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    How To Safely Load And Unload A Pistol

    How To Unload A Pistol And Load It Safely In this video, Alien Gear Holsters was visited by Jason Beighley of Skeleton Key Tactical, who had some training tips for us. Today we’re going over the basic load sequence and unload sequence that you can do safely with your pistol. Safe gun handling is up […] More

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    How To Practice One-Handed Shooting

    The Basics Of One-Handed Shooting Today we’re going over engaging targets with only one hand instead of two. One-handed shooting in a practical sense is based on the assumption that maybe you’re recovering from an injury with your arm in a sling, maybe you’re in a gunfight in one of your hands gets wounded or […] More

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    What Is A 2011? Double-Stack 1911 Pistols, Explained

      A Quick Guide To 2011 And Other Double-Stack 1911 Pistols Every 2011 is a widebody/double-stack 1911, but not every widebody/double-stack 1911 is a 2011. While the term gets used colloquially to refer to any double-stack 1911, they just aren’t. The 2011 frame was invented by the founders of STI, the company now called Staccato…but […] More

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    Standard Manufacturing Switch-Gun vs S333 Thunderstruck

      Standard Manufacturing Switch Gun Vs S333 Standard Manufacturing produces some innovative firearms, two of which are the S333 (formerly called the S333 Thunderstruck) and their newly-released Switch Gun.  Both are a bit of a departure from other compact .22 pistols and have a niche and purpose that they could fulfill as a concealed carry […] More

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    Concealed Carry Gun Safety Tips

      Gun Safety With Concealed Carry Do you remember the first time that you put a loaded firearm into your holster? That’s the way that you should feel every time you holster your weapon. Today we’re going to be talking about safety when it comes to concealed carry. You should have a basic understanding of […] More

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    How to Wear a Paddle Holster

      A Quick Guide To Paddle Holsters What’s the difference between the paddle holsters that Alien Gear sells? Why are they even called paddle holsters? We’re going to explain. What Is A Paddle Holster? This kind of holster is called a paddle holster because of how it attaches to your belt. It’s the bracket on […] More

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    How To Wear And Use The Concealed Carry 4.0 IWB Holster

      Using Your ShapeShift 4.0 Concealed Carry Holster Today we’re going to talk about the ShapeShift 4.0 IWB holster. We’re going to show you how to wear it, where to wear it, how to make it fit comfortably and more. What Are IWB Holsters?   The IWB holster is without question the most popular type for […] More

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    How to Wear the ShapeShift Belt Slide OWB Holster

      What You Need To Know About The ShapeShift Belt Slide OWB Holster The ShapeShift Belt Slide OWB Holster is one of the most popular models in the ShapeShift line of holsters. Let’s go over the instructions for assembling and wearing the Shapeshift Owb Belt Slide holster. What Is The ShapeShift OWB Belt Slide Holster? […] More

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    How To Use The Cloak Mod OWB Holster

      Your Guide To The Cloak Mod Holster Here at Alien Gear Holsters, we carry a number of outside of the waistband holsters including the ShapeShift Paddle and Belt Slide holsters, the Cloak Belt and Cloak Slide holsters, and the holster that we’re covering today, the Cloak Mod.  The Cloak Mod is a durable, open-top […] More

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    Hellcat Pro vs Sig P365XL

      The New Hellcat Pro vs the Sig P365XL Springfield Armory has released a larger version of the Hellcat, the Hellcat Pro…begging the question of how it stacks up against the Sig P365XL.  The features and specifications are almost identical, just like the Hellcat and the P365. And just like the Hellcat vs the P365, […] More

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    How To Wear And Adjust The Sport Tuck Belly Band Holster

        Using The Sport Tuck Belly Band Holster Today we’re talking about how to wear and adjust the Sport Tuck Belly Band Holster. Being able to carry daily and comfortably is at the core of what Alien Gear Holsters is all about. We realize that sometimes not every pair of pants has the option […] More

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    How To Concealed Carry In A Car [2022]

    The Best Ways To Car Carry Just how is a person supposed to concealed carry in a car? It doesn’t work as well as when you’re walking around.  There are some tricks involved in concealing while in the car, various strategies one can employ to conceal and carry while in a vehicle.  Check out our […] More

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