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Offline David in MN

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Ridge Wallet
« on: February 13, 2019, 08:48:14 AM »
My wallet tore just as I was listening to a commercial for the Ridge Wallet. So I bought one.

It's a little on the tacticool wavelength and I got a carbon fiber model. It's ultra minimalist and only holds something like 12 cards.


It's really light. And it forces me not to stuff crap in my wallet. I always swore I wouldn't be like my dad with all manner of junk in my wallet but in sorting through the old one I had coupons that expired years ago and gift cards to restaurants no longer in business. It also blocks RFID if that's a concern. It took time getting used to a wallet in my front pocket but I do feel more comfortable sitting. And it forced me to reevaluate my EDC. I don't need my pistol range card all the time, I can leave that in my range bag. Things like that.


$100... a little rich. Beyond that it's not easy to use. If I was the guy who used stuff in his wallet all the time this would not be the product for me.


If you're looking for an eye catching minimalist wallet with RFID security this could work. I actually like the front pocket carry (more secure) and it's great for carry in shorts that really don't have space for a traditional wallet. Also really great for people like me who basically use cash and one credit card for everything. Really handy for a night on the town or fitting in a breast pocket. And while spendy I had my last wallet for 25 years. Perhaps the best part is the minimalism. I EDC so much crap already dragging around a bulky wallet was awful.

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Re: Ridge Wallet
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2019, 08:56:24 AM »
Yeah a bit spendy. Some models for $72.

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Re: Ridge Wallet
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2019, 07:10:11 PM »
There's been so much hype on the ridge wallet that I'd never be able to get one.  I just hate hype.  Looks like a great wallet, but...  $100???

I've been carrying one of these for just over a year and really like it.

And it's just under $20. 
FIDELO Carbon Fiber Minimalist Wallet

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Re: Ridge Wallet
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2019, 11:50:44 AM »
I'm on my 3rd leather wallet since carrying one. I've always bought decent priced/made leather.
Surprising how much stuff collects in one. It just appears..........
I think I unloaded 20# out of mine the last clean out.  ::)

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Re: Ridge Wallet
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2019, 12:27:21 PM »
The duct tape on my old wallet finally wore out, and I replaced it with a "maximalist" chunk of leather made by DiLoro.

Amazon: DiLoro Italy Mens Leather Wallet Bifold Flip ID Zip Coin Wallets with RFID Protection

It's well-made and sturdy, and it has so many slots and compartments that if you filled them all it would look like a Big Mac.  Satisfactory for a front pocket, and it provides a counterweight for the smartphone in my other front pocket so that I don't tip over sideways.  But I'm definitely carrying more leather than wallet contents.

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Re: Ridge Wallet
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2020, 08:33:37 AM »
Don't want to bash one of Jack's suppliers but there are FAR better options out there. Had one and quickly moved on to a Travando Slim Front Pocket wallet and its been fantastic and only $15.