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Dango M1 Maverick Spec Ops

When tasked with securing your most valuable essentials, an EDC wallet carries with it the pressure of being durable, organized, hard to lose, and easy to use, all at once. Even more so when it's tasked to carry important identification, like a badge. Fortunately, Dango's flagship wallet, the M1 Maverick, can carry that load—literally—thanks to its bomb-proof design and vertical orientation for easier visibility, access, and handling. And with a new badge adapter and neck lanyard, it's ready for every EDC duty.

At the core of the M1 is a vertically-oriented, CNC-machined aluminum frame. It features loop holes at each of the four corners to serve as attachment points for keys, tethers, or lanyards to wear as a badge holder. An internal metal RFID blocking card cavity holds up to 6 cards, held in place by a silicone cash strap. The Spec Ops version seen above is the M1's definitive incarnation. It's built around the same aluminum chassis, but it's coated with a durable Cerakote finish you'd find on some firearms and tactical gear. Instead of leather, it sports Dango's DTEX material: a rugged, flexible and weather-resistant non-leather synthetic textile. This version also comes equipped with Dango's new MT04 tool. It's specially designed for emergency situations, complete with functions like a seat belt cutter, oxygen wrench, serrated and sharpened edges, and more.

The badge adapter and neck lanyard complete the M1's functionality for use as robust identification display. With the combined functionality and toughness of the M1 and MT04, you'd never be able to go back to a regular generic wallet or badge holder. The badge adapter itself is a plastic card you slip into the M1's card slot, and its partner lanyard is an adjustable cobra weave made from 95 paracord and unravels into up to 20 feet of rope for additional utility. Dual metal loop-spring clasps can latch onto the corner points of the M1, or to themselves for a more compact length and carry.

Dango's usual attention to detail in their designs as well as the highest quality fit and finish make the M1 the ultimate wallet or badge in your service. Be sure to check out the M1 wallet in two colors here, the badge adapter and lanyard sold separately at this link, and the Blue Line bundle that includes everything at the link below.

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Cold Steel AD-15

Cold Steel AD-15

Some tactical folding knives tend to be too ungainly for most people's EDC, an unavoidable consequence of having a large blade and handle as part of the design. With the new AD-15, Cold Steel has put ergonomics at the forefront with an innovative and easy-to-use ambidextrous lock and a sleek design that can tackle almost any task. Built around the Scorpion Lock, the AD-15 is the brainchild of Cold Steel's head of R&D, Andrew Demko. Together, they've brought technology from Demko's original custom knife to a more accessible and affordable EDC option.

The secret to the Scorpion Lock's ease of use is the compression spring built into the rear of the handle. This allows the top steel liner to move in behind the spine of the blade after it's opened manually with a thumb stud. The spring mechanism, the liner, and your grip on the knife itself help keep everything in place during even the roughest of use. And because all it takes is a simple upwards lift of the steel liner to disengage the lock, closing the blade is as easy as making a single wrist flick with either hand.

And when it comes to actually using the AD-15, you'll appreciate its premium sub-4” S35VN stainless steel blade for its hard sharpness and superior edge retention. The saber-ground edge, combined with the spear-point blade shape, makes the AD-15 great for all sorts of cutting, slicing, and piercing tasks.

The top jimping on the spine and the tactical false edge at the top of the blade help you manipulate the blade for fine control when you're doing more delicate work. A deep, ergonomic cut out in the grippy textured G10 nylon scale further enhances your control of the blade. When it's all said and done, you have plenty of ways to carry the AD-15 thanks to its left- or right-handed tip-up carry pocket clip.

The best part is that the AD-15 is no longer a custom exclusive knife, Cold Steel has finally made it available as part of their regular line of everyday carry knives. Take this opportunity to add this unique and capable tactical knife to your gear ensemble, and purchase it today at the link below.

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KeySmart Mossy Oak

KeySmart Mossy Oak

Thanks to a disjointed mix of shapes and sizes, keychains are one of the most difficult pieces of gear to manage in one's EDC. But they don't have to be. Smart key organizers like those from KeySmart are able to tame the messy beast, keeping your keys compact and quiet without skipping a beat during everyday use. Even better, KeySmart has three ways to carry your essentials, each specially designed to tackle your keychain depending on your needs, and all them rocking a standout camo design thanks to a collaboration with Mossy Oak. It's never been easier to build the perfect EDC keychain.

For something simple, sleek, and lightweight, the base KeySmart model is for you. It comes with the core features that make every KeySmart useful, including a loop ring to add a car key fob, an expandable design to hold up to 10 of your existing keys, as well as an easy-to-assemble design that requires no tools to adjust or customize. And if that's not enough, the KeySmart is compatible with a whole slew of accessories to expand and extend your keychain's functionality.

As its name suggests, the KeySmart Rugged sports a more robust build, which means you don’t have to worry about daily wear and tear. The front and back plates are bumped up to a thicker 2.79mm each, so you get a more hefty feeling tool, and the removable pocket clip and improved bottle opener provide a welcome bit of extra functionality to your carry. In its base configuration the KeySmart Rugged can hold between 2-14 keys, with extension screws available that up the capacity to 100 keys. Try fitting that on a traditional keyring.

The KeySmart Pro definitely takes the “smart” part of its name to the next level. It uses the same familiar system with two locking bolts to hold up to 10 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. There's even space to fit in an LED flashlight and micro USB charging port for even more utility. Thanks to an included micro USB cable, it's easy to recharge the KeySmart Pro, topping it up for up to 45 days per charge.

Messy keychains are a thing of the past—upgrade to a KeySmart for the ultimate keychain upgrade. There's even a special deal for Everyday Carry readers by using the code EDC15 on checkout for 15% off your entire order, which you can place at the link below.

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