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ShapeShift 1911 OWB Paddle Holster (5-in)


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There aren't too many models of 1911 paddle holster that don't compromise in some way. Believe it or not, making a better holster design is harder than one might think. Some paddle holsters have a great holster, but the paddle attachment is weak. Sometimes the attachment is uncomfortable.

A good number of 1911 paddle holsters lack adjustable retention or rely on a thumb break as the sole point of retention.

The thing is that many of these holster designs imply that because a person wants the on/off convenience of a paddle holster, a person should be willing to overlook some sort of flaw in the design. We don't think so. We think you shouldn't ever settle.

That's why we created the ShapeShift. We designed this holster from the ground up to address the common failings of popular holster designs.

First, we start with the molded shells. Instead of leather or brittle Kydex, the ShapeShift shells are molded from an ultra-durable polymer that is virtually indestructible under normal conditions. The paddle attachment is a locking spline attachment that won't release or shear off in any condition.

It's also adjustable for cant angle, so you may set it to your desired setting.

The ShapeShift 1911 paddle holster also gives you your choice of retention. Passive retention only is your preference? Install the passive retention bar in the ShapeShift, and set it to the exact preferred setting.

You can also install an active retention device for a 1911 retention holster if desired, and this holster is able to deliver Level II retention right out of the box.

You can also switch to a belt slide if so desired and enjoy the same benefits with a slide attachment.

The ShapeShift 1911 paddle holster also comes with Alien Gear's Iron-Clad Guarantee, which is one of the most comprehensive in the business.

Start with your 30-Day Test Drive. Wear the holster and see if it's up to your requirements. If not, you have until the end of the first month of ownership to contact us, and we'll buy the holster back. You probably won't want to take it off.

We also warranty the holster fully for life. Any issue that arises, no matter how it does, will be fixed or we send you a whole new holster. As long as you own it, period.

Are you ready for a more evolved way to carry?
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