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September - October 2014 "What's in Your Pockets Contest" - Win an ITS Tactical Gift Certificate!

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#1 mikejulietpapa


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Posted 15 September 2014 - 05:16 PM

Update! Check out this site post for the winner announcement!


We want to see what you carry! Well, mainly the stuff that's in your pockets although whatever is on your belt and wrists count too.
To enter, simply post up your photo here with a brief description of your EDC (bullet points with links help us discover new tools). At the end of October (10/31/14), we'll select a winner and their photo will be posted on the ITS Tactical homepage along with the announcement.

  • Past EDC Contest submissions are not eligible. 
  • Multiple entries are allowed.
  • Entry photo resolution must be at least 1024 pixels wide
  • Photo must be added to this Forum thread between start of contest and 10/31/14.
  • Entries will be judged on creativity and quality. Take your time to take a nice photo and be honest about what you’re carrying.
  • Your Forum profile must include a photo. Whether it's actually you or in the case of OPSEC, something other than the default "no photo" image.
  • When the winner is selected, they will be contacted through the email address associated with their account and have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. 

Disclaimer: By posting your EDC photo in this thread, you agree to allow us to display it in a post on the itstactical.com homepage if you win.
Note: Not sure how to add photos to your Forum post? Read this tutorial.
Since staff members aren't eligible for the contest, I'll kick things off with what's in my pockets:

Now let's see what you carry!

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#2 mangeface


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Posted 15 September 2014 - 05:33 PM

Finally! Have mine up when I get home.

"I may walk among the sheep...but make no mistake, I am the sheepdog."

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 06:55 PM

Sorry for the poor quality of the picture - I guess I forgot how to use my point-and-shoot.


This is my safe-for-work EDC:



Samsung Galaxy S4 in tech21 case

Motorola bluetooth earpiece

Leatherman Wingman

Bass Pro straight  edge folder

Police Security brand tactical light


car key & fob

other keys & key tags

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#4 Davis


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Posted 15 September 2014 - 07:29 PM

Really happy this is back to the forum rather than the flickr feed. 

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Put good in, get good out. 

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 07:50 PM

Really happy this is back to the forum rather than the flickr feed. 


Ditto to that!

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 08:17 PM

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What I carried today


Front Left Pocket:


Streamlight Protac HL

Count Comm LA Wallet

Titanium Toothpick (In Wallet)

Spare Key (In Wallet)

Chap stick (Raspberry Lemonade)

Gerber Dime multi-tool

Basic Phone (Pantech Jest 2.0)

Cash in Money Clip


Back Left Pocket:


Boker Urban Survivalist

Kbar TDI LDK Fixed Blade

Small Notebook (Covered in duct tape for durability)


Front Right Pocket:



2x 64GB Flash Drives (On Keys)

Swiss Army Classic (On Keys)

Pepper Spray (Better push button design than most pepper sprays for relying more on gross motor skills)

Bic Lighter

Spyderco Dragonfly Salt (Sheeple knife for instances such as when someone needs to open a package. Carried in pocket)

Spyderco Manix


Back Right Pocket:


Fischer Clicky Space Pen (Mostly for signing receipts)

Pilot Razor Point Pen (For note taking)




Wiley X Guard Sunglasses

GShock GW2310-FB with Suunto Clip-on compass

Water Bottle

Leather Belt with zipper pocket (Contains spare key)

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#7 NjmatAlsbah



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Posted 15 September 2014 - 09:30 PM

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1. Arc'teryx Leaf H-150 in Multicam

2. HK USP .45 Full Size with spare mag and Blade-Tech holster

3. Luminox A3001

4. Nexus 5 with bumper

5. Bellroy Elements Pocket

6. Keys and Survival Pod Keychain Fob

7. EagTac D25C Clicky

8. RE Factor Tactical Operator Band (With Suunto Clipper)

9. Zippo

10. Cherry Chapstick

11. Disposable Bic pen

12. Kershaw Leek

13. Revision Military Stingerhawk Glasses

14. Mechanix Covert Glove


Not Pictured (I always forget I'm wearing it) : Prometheus Design Werx SI Dog Tag Tool

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Posted 15 September 2014 - 09:41 PM



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#9 meb7300



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Posted 15 September 2014 - 11:53 PM

5.11 belt

Benchmade Contego

Letherman OHT W / Nite Ize holster

Prometheus Design Werx SI Dog Tag Tool

Keys W/ ITW Tac Link

Chaps wallet


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#10 Espen



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Posted 16 September 2014 - 01:18 AM

This is my first ever post. I work at a crossfitgym so its limited what i can haul with me.


Ledlenser flashlight

Benchmade HK soldat

Suunto core

Rite in the rain notebook

A Pen, nothing fancy

Samsung S5 with a UAG cover

Homemade paracordbraclet



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#11 Matthensley



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Posted 16 September 2014 - 10:33 AM

Here's my edc, basically my cell phone case/wallet, my s&w shield, my pen, my knife, and my keys.

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#12 B3dlam


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Posted 16 September 2014 - 10:37 AM

Lol I did a pocket dump after some errands yesterday and keep forgetting to post it then I come on and see this thread :-D
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-g26 with +2 pinky extension
-g17 magazine
-crkt kasper
-sog multi tool
-xtreme beams flashlight
-wallet of the maxpedition flavor
-minimal keychain still haven't gotten a keyport
-bullet style space pen
-watch (not pictured was probably wearing it still)
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#13 treebeard



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Posted 16 September 2014 - 11:33 AM

What's I carry on me:


- Flipside 2X (X2?) wallet - http://www.flipsidewallet.com

- Bogota picks - http://www.itstactical.com

- Victorinox Swiss Army knife - http://www.swissarmy...erTool-29/54919

- SOG B63 - http://www.sogknives...lack-oxide.html

- Kershaw Brawler - http://kershaw.kaius...s/knife/brawler

- KeySmart - http://getkeysmart.com/

- ATOM multitool - https://www.kickstar...of-multipurpose

- Paracord lanyard my brother-in-law made


NOT SHOWN (hence the blank space, since that's where they would go)

- Ruger SR9c

- Paracord bracelet

- RoadID bracelet - http://www.roadid.com

- iPhone 5s

- Yubico Yubikey - http://www.yubico.com


Those items are pretty much on me every day..  I do mix it up sometimes though.

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#14 Ryan2000ak



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Posted 16 September 2014 - 12:37 PM

My EDC consists of-

iPhone in otter box
Streamlight microstream
Benchmade griptillian
Smith sunglasses
Niteize carabiner keychain
Rite in the rain notebook
Rite in the rain pen
Gerber Flik multitool
Ruger LCR .357
Citizen ecodrive

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#15 IntoTheWild



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Posted 16 September 2014 - 04:31 PM

(SBR included as eye candy, it is not an EDC item as is the sticker)


My EDC consists of some of the cheapest gear, but the most important part is that it works! Losing gear happens and rather than losing a $200 item, I prefer to lose a $10 item. These items are also tools, therefore should be used and possibly abused. I would not be able to abuse an expensive knife and therefore a cheap tool is much more beneficial to me. I normally wear jeans and a shirt and possibly a jacket depending on the weather, so weight/size is a massive factor in picking the gear I did.



- Tac-Force Speedster Knife (Honest hardcore wear marks after 8 years of constant use)

- Wallet I purchased 6 years ago

- Zippo Matte silver finish lighter

- US Pollo Watch my girlfriend of 4 years grandparents gave me

- 2 pairs of nitrile gloves in ziplock bag (I am a medical professional)

- $5 Chinese flashlight that works and works well! It also works on the famous AA batteries which can be found everywhere

- Bogota entry tools

- Keys to my Saturn Vue that I love (you will never hear anyone else say that...)

- Zebra ballpoint Pen (not pictured, but I always have one of those on me)



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#16 Josh Orth

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Posted 16 September 2014 - 09:09 PM

Three layers to my EDC:
pants pocket dump
-HexBrite programmable flashlight
-CRKT EATnTool, Fushbone knotless gear tie
-AlienLoop knotless gear ties
-Gerber multitool and HDD magnet
-ZenoTool fire striker, knife sharpener, bottle opener
-JilLite micro lantern
-CRT emergency whistle
-pry/open tool
-Ti2 microcache

hazard4 holster pockets
-SureFire p2x flashlight
-whole bunch of keychIn tools
-TiKeY key keeper, TiPiK pics,
-ear plugs
-CRT tactical pen with glassbreaker, capacitive end and hex driver
-SERE v-cutter
-SAR Global tool Dead Ringer comb
-CRKT folding Kiss
-IR reflective squares

-WTF titanium wrench
-SAR Global tool MoonGlow disk
-cord rescue bracelet
-Pebble smart watch

Airport security just looooove me ...

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#17 mangeface


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Posted 16 September 2014 - 10:52 PM

Ugh, finally got around to the photo. Work and school, school and work.




So here's mine as follows:

5.11 Apex Gunners belt


On belt carry:

Glock 19 in a Safariland 6378 holster at 3 o'clock position

Warrior Concealment Kydex mag carrier with 2 Glock 17 mags rounds oriented forward (first line reload) at 9 o'clock position

Streamlight ProTac 1L at 8 o'clock position

Keys kept on belt loop at 3 o'clock position behind the holster. The only time they come off is when I'm going in and out of the house since I keep the truck key in the ignition.


Left front pocket:

Bic lighter

Smokes (not pictured)

Spyderco H1 (flavor of the moment knife)


Right front pocket:

Samsung Galaxy S4 (not pictured to take picture)

Blistex lip balm


Left back pocket:

ITS Tactical EDC Med Kit


Right back pocket:


VMM-263 challenge coin (usually kept in wallet)


Left ankle:

DeSantis Neoprene Ankle mag carrier with 2 Glock 17 mags (second line reload)


Left wrist:

Casio Pathfinder


Right wrist:

Paracord bracelet


Left breast pocket:

Rite in the Rain pen


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"I may walk among the sheep...but make no mistake, I am the sheepdog."

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Posted 17 September 2014 - 10:39 AM

Urban Everyday Day Carry:
Pictured below is my carry on most days when I'm out in the city. Always carry a med kit when you carry a firearm. The two go hand in hand. 
- Suunto Vector Watch
- Smith and Wesson Bodygaurd 380 in Bravo Concealment Holster
- Tumi minimalist wallet
- Benchmade mini barrage
- Fisher space pen
- Field Notes pad
- Jeep keys on Nite Ize S-biner with micro Photon light
- Rescue Essentials Patrol Officers Pocket Trauma Kit
(not pictured - iPhone 5s in magpul case)

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Posted 17 September 2014 - 01:49 PM


Tie day today


Ranger swiss army knife

Fenix LD12 AA light

Stafford Wallet

Casio Gshock with Suunto Clip on compass from ITS

Spyderco Street Beat with custom Kydex

Smith And Wesson  no lock 442 with Tyler T grip (Carry method...varies)

Bianchi Speed Strip with 1980's Nyclads (Them'll leave a mark fer sure)




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#20 Corbs


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Posted 17 September 2014 - 02:34 PM

All of this is carried on me, pretty much every day. I'm Law Enforcement in the UK, pretty restricted in what I can carry.


From left to right, line by line from the top:

  • Uni Power Tank - Does everything a space pen does, for less money. Have them everywhere in my kit, on and off duty.
  • FourSevens Maelstrom Regen MMR-X - Amazing light, set to high only, as in a defensive situation, you don't want to be clicking through modes. No battery cost worries as it charges with a standard MicroUSB! Best light I own, all it needs is a pocket clip.
  • Keys on a U shackle - from a chandlery. You seem to be able to buy specific shackles for keys now, I was doing it before it was cool (promise...). On a remove before flight tag from Airbus defence and space, just because defence and space!
  • Traser H3 watch - on a Phoenix grey NATO strap, with a Maratac watch band compass. gifted to me by a Sgt before I joined, worn every shift.
  • Nexus 5 in Magpul Field Case - been waiting for this case since I got this phone, almost kept my S3 just because of the case...
  • Spyderco UKPK leaf grey - Maximum function in a UK street legal blade.
  • Victorinox Alox Minichamp - Does everything a blade can't, with no fuss, in a tiny package. I love this thing.
  • Original Zippo - Makes fire, lights my smokes.
  • Paracord bracelet - Thin blue line, homemade, but with a donation supporting UK COPS


Only things I'm looking at swapping out are the buckle on the paracord for a multifunction version, and the Power tank for a fisher cap-o-matic.

Worth noting also, is I am never more than arm's reach from a full medical kit, notepad, or more goodies, but they're either in my vest or my bag, and therefore it would be cheating for me to put them here. Do a what's in your bag contest and I shall show!

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