Admit it or not, shopping for clothes is quite a task – especially if you’re looking for ones that will help you carry your firearms anywhere you go in the safest way possible like that of concealed carry jackets. You see, there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to choosing the right kind of concealed carry jacket for your needs. And by this, it means that there are certain factors to consider and it’s not just about you fitting yourself exactly into such clothing piece.
Here are the top things to consider when shopping for a concealed carry jacket:
Just like with any other thing in this world that are made for specific purposes – or in this case, for the purpose of carrying a firearm safely – knowing the material used for a concealed carry jacket should basically be your number one priority. This is because it usually makes a jacket in terms of durability and how long it will truly last, as well as typically breaks a jacket in terms of versatility or how it can be truly used – both of which are important factors to determine whether a concealed carry jacket can definitely carry a firearm safely and yes…without compromising your comfort upon wearing it, no matter what you are doing for the day.
A tip? Always go for a concealed carry jacket that has either Polyester or Spandex – or better yet, both – as its core material. Polyester is best known for giving clothes enough durability to last a long time, as well as enough strength to withstand especially the most extreme of weather conditions. On another hand, Spandex is best known for giving clothes enough versatility to be used for other purposes, as well as enough stretch to withstand even the most unexpected life situations.
Well, let’s just say that there’s even more to a concealed carry jacket than just you being able to carry firearms safely and even comfortably at the same time. Because while having the main feature is usually enough for you to consider shopping for the first one you have seen of this said clothing piece right away, the fact remains that there are other features that one shouldn’t overlook that easily. Take for example, the style of the concealed carry part. Does it allow you to carry your own firearms without adjusting one every single hour due to the jacket you picked not having a steady holster inside? Take another example, the style of the jacket itself. Does it allow you to carry your other things without worrying about losing one every single day due to the jacket you brought not having a spacious pocket outside?
A tip? Consider going for velcro-styled from the inside and zipper-styled from the outside. This way, you’ll also be able to prioritize comfort (thanks to you being able to do what you need to do for the day without worrying about accidentally dropping your firearm or losing your things) without compromising the kind of safety (thanks to your jacket’s steadiness no matter where you go and its spaciousness no matter what you do) that goes with wearing a jacket that comes in these styles.
BONUS: Other People
But no, it’s not the way you think it is. Simply put, the best kind of teacher in life is experience. And when it comes to deciding on things that you should buy, nothing can really teach you how to do it without any regrets than hearing from other people’s experiences while using a certain product. This especially goes for when you’re choosing the right kind of concealed carry jacket for your needs, for which you can learn more about from the online reviews of those who already used one for themselves. This way, you’ll be able to get a more in-depth look on the kind of product you’re about to buy – and yes, without having to exert too much effort on researching about that product’s specifics and even the consequences of every other materials that were used to make it, as well as needing to waste too much money on buying one and buying another one if the first thing you bought didn’t work too well for you.
And there you have it, the top things to consider when shopping for a concealed carry jacket! But of course and just like any other thing that people buy in this world, there are still a lot of other factors to consider such as that of the price of a concealed carry jacket – or more specifically, if it’s worth spending upon. Then again, the above-mentioned will help make it easier for you to decide what to do next – no matter what price range your chosen jacket may belong in, so long as it can serve its main purpose: for you to carry your firearms safely; not just with you, but also from other people.
And to put it more simply, there wouldn’t be any question at all if you go for quality more than what most people would just expect to be able to buy for themselves – proving that, indeed, things such as core materials, complementary styles, and what other people have to say about a specific type of concealed carry jacket already makes for one big satisfactory review to convince you that it will definitely be a real value for money.
Until next time!