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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Is +P Ammunition Safe? What You Need To Know About Overpressure Ammunition

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Is using +P ammo safe?

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  9. How To Carry A Magazine Holster

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    How are you supposed to wear a magazine holster for concealed carry? Here's how...

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  10. Getting A Better Draw From Your Shoulder Holster

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    If you set it up correctly, you can get an efficient, smooth draw from a shoulder holster. Here's how...

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