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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. Tips For Concealed Carry In Cold Weather

    Forest with snow

    Concealed carry is concealed carry regardless of the season, but adding more layers can make getting the gun out more complicated.

    Most of the time, clothing doesn't make a lot of difference when it comes to concealed carry so long as you're able to actually conceal the gun. That's a matter of positioning and having a little bit of room to the garment to drape over the gun.

    However, the additional layers and heavy jackets that people wear in fall and winter can make a big difference in terms of concealed carry. If you can't get the gun out of your concealed carry holster, it defeats the purpose of carrying it.

    So let's talk about some tips, tricks and strategies to concealed carry in winter and still be able to effectively clear cover and get a gun

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  2. Best Big Game Handgun Hunting Cartridges

    With more folks being interested in hunting in recent years, they are exploring different types of hunting.  Most big game hunters new and old will be grabbing their rifles as they head into the woods, mountains or the back 40.  Archery also has a robust number of hunters picking up their compound or traditional bows as they head into the field.  There are even a small number of hunters who choose to head out to harvest game with a handgun.

    (Image via Smith & Wesson)

    Depending on what game someone is after or where and how they choose to hunt, it may indicate the need for different cartridges. Just as it is

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