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HOW TO: Adjusting the Ride Height on Your OWB Holster

Adjustable ride height is an awesome feature that comes on many of our holsters. And if you’re using one of our outside-the-waistband (OWB) holsters, you’re in luck: you’ve got the adjustable-ride-height feature! All of our OWB holsters have this – but they’re not all adjusted the same way.(Photo of our Ares Standard OWB Holster and [...]

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7 Fishing Trips to Put on Your Bucket List

All across America, great fishing destinations await. And for adventure-seeking anglers, and even those just looking to escape, these destinations have a lot to offer.1. Bighorn River, Montana(Photo courtesy of The National Park Service)Are you a trout lover? Then this is the place for you.Found in southern Montana, and flowing partially into Wyoming, Bighorn River boasts some incredible streams full [...]

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​16 Wild-Game Recipes to Keep You Satisfied This Hunting Season

It's a common problem that many hunters face: you've got plenty of game meat in your freezer, but you're tired of making the same meals over and over. But with this list, lackluster dinners will be a thing of the past. We’ve rounded up some of the most mouthwatering wild-game recipes on the Internet that are bound to make [...]

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​HOW TO: Adjusting the Ride Height on Your IWB Holster

Adjustable ride height is an awesome feature on many of our holsters. And when carrying inside-the-waistband (IWB), it can help alleviate a number of common complaints that CCWers often face. Issues with printingIssues with comfortIssues with the holster flopping forwardIssues with accessibility to holster (not being able to get a full grip on the gun)This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions on [...]

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Can I Use an Appendix Holster for More Than Just Appendix Carry?

It happens more than you’d think: you bought a holster specifically designed for appendix carry, and whoops – it turns out that appendix carry just isn’t for you. Of course, one of your first thoughts is going to be, “Great…another holster I can’t use. Guess I’ll just add it to the drawer full of rejects…”Think again. If you’ve [...]

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​7 Things You Need to Know if You’re New to Kydex

Kydex has been the rising star in the holster-making world for quite a few years now, but it wasn’t until fairly recently that the market became totally oversaturated with options.It’s safe to say that we’re in the age of Kydex, but if you’re new to it, the material can come with a few surprises. In this blog post, [...]

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​Pros and Cons: Carrying a Fixed Blade as Part of Your EDC

Knives have been an essential tool for humans throughout history. And yet, there still remains a debate over whether or not it’s a necessary part of your everyday carry (EDC).In this blog post, we break down the pros and cons of adding a fixed-blade knife to your EDC, allowing you to weigh the benefits and drawbacks before making a [...]

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How to Make Appendix Carry Work for You

Carrying in the appendix position comes with a number of benefits that other positions don’t necessarily offer. But that doesn’t mean it’s an easy position to get comfortable with.In fact, most people who make the switch aren’t happy at all in the beginning. “It’s digging into my crotch”“The gun is pressing into my gut”“Are you SURE it’s completely [...]

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2018 USPS Postage Price Change: What it Means For Our Customers

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) recently approved the proposed U.S. Postal Service price changes for 2018, with the new pricing becoming effective as of Jan. 21, 2018.This means that ecommerce businesses that ship via USPS – such as Alpha Concealment Systems – have already seen an increase in shipping rates this year. Here is a breakdown of the USPS [...]

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​Year in Review: The Most Popular Products of 2017

Every year, we run internal reports to gauge the popularity and performance of our diverse line of products. The results vary from year to year, and it’s always interesting to see what products our customers are excited about each year.This year, we figured we'd share those results with our customers, in the hopes that it assists them in [...]

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