EDC: My "every day carry" post

Just in case you wonder what I carry with me everyday, here’s the majority of it laid out to view.

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The above picture is my belt, and those things which hang off it. I’ve worn the same belt since May 2, 1993, and the holes are starting to wallow out a little. Maybe another decade or so and I’ll need a new one. Behind the pouch, not showing from this angle, is a knife sheath which carries my Kershaw knife (I got it when I was 12 or so, and have carried it most of the time since then). The next cylindrical pouch holds my spyglass. The next one holds a hobo tool and a hard sharpening stone. Built into the back of that pouch is a pocket to hold a business card case, where I keep some band-aids along with the business cards. Daughters often feel the need for band-aids. Next, after the gap, is my cell phone holster and the sheath for my folding knife.
Below that row you’ll see the things that go in the large pouch: a Firesteel.com fire rod and striker, a pencil nub, tweezers, a bore gauge (I actually have found many uses for it over the years), a micro screw driver for spectacle repair, folding scissors, my spare (or rarely needed) keys, a small file, and a couple of allen wrenches.
Not shown: a couple of things I assume everyone carries, as well as about 15 to 25 feet of paracord (depending on how much I have recently used).
Then we come to the things carried in my vest.

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I wear a old west style canvas vest with four pockets.
Top left is a cheap laser pointer. I have found many uses for this over the years. Recently I had bought some cheap dollar store batteries and had two of them explode in my pocket- about a month apart. Interesting sensation… Then you’ll see my Zippo, which has a Z-Plus insert, since regular fluid evaporates for me, and a mass of safety pins, some filthy ear plugs, and a tape measure.
Middle top I have a small metal backed mirror, and a couple of metal boxes with small things in them (over-the-counter meds, a P-38 can opener, needle & thread, buttons, a piece of hacksaw blade, back for an earring, etc.) and a cloth in a small bag for cleaning my glasses.
Just below those you can see my old collapsible cup.
Starting back at the left again are my frequently used keys. 
The rest of the stuff is carried in pockets I attached to the inside of my vest. There’s another P-38 (not sure why), and below that are some emergency tooth brushes I carry for my daughter (although I have used them a few times), and my ear buds. I carry a USB cable, as well as a wall adapter and a car adapter for my phone, my Kindle, and for the “found phone” I just use to store music.
Next are a Sharpie, a diamond sharpening rod, an antique sharpening rod made of who-knows-what, another pencil nub, and a magnifying glass made of a lens I scavenged.
That’s not all I carry on a daily basis, but the rest is sort of obvious.
I’m not sure how much it all weighs, but I have carried stuff like this for so long I am used to it. I hate not having something simple, and people know to come to me first if they need something. I am always adjusting and changing what I carry. If I am digging in a pocket and find something I haven’t used, I take it out. Or, if there is something I find myself needing, and not having, it may get added. Yeah, it may make me loot a little fatter than I am, but that’s OK.
I am my own possibles bag. I don’t need all this, but it does sometimes smooth over little issues to keep them from becoming problems.
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