The term "Every Day Carry" (EDC) is typically used to describe guns and/or knives.
In this case; I am not talking about self defense weapons. (FYI: I do not count multi-tools or SAKs as weapons; because they include various tools.)
There are many other types of items that people choose to carry on their person every day; to help get them through their day-to-day tasks.
What is the one item, or "tool", that you HAVE to carry on you every day?
Fudging a bit, because they're in my car, not on my person, but I always keep a change of clothes handy.
I normally dress in jeans and a nice shirt for college and work, but often I find a friend who wants to hang out and exercise. Thus, it's always good to have some sportys duds handy, and it also helps if a bad stain or tear ever arises. Plus, they're nice if we just want to be lazy in comfortable clothes together.
Well, I guess you still carry it with you every day; so it still counts.
Dog poop bags - useful for so many things. And wet wipes. Ditto.
Perfume, deodarent, notebook and pen are always in my bag. You never know, right?
I keep meaning to add a pen to my EDC.
My SwissChamp (big Swiss Army Knife) had a pen cartridge on the handles; so I at least had that.
My current SAK does not have one, so I have been thinking about getting this telescopic key chain pen. It extends to a full sized.
A field note, mechanical pencil, two key-chain tools and a cellphone with accessories.
I always have a watch and a wallet. Usually a phone and car keys (no mass transit near me).
There are many different kinds of tools you can keep in your wallet.
I did an article on my PocketMonkey.
It is sort of like those "survival cards" you see on F all the time; but there is no blade, It is more office friendly.
Who could be intimidated by a little mernkey???
Phone, tissue, notebook, pen, lipstick, bandaids, wallet and day planner, comb and business cards.
It's a pen with a stylus on the end for tablets or phones.
Actually I have this Nite Ize doohic key and swiss tech tool key. They are good complements for my knives.
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