EDC means a lot of things to a lot of people. To some, EDC refers to the items you’ve got strapped to your body: your firearm, an extra mag, a pocket knife. But to others, they see EDC as the bag or backpack they carry around with them.
Lead NRA Carry Guard Instructor Jeff Houston opts to do a little bit of both as part of his EDC, but he never leaves home without his backpack loaded with all the essentials.
Hosts Grant Stinchfield and Jeff Houston take a look inside Jeff’s EDC backpack and talk about all the things he carries and why he thinks they’re necessary as part of his EDC.
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