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#37762 - 07/12/05 01:54 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
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My EDC is:
- Leatherman Charge Xi in pouch on belt
- Keyring with keys and Photon II, mini Mag, mini fox 40, 3 feet of 400 lbs cord
- Samsung E720
- Bic Lighter
- Tri fold wallet with some band-aids and asprin
- Document case with ID's

I am gonna ad a surefire that is orded.

When travelling out of the city I also carry the following
- Haglofs backpack
- Petzl tacticca with spare batteries
- Small FAK
- Work gloves
- 1litre Nalage bottle
- depending on the weather: millet fleece jacket or eider gore tex jacket
- Some pens/pencils/sharpies
- extra Bic Lighter
- some form of music.

Rick

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#37763 - 07/12/05 02:59 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
Tjin Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 04/08/02
Posts: 1760
hey another dutchie!
mine are:
Small FAK (First Aid Kit, includes water purification tabs and Ziploc bag)
SAK (Swiss army knife) Huntsmen
SAK Swisscard
SAK Wenger executive
ACME tornado whistle
ferrosium rod
LED keychain light
P-38
tissues
duct tape
lighter (donít smoke, though)
lipsil

and some other stuff that are non-survival related. (mp3 player and stuff) Got a super Xenon flashlight on order, which will become edc too.
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#37764 - 07/12/05 03:34 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
brian Offline
Veteran

Registered: 07/28/04
Posts: 1468
Loc: Texas
I remeber that conversation well. I may still never come to a solid decision about urban water purification carry though I can (obviously) come up with lots of good reasons for it. <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> If we could get puritabs here in the states I would probably carry water purifaction a lot more often. Those things are tiny. Do bad we can't get them here. <img src="/images/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="" />
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#37765 - 07/12/05 05:37 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
Schwert Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 03/13/02
Posts: 905
Loc: Seattle, Washington
Quote:
Additional VX-7R high-gain antenna


Which extra antenna did you settle on for your radio?

I carry a Maldol AH510R extendable in my shoulder bag and a Premier RD-98 in my vest. I really like the RD-98.

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#37766 - 07/12/05 07:57 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
Anonymous
Unregistered


Glad I'm not the only Dutchie who is prepared.
I forgot to ad on saturday's I also carry a Buck protoge or a CRKT mirage. In my pack rides a SOG goverment for the heavier work.

Rick

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#37767 - 07/12/05 10:17 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
pooch Offline


Registered: 06/09/03
Posts: 16
Loc: Sarasota
I carry my VX7R, too.

I use the SMA 24 and MH209, both pictured here:

http://www.cometantenna.com/products.php?CatID=1&famID=1&childID=4

I like them both better than the stock VX7R antenna, but they are only dual band antennas.

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#37768 - 07/13/05 03:38 AM Re: what is your every day carry?
benjammin Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 02/06/04
Posts: 4020
Loc: Anchorage AK
Yep, I've had to run (to the bunkers mostly) with my SRK on my ankle a couple times, no problems. I tuck the tip of the scabbard into the top of my work boot about an inch and a half down, I have a nylon strap threaded through the top of the scabbard with a plastic clasp on the ends that allows me to wrap it around my leg just below the calf muscle. It ain't the most comfortable, but after a while you don't notice it much. I really like the way the knife compression locks into that scabbard. I put another SRK into my BOB, just in case I have to bug late at night after being rudely awakened and can't dress down like I usually do.
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#37769 - 07/13/05 02:22 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
hillbilly Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 04/07/03
Posts: 213
Loc: Northeast Arkansas (Central Ar...
Bandana, P-38, fingernail clippers, fishing pliers(small), SAK, FAK, Utility pliers (leatherman style), lighter, cell phone, Compass/watch, Dorcy LED light, polished steel keyfob(signal mirror), paper, pen/pencil, money

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#37770 - 08/10/05 05:22 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
rbruce Offline
Member

Registered: 05/25/04
Posts: 153
Loc: California
I've changed my EDC a bit, and thought I would share it.

keys
wallet
bullet space pen
Vic Midnight Manager
Vic Farmer
Al Mar SERE 2000
Inova LED Microlight
USB drive
"urban" mini-kit

No pictures of the EDC, but I do have pictures of the mini-kit. In the tin:



Contents:



2 MP1 tabs (crushed, and trimmed to fit)
spare house key
Spark-lite firestarter
1 mini-ferocium rod
1 LED bobber light
2 pieces of tinder-quik
1 ft. duct tape
mini button compass

Your thoughts and suggestions, especially about the mini-kit, are more than welcome. Thanks.


Robert

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#37771 - 08/10/05 06:24 PM Re: what is your every day carry?
wolf Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 12/01/04
Posts: 329
Loc: Michigan
Anyway to add a whistle and something to carry water in? A Gerber or other formula bag, perhaps?
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