Putting Together the Lightest Possible EDC Toolkit, 7 Tools at Just Over 5 Ounces
Todd Parker wanted to put together a robust everyday carry (EDC) toolkit. He wanted everything from a pen and flashlight to a knife, pliers, scissors, to a ratcheting driver and bits.
What he ended up with is a very smartly curated set of 7 tools and 14 bits that only weigh 5-1/4 ounces. And, believe it or not, it all fits inside of a wallet.
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