(if you want to see all the features and how many cards and cash it can hold, please watch the video)
If you’re on the hunt for the perfect everyday carry (EDC) organizer, look no further. I’ve been putting the Vanquest EDCM Slim 2.0 Maximizer pouch to the test for the past four months, and today, I’m excited to share my comprehensive review. Is this pouch superior to its competitors? Let’s find out!
Exploring the Features – Vanquest EDCM Slim 2.0
The Vanquest EDCM Slim 2.0 Maximizer pouch is available in a variety of stylish colors, including wolf gray, black, coyote, tan, and red. There is a lot going on with this versatile pouch because it is designed to handle a multitude of tasks such as a potential first aid kit, a tech organizer, and so much more.
While carrying this pouch for four months, I was able to store a lot of things inside including a mouse and dongle which is perfect for fellow Mac users who understand the need for multiple dongles. In addition to these essentials, I stored charging cables, clippers, an extended charging cable, more dongles, a handy Gerber multi-tool for added functionality and a pair of versatile six-in-one tools that have become my favorites.
The interior includes three attachment loops for items like keys or flashlights. There are also two generously-sized interior storage pockets found on each side. This provides ample space without any interference. There is also a loop for securing a pen, and 23 interior web slots designed with a maximizer offset. This innovative design ensures you can store more items without creating a bulky mess. It’s organization at its finest!
Design and Durability
The pouch measures 8 x 6 x 1.25 inches and weighs a mere 142 grams (or five ounces). This pouch combines functionality with portability. Crafted with care, the Vanquest EDCM Slim 2.0 Maximizer pouch is designed in the United States and manufactured in Taiwan or Vietnam. The exterior boasts a sturdy 1000D military-grade Cordura fabric that is not only water-repellent but also coated with Teflon for added durability. The interior, on the other hand, features high-visibility, lightweight, moisture-resistant 210D ripstop nylon. The pouch’s webbing is made from high-tensile strength nylon, ensuring it retains its form over time.
While it might seem like a minor detail, the grab handle is surprisingly useful when you need to retrieve the pouch from a backpack or briefcase. I’ve even paired it with my Tumi briefcase, and the combination works great.
One standout feature that sets this pouch apart from others I’ve used is how it opens up completely, displaying all your items neatly which allows you to easily see and access what you need.
While I primarily use it as a tech pouch, the Vanquest EDCM Slim 2.0 Maximizer pouch is a versatile organizer that can accommodate a wide range of items. It excels at organizing smaller items that might otherwise be challenging to store effectively.
In summary, the Vanquest EDCM 2.0 Slim Maximizer pouch excels in multiple categories:
- Quality: 5/5
- Price: 5/5 – It’s hard to beat its price.
- Features: 5/5
- Usability: 4/5
- Perception: 4/5
The overall score is an impressive 4.6 out of 5, matching the highest-rated pouch I’ve reviewed so far and surpassing all other tech products in its category.
One external & two internal pockets / 23 elastic slots for organization. Removeable 6" keychain tether & three 1" paracord attachment loops (internal). Made from 1000-D Cordura coated with DWR (Durable Water Repellent) / Internal pockets made from 210-D Hi-Visibility ripstop nylon