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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!

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Where Is The Safety On A Gun? Mechanical Safety Features, Explained

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Where is the safety on a gun?

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  5. 5 Dry Fire Drills For Building On Concealed Carry Shooting Skills

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Wondering what dry fire drills to practice? Start with these...

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  6. The New Gun Owner's Guide To Dry Fire by Alien Gear Holsters

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Everything the new gun owner needs to know about dry fire training...

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  7. What's The Safest Handgun For Concealed Carry?

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    What's the safest gun to concealed carry?

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  8. Can The Safety On A Gun Fail? Manual Safeties, Drop Safeties And So On

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Can the safety on a gun fail?

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  9. Why A Holster Is A Piece Of Safety Equipment

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Your holster isn't just a piece of gear...it's a critical piece of safety equipment.

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  10. Should I Keep Ammo In My Safe? Ammunition Safety Questions, Answered

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Should I keep ammo in my safe? This and other ammunition safety questions, answered...

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