Author Archives: Brandon

Brandon is the founder of Concealed Nation and is an avid firearm enthusiast, with a particular interest in responsible concealed carry. His EDC is a Glock 27 that holds Hornady 165 gr FTX Critical Defense rounds, and rides comfortably in an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 2.0 holster.
Concealed Carry During The Winter Months
With the colder months comes layered clothing and behavioral changes. If you carry a concealed firearm, there are a few things that you should keep... Read More
Things That Pro-2nd Amendment People Are Tired Of Hearing
1) Why do you have guns? What are you afraid of? Are you in danger? Why are you so paranoid? We aren't any of the above. We are prepared, and it's... Read More
Should you carry your firearm while at home?
I often get asked the question by friends who know that I carry: "Do you carry even when you're home?" It's a valid question I suppose, and my answer... Read More
Should you carry with a round in the chamber; Part 2
If you've ever asked yourself the question that's in the title of this article, you're going to want to give this a good solid read. Quite a while... Read More
The day I had to use my gun in self-defense
It was a regular day, just like any other. I was going into the city to visit a friend that I had not seen in a while. This particular part of the... Read More
Glock 42 to be unveiled in January 2014
UPDATE 1/4/2014 Introducing the Glock 42 and Glock 41 FIRST LOOK: Glock 42 (video) FIRST LOOK: Glock 42 REVIEW... Read More
Knowing how to recognize and clear different types of Handgun Malfunctions
We all love going to the range and firing our handguns, but with any piece of machinery comes the occasional problem. Knowing how to address... Read More
15 Reasons to be a Gun Owner
Here are 15 great reasons to be a gun owner. We can think of hundreds, but this is a good start: 1. It's an investment. Firearms and Ammo are like... Read More
A Participant in the game Knockout gets shot by person with concealed carry permit
You heard it right, and it was only a matter of time. Our hats off to this guy for defending himself, as we would have done the same thing. To all... Read More
2013 Black Friday Sales for Firearms and Accessories
We thought it'd be a good idea to put all the 2013 Black Friday ads together that deal with our favorite things: Firearms and Accessories! If... Read More
[PRODUCT REVIEW] Hanks Premier Double Leather English Bridle CCW Belt
If you've been following the reviews on our site, I have already reviewed one of Hank's CCW belts and loved it. When I saw that they had a new item... Read More
Gun Range Etiquette
We recently posted an article dealing with gun shop etiquette and felt it would be a nice follow up to write about range etiquette as well. When... Read More
[HOLSTER REVIEW] Gum Creek Vehicle Handgun Mount
With so many holsters under our belts (nice pun, huh?), it was nice and refreshing to review a 'holster' for the vehicle. We get this question a lot:... Read More
Gun Shop Etiquette
For most of you, a trip to the gun shop is like a child's trip to Disney; You don't ever want to leave. With these trips come unwritten rules of how... Read More
Limited Edition 2nd Amendment T-shirts – ENDS SOON!!
We have two Concealed Nation 2nd Amendment shirts up for grabs in a one-time-only campaign for each design. Here are your choices: 1) Don't Tread on... Read More