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    The Glock 43X For Concealed Carry

      The Glock 43X For Concealed Carry The Glock 43X…could this be the best concealed carry handgun available? Let’s find out what makes this gun a serious contender. Over the years Glock has introduced many many models of firearms that all look very similar and you could say that many of their competitors have also […] More

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    A Quick Guide To Cleaning Your Gun

    A Quick Guide To Cleaning Your Gun Some people take pride in maintaining their guns, and some people take a perverse pleasure in not doing it. It is a chore to be sure, but like any chore…you have to do it at some point!  Granted, some guns barely need any cleaning…but some need more.  So […] More

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    Sig P320 Vs. S&W M&P9 M2.0

    The Sig P320 Vs. The S&W M&P9 M2.0 If you wanted a full-size 9mm pistol that isn’t a Glock, two of the most popular options are a Sig P320 or a S&W M&P9 M2.0.  Both of these guns are almost identical on paper. They’re both polymer-framed, striker-fired pistols chambered in 9mm. Carrying capacity is the […] More

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    The Purpose And Importance Of The NRA

    What Does The NRA Do?  What does the NRA actually do? Not everyone necessarily understands the current mission and purpose of the National Rifle Association…especially if all they see are the clickbait headlines…so let’s talk about what the scope of this organization actually is.  And it’s bigger than you’d think.  So, let’s talk about what […] More

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    The History Of The NRA

    The National Rifle Association  The National Rifle Association is the oldest and largest organization of its kind in the United States, and one of the few organizations of its type in the world.  Few other organizations exist outside the US that openly advocate for the right of the common person to have and bear arms […] More

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    Staccato P 2011 vs 1911

    2011 Vs 1911: Is More Gun More Better?    Is a 2011 better than a 1911?  Yes. But also no. Actually, it really depends on what you’re looking for in a gun. Inevitably, the question is going to come up but the answer really isn’t as simple as the numbers on paper would make it […] More

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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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