Experienced drivers, what kind of wallet do you use?

Discussion in 'Questions From New Drivers' started by csogbk, Jun 25, 2014.

  1. Lux Prometheus

    Lux Prometheus Heavy Load Member

    Oct 28, 2013
    San Venganza, Tx
    They have almost single-handedly destroyed the American economy.
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  3. bergy

    bergy Road Train Member

    Nov 1, 2013
    That's a big statement, and I respectfully disagree. There is one man everyone here has heard of, that can proudly wear that badge.


    I'm just here to learn about wallets...
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  4. MACK E-6

    MACK E-6 Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Yes, let's try to keep this about wallets. Thank you very much.
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  5. BulletProof

    BulletProof Medium Load Member

    Feb 17, 2013
    Same thing with my wife. I've spent over $1500 on her 3 coach purses that she just "had to have". She has used them all for a combined total of about a month and she has had them at least 5 years. Now she uses these $50 purses she likes. Maybe I should throw them on ebay and go buy myself something nice.
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  6. AZS

    AZS Honk if anything falls off

    Sep 30, 2010
    PHX, AZ
    well 4 years later I use a rodeo wallet now and won’t use anything else, helps keep the cards from rubbing and everything is just easier to access.
  7. x1Heavy

    x1Heavy Road Train Member

    Mar 5, 2016
    White County, Arkansas
    I carry a chain drive wallet for the common stuff. Aint no one taking that from me without a fight.

    However there is a concealed system that goes inside the pants but over the undergarments in a particular way. The really good stuff is in there. Sometimes the Colt Railgun and few magazines, sometimes a banking checkbook backing the amount of cash withdrawn that day and so on. It's not often. But various other systems have been used as well. One time when I gained sufficent weight years ago during a really difficult time (Never again) it became possible to use a fat roll to bury a little of this and that. But it is not ideal. I had to lose the weight and fast and so it was done.

    Sometimes the magazines empty are used to carry important documents. Bad guy gets close enough and I happen to pull a corner or allow enough of the steel to show to fill bad guys eyes with the concept that there are very bad things in holsters on me and they take off. I am not prey even though I may behave as one because of the stupid medicines I have to take.

    People calm down pretty quickly when they see a vehicle registration or something innocent come out of a deliberately empty magazine he he.
  8. freebeertomorrow

    freebeertomorrow Heavy Load Member

    Mar 19, 2016
    bi fold leather wallet. front pocket. been doing this for a decade. mom gets me a new wallet every xmas. never too old to be a mommas boy, i suppose.
  9. RedRover

    RedRover Road Train Member

    Sep 10, 2016
    Corsicana, TX
    The wallet doesn’t matter. Put it in the #### cubby hole above your head and drive.
  10. Moose1958

    Moose1958 Road Train Member

    Dec 17, 2010
    Ainigriv Notpmah
    I never take my wallet out of my pocket except when I have it in my hand. hand or pocket. Best way I know of to lose it or not have it standing at a POS counter is to learn that habit. However I kept every single item otherwise in my briefcase. I took cash most times I had anywhere from $1000 to $2500 in that briefcase. Checkbook, extra EFS blanks and my extra logbooks. I would sometimes stick my permit book in there when I was at our home terminal so i could get any updated. Back to that wallet. I used a rather large wallet and kept very few items in it. My fuel card, Debit/credit cards, FF Cards, CDL and medical card along with some cash. Everything else stayed in my briefcase. I have seen people with wallets 2 inches thick. That is something I will never understand. it is like a lady with a purse the size of a large suitcase or duffle bag.

    edited to correct something. By large I mean large and flat. I never had a bulging wallet.
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