The Gear Journal

Everyday Carry Blog

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I stumbled across a great little blog the other day full of pocket dumps that were sourced from just about everywhere you can imagine… It’s a great resource. If you are into such a thing, check it out.

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Morris Knives – The Friction Folder

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Michael Morris was nice enough to us over one of his friction folders and I’ve been carrying it around for a couple of days now. I thought a review was in order and here I am… Spouting off about something I love – Knives.

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Gordy’s Camera Straps

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So ya got yourself a super slick camera, but you are still using that cheesy wrist strap or ultra-uncomfortable necker that it came with? I was like you until last week… Then, I stumbled upon this dude named Gordy that makes these super boss camera straps. My cameras are sporting leather now.

You can learn more here.

Even if you don’t need a strap, at least check out the gallery. It’s totally worth your time.

Random Pocket Dump

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How about a random pocket dump from yours truly? Ok, ok… Stop begging. It’s not becoming.

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Hipster Persona

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I love this shit. Check it out:

In Persona, his deliciously voyeuristic, fashion forward portraits, Jason Travis snaps hipster Atlantans along with the contents of their messenger bags, backpacks and clutches to determine “what they deem important in their lives.” You are what you schlep.

Check out the entire set here.

Lacie ExtremKey

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Need a bad ass USB key that is pretty much indestructible? A couple of companies have ya covered like Corsair and Ironkey, but the latest is from Lacie and it’s pretty damned cool. You can get them up with up to 64g in storage and they start at around $50. Check out this video… It’s rad.

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America’s Oldest Tent Maker

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This is pretty bitchin… Armbruster Tent Maker is America’s oldest tent manufacturer and they’ve got a thing for history. So much so, that they still manufacturer and sell the same tents that they sold to the government in WWII. Rad, no?

You can get more details here.

What’s In Your Bag?

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I found a Flickr group the other day that is based around the items folks carry in their bags every day. What is it about looking at the shit people carry that is do damned interesting?

Check it out here.