What’s In Your GTM Bag?

Always be prepared.

In a world where personal safety is a paramount concern, concealed carry purses and handbags have risen to the occasion, offering women innovative ways to protect themselves discreetly. These handbags aren’t just a fashion statement - they are designed for everyday carry, allowing the carrier to safely store their firearm, essential self-defense tools and everyday essentials comfortably, discreetly and fashionably. We’re here to explore and discuss the many things that YOU can carry in your Gun Tote’n Mamas purse, and show you what we’re carrying!  

Everyday Essentials

Essential for everyday carry and everyday life.

Today, we’re highlighting the iconic Studded Flap Bag, Debossed USA Cowhide in black for this “What’s in my Bag?” piece, so let’s look at some of the features:

  • American Cowhide leather
  • Size: 8.5" Wide x 2.75" Deep x 8" Tall
  • CCW compartment opens on 3 sides for maximum access
  • Total compartment size: 8" Wide x 7" Tall x
  • Gun foot print space: 7" Wide x 5.5" Tall
  • Designed for left or right handed use
  • Special padding to prevent gun imprinting
  • Slash Resistant Shoulder Strap
  • 11 ply steel cable reinforcement
  • Adjustable crossbody length
  • Shortest drop length = 19.5" / longest = 25.5" / Total length = 49"
  • Includes Mini Holster designed by Mernickle Holsters
  • Magnetic closure
  • Chrome stud BLING and hardware
  • Main compartment holds daily necessities
  • Zippered pocket inside
  • Extra Outside back zippered pocket for fast access to keys

Beyond self-defense, we use our GTM bags to carry the everyday essentials - because who doesn’t need a reliable, durable daily purse. From photo identification, your favorite cosmetics, first-aid kits and whatever else you may throw in your purse for the day, there’s plenty of space to stay prepared. 

While most of us know all too well our bags sometimes feel like you never know what you’ll find inside…today we pulled out keys, pepper spray, wallet, hand sanitizer, deodorant, sunglasses, chapstick and a tactical flashlight. One thing we also love to keep in our handbag at times is the GTM RFID Pouch, the perfect companion for your bag that provides ample protection to ensure your personal information is safe.

Self-Defense Tools

Choose your means of protection.

Empowering yourself with the right tools is crucial for personal safety. In your Gun Tote’n Mamas bag, you can have a wide variety of self-defense tools at your disposal. One way to be confident in your safety - be prepared. Let’s start off with some non-lethal self-defense tools you can carry in your bag.

 Pepper Spray: Pepper spray provides a way to temporarily stop a threat and allow the user to escape physical harm. As an ideal, non-lethal option for self-defense, one cannot build a tolerance to pepper spray, so it will remain effective no matter how many times someone is hit by it. Make sure to read ALL of the instructions on your chosen pepper spray and make sure you PRACTICE how to use it.

 Personal Alarms: Personal alarms also offer an additional layer of security, particularly in life-threatening situations. Personal alarms are utilized to either intimidate an attacker, or alert those nearby that you are in distress, increasing the likelihood of assistance.

 Tactical Flashlight: Bright and blinding lights are not only useful fir illuminating dark areas, but also serve as an effective tool for personal protection. A tactical flashlight can temporarily blind attackers and help you navigate your surroundings if you find yourself in a low-lit area.

Compatible Firearm: Find the Perfect Fit

Find the right bag for YOU and your firearm!

As the cornerstone of self-defense for many women, let’s talk about what GTM’s bags were made for - carrying your firearm! Our purses come in many different styles, colors and designs catered to the needs of the everyday carrier, without sacrificing fashion. It’s the epitome of fashion meets function. We urge you to choose a concealed carry purse that provides the perfect fit for YOU and your firearm.

Each Gun Tote’n Mamas handbag is equipped with a dedicated gun compartment and a provided holster. Special padding is integrated to prevent any telltale imprinting. The bags cater to a variety of popular firearm brands, ensuring you carry with confidence. We prefer to carry our Studded Flap Bag, Debossed USA Cowhide with the Ruger LCP!

Another example includes the Gun Tote’n Mamas new Sling Waist Pack, featuring a mini holster compatible with the Sig Sauer 238, Sig Sauer 365 and the Ruger  LCP.

We want to see what's in YOUR bag! Show us and tag us on social @GTM_Original. 

If you’re thinking of training with a concealed carry handbag, let our personal shopper help you find the perfect fit by calling 847.446.0700 Ext. 107, or contact us so we can walk you through becoming a Gun Tote’n Mama!

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