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#284728 - 06/07/17 07:19 PM Changing your EDC kit --
TeacherRO Offline
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Registered: 03/11/05
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How often do you look over your kit and remove or upgrade items?

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#284731 - 06/07/17 07:29 PM Re: Changing your EDC kit -- [Re: TeacherRO]
Montanero Offline
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Registered: 10/14/08
Posts: 1035
Loc: North Carolina
Before any significant trip, beyond just around town. Home kits are usually done at least twice a year, but also before any threatening weather events. Also, when I find a new and better piece of kit than what I had.

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#284733 - 06/07/17 10:26 PM Re: Changing your EDC kit -- [Re: TeacherRO]
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Registered: 05/29/10
Posts: 822
Loc: Southern California
It tends to be a work in progress. As pieces break, wear out, or are lost, they're replaced with upgrades. I'll occasionally buy a piece for a specific occasion as needed, but I don't buy it till I think I'm going to need it.
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#284734 - 06/07/17 10:33 PM Re: Changing your EDC kit -- [Re: TeacherRO]
Mark_R Offline
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Registered: 05/29/10
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Loc: Southern California
It tends to be a work in progress. As pieces break, wear out, or are lost, they're replaced with upgrades. I'll occasionally buy a piece for a specific occasion as needed, but I don't buy it till I think I'm going to need it.
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#284737 - 06/08/17 02:06 PM Re: Changing your EDC kit -- [Re: TeacherRO]
Tjin Offline
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Registered: 04/08/02
Posts: 1654
Not very often;
My light has been hanging on my belt for 9 years, the SAK 13 years. Did replace the belt sheath, worn those out...

Watch is a Frankenstein of parts from the same model of watch I bought three times and replaced bits and pieces of them to get a working one. First one was bought 11 years ago.

Wallet does need replacing, have some repairs on it and still have some extra pockets it shouldn't have. I hate shopping for a new one...

Replaced phone almost 16 months ago, after the previous one really started to be an issue after 5.5 years of service with 2 worn out belt sheaths and a replacement battery.

Might need to replace the patch kit for a bike (ride my bike to work, supermarket, etc). Haven't used it since I upgrade to puncture resistant tires.

Pens, tissues, plasters, etc. Those things just get used/lost and replaced.
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