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Alien Gear Holsters Releases Drop Leg Holsters

Alien Gear Releases Drop Leg Holster in 4 Variations

Alien Gear Holsters recently launched their new ShapeShift Modular Holster System that launched with holsters for IWX, OWB Paddle, OWB Slide and Appendix Carry. During their initial announcement about this system at Shot Show 2017, they also talked about other mounts they would be releasing after the initial release, one of them being a drop…

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No Clip Holsters: Useful or Liability?

No Clip Holsters: Useful or Liability?

A “no clip” holster is one that has no apparatus for securing to the belt. While ankle and pocket holsters obviously do not secure to a belt, the no clip holsters under discussion here are the variety that are designed for in-the-waistband carry. These holsters rely on friction to stay in place. These designs utilize…

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Holster Drawer

Why It’s Okay To Have A “Holster Drawer”

Ask most experienced concealed carriers, and most will tell you they have a “holster drawer.” In other words, a collection of holsters that gather dust and don't get used often, if at all. You might think that the perfect holster is out there, and it may be. You might think you'll be searching and adding…

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How To Prevent A Negligent Discharge

How To Prevent A Negligent Discharge

If there is a universal sign of a person that isn't observing proper gun safety, it's a negligent discharge. However, since firearms are generally such simple machines it seems that any negligent discharges should be easily avoided with just a bit of care. They can be. Why Do Negligent Discharges Happen? The reason accidental discharges, negligent…

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Practical Tips for 4 Unusual Handgun Concerns

Practical Tips for 4 Unusual Handgun Concerns

Some handgun and concealed carry students and readers have asked for my ideas about some practical solutions and tips for some different and uncommon concerns they have while carrying concealed and using handguns in general. Unusual concerns like what to do in the bathroom when carrying, how to store many holsters for easy access, a…

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Interview with Rob Longenecker of Tucker Gunleather

Interview with Rob Longenecker of Tucker Gunleather

Doing research and writing articles for USA Carry got me curious about other perspectives in the CCW lifestyle.  Toward that end, I approached Rob Longenecker of  Tucker Gunleather, a Texas company which has been making high-quality holsters and gun belts since 1980. Rob's got a lot of experience and a great deal of knowledge, and…

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Holsters for Her (With Humor)

Holsters for Her (With Humor)

If I were the heroine in an action movie or video game, I’d wear a tactical corset every day.   Unfortunately, I have yet to achieve Black Widow status and thus, I must find a holster that functions with non-superhero attire.  While there are several things to consider when selecting a holster, my main concerns boil…

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IWB - Clips

13 Concealed Carry Handgun Methods of Carry [POLL]

There are many ways to carry your Concealed Carry handgun, once you obtain your Concealed Carry License or permit. The plethora of holster options include the traditional Outside-the-Waistband (OWB), Inside-the-Waistband (IWB), shoulder, ankle, pocket, small-of-the-back, appendix and belly band options, as well as several non-traditional methods like in a fanny pack, briefcase, day planner, and…

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Alien Gear Holsters Cloak Tuck 2.0

Alien Gear Holsters Cloak Tuck 2.0 IWB Holster Review

Alien Gear Holsters showed up in March of 2013 and caused quite a stir in the market. Their first offerings to the public were well built and they have one heck of a warranty. Head on over to their website and check out their warranty here: Alien Gear Holsters Warranty. Very recently, they’ve improved upon…

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Sneaky Pete Holsters Review

Sneaky Pete Holsters Review

You’ve decided to carry your gun concealed. You like your IWB holster, but you can’t always use it, depending on your outer garment and the attire needed for your intended destination. You want a holster that looks stylish, doesn’t attract attention and maybe you’re going to a social function that you can’t wear a shoulder…

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