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From Germany, we speak to Tobias (@th_e_d_c) who works in construction for one of the largest forklift manufacturers. Tobias first go into EDC by way of searching for an SAK – and as we all know how it goes – the rest is history. Read on for the full rig rundown of Tobias impressively sleek EDC, and find out what are his two favorite pieces of gear!
I work in the construction of one of the largest forklift manufacturers. I live in Germany near Hamburg and I am the proud father of a daughter and a son.
I spend most of my free time with my family. I came into EDC by looking for a Swiss Army Knife. That's what got me on Instagram. After seeing a lot of great photos, I started to take pictures of my gear. EDC was like quicksand to me.
The more I resisted, the deeper I sunk in. As a result, I also met a lot of great people who have supported me many times. And now it's one of my greatest passions, with which I spend the rest of my personal time.
Favorite EDC tool:
I got two favorite items. First one is the Victorinox Spartan PS Fluted Copper. The SAK was a personal gift and I love the custom scales.
The second one is the Big Idea Design TPT Slide. For me the TPT Slide is kind of a fidget toy. It is just useful, small, light and fits in every pocket. Also my first choice as a bottle opener and in my pocket almost every day.
What's on my gear radar:
The list includes a flippertap knife and an EDC knuck.
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“Hello, my name is Corban (@hideandgrit) and I love multi-tools.” With that out of the way, we can delve into Corban’s impressive collection of Leatherman tools, ranging from the compact Micra to the innovative Free P4. When he’s not working on his collection, Corban also works with leather (Horween leather in particular). Read on for the full story and find out how he deploys his different tools in his day-to-day.