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Safety and Training

Everyday Carry Means Everyday Awareness

The facts are not in your favor if you don’t consider your everyday carry (EDC) gear and learn to use it well. Of course, your gear should be chosen after more than a 15-minute investigation. Step through the factors the author thinks you need to consider to be prepared on a daily basis.

Gun Gear

Tips for Choosing a Safe, Comfortable EDC Holster

I own a lot of holsters. I literally have a box that’s overflowing, full of holsters that I’ve tested over the years. I’m sure that I’ll be testing holsters for the rest of my life, but for now, I’ve found a few that work well for me and I’ll give you their names in this post.

Black fixed blade knife with Tanto plain-edged blade

Blades and Knives

New Pocket Knives and Fixed Blades

The gear we choose for our everyday carry is just as important and varied as the guns we chose for self-defense. Be it a small, folding tradition pocketknife you inherited to a fixed blade partially serrated boot knife made for thrusting, a knife is usually carried every day. Not only for backup self-defense, but a knife can also save our life. If you like edged weapons, survival tool and tactical knives, check out these six new blades at on The Shooter’s Log.

Picture shows someone's EDC including a GLOCK 19 and Kahr Arms 9mm.

Blades and Knives

EDC—Everyday Carry

Everyone’s choice is different when it comes to their EDC—everyday carry gear. From the bare essentials—a gun, knife and light—to primary gun and a backup gun—whatever you choose should be dependable, reliable and easily fit in your pockets or bag. Rather you are just starting out in concealed carry or an old pro looking to upgrade your equipment and would like to see what everyone else is carrying; I got six anonymous men to snap a picture of their EDC. How does yours compare?