Welcome to the Urban EDC Showcase! Each week, we feature one member of the EDC community and the gear they rely on every day. Want to be featured? Submit your gear photo.
From Gothenburg, Sweden, Marcus (@__macktheknife__) works with kids with special needs while working part-time at a motorcycle shop. For him, less is always more and that’s the guiding philosophy of his EDC. Read on for his full rig rundown and find out how Marcus uses each and every one of his carefully chosen tools.
I’m Marcus, a father of three lovely little kids and husband to a wonderful wife. I work with kids with all sorts at a special needs high school. The school is a short bike ride from home just outside of Gothenburg.
I also work extra at a motorcycle shop. I get to try out all sorts of two-wheeled motorized toys. Having three kids, there’s not much time for riding motorcycles though. In my spare time, I’m mostly with my family and friends. I enjoy music, movies, video games, cars, and riding bikes (even the ones with pedals).
I first got into EDC a couple of years ago when I got my Cadet. After that, I started following some EDC-accounts on Instagram, and BOOM, you’re hooked! For me, less is more. That’s the way my EDC is built. I prefer high value over bling. All of my gear is getting used properly.
Favorite EDC Tool:
My Victorinox Cadet is still my favourite and I carry and use it every day.
What's On Your Gear Radar:
A small flashlight and/or a custom SAK.
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From the rugged land down under, we chat with Chris (@cray_edc) who’s been working as a Water and Wastewater Operator for the last 20 years. Naturally, his EDC comes in handy in the line of duty, so he knows a thing or two about selecting the right tool for the job. Read on for Chris’ full rig rundown and learn how he puts his gear to the best use – day in and day out.
The epitome of a man who works with his hands, brain, and heart – to paraphrase Louis Nizer – Andrew (@0.8200.20) is an artist, craftsman, collector, photographer and leatherworker all rolled into one. A self-professed “patina-fiend”, he seeks out vintage Leatherman tools and Old Cross Alox SAKs. Read on to learn about Andrew's love affair with all things old and how he strives to live a simple, honest life.
From the land of Victorinox knives, Stephan (@spezialiced) has a thing for Old Cross Aloxs and carries 2 custom SAKs on a daily basis. In his free time, he stares down his opponents in poker and traipses through the beautiful Swiss mountains. Read on to learn all about Stephan’s tightly curated carry and find out what he’s hunting down next.