The world is full of delicate objects from animals to plants to tech. But everyday carry doesn’t tend to fall into that category, EDC pocket gear for men generally needs to be tough, to last a lifetime or at least more than a few years. And when you need something a bit more rugged then you need to opt for tougher materials.
We’re not suggesting these items are indestructible but they’re a damn sight stronger than your standard everyday carry. Some of them are developed alongside law enforcement, others span generations while others are military standard tested. Handpicked for those that need a helping hand to not break things these items will leave you feeling prepared for anything the day can throw at you; literally. A collection of goods and gear that will make your pocket dump the envy of any man.
Designed for an active lifestyle, the Trayvax Orginal Wallet is built to survive knocks and drops, constructed from a combination of aluminum, stainless steel, and elastic. Able to hold between three to fourteen credit cards, plus bills, it also boasts RFID protection, a bottle opener as well as MIL-SPEC paracord for when any sticky situations arise. The brand’s original wallet, it still inspires others and with a lifetime warranty, and compact size, it remains one of their best.BUY $35
If you’ve not heard of a Swiss Army Knife then you must have been living under a rock on a far-flung planet. The original pocket knife, it is a versatile tool for any adventurer or outdoorsman, and the Huntsman is all that wrapped up in a sleek black case. Boasting 15 tools that include a saw, knife, corkscrew, can opener, screwdriver and more, the Huntsman won’t replace your EDC knife but it’s a handy pocket tool that is an essential everyday carry.BUY $36
With law enforcement professionals having had a hand in the design of, Gerber’s Impromptu Tactical Pen you can understand why this is one of best tactical pens on the market today. In looks alone, it shouts tactical and is matched in its performance too. A simple push button exposes the tip of the ink cartridge that can write in all weather conditions making this a trusty companion on any op. The tempered steel tip can smash through glass and the machined steel construction makes for a heavy and sturdy self-defense weapon.$45
If you regularly drop and smash your iPhone then you might want to consider sliding your iPhone into the UAG Pathfinder iPhone Case. Alongside a good screen protector, the UAG Pathfinder will offer your phone 360 degrees of protection. It even meets military drop standards for shock resistance. Made from a featherlight composite with a patented hardened outer shell and softer impact-resistant core the Pathfinder may just save you another $100 screen replacement, or worse, a new phone, and all for just $30.$30