EDC Loadout: Always Prepared

Maglite Solitaire, Casio F201WA, Koh-I-Noor 5608, Zebra T3, Victorinox Bantam, Manly City CPM-290V, and Leatherman Style PS.
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Here’s what’s included in this EDC loadout:

Flashlight: Maglite Solitaire

  • Features a classic flashlight look.
  • Just twist the head to turn on, turn off, and focus spot to flood.
  • Crafted from the highest quality material ensuring quality and durability.
  • Comes in several colors.
  • Length: 3 3/16 in. Barrel Diameter: 1/2 in. Head Diameter: 1/2 in.
  • Weight with batteries: 0. 8 oz. 1 x AAA alkaline battery required.

“I’ve had one of these that I carried everyday for years in my pants pocket. I use it all the time to light up things or to see in dark spots. This is the LED version and they are so much better than the original non-LED version. They won’t replace a bigger flashlight for lighting up karge areas or for things at a great distance. But up close they work great and you’ll always have it. It comes with a little strap to attach it to your keyring if you don’t want to carry it in your pocket.” – Review

Watch: Casio F201WA with Nylon Strap

  • Water resistant digital watch with square dial
  • Features dual time display, double-sided pushers, and LED light with afterglow.
  • Comes with a resin band with buckle closure.
  • Case is 34 mm resin with mineral dial window.
  • Four one-time multifunction alarms, snooze alarm, hourly time signal, and stopwatch
  • 10-year battery.

“For the cost, this is a great little watch. It is smaller than most others, but it still has all the basic functions plus multiple alarms, a more sophisticated countdown timer than most, and a 10-year battery. If you just want a watch that does what you need and isn’t bulky, you can’t really go wrong with this one.” – Review

Pencil: Koh-I-Noor 5608

  • Small, fine pen with a ribbed grip zone.
  • Contains a pencil sharpener at the end of the pen in the push button.
  • The mine will advance automatically after each press.
  • Ideal companion in any trouser pocket or jacket for quick notes.
  • Chic in design, a real eye-catcher!

“Nice little pencil. I hadn’t actually appreciated that it was so short BUT I’ve come to really like it. I can put it in a trouser pocket and sit down without fear of either stabbing my ass or genitalia, or breaking the pencil itself.” – Review

Pen: Zebra T3

  • Short size, oil-based ballpoint pen.
  • Fits neatly pocket or pocketbook.
  • Ball diameter: 0.7mm. Ink: oil dye.
  • Best for memo writing to a mini notebook.

“The LV Agenda doesn’t leave a lot of options when it comes to pens that fit, but this one fits well. Please understand that “small” means tiny in this case. You wouldn’t want to write with this pen for extended periods of time, But it works for its purpose of jotting notes. The pen writes well and I like that it opens by pushing on the top and closes by pushing on the clip, ensuring it won’t accidentally be opened and mark up the Agenda.” – Review

Swiss Army Knife: Victorinox Bantam

  • Ideal no-frills companion for travelers
  • Designed to handle the most important functions.
  • Stylishly cased in a classic red housing.
  • Comes with several integrated mini-tools, including a large blade, bottle opener, can opener, screwdriver, wire stripper, tweezers, toothpick, and a key ring for easy transport.
  • Measures 3.3 by 0.45 by 0.9 inches (W x H x D), weighs 1.1 ounces
  • Carries a lifetime warranty.

“I bought this knife just because it looked slim and was not expensive. It turned out that this became my most used knife. It has everything I need for a day to day use. The small form-factor and light weight makes it the perfect everyday carry for me. Also, if I lose it, it’s not the end of the world. Only the small screw driver I miss from time to time.” – Review

Knife: Manly City CPM-S90V

  • Practical everyday knife.
  • Blade made of powder metallurgy and is controlled by thumb stud.
  • Blade disappears into the non-slip handle made of G10 via the backlock.
  • Overall Length: 6.89 in. Blade Length: 2.83 in. Blade Thickness: 0.10 in. Weight: 3.35 oz.

“The blade was centered and grinds were very good. The s90v steel performs the same as my Benchmade s90v. Handle was good. Fit and finish was ok. Good for the price!” – Review

Multitool: Leatherman Style PS

  • Unique, travel-friendly multitool.
  • Includes spring-action pliers, a file, scissors, tweezers, bottle opener and mini-screwdriver.
  • TSA compliant and perfect for long and short trips when you need the essentials within reach.
  • So stylish it’s almost a shame it fits so easily in your pocket.
  • Fits in a pocket or clips on your pack or bag for easy portability.
  • Closed Length: 2.9 inches (7.5 cm); Weight: 1.58 oz (44.7 g).

“Very nice key chain tool very compact and lightweight also blends well with my EDC key chain I don’t feel like I’m using a bulky full size tool on my key chain very satisfied, be careful not to over work this light duty tools’ pliers and scissors as I can see how they can break but it has not yet, great for cutting strings tags papers or your fingernails the clip is a little loose and flimsy but still solid and I’m confident enough that it will stay together and hold on to a key attachment device happy overall with the tool!” – Review

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Dennis Hammer
Dennis has been a part of EDC since he was young - before he even knew what it was! As an artist, he loves beautifully designed products that function well. He also likes to be ready for any situation, which makes EDC perfect for his lifestyle.