My archery setup for indoor shooting. I’ve shot Recurve for a number of years and occasionally Compound. Decided to get more serious with the compound and gather my kit together and (borrowing some elements from my recurve setup) put together a travelling set that I can grab and take with me easily.
You don’t always want to bring your laptop if you’re heading out for a day trip, but your phone’s minuscule screen will only do so much for you. Tablets exist, after all. They’re the Goldilocks of consumer electronics: large enough to get some work done, small enough to carry around wherever you go. Plus, they fit…
Traveling light might mean carrying only the essentials, but it might make it harder to stay connected if you’re on the go without a way to top off your devices. That doesn’t mean you have to ditch every creature comfort or cool gadget, just that you’ll need to get some smaller ones, and perhaps use some, let’s say,…
When traveling, the best camera can often be the one you happen to have with you, but there are also situations where you’ll want something more than an iPhone to capture high-quality photos. Self-taught photographer and Flickr user AJS Pimentel totes his traveling camera crew so he always has the gear to catch the…
The future is hell when it comes to device compatibility. Aside from updates bricking devices or rendering them obsolete, you’ll eventually need to buy all-new cables, connectors, and compatible devices to keep everything running (I’m looking at you, USB-C). It’s a hassle, especially when something as simple as your…
Despite injecting a bit more inconvenience, in some ways, classic computer accessories like a mouse or wired Ethernet cable are superior to their modern counterparts. An actual mouse gives you more granular control, while an Ethernet cable can provide a solid connection when Wi-Fi won’t do. In those cases, toting…
Cold and inclement weather can ruin your day if you’re caught unprepared. No one likes dealing with sporadic showers without an umbrella, or cold weather without a quality pair of gloves. So Flickr user Do8y packed his bag to endure the cold, wet spring.
When you’re away from home all day, whether working or exploring, you need to be prepared for every possible contingency. Perhaps you pack an extra battery pack, or some portable entertainment. Maybe you’ve got a mess of cables, or a laptop if you want to get some real work done.
If you’re moving huge files around or need to keep your entire media library with you, sometimes the good ol’ fashioned sneakernet is the best method. Flash drives are fine for a few files, but if you really want to tote some data, external drives are the way to go.
The best camera is the one you have with you, so why not bring a bunch? The gear in Addim Hawk’s bag is versatile enough for capturing beautiful shots and action scenes, all inside a pretty compact setup.
Figuring out what to keep in your bag is one challenge. Keeping your bag organized is a totally different hurdle to jump. Systems Engineering student Maximilliano Nicoletti keeps the mess under control with bags within bags and some organizing gear.
When you’re out in the wilderness, it helps to stay prepared. That means more than putting on some hiking boots and bringing a snack to eat. It means packing a bag that’ll get you through with minimal waste and maximum effectiveness. To prep for a day-long hike to the Chanctonbury Ring hill fort, Nat Wagstaff showed…
Different types of vacations require different gear, and one of the biggest choices most of us make as we head off to the airport is the choice between packing everything into a backpack or a suitcase. They each have their strengths and weaknesses and are better suited for certain situations.
Everybody wants to have a different set of tools nearby when they fly, but reader Carl Maldonado shares what he takes with him when he’s flying for different architecture projects. As you’d expect, there’s a nice pencil case in here.
Not everyone needs a backpack or shoulder bag. Case in point, Everyday Carry reader Hamada’s bag, which is pocket-sized, but packed full of a variety of tools.
Thinking about taking your kid for a hike? Flickr user Pack Config shares the bags he and his kid take when they go off on hikes.
A professor has to strike a balance of being professional, classy, and still efficient. Everyday Carry reader Jay shares his bag for doing just that.
Sometimes, a small bag is all you need to accompany you and the rest of your tools. Over on Everyday Carry, user 270Ultimate shares the bag they take along with them as a real estate appraiser.