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In home EDC? 3545

Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 25,357
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #60 on: April 10, 2020, 08:55:33 PM »
Day 1 (of 3) off   :drink: and no real need to go out so, I didn't (lockdown 'n' all that)


Not really any need for anything larger than the Squirt PS4  :multi:

Lots of capability with the Squirt.   :like:

Esse Quam Videri
No Life Club Posts: 1,644
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #61 on: April 11, 2020, 02:12:01 AM »
If not wearing my normal loadout I sort of feel naked? :dunno:

And not in a good way either.
No Life Club Posts: 2,538
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #62 on: April 12, 2020, 09:37:47 AM »
Are you also carrying a SAK/folder along with your fixed blade?  I ask because maybe the habit of reaching for the folder is what is making you unsure?  I realize a fixed blade is limited vs a SAK in options.  I like to carry both and tend to use my fixed blade to do the bulk of cutting.  I use SAK for detail.

I was, thing is that whenever I reached for the fixie it was apparent that the SAK could have done the job just as well and with what, a couple of seconds delay to open it? Like most of us, I've tuned my carry for my needs, a 91mm SAK is perfect for my uses so a fixie simply doesn't add anything for urban use. Would be different outdoors of course, um, perhaps, I don't do bushcraft with a capital B.

"It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a miser." - Robert Louis Stevenson
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #63 on: April 12, 2020, 10:42:21 PM »
Right now, the HEDC is pretty close to the regular EDC. Don't really use much of it, mainly the scissors, file and small blade.

Executive + Nitecore Tube. The Buck 110 is for the April's Fool challenge. It's been doing most of the food prep around here.


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Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 25,357
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #64 on: April 13, 2020, 12:48:55 AM »
 :tu: Looking good. 

Esse Quam Videri
Global Moderator He Who Has The Most Nuts, Wins! Posts: 54,084
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #65 on: April 13, 2020, 01:43:47 PM »
 :iagree: :like:
Just Bananas Posts: 76,224
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #66 on: April 13, 2020, 01:47:32 PM »
Great carry pfrsantos  :like: :tu:

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Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #67 on: April 13, 2020, 05:07:50 PM »
Cheers, mates! It's full range, from the minimalistic SAK to the 1-pound built-like-a-tank folder.

 8) 8)

 :cheers: :salute:

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #68 on: April 13, 2020, 05:11:42 PM »

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #69 on: April 13, 2020, 05:15:31 PM »
And after some mod from Syph007:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_miGclPFGs

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Hero Member Posts: 960
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #70 on: April 14, 2020, 03:19:47 PM »
I'm not sure what week this is. The kids have been out of school a month now. I've been alternating working in the office and working from home. The wife's office is closed, and has been home 100% since mid-March. And we're in the middle of packing up our house for a move - most of our stuff is packed up and ready to go for Friday. We haven't been out of the house in a month, really. Can't go anywhere with people. But, we get out for bike rides, play catch with my son, parents and in-laws are both five miles away, so we've been there. And go shopping once per week, in more or less full on PPE. I've alternated between a SAK Moneyclip and Executive for the last couple weeks. Haven't used either much, because I've been putting stuff in boxes, rather than taking it out. Nail file on occasion.
Full Member Posts: 112 My Wenger...
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #71 on: April 14, 2020, 04:13:50 PM »
Not much difference here as most - still use my Tool Chest Plus, although I did get a new pouch for it. Mostly in the SAK line, been cleaning and reconditioning my collection. Your would not believe how much junk, dust, and dirt get into those things. A good sharpening, and a dose of Vic Multi tool oil and things are ready to roll.

Aerojet

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The only easy day was yesterday.
No Life Club Posts: 1,164 The Spirit of Central Asia
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #72 on: April 16, 2020, 06:36:47 PM »
Same as every day - mostly the Swisschamp XLT.

Hope you're all allright...
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Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #73 on: April 19, 2020, 02:18:12 AM »
I'm a stay at home dad anyway, but not making daily trips to town has cut way down on what I carry. Around the house I carry just a SAK (or slipjoint), light, and wireless earbuds. The wallet, watch, keys, pen, and hank live in my dump tray and are retrieved as needed.
No Life Club Posts: 1,983 Without POL, pilots are pedestrians
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #74 on: April 22, 2020, 03:34:48 PM »
Being military, I still have to go to work, albeit on a drastically reduced schedule. However, I carry heavier at home usually than I do at work since I am largely office bound at work. Since being home usually means building barns, fences, pins for various creatures, or clearing trees, I like a heavy-duty tool that I can get the pliers out easily at a minimum. Lately, I have been carrying my SuperTool300 in my Skinth, accompanied by Style CS, and my little Leatherman flashlight. My other option that I like is my Gerber Center Drive. When I get back in the house, though, I usually drop the tool.

For reference, my modded MP600 rides along in my backpack while I'm at work.

"I wanna introduce you to a very personal friend of mine. This is an M41A pulse rifle. Ten millimeter with over-and-under thirty millimeter pump action grenade launcher." - Cpl Hicks
Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 25,357
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #75 on: April 22, 2020, 07:39:04 PM »
Sounds like a capable carry.  Thank you for your service. 

At home I've been carrying Trad, light AAA, and either 58mm or 65mm SAK. 

Esse Quam Videri
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #76 on: April 23, 2020, 01:58:54 PM »
Still the same. Just upgraded the lanyard from paracord to leather.


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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 25,357
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #77 on: April 23, 2020, 02:49:21 PM »
Looks great.   :like:

Esse Quam Videri
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #78 on: April 23, 2020, 04:58:19 PM »
Looks great.   :like:

Thanks! Feels great, too!

 8) 8)

What I like most is how it feels when you create something yourself and it just looks nice.

 :D :D

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Just Bananas Posts: 76,224
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #79 on: April 23, 2020, 05:01:10 PM »
Thanks! Feels great, too!

 8) 8)

What I like most is how it feels when you create something yourself and it just looks nice.

 :D :D

That’s what she said  :D

fail to prepare prepare to fail
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #80 on: April 23, 2020, 05:06:11 PM »

"What I like most is how it feels when you create something yourself and it just looks nice."

That’s what she said  :D

Yes, it was!



 8) 8)

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Just Bananas Posts: 76,224
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #81 on: April 23, 2020, 05:09:03 PM »
 :rofl:

fail to prepare prepare to fail
Sr. Member Posts: 326
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #82 on: April 23, 2020, 05:09:51 PM »
Awesome pic of pups and mom!

 :like: :like:
Zombie Apprentice Posts: 10,104 \o/
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #83 on: April 23, 2020, 05:27:03 PM »
That’s what she said  :D

You're faster than me, Wim.

And yes, that's also what she said :P

You should seriously visit vicfan.com. All the hoopy froods are doing it.
Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 20,503 Oxygen and magnesium toghether?! OMg!
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #84 on: April 23, 2020, 05:51:25 PM »
Awesome pic of pups and mom!

 :like: :like:

 :cheers: :salute:

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It is just a matter of time before they add the word “Syndrome” after my last name.

I don't have OCD, I have OCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ.

Eff the ineffable, scrut the inscrutable.

IYCRTYSWTMTFOT

Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 25,357
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #85 on: April 23, 2020, 05:53:36 PM »
I agree on the making of something yourself its the it looks nice that I struggle with  :rofl:.  Here are two kits I put together that I reach for when I'm home.  One sheath I made and one I found. 

Esse Quam Videri
Just Bananas Posts: 76,224
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #86 on: April 23, 2020, 06:02:09 PM »
Great carry Aloha  :like: :tu:

fail to prepare prepare to fail
Just Bananas Posts: 76,224
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #87 on: April 23, 2020, 06:02:33 PM »
You're faster than me, Wim.

And yes, that's also what she said :P
:rofl:

fail to prepare prepare to fail
Global Moderator Absolute Zombie Club Posts: 25,357
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #88 on: April 23, 2020, 06:16:38 PM »
 :salute:

Esse Quam Videri
No Life Club Posts: 1,318
Re: In home EDC?
« Reply #89 on: June 15, 2020, 10:56:39 AM »
Well... for me it doesn't make much sense the "home EDC" concept. Maybe "home EDU" as in "Use"...

Since i'm at home most of the time, i don't really "carry" anything. I'll have a Climber at hand if i specifically need any of it's tools (blade, scissors), otherwise i'll just use my (huge amount of) dedicated tools of course. Why use a SAK tool if i have my actual tools near me...?

When i go out (seldomly) i'll carry a Pioneer these days, cause i can easily soak it in alcohol to disinfect, and not worry about messing up the scales  :D

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