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Is Purse Carry the Worst Carry?

It’s been said that purse carry is the worst carry. And I’ve done my homework, so I don’t necessarily (completely) disagree with the arguments. For instance, perhaps one of the most important rules of concealed carry (other than safety concerns, training, etc.) is that you have to dress around your gun. I agree.But as a woman, it can be [...]

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​What’s Wrong With Carrying a Spare Magazine in My Pocket?

Since our Product Showroom opened a few months ago, I’ve had the pleasure of introducing a lot of people to the benefits of Kydex. Many times, customers would come in thinking we’re a leather shop, and they were disappointed to learn we only produce Kydex holsters.I constantly heard, “I don’t like that plastic stuff!” or “That’s not going to [...]

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We're a Different Kind of Company, And We Like It That Way

It's not uncommon these days to hear companies refer to themselves as "innovative" and "inventive" - especially when it comes to Kydex holster makers.Some of their claims certainly have merit, but more often than not, Product A manufactured by one company, is quite similar to Product B from another company. Now, I’m not arguing that all Kydex holsters are created equal, [...]

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New Product Spotlight: The Gryphon

Since we unveiled our Centaur IWB holster last year, our customers have fallen in love with the "claw" we added to aid in concealment. So many of you asked for that feature on our other holsters, but we couldn't make it work with their existing designs. Instead, we've come up with something so much better: [...]

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The Rise of Gun Ownership Among Women

Think that there's only one type of Second Amendment supporter? I hate to shatter the preconceived notions that thousands of uninformed Americans hold (who am I kidding? I don't hate it at all), but you've got the gun community all wrong. There is growing evidence to support that those traditional oversimplified images of gun owners are far [...]

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Enhancing Light-Bearing Carry: New Options Added to The Cyclopes IWB

Here at Alpha Concealment Systems, we're always looking for new ways to enhance and improve upon our current carry solutions. That's why this month, we're excited to announce a new option on our ever-popular Cyclopes Light-Bearing IWB holster.As of today, customers now have the option of choosing the belt hardware on this holster that will [...]

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Dissecting the Campus Carry Movement

It's a controversial issue that both gun owners and lawmakers can't seem to see eye-to-eye on: should students and professors -- who are licensed gun owners -- have the right to carry in permitted places on public college campuses?Last week, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal vetoed legislation that would do just that, after lawmakers refused his request [...]

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New Product Spotlight: The Centaur

Do you run a weapon-mounted light on your handgun when carrying concealed? Are you of the mind that a spare magazine is an essential part of your EDC? Our newest product, The Centaur, offers a carry solution for those exact needs!The Centaur is our Light-Bearing Half-Breed Inside the Waistband (IWB). Part light-bearing handgun holster, part [...]

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Have You Heard About Our LEO Patch Program?

Here at Alpha Concealment Systems, we're big believers that law enforcement officers around the country deserve as much respect and appreciation as we can offer. And we're proud supporters of the brave work these men and women do each day. In order to give back to the folks that put their lives on the line, we [...]

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Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For The Gun Lover In Your Life

Stumped on what to shop for when it comes to the gun lover in your life? We've compiled a list of 7 great ideas that any Second Amendment enthusiast is sure to love!1. Coffee & GunsDoes your significant other love coffee just as much as their guns? Check out our Coffee & Guns package! It comes [...]

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