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EDC bag for CC

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by Zeroskillet, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. Zeroskillet

    Zeroskillet MIA 305

    Dec 13, 2007
    Miami, FL
    Hey guys just wanted some input/suggestions on EDC bags you guys might be lugging around with you.

    I was taking a look at the 5.11 Moab 10

    Any experience with these types?

  2. dosei


    Mar 22, 2005
    Upstate SC
    +1 on Maxpedition's stuff.
  3. John Biltz

    John Biltz

    Jul 27, 2010
    Phoenix, AZ
    My thoughts are that if I'm carrying off body I sure don't want it to look like I'm carrying off body. I'd just get an anonymous messenger bag that has features you like. I don't get bags that scream I'm carrying a gun in my bag please hit me on the head and steal it since I can't get to it quickly.
  4. jwhite75

    jwhite75 Gubmint Worker

    Jan 6, 2009
    Dub V

    I like the tacticool stuff but they do give you away pretty easy. Maxpedition has several "stealth" colors out there. Do that or get a nice messenger bag and install a velcro field if need be and add the Crossbreed Ohai that ia specifically made for bag carry.

    I recommend the Maxpedition Gleneagle.
  5. Zeroskillet

    Zeroskillet MIA 305

    Dec 13, 2007
    Miami, FL
    ehh, I don't really like the way it hangs/sits on body. I prefer something more like a back pack

    I was looking at the Sitka but not really ambidextrous and the gun pocket/pouch is kinda weird..

    Ill keep looking at their stuff.
  6. Zeroskillet

    Zeroskillet MIA 305

    Dec 13, 2007
    Miami, FL
    Wow that seems like a great deal...some type of setup as moab for a fraction of the price.

    You do have a point but this can be true for any bag...especially a laptop bag or any bag that may fit a laptop for that matter:

    Simple case of soft vs. hard target theory

    What seems to be an unarmed person with a possible ~$1000 piece of electronic > What seems to be a person carrying a ~$600 gun who can quite possibly end up reaching for it and/or have one on their person.

    I also tend to think that if someone were able to identify the bag and subsequently assume I' am carrying, they'd be less likely to be a delinquent "capable" of such an act.

  7. BailRecoveryAgent

    BailRecoveryAgent Rude Member

    Aug 2, 2010
    I have to lug around all sorts of crap for my regular job; gps, laptop, paperwork, staple gun, duct tape, camera, etc and I just use a well made plain jane regular everyday backpack. No molle straps, no strap mounted compass, no paracord bundles or quick deploying body armor or ccw sash.

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  8. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

    Aug 4, 2008
    Lubbock, TX
    Is this another murse thread?
  9. BailRecoveryAgent

    BailRecoveryAgent Rude Member

    Aug 2, 2010
    Unfortunately, yes.
  10. Zeroskillet

    Zeroskillet MIA 305

    Dec 13, 2007
    Miami, FL
    lol that is also what I use to refer to a male nurse.
  11. Spiffums

    Spiffums I.C.P.

    Sep 30, 2006
    I carry a whip with mine and everyone thinks I'm just a cool Professor of Archaeology instead of a gun touting crazy.

    I don't "carry" a bag but I leave one in the car with a 1st aid kit and batteries and stuff that I might need but don't need on my person.
  12. BailRecoveryAgent

    BailRecoveryAgent Rude Member

    Aug 2, 2010
    Mine doesn't leave the car either.
  13. hobbydad


    Jul 31, 2010
    I love my maxped versipak, but I don't normally carry it with me. It's in the car when I'm out and about, and my gun only goes in it on the way too & from work, where it gets locked in the car safe (the gun, not the bag). I do take the bag into work with me, since it usually holds my earbuds, loose change, asprin, ect.. It's a great place to carry all the crap I would normally have to carry in my pockets, and it's tough as nails.
  14. Warp


    Jul 31, 2005
    Current EDC:


    The Emerson La Griffe goes around my neck but the chain just broke and I didn't have a replacement lying around. I should have another this weekend.

    I haven't had the 'bag', a Maxpedition mini pocket organizer, for long. I'm still playing around with the contents.

    Currently they are simple. Eyeglasses, chewable pink stuff, ibuprofen, some bandages and related items, a tube with 2xCR123s, Leatherman and a few small items.


    The bag/pocket organizer goes in a cargo pocket. I just can't personally EDC an actual murse.
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2011
  15. JBaird22


    Nov 18, 2005
    I started EDC'ing a 5.11 Moab Rush 6 this week. It is about as big of a bag I would want to carry period. I am a little guy (5-7, 160) and carrying all of the stuff I wanted to carry was becoming a bit cumbersome.