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#63965 - 04/16/06 03:38 PM Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
Craig Offline


Registered: 11/13/01
Posts: 1784
Loc: Collegeville, PA, USA
My mega-keychain rides comfortably in the pocket of my peacoat in the winter. My peacoat is sturdy and the pockets easily support the weight of the mega-keychain.

Warmer weather arrives. The venerable peacoat is hung up until next winter. The lighter jackets come out. Uh-oh. The mega-keychain makes the pockets sag, which makes the jackets sag, which makes me look like I have a dangerous list to one side.

The whole effect is sloppy and unkempt. For those of you who have oversize keychains, where and how do you carry them once warmer weather arrives?

I'm wide open here. Any and all suggestions would be appreciated. Right now, my mega-keychain is living in the center console of my Subaru Forester. Don't know where else to put it.

-- Craig

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#63966 - 04/16/06 08:30 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
teacher Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 910
Belt pouch?

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#63967 - 04/17/06 02:34 AM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
wildcard163 Offline


Registered: 09/04/05
Posts: 417
Loc: Illinois
Split the load between port and starboard... the sag is even, hense much less noticable, and you won't list any more <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

Troy

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#63968 - 04/17/06 11:33 AM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
Craig Offline


Registered: 11/13/01
Posts: 1784
Loc: Collegeville, PA, USA
The thought had occurred to me. Your suggestion makes sense. Split one super-heavy keychain into two more easily handled keychains. That seems the easiest path to take.

-- Craig

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#63969 - 04/17/06 08:10 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
bubbajoe Offline
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Registered: 10/29/05
Posts: 72
Loc: PA. USA
I carry my gear on 3 rings now. two in the front pockets one in the back and my wallet rounds it out in the fourth.

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#63970 - 04/17/06 08:34 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
ironraven Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 4642
Loc: Vermont
Bubba, what all are you carrying?
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#63971 - 04/17/06 11:53 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
Craig Offline


Registered: 11/13/01
Posts: 1784
Loc: Collegeville, PA, USA
I appreciate your setup. In fact, I envy your setup, because it won't work for me. I carry two wallets, one for cash and one for ID, both in my front jeans pockets. There go two pockets right off the bat.

I recently tried to go back to carrying one wallet. Things didn't go well.

-- Craig

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#63972 - 04/18/06 09:11 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
bubbajoe Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 10/29/05
Posts: 72
Loc: PA. USA
I broke up my survival kit and added a few things for the urban living.
keychain #1
nail clipper
laser pointer
ion pen
mini sharpie
breath spray (real tiny , very neat)
chapstick
tooth pick holder
Photon

keychain #2
Magfire Pro
saw blade
Atwood Prybaby
pepper spray
mini multitool

keychain #3
stainless steel pill bottle water proof
asprin
benadryll
motrin
excedrin
cotton (stops the rattle and is used for tinder)

stainless steel bottle # 2
fish hooks
swivles
leaders
needles
more cotton

stainless steel holder #3
water pur tabs
once again more cotton
mini bic lighter


I carry a few odds and ends loose in my pockets as well as a wallet that holds FAK ,wire, thread, spider wire, tweezers, mirror, mag glass, ect ect ect.

funny i just thought of it, i keep keys on a ring by themselves. so i carry 4

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#63973 - 04/18/06 09:42 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
ironraven Offline
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Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 09/08/05
Posts: 4642
Loc: Vermont
How big are your pill holders?
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When a man dare not speak without malice for fear of giving insult, that is when truth starts to die. Truth is the truest freedom.

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#63974 - 04/18/06 11:02 PM Re: Mega-Keychain carry in warmer weather
bubbajoe Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 10/29/05
Posts: 72
Loc: PA. USA
pill holders

1 3/4 " long x 3/4 " diameter with rubber o ring
i picked them up at CVC for 4.99 each. great quality. a little heavy though, i hate the plastic one you find in most places.
i was surprised on how much i could get into one.

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