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Monday, January 28, 2013

100 EDC Items

Original Article

I'm always fascinated with EDC stuff...the stuff I carry, the stuff other people carry, new stuff that looks useful, etc.  I get lots of ideas from this subreddit, as well as from this website and this website, among others.
Each person will devise their own EDC based on their own unique circumstances and needs, but in case you need some ideas, here are 100 items you might consider for everyday carry:

Protection

  1. Small firearm
  2. Holster
  3. Extra magazine/ammo
  4. Fixed-blade knife
  5. Knife sheath
  6. Kubotan
  7. Pepper spray
  8. Stun gun
  9. Razor blade
  10. Steel baton
Tech
  1. Cell phone
  2. Flashlight
  3. Headlamp
  4. USB drive
  5. Earbuds
  6. Pocketknife
  7. Multi tool
  8. Folding knife
  9. Watch 
  10. Keys
Medical
  1. Bandaids
  2. Wet wipes
  3. Alcohol wipe
  4. Latex gloves
  5. Packet of aspirin
  6. Moleskin
  7. Super Glue
  8. Bandana
  9. Packet of Benadryl
  10. Acidophilous tablets
Outdoor Survival
  1. Whistle
  2. Compass 
  3. Matches
  4. Lighter
  5. Flint/steel
  6. Sunglasses
  7. Carabiner
  8. Paracord bracelet
  9. Mylar "Space blanket"
  10. Fire starter (ie: small tube of petroleum jelly)
Office stuff
  1. Business cards
  2. Fisher space pen
  3. Mini Sharpie
  4. Small notebook (ie Moleskein)
  5. Wallet/ID
  6. Magnifying glass
  7. Stamps
  8. Deck of playing cards
  9. Digital camera
  10. Spare memory cards
Fix-It Stuff
  1. Zipties
  2. Duct tape
  3. Floss
  4. Electrical tape
  5. Work gloves
  6. Aluminum foil
  7. Ziploc bag
  8. Snare wire
  9. Pocket survival guide
  10. Mini sewing kit
Food and Water
  1. Bottle of water
  2. Granola bar
  3. M & Ms/chocolate
  4. Breath mints
  5. Gum
  6. Tea bags/packet of instant coffee
  7. Beef jerky
  8. Hard candy
  9. Packet of raisins
  10. Condiment packets: salt, pepper, Tabasco, etc
Currency
  1. Cash
  2. Coins
  3. Credit card
  4. Debit/bank card
  5. Gold coin
  6. Cigarettes
  7. ShotPak (alcohol shot in foil pouch)
  8. Challenge coin
  9. Foreign currency (for country you are most likely to go to)
  10. Prescription pain killers (prescriotion in YOUR name)
Emergency Stuff
  1. Laminated list of emergency contacts
  2. Condom (non lubricated)
  3. Tampon (OB)
  4. Folding "spork"
  5. Flat can opener
  6. Micro prybar
  7. Foam ear plugs
  8. Goggles
  9. Surgical mask
  10. Passport
Other stuff
  1. Necessary prescription medication
  2. Hand lotion
  3. Safety pins
  4. Rubber bands
  5. Nail clippers/nail file
  6. Stuff you need: denture adhesive, hearing aid batteries, eye drops, contacts, glasses, etc
  7. iPod/MP3 player
  8. Emergency alert bracelet
  9. Umbrella
  10. Key chain backpack/tote bag