• Changing Your Carry Gun When Summer Approaches. Here’s What I Do And Why.

    It’s not for everyone, and some people live in a warm climate pretty much all year round. For many, however, they have a gun (or guns) that they designate for winter carry, and others they designate for the summer. First, let’s look at a recent poll that we did on our Facebook page: I’m a…

  • Let’s Talk About Looking Down While Holstering Your Firearm. Should You Do It?

    Recently, we created a poll on our Facebook page that asked the question; When you holster your firearm, do you look down while doing so? The results: That was a little surprising to us, as we thought the vast majority would say Yes. Anywho, we’re here today with a post from Pew Pew Tactical, and…

  • What Is The Best Handgun For Beginners?

    Out of the thousands of questions we’ve seen on Concealed Nation, this question is easily in the top five most asked. What is the best handgun for beginners? The number of new people coming into firearm ownership is increasing at an all-time pace. In fact, if current gun sales are any indication, we may have more…

  • 3 Concealed Carry Habits to Stay Out of Jail [VIDEO]

    Deciding to carry a gun involves many choices. Everything from the type of gun, caliber, holster, gun belt and where on the body to carry, needs to be considered. Understanding the state laws and receiving additional training is very important and highly encouraged. The list of priorities continues on but nothing takes the place of…

  • Beginners: 5 Rules For Pocket Carry

    Over the last few years, pocket carry has become an increasingly popular method for concealed carry. This is mostly due to firearm manufacturers making better micro and sub compact guns fit for pocket carry. However, the holster industry has done an equally great job in developing pocket holsters that make this form of carry one…

  • 4 Incredibly Important Tips For Concealed Carry Beginners

    Congrats! You’ve decided to make the choice to become a legally armed concealed carrier! I know, you want to go charging headfirst into this like a red-hot bullet. However, let’s hit the breaks for just a moment and go over some basic but very important staples to carrying concealed for the first time. This article…

  • 5 Tips For Traffic Stops; What To Do If You Get Pulled Over While Carrying A Firearm

    We have an updated, comprehensive article on what to do when you’re pulled over while carrying a firearm. Check it out here! DISCLAIMER: Before proceeding, please note that the information below has been gathered from numerous reputable sources with real-life experience on the topic. The information is intended for educational purposes only. This page does…

  • I Met Someone Who Carries FMJ Ammo In Their Carry Gun. Don’t Be Like Him.

    I was taken aback during a conversation with someone I had just met, after we learned that each of us carries a firearm. For the purposes of this story, we’ll call him Don. Don is a 30-something financial adviser with a well-kept beard and an infectious personality. We began to talk after he had overheard me talking…

  • 3 Big Considerations When Choosing Your First Handgun For Concealed Carry

    Picking out your first handgun can be exhilarating. The excitement of having your very own conceal carry gun, a tool that you will use to protect your life and loved ones, can feel like a noble right of passage. Even if we were given one from a friend or family member previously (all done legally…