked shoulder straps and internal pockets. The Sling Pack 2 is now fully ambidextrous thanks to a central zip pocket and configurable shoulder strap. This time around, it features better internal pockets to even accommodate a small laptop. Lastly, the gear-hauling Gym Duffel 2 adds an additional 5.4L up to a 37.4L capacity while trimming the weight down to under 3 pounds.

Check out the full collection at Aer's site below, with current pre-orders set to ship August 15th.

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Gerber Pocket Square

Before, if you wanted a gent's knife, it usually meant you'd have to settle for something with a traditional design and outdated materials. But times are changing, and maybe you want a classy knife with a modern design (and performance) to match your lifestyle. With its clean lines and aluminum styling, the Gerber Pocket Square pairs well with a nice suit or a sharp dress. It has a modern minimalist gents aesthetic that can be as sharp as the way you look.

It starts with a design that's true to its name. It has a sleek aluminum handle with squared off edges and attractive lines beveled onto it for grip. The Pocket Square features a 3" drop point blade that rests flush with the handle when closed. You can swing it open with either hand because it has ambidextrous thumb lifts that also lie flush.

The secure liner lock holds the blade in place when deployed but it also doesn't disrupt the knife's look. In a similar way, you can keep the reversible tip-up deep carry pocket clip or remove it if it suits you. And if aluminum doesn't do it for you there's a glass-filled nylon handle version to choose from.

The Gerber Pocket Square is a great everyday carry knife, whether you're taking it out for a night on the town or going about business as usual during the day. Make it part of your own classy ensemble at buy one the link below.

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Rofis TR15 Adjustable Head Flashlight

No need to adjust your screen, you aren't looking at a broken flashlight. It's the TR15, a versatile flashlight from Rofis that pulls double duty as either a straight or angled flashlight. This feature gives you all the versatility you need to handle any lighting task. And with up to 700 lumens at your disposal along with a slew of carry-friendly options, the TR15 deserves a spot in any everyday carry.

A Cree XP-L HI V3 LED is at the heart of the TR15, giving it up to 700 lumens on High with a 14500 battery or up to 200 lumens with a standard AA. You can navigate its 6 modes with a touch of its side switch, which also works as its battery indicator and lockout mechanism. But the light's key feature is its ability to angle its head 90 degrees, converting the TR15 into an angled light for the tasks that need it. This lets you grip the light as needed in any configuration, letting you adapt or fit it into the right spaces to get the job done. Add to that an included clip and magnetic tail, and you get your bases covered whether in hand, as a headlamp, attached to a surface, or clipped to your pocket or bag.

With the Rofis TR15, you'll have all your angles covered in a single light. Pick one up at the link below.

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KeySmart Pro + Tile

Being the savvy EDCers you are, you most likely have your keychain on lock thanks to a key organizer. But that doesn't mean that some days the savvy runs out and you still somehow manage to misplace your keys. Fortunately, the team at KeySmart continue to innovate their key organizer with the help of the popular tracking device, Tile. Together they've integrated high-tech features into the KeySmart Pro for an all-in-one EDC package that not only manages your keys but elevates their usefulness with some pretty smart features, too.

The KeySmart you know and love is still at the heart of the Pro. It uses the same familiar system with two locking bolts to hold up to 14 keys or combination of tools within its frame. This frame holds the key to the Pro's new features. It integrates Tile's smart location feature that pairs with its smartphone app to give you two-way positioning of both your KeySmart and phone. By pressing the Tile button on the KeySmart it makes your misplaced phone ring even on silent, and conversely the app lets you locate the KeySmart on a map, even having it play a tune to make it even easier to find.

Smart location isn't the only new feature added to the Pro. The Tile integration gives the KeySmart added space to fit in an LED flashlight and micro USB charging port for even more utility. Thanks to cables and chargers you may already have, it's easy to recharge the KeySmart Pro, topping it up for up to 3 months per charge.

With the KeySmart Pro, your keychain has never been smarter or easier to find. Pick one up at the link below.

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Spyderco Lil' Nilakka

No, “Lil’ Nilakka" isn’t just a tongue twister... it’s also one of Spyderco’s newest knives. The Lil’ Nilakka is a custom collaboration between Spyderco and Finnish knife maker Pekka Tuominen. It's a take on the traditional Finnish “puukko” knife that draws inspiration heavily from shapes found in nature and focuses on outdoors use. The small size, rare blade steel, and unique handles give a traditionally outdoors-specific design a new role as an EDC.

As its name suggests, the Lil' Nilakka gives you all of the design seen in the standard Nilakka in a smaller package that's better suited for EDC at a modest 5.6” overall length with a 2.3” cutting edge. But what really shines is the premium RWL34 Damasteel blade. Rarely seen on knives, this steel is known for its high strength, strong resistance to corrosion, and extreme edge sharpness that’s easy to maintain. It's an excellent fit for a blade that's traditionally “zero ground,” as the same shape that gives it its sharpness also makes its edge prone to damage and difficult to sharpen. Spyderco applied a full flat grind and even precision-machined a secondary microbevel to the blade for a practical balance of sharpness and durability.

The blade deploys manually via Spyderco’s signature round hole into a sturdy liner lock mechanism that's easy to operate thanks to a thumb cutout in the handle. And those G10 handles look pretty close to ivory, but they're much more resistant to wear (and certainly less illegal) than the real thing. The smooth handles and compact size at just 3.30” closed help the knife glide into the pocket, while a wire-style pocket clip keeps it secure for tip-up carry.

If you've been looking for a small, unique knife for your carry, the Lil’ Nilakka is certainly capable. It’s available in limited numbers as a first-of-its-kind “flash batch” at the link below.

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Maxpedition LPW (Low Profile Wallet)

With something as simple as a minimalist wallet, it's hard to improve on a design without adding too many bells and whistles. Leave it to Maxpedition to take their crowd-favorite Micro Wallet and make it even better. The new LPW (Low Profile Wallet) improves upon its predecessor's already solid design with upgrades to the materials and pocket configuration. All that attention to the smallest details makes a significant impact, resulting in a thinner, more durable, and more usable everyday front pocket wallet.

To get the LPW slimmer and lighter, it's constructed with three different weights of ballistic nylon. The main exterior uses a 500D nylon with a hexagon-shaped pattern designed to stop any rips and holes from getting bigger. The interior uses a lighter, more pliable 420D plain weave nylon. Lastly, the outer edges of the wallet are reinforced with heavy duty 1000D nylon. You get all the water- and abrasion resistance you'd expect from nylon, while a treatment of Teflon keeps grime and oils away.

The LPW's standout feature (and most convenient one) is its enlarged ID window. It's sized to clearly display your credentials without fabric obscuring any part of the card, making flashing your ID easier than ever. On the other side, there's two slots that fit 3-4 cards each. Behind that, you can stash half-folded cash or any other loose essentials in an enlarged slip pocket. Its placement on the inside of the wallet (compared to the Micro Wallet's exterior slot) makes it a safer bet for securing the important stuff.

As part of Maxpedition's Advance Gear Research line, it's only fitting that the wallet gets a low-profile makeover. Gone are the contrast stitches and not-so-subtle branding from the Micro Wallet. Instead, everything from the embroidered outer logo to the bar tack reinforcements and double-stitching is tonal. The LPW comes in neutral tones to match the rest of your tactical gear, like black, khaki, and grey, which you can grab at the link below.

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Urban EDC Supply Organizer Hybrid

Whether you’re just starting out or you've been carrying for years, one thing still holds true: organizing your gear can be a challenge. There’s only so much you can carry in your pockets, and even with an EDC bag, you'll still have to dig through it for that one tool. When it comes to organization, a gear caddy is a good option. But what if your EDC is constantly changing? Urban EDC Supply has the answer with their latest caddy, the Organizer Hybrid. Its versatile pocket layout keeps your gear consolidated, whether it's your travel essentials, pen and paper, everyday tools, cards and cash, and more.

The new Urban Organizer Hybrid is the third the line of Urban Organizers and combines the functionality of the original with the minimalist design of the Mini wallet to give you the best of both worlds. On the front are two slots so you can put your EDC knife in one and your favorite pen in the other. Or swap one of them out for a flashlight, or even just carry a pen and a few credit cards. The choice is yours.

The slot on the back is perfect for an EDC pocket notebook, but it can also hold your passport when traveling just as easily. You also don’t have to worry about whether or not it can survive the daily grind thanks to its Horween leather construction, waxed edges, and saddle-stitching done by hand.

The Organizer Hybrid should age nicely with your gear, becoming as much a part of your EDC as the tools it carries. If you’ve been looking for a way to stay organized (or just like quality gear), the Organizer Hybrid is a great way to go. You can pre-order an Organizer Hybrid in your favorite leather at the link below..

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