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Concealed Carry Blog

Welcome to the Alien Gear Holsters Concealed Carry Blog! Although we specialize in concealed carry holsters, we cover many other CCW topics here. Our gun writers discuss every facet of concealed carry best practices other gun tips! Whether you’re new or experienced carrier, you’ll be sure to find our gun blog helpful and informative. Check out any of our articles and remember to like, share, and comment!

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  1. What’s the Best Firearm for Concealed Carry?

    What’s the Best Firearm for Concealed Carry?

    What’s the best caliber for concealed carry according to police officers? This may be the second most common question I have received after “Have you ever had to shoot anyone?”. This is probably one of the most hotly debated questions and ranks up there with the great ongoing “Glock vs 1911” debate. While it may seem like a complicated topic, as a retired police officer I can say that my advice is always the same and it is always simple; choose the gun that you will actually carry.

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  2. IWB vs OWB Holsters For Concealed Carry: Which Is Better?

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    In or out of the waistband for concealment?

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  3. What's The Best Concealed Carry Holster? 5 Top Choices

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    What's the best concealed carry holster?

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  4. The New Gun Owner's Guide To Holsters

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Learn what you need to know about holsters in this handy guide for beginners.

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  5. Is Concealed Carry Worth It? Should You Carry A Gun Or Not?

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Is concealed carry worth it? Well...that really depends on what you mean...

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  6. Everything You Need To Know About Concealed Carry Clothing

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Wondering what clothes to wear for concealed carry? Everything you need to know...

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  7. The New Gun Owner's Guide To Concealed Carry

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    By Alien Gear Holsters | Contributing Editor

    A guide to concealed carry for the total beginner

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  8. Everything You Need To Know About Concealed Carry And School Zones

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Concealed carry and school zones, explained...

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  9. Dry Fire And Rimfire Guns, Explained

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Don't dry fire rimfire guns unless you have a snap cap. Here's why...

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  10. Can A .38 Special Shoot .357? Multi-Caliber Weapons And Gun Safety Explained

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    No, a .38 Special cannot shoot .357 Magnum, but the reverse is true. Learn more about multi-caliber firearm use here...

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