Alien Gear Holsters takes a techy approach to the concealed carry lifestyle
By Jacki Billings
Alien Gear’s pride and joy is its Modular Holster System which allows users to swap between multiple shells for multiple carry options. (Photo: Alien Gear Holsters)
Alien Gear Holsters has rapidly expanded since its humble beginnings, with more and more gun owners turning to the tech-driven company to tackle their concealed carry needs.
Born of necessity, chief executive and founder Thomas Tedder, told Guns.com that the company has remained faithful to its commitment to craft technologically advanced equipment that regular gun owners can afford.
In 2013, three years before Alien Gear Holsters was officially introduced into the wild, Tedder experienced a concealed carry malfunction that led him to reevaluate his holster options. With a metallic thud, his carry pistol fell from his holster and landed onto the paved parking lot of a Chuck E. Cheese in front of onlookers. Knowing that there had to be a better and safer way, Tedder started Alien Gear Holsters, tinkering away at designs with scrap materials at his kitchen table.
Thomas Tedder, CEO and Founder of Alien Gear Holsters. (Photo: Alien Gear Holsters)
By 2013, Tedder says he felt the marketplace for concealed carry holsters was stagnant, with the same materials and styles being regurgitated with no major updates