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#48944 - 10/23/06 06:02 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big?
JIM Offline
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Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 1032
Loc: The Netherlands
What abou a squirt S4? His tools can be accessed without opening the tool, and you've got the quality of a Leatherman.
''It's time for Plan B...'' ''We have a Plan B?'' ''No, but it's time for one.'' -Stargate SG-1

#48945 - 10/24/06 12:29 AM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big?
Roarmeister Offline
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Registered: 09/12/01
Posts: 896
Loc: Saskatchewan, Canada
Bee: If you add a second Photon and switch out the LM Micra for a Squirt S4 and different car manufacturer, you'd have my set-up. I find the micro carabineer is smaller and more versatile than a key ring. The set is a little bulky for dress pants pockets but fine for others.

Some people say that the weight is too much for vehicle ignition systems but I have'nt had any problems. [knock on wood].

#48946 - 10/25/06 06:55 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big?
Leigh_Ratcliffe Offline

Registered: 03/31/06
Posts: 1355
Loc: United Kingdom.
But I like the BatBelt look.......
And getting those little necessity's past security at work is simply one more of life's little challenges <img src="/images/graemlins/smirk.gif" alt="" />
I don't do dumb & helpless.

#48947 - 10/26/06 03:37 AM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big?
ratbert42 Offline

Registered: 05/31/06
Posts: 178
Loc: Florida
A cool feature of Hondas (or at least mine) is that once you lock it, if you press unlock, but don't open a door, it locks itself back after like 90 seconds. So accidental unlocks don't have much of an effect.

Btw, I think the keychain is only too big once you're actually removing keys from it to make it smaller.

#48948 - 10/28/06 06:35 AM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big?

umm yea i dont carry around knives and big multitools on lights on me all the time. people get worried when ya do. and i kinda cant carry them around class and in stores and banks and stuff, cause ill prob get arrested.lol
i know you have to be prepared but i let my body take care of me,i take care of it it takes care of me. and i know you should always be prepared, but sometimes u cant and i trust in God to get me out of a sticky situation or anything.

but i do have a keychain carabiner with some stuff on itfor survial when im on road trips or hiking/camping.
Peace out! <img src="/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />

#196037 - 02/17/10 03:27 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big? [Re: ken_nerve]
TeacherRO Offline

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2377
Working on my first key ring of stuff. Pics soon

#196040 - 02/17/10 04:10 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big? [Re: TeacherRO]
Dagny Offline

Registered: 11/25/08
Posts: 1916
Loc: Washington, DC

Are vintage threads like fine wine?

I have Doug's e-gear light on my key ring but otherwise just have a few keys on it.

Read somewhere that too heavy a key ring can screw up the ignition switch.

#196044 - 02/17/10 06:07 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big? [Re: Dagny]
JBMat Offline
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Registered: 03/03/09
Posts: 745
Loc: NC
A large key ring in fact can damage your car's ignition. I carry 2 keys, a small lite and a leatherman mini and that's it. The rest is in my pockets.

#196048 - 02/17/10 07:57 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big? [Re: JBMat]
Am_Fear_Liath_Mor Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/03/07
Posts: 3078
My keyring is getting too large.. whistle

#196088 - 02/18/10 02:27 PM Re: EDC keyrings; when is it too big? [Re: Am_Fear_Liath_Mor]
TeacherRO Offline

Registered: 03/11/05
Posts: 2377
My key ring has no keys - Its just a way to keep stuff together.

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