1911 - 5 inch ShapeShift Ankle Holster

$61.88
They said no one would ever carry with a 1911 ankle holster. It's just too ridiculous. No one would carry that gun on an ankle. It's just too much gun for ankle carry.

You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.

You definitely can ankle carry a 1911, it just requires the right kind of ankle holster, which is what Alien Gear set out to create: an ankle holster that could carry any gun, including a 1911 Government frame, and do so comfortably, securely and through years of use.

The ShapeShift 1911 Ankle Holster is just such an ankle holster.

Unlike other ankle holsters, our strapping includes an ankle loop. That makes the holster stable horizontally and vertically, allowing larger pistols than the typical snubbies and pocket .380s to be carried in this position.

The strapping is made from our Cool Vent perforated neoprene. This thick, plush material is vastly more comfortable than leather or nylon, while also breathing against the skin and wicking away moisture.

The holster is the ShapeShift shell system, consisting of a full outer shell and trigger guard shell. This completely covers the trigger. Since the ShapeShift is custom molded for the 1911 only, so it fits perfectly out of the packaging and offers better retention than ""universal"" designs you might encounter.

Ride height and holster retention are fully adjustable, so you can dial in the hold and carry position of your choice.

Don't think a 1911 ankle holster is really going to carry well? Take it on a Test Drive. Part of our Iron-Clad Guarantee for this holster is a 30 Day Test Drive trial period, during which you can return the holster for a refund if desired. However, if you keep it, then we also cover the holster with a full and comprehensive lifetime warranty.

It's a shift in what you can expect from an ankle holster.



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NOTE: The ShapeShift Modular Holster System is designed to replicate and fit your specific firearm. The 1911 is available in multiple generations and variations. To ensure your 1911 fits this holster, please refer to the compatibility chart below.

Questions? Please contact customer service at:
(208) 215-2046 Monday - Friday 5am - 8pm PST, or Saturday - Sunday 9:30am - 6pm PST

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4.7 / 5 (Based on 35 Reviews)


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Glad To Have it Review by 5931
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Comfortable with 2 weeks of wear. No issues. Very happy. (Posted on 5/30/2019)
A good holster but not for me Review by Louie
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Finally an ankle holster that is heading in the right direction. However, I stopped wearing the ankle holster because I found the lower wrap under my heel to be too uncomfortable. At work, I have to wear a suit, dress shoes and socks which may be the reason the ankle holster does not work for me. In short, I found the lower wrap distracting because it feels like a bunched up sock. I'll keep an eye on this product for possible improvements to the lower wrap. (Posted on 5/2/2019)
Awsome holster Review by Geoffrey
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Best ankle holster I have ever worn. Forget I have it on it is so comfortable. Easy to adjust and stays in place. (Posted on 3/11/2019)
excellent holster Review by wildman
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My first holster from Alien, but not my last. Carrying Springfield XD. Very comfortable to carry all day. (Posted on 2/1/2019)
Excellent ankle holster with one caveat Review by Colby
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I've been using this holster nearly every day for the last seven months and love it. It is comfortable and very secure. The only caveat is that the polymer spine that goes into the pocket has rubbed itself smooth and will squeak as I walk. When I reached out to the Alien Gear team about it they suggested putting talc into the pocket, which worked great for a couple of months but adding more talc is simple (if a bit messy if you're not careful). (Posted on 1/27/2019)
Innovative Review by Sparky
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I'm returning this holster as I found that I just don't prefer ankle carry. Having said that, this holster is of excellent quality and extremely comfortable. If you're a fan of ankle carry then this is the holster for you! (Posted on 1/1/2019)
Good Holster Review by Grunt162
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Great concept for a modular holster system. Very unique design. I wore it tonight for the first time and I can see that I will need to wear regular socks with the system instead of ankle socks. The gun tends to rub against my skin which irritates my skin (personal preference). I would also prefer that the gun would sit straight up and down versus the rearward cant.

With that being said, it is a good system and it does stay in place and does not move around like my other ankle holster. The gun doesn't pull away from my ankle either. It stays nice and tight against my leg so that it doesn't print as much as others. It appears bulky when you first look at it, but it really isn't.

I will be using this on a regular basis at work. I carry a SIG P365 in the holster.

Overall, I like the holster. (Posted on 12/21/2018)
Great Product Review by rcmedic
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The ONLY snag here is that I obviously missed that this is NOT compatible with my integrated Crimson Trace Laser and so renders this holster unusable to me. (Posted on 12/9/2018)
Great Holster at an Excellent Price Review by Patrick
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Fantastic holster! You can wear this all day and forget you're wearing it. Pistol stays securely in place. My only criticisms: 1) Getting it adjusted is difficult and instructions are sub par. You should have your own video on setting the holster up. I had to go to Youtube to find a third party review who demonstrated exactly how to set up (Thanks "Tactical Black Guy") without him I never would have figured this out on my own; 2) There needs to be an adapter or some sort of height adjustment for those who wear boots. If you wear boots over 4" you'll have to leave them partially unlaced as the holster will not fit properly with boots. Overall, a great product. If you work in an environment where waist carry is difficult to conceal, this is an excellent option. Conceals well. Comfortable. Cannot slide down. Gun stays securely in place. And the wrap around velcro cover gives an added layer of concealment. What more could you ask for? (Posted on 11/18/2018)
Great Holster Review by Michael
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I just received the Shape Shift ankle holster and just would like to let you know how much I like it. It is without a doubt the best ankle holster on the market. I carry a Glock 27 and the holster keeps it tight and it is the most comfortable ankle holster I have worn. (Posted on 11/9/2018)

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