In the last month of 2018 here are our picks for the best EDC essentials. Upgrade or add to your must have EDC items by choosing from our list of the most popular everyday carry essentials this month.
For the month of December we have flashlights, notebook covers, and more…
Made from tough nylon exterior with a durable YKK zipper, BOND Field Journal keeps your notebook protected and weather safe. Interior pockets also fits a Kindle, passport, business cards, and pens or pencils. It includes an A5 hardcover notebook with 296 pages of fountain pen friendly paper.
Bellroy Leather notebook cover is a slim, sleek, and minimalist notebook cover. The leather has a nice smooth texture with excellent stitching. Best suited for office environments and ideal for the working professional. It fits small Rhodia, Field Notes, or Moleskine pocket notebooks, and has slots for 4-6 cards. Magnetic closure helps keep everything in place without the need for straps. It can also fit a passport so this works well as a travel notebook.
If you are up for large keychain flashlights that packs a lot of power, AceBeam UC15 is the one to get. It features a Cree XP-L, Nichia 276A 365nm, and Cree XPE-R2 LED that delivers three beam colors, white/UV/red in one torch. It emits up to 1000 lumens using two rechargeable 10440 Li-ion cells, and can also use AAA alkaline or NiMH batteries. Single swtich design makes it easy to operate the flashlight, and an included pocket clip allows for different carry options.
Nitecore’s ultimate everyday carry flashlight, Nitecore TUP features a CREE XP-L HD V6 LED that outputs a super bright 1000 lumen beam with distances of up to 197 yards. This small flashlight is only 2.76″ long and 1.88 ounces in weight and will fit comfortably in your pockets. It has dual side switches to operate the light and switch between 5 brightness levels. It also features an OLED display that shows information on brightness level, mode, lumen, battery voltage, run-times, and lockout status. The flashlight has USB charging with a built-in 1200mAh Li-ion battery that offers a maximum runtime of up to 70 hours.
The popular outdoors adventure multi-tool just got a new look. The new Leatherman Signal Black and Silver Limited Edition release now has a sleek combination of black oxide finish along with stainless steel silver handles. It still retains the same functionality as the original version which includes pliers, wire cutters, wire strippers, knife, saw, awl, can opener, and bit drivers. It also includes a whistle, hammer, ferro rod, and diamond coated sharpener. Tools that are useful for camping, hunting, hiking and general outdoor activities.