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Showcase #243: Power Station Maintenance Engineer, United Kingdom

Showcase #243: Power Station Maintenance Engineer, United Kingdom

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From across the pond, we chat with Matt (@mattd_edc) who only got into EDC recently by way of boredom and the lockdown. As an engineer at a power station, Matt's able to use his gear on daily basis, which helps him fine-tune his carry based on real-world functionality. Read on for the full rundown and find out who in the EDC community Matt really wants to buy a beer for! 

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Showcase #242: Member of the British Army, Across the Globe

Showcase #242: Member of the British Army, Across the Globe

A global citizen, Jim (@notorious_plunderer) is a serving member of the British Army and has been traveling the globe for the better part of 16 years. Adventuring around the world, Jim has amassed a highly practical and intriguing collection of pieces that make up his EDC. Read on for the full rig rundown and find out what he has his eye on next!
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Showcase #241: Operations Management Consultant from Ottawa Valley, ON Canada

Showcase #241: Operations Management Consultant from Ottawa Valley, ON Canada

A practical problem-solver and teacher at heart, Ben (@gearinsitu) works as an operations manager tackling tactical issues and is trained and certified in a number of mental health and first responder programs. In his free time, he also runs youth camps, offers counseling services, and provides wilderness survival training and nature guides. Read on for the full story and rig rundown of Ben's amazing gear situation!

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EDC Minimalism: Is Less Really More?

EDC Minimalism: Is Less Really More?

We have all heard the phrase “less is more,” but how true is it? Can you be fully prepared and carry minimally? Are these things mutually exclusive? I would argue that minimalism and preparedness can only jive when the less is more meets doing more with less. So that is exactly the carry I have built for this master class in minimalism. 
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Showcase #240: Veteran and HVAC Student from Knoxville, TN

Showcase #240: Veteran and HVAC Student from Knoxville, TN

From Knoxville, TN, Dane (@dadlifeedc) is a new dad embarking on a new journey after recently leaving the military. He first got into EDC when his dad gifted him his first knife, and now he looking to do the same for his newborn son. Read on the find out why the Benchmade Griptillian is Dane's favorite and what he's looking to add next to bolster his Dad Life EDC!

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Showcase #239: Road Design Project Manager from the Netherlands

Showcase #239: Road Design Project Manager from the Netherlands

From the picturesque Netherlands, Niels (@edc_and_me) is a newcomer to the world of EDC and is off to a flying start. A father of 2 little kids, he first bought a CRKT Squid for peeling apples and whittling branches for them. Read on for the full story and find out how Niels has made the most of his time at home in recent months to focus on photographing his EDC!

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