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Glock - 17 ShapeShift Appendix Carry Holster

$51.88

Glock 17 AIWB Holster



The heart of American craftsmanship is innovation. Make something with your hands, try it out and do it again. Alien Gear's ShapeShift Glock 17 AIWB holster is a product of this industry frame-of-mind —thousands of hours have been spent designing and engineering this holster to be the most comfortable, concealable, durable and adaptable system of concealed carry.

It's a system, because it isn't just one holster. This Glock 17 appendix holster can be reconfigured into any of the available ShapeShift carry methods. Uninstall the backer without any necessary tools and modify it to be, for example, an OWB belt slide.

This Glock 17 holster is compatible with all Glock generations, from the original Glock 17 all the way through to Gen 5.

The appendix carry backer is crafted with specific layers of material. A closed-cell neoprene textile acts as a cushion that reduces the holster's impact on the body and wicks away any moisture from the holster and that Glock 17. Ballistic nylon adds durable reinforcement. A flexible spring steel core reacts and shapes to the body, enclosed by a front layer of a high drag Alien Skin texturized textile.

The backer on this Glock 27 appendix holster is connected to an injection-molded, high-grade polymer shell manufactured to precisely fit the Glock 17. An included, custom retention bar can be installed to control just how tight or loose the draw is, meaning the passive retention is up to you.
The parts holding the low-profile shell together are made of the same polymer that's used in handgun production. They're made to stand the test of time. Though, if something goes wrong, all components are covered under Alien Gear's guaranteed lifetime warranty. Alien Gear will repair or replace the parts.

Try it out for a month. We guarantee a 30-day test drive. If it doesn't quite work, we'll buy it back from you within 30 days.

This Glock 17 holster is a product of time and diligence, made by concealed carriers for concealed carriers.


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4.2 / 5 (Based on 48 Reviews)


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Horrible holster, waste of money. Review by Justin
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I wish I didn't waste my money on this holster. It is bulky, uncomfortable, and does not conceal even in the slightest. My P365 prints like no tomorrow even with the flush fit magazine. Buy this holster if you want everyone to know you are "concealing". Save your money and head on over to a competitor. Incredibly comfortable and even with extended magazines, you can't tell I'm carrying. Alien gear probably won't publish this review but you have been warned! (Posted on 6/29/2020)
NOT for the skinny guy... Review by John
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So I purchased the Shape Shifter kit. I read multiple reviews from people saying it conceals perfectly for people of all body weights, shapes, and sizes. Not the case...Yes, I'm a skinny guy, but this thing does not conceal AT ALL. If anything, it makes it more noticeable. Looks like I'm pregnant. You've got about 2-3 inches of material that is under your waistline. Would not recommend for skinny guys. (Posted on 6/27/2020)
ALWAYS get premium shipping Review by Mickey
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I've bought AG holsters before and their product is top notch. I'm happy to see good quality made stuff made here at HOME, USA. However, if you do buy this specific item or anything else from AG, just get premium shipping. I choose standard shipping and the USPS is taking two weeks to get it to me! It left AG's facility two weeks ago and was reprioritized so I basically "get it when I get it". Annoying. Always go UPS or FedEX. Other than that, I cant wait for my gear! :D I know it'll be solid and work just the way I need it to. (Posted on 5/18/2020)
Another satisfied customer! Review by CoolbreezeQ
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Excellent product! Very comfortable concealment for everyday carry. The quality of this product is unmatched. I will be purchasing alien gear holsters for all of my concealed firearms. (Posted on 4/23/2020)
Too Bulky for IWB Carry Review by Mike
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I'm not a small person, but while I like the quality of the Holster, it's hard to get in and out of your waist because of all the "plastic" on this thing. I want a simple holster that holds the gun in, and lets you put it on easily. This thing is 2" thick? (Posted on 3/21/2020)
Perfect fit Review by Kenneth
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I bought the IWB for my Sig Sauer P365, it fits like a glove and is very comfortable, love the backing material. No more hard kydek against my skin. It does seem a bit larger than my kydek but is hardly noticeable and very concealable, as with all new things you will get use to any difference. Thanks for a great product. (Posted on 3/4/2020)
Xmas Gift - Appendix Review by GABRIEL
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Good quality holster at a really fair price. quick shipping. (Posted on 12/26/2019)
I Hate This Thing Review by Brandon
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I hate this holster more than I can possibly explain. for the price would have expected far more options to adjust the cant and where it rides. Would not buy again and do not recommend for any one that wants to be able to adjust the cant of the gun. your only option is it sitting straight down and that's not what I was wanting. (Posted on 10/24/2019)
Love the shapeshift system Review by Michael
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Just received my shapeshift appendix holster today.
I ordered the system years ago for my Glock 19 and have purchased shells for others guns. I hear some thoughts of it being bulky and I can see that point but for myself its perfect. I can conceal easily all my guns even in the summer. The convenience along with the comfort is perfect for my body type. Thanks for a great product. (Posted on 9/9/2019)
RIDES TOO HIGH Review by 22Nout
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I bought this because my current IWB holster has a metal belt clip that would keep eating my shirts. Saw the plastic belt clip and said, "this would work" I'll start by saying that this holster is of high quality. The way AG engineered this holster is next to perfection. My only complaint is that for my G26 it rides too high causing it not to be so concealed as I would want it to be. When I would sit, it would stick out so much that even my kids notice it when they never did before with my other generic IWB holster - but as mentioned, that generic one had a metal belt clip. I know this holster is advertised as an appendix holster but I moved the holster to the 3 o'clock position and it sits better there. However, now it's even more noticeable thus, not very concealable unless I'm wearing a shirt twice my size. I did 22 years as a cop and mostly as an undercover, I'm well versed in concealing a gun. If you're looking for conceal-ability, this is not the holster for you. Though, I will add, that my gun feels more secure in this holster then in my other generic IWB holster. (Posted on 8/15/2019)

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