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my EDC

Now that I have created a camping label... When I used to go to an office (meaning I wore pants) my every day carry was a Victorinox pen knife(thanks to my step father). Just a few years ago they added tweezers and toothpick. Recently I bought myself 2. One for my dop kit and one in my office for every day. I also bought one for my step-father as he had lost his a few years ago. It's still a great knife.

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