You may be looking forward to the release of new edc gears in the New Year, but before that, we had better take a moment to look back at the most outstanding edc essentials in the past year. In the year-end evaluation, we assembled the most popular gear in each category. And these top gear must be reliable and trustworthy.
The best EDC knife: Victorinox Cadet Alox
There are many reasons why Victorinox Cadet Alox occupies the top position in EDC knife. First of all, its perfect size fits most of EDC situations. Thanks to its non-locking design, the 2.4-inch blade is legal to carry in most areas. In addition, many other tools are built in, such as screwdrivers, bottle openers/can openers, etc. Because of its slender and durable oxidized aluminum alloy patch, it is easy to put in a pocket for portability. Not to mention, a variety of colors are optional, EDC enthusiasts usually have more than one collection.
The best EDC flashlight: Olight S1 Baton
Olight S1 Baton has all the performance you need for a high-quality daily flashlight. The ultimate performance is included in a small space, only slightly larger than the locked CR123a battery, and it is easy to put in the palm of your hand. The maximum output lumens is 480, and the minimum output is 0.5 lumens moonlight mode (this mode is very suitable for maintaining night vision, and can also extend the running time to 600 hours). Other small details such as magnetic flat base, convenient port and TIR optics combined with high-quality materials make it the most reliable flashlight.
The best EDC multifunction tool: Leatherman Wave
To be clear first, Leatherman Wave is not a new tool released in 2020. It has been around for more than a decade in its current shape, but in the eyes of EDC enthusiasts, it is still the king of full-size multifunctional tools. In short, the durability and high quality of this 17 in 1 tool has convinced many people. In fact, everything needed for EDC tasks are all included in its easily accessible butterfly design: large knife, pliers, scissors, screwdriver, etc.
The best EDC keychain tool: gerber Shard
Low-key design, but humble Gerber Shard still has a charm that cannot be underestimated among the EDC crowd. The price of almost $5 makes it one of the most valuable keychain tools. It is also an excellent supplement to your high-end folding knife. After all, it can do things that a folding knife cannot do, such as prying, opening a bottle, and screwing a screw.
The best EDC wallet: Trayvax Element
As far as the EDC wallet is concerned, Trayvax Element is not like anything else you have already seen, but it is definitely worth a look. Combining the durable stainless steel frame and the comfortable high-quality leather, you usually see the extremely simplified wallet made of one material or another, but this element combines the two together. The mixed material design allows you to carry 3-10 credit cards and 1-5 banknotes at a time, and even has a built-in bottle opener and tether attachment points.
The best EDC watch: Seiko SSC081
This outdoor watch combines a classic retro design with a modern solar-powered quartz movement. It features a compass dial on the outer rim of the watch. High-visibility indicators and numbers are designed at 6, 9 and 12 o'clock. The elegantly designed leather strap, polished stainless steel case and bold type dial make it the most popular watch of the year.
The best EDC backpack: 5.11 Tactical Rush 12
Not surprisingly, Rush 12 is still one of the most popular tactical backpacks in 2017. There are 16 separate compartments for all your essentials, the 24 liter main compartment and front pocket store your EDC, and the fleece-lined concealed bag on the top protects your sunglasses and other fragile items such as mobile phones. Waterproof 1050D nylon makes RUSH the best preparation for any environment. Self-repairing YKK zipper ensures the safety of your belongings,
The best EDC Pen: Fisher Space Pen
It is indeed impressive to see that the Fisher Space Pen is still so popular with a history of more than 50 years. If you must choose a pen as the EDC, we will probably choose it. For some reason, it has become the most popular and most commonly carried writing pen in EDC. Its compact shape, affordable price, durable structure can even be written anywhere.
The best EDC Notebook: Field Notes Pitch Black Edition
As one of the most popular notebook brands on the market, Field Notes does not need to be introduced to EDC. Although they have countless styles and designs suitable for everyone's hobbies, there is no doubt that deep black can definitely capture the beauty of EDC best.
The best EDC technology: Apple Airpods wireless headphones
In the end, the built-in smart technology is used to get rid of the control of the wire. It has a battery life of 5 hours. The box can also be as a charging station. It can be used for up to 24 hours. It can be quickly charged and can be converted perfectly in Apple devices. Hence Apple Air Pods pave the way for the wireless future.