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Minimalist Rejoice, Recycled Firefighter Wallet Worthy to Carry

In the everyday carry community, less is more. Based on the idea of being prepared, but not burdened down. I recently had the opportunity to receive a new wallet that I gladly have added to my carry collection. Recycled Firefighter wallets are, well just what they sound like. A minimalist wallet made out of recycled decommissioned firehose, yet they are so much more. I had been following them on Instagram for a while, and their products intrigued me. How would a firehose made into a wallet be useful? I wondered and had to find out for myself. I reached out to the creator of the Recycled Firefighter wallets Jake, and he sent me one to try out. When I received it, I could tell even by simply the packaging that they stood behind their brand. Inside the stamped brown envelope I found a camouflage Sergeant’s wallet crafted out of a firehose as well as a bright orange one. Okay, I know what your thinking, really a firehose? Exactly and simply put it is awesome. Gone were the days of a bulky wallet in my back pocket. No more lower back pain or a sore bum because of the unnecessary bulk. I no longer felt compelled to carry unnecessary credit cards (should not carry any but that is a whole other blog post series). That and there is only room for about four to six credit cards, or my case three cards and two id’s (#edc always carry two id’s). There is an elastic strap on […]