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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. The 6 Best IWB Holster Tips For Concealed Carry

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Want to get the best from your IWB holster? Check out these best IWB holster tips...

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  5. Choosing The Best 1911 IWB Holster For Concealed Carry, Explained

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    What do you need to look for in an 1911 IWB holster?

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  6. 6 Must-Know Tips For 1911 Concealed Carry

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    It's true that 1911 concealed carry is not for everyone, but here are some must-know tips that will help you make it work...

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  7. What Is A Paddle Holster Used For? Discover How To Get The Best Out Of Paddle Holsters

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    What is a paddle holster used for? Is this a good holster to use everyday or to have for range use?

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  8. What Kind Of Concealed Gun Holster Should I Wear If I Can't Wear A Belt?

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    What sort of concealed gun holster is best to wear when you can't wear the typical belt and IWB/OWB? Here are the best solutions for carrying without a belt...

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  9. How Can I Use A Belly Band Holster?

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Discover nearly everything you need to know about belly band holsters...

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  10. The 6 Best Ankle Holster Guns To Carry As A Backup Or Deep Concealment Gun

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    If you want to ankle carry, what are the best ankle holster guns?

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