How to Make Your EDC More Lightweight

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In the quest for the perfect EDC, you might’ve run into a familiar problem: carrying more and more useful gear until suddenly it becomes too much of a good thing. Sure, there’s something to be said about backups and larger tools for bigger jobs. But for everyday tasks, keeping it light and simple is the key to an efficient loadout you wouldn’t think twice about carrying.

Which begs the question…

How do you keep your EDC lighter and more effective?

It’s not always about picking the smallest and the lightest gear, but rather streamlining your carry to cover all your bases without adding unnecessary bulk.

Today we’re showcasing excellent examples from our readers of how they do it so you can get a few ideas to make your EDC lighter in the pocket while still keeping you prepared.

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This reader keeps his carry as light as possible by opting for lightweight but strong materials like carbon fiber and titanium.

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For the office, this reader keeps it light with a minimalist carbon fiber wallet, a knife with lightweight FRN scales, a compact flashlight, and a skeletonized multitool to cut down on the ounces.

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This submitter pairs a custom keychain with slim and light tools for a pocket-friendly and street-legal EDC.

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This reader keeps it simple by keeping his carry consolidated to a minimalist wallet and multi-tool.

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Nothing like sticking to the basics to get the job done while freeing up pocket space.

How do you lighten your loadout? Sound off in the comments below!

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