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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 6 Best Bug Out Bags For Emergencies

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    Looking for a bug out bag to get prepared for emergencies? Start with these 6 stellar contenders...

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  4. Which Is Better: Sig P320 Vs Glock 19?

    The Sig P320 vs the Glock 19  

    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    If you had to only have one, it would be the devil's own job of trying to choose between Sig P320 vs. Glock 19.

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  5. Sig P238 vs Sig P938: Sorting The Small Sigs

    Sig P938 vs Sig P238 for concealed carry  

    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    With the differences between the Sig P238 and Sig P938 varying little in size and round, choosing between them for a micro-sized everyday carry can be a challenge. Which of these small Sigs should you pick?

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  6. Glock 43 vs Sig P365

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    A person looking for a slim, svelte carry gun is likely to weigh the Glock 43 vs Sig P365. Both are wildly popular these days and for good reason.

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  7. Guide to Finding the Best IWB Holster

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    The standard for concealed carry is the IWB holster, or inside the waistband. These holsters tuck inside the waistband and are easily covered up with a shirt, whether tucked in or not.

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  8. Glock 43X Vs Shield

    Glock 43X vs Shield  

    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    You might be mulling a Glock 43X vs. Shield now that Glock has a subcompact with more generous capacity. Which is better? Read on to find out...

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  9. Glock 26 vs Glock 43: Which Of The Baby Glocks To Get?

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    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    When it comes to a subcompact Glock, the eternal debate seems to be Glock 26 vs Glock 43. Each is a very popular CCW pistol, and each has a lot to offer the person who carries it which has led to both becoming a very popular CCW gun.

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  10. Glock 34 Vs Glock 17: Going GaGa For Glocks

    Glock 34 vs Glock 17  

    By Sam Hoober | Contributing Editor

    If you want a big 9mm Glock, you'll likely find yourself torn between the Glock 34 vs Glock 17 pistols. Which should you get? Depends on what you're after...

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