Hey, I'm new to the forum and the concept of stacking but not to investing in precious metals. My Grandfather bought and sold both Gold and Silver - and even dabbled in a little Platinum from time to time, but after he passed the family fell on hard times and wiped us out, so we're collectively rebuilding our 'stack' as it seems to be called. One thing that he always did was carry gold sovereigns with him wherever he went. This he would use to sweeten deals and to get the final price he wanted. He didn't usually carry silver as the trading he was doing in other areas was large enough that it wasn't worth offering silver over gold. Our family has essentially pooled our stuff together now and I had a reason to put a pair of silver 1oz Crocodiles in my pocket a few weeks ago. Since then, the security of having them in my coin pouch has been something of a comfort and I'm just wondering if other people have an Every Day Carry (EDC) strategy or system and what you can recommend? Is there something you’re already doing that you can point me in the direction of? I've just changed jobs and am working out my 'investment' - which I refer to as "forced savings" strategy - which will include both Gold and Silver. One of the projects I'm working on both for the job and for myself is experimenting with smelting metals in a home forge, copper and brass mostly but that is easily translatable to Gold and Silver. I was thinking about maybe working some Gold and Silver into what I wear or even forging Gold and Silver bullets (1x9mm round is equivalent to 1oz of Gold and I think a 45cal is 1oz of Silver) and keeping a few of those in a secure pouch on my belt. The sort of place that is a novelty, but not something a thief would consider being of any value, especially if the pouch itself is inaccessible – i.e there’s no flap on it, its just a piece of leather wrapped around you need to really cut to get into. I’m not too worried about shtf, especially in Australia that is a lot more stable than other parts of the world I’ve recently spent time, but the long-term strategy does include that. This is more about the hypothetical buying something at the pub, being able to slap 3oz silver on the table and buying a $100 for $65 (at today’s spot) Thanks and looking around this looks like a great place to hang out.