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Glock - 42 ShapeShift Drop Leg Holster

$67.88
Of course there's a good reason to have a Glock 42 drop leg holster. It's the most convenient way to open carry. It puts the pistol in easy reach and carries more comfortably for a lot of people than belt carry. It's perfect for open carry around the house, at the range or anywhere else you might want to open carry.

But what should you look for in a Glcok 42 drop thigh holster?

First, the thigh platform itself should secure itself well, and carry comfortably. If wearing a Glock 42 leg holster is like putting on a tourniquet, what's the point?

The holster itself should also fit as well as any other carry holster. There's no reason to think a Glock 42 thigh holster doesn't need to have good fitment and retention. There are some cheap universal holsters out there that you could use...but why would you, given the choice?

We're here to give you a better choice. The Alien Gear Glock 42 drop leg holster.

Here's what you'll love about it:

The thigh rig itself is contoured to fit comfortably once secured. The thigh straps are also elastic, so they stretch and fit you perfectly while cinching tight and holding securely. The belt loop is made of sturdy webbing, so once it's all fastened, it won't be going anywhere until you decide to take it off.

As to the holster itself, our thigh rig is part of the ShapeShift line. The ShapeShift OWB holster docks with the thigh rig for a secure carry. You also get the perfect fitment of a custom-molded holster, as well as adjustable cant angle and retention. With a special adapter, the thigh rig is also compatible with our Cloak Mod OWB holster as well.

But wait - there's more! You'll notice additional docking splines. These are for mag carriers. You can also dock two of our single mag carriers - or two dual mag carriers - and carry extra magazines with your pistol. Carry up to four.

Worried you might not like it? Thigh carry might not be for you?

Never fear - part of Alien Gear's product guarantee is a 30 Day Test Drive. During the first month you own it, you can return it for a full refund if you aren't happy. You also get a full and comprehensive warranty for life.

Now you can discover just how good thigh carry can get.


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4.25 / 5 (Based on 10 Reviews)


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Great customer service Review by Travis
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This is the best customer service I have ever experienced. Called because I had just received my holster a couple weeks ago and the thumb release button seemed to not be functioning right. No questions asked they sent me another one that arrived the next day! Called around 4pm and the new holster was delivered next day free of charge. This company stands behind their warranty and product (Posted on 5/20/2020)
Great Return Policy Review by Swoby
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I bought this in a large but had to send it back because it was to big. a word of advice if your thigh is a 26" in diameter if it start with that size in a medium go with that size
you'll have plenty of width. Alien Gear send me the right size after I returned it. no questions ask. I love these guys. (Posted on 4/28/2020)
Comes loose all the time Review by Fox
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The straps do not stay tight. You sit down one strap becomes loose in the front holding the holster to your belt. Then you stand up and this allows the holster to drop. Once it's dropped the leg straps come loose. The straps only stay where you adjust them if under extreme tension. So much tension you will loose blood flow to your leg. I'm going to be returning this and looking for a unit that stays where I adjust it. Also slight down side with how far it sticks out from your hip. Needs to be a slimmer profile. (Posted on 3/26/2020)
Good and serviceable but some oversights Review by Mike
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Using with a Glock 32.

It fits well and is easily adjustable. I ordered a medium and was easily able to adjust everything to fit my leg. Especially a fan of the double thigh straps. Leg holsters are inherently unbalanced when the gun is holstered and the brands that only have on thigh strap are often impossible to secure in such a way as to eliminate wobble. Not a problem here.

The retention is excellent, standard trigger guard latch with a thumb button on the inside. The button itself is a bit cheap feeling and has a lot of flex in it, meaning that if your thumb is off to one side slightly when you press it, it will bend to the side instead of going straight down and releasing the gun. It doesn't feel as if it's going to break and training will solve the problem. Still, it is a silly problem to have and could easily be solved by having a slightly thicker linkage or adding a small bracket around it to keep it aligned. Also, holstering requires a bit more force than some other common brands of these holsters in order to lock it in. Again, training will solve this problem for each user but it would have been easy to solve by changing the shape of the latch or adding a small teflon strip to it, or any other number of tiny changes.

My largest complaint, by far, is the belt straps. On the plus side, it is a single strap from the center of the holster that then Y's out to 2 straps. However, the way you secure it to a belt is closed loops you have to feed your belt through.....come on. Other double velcro systems are much better. So much better that I cut the loops that came with this thing off and replaced them with other velcro loops. They're exactly the same dimensions and fit right in the buckles.

Finally, I have some small concerns about quality and durability. The plastic feels cheap and the retention mechanism creaks and squeaks like cheap plastic rubbing against cheap plastic. But nothing has broken yet and it is extremely comfortable and easy to use. (Posted on 1/14/2020)
Solid and attractive product Review by Kat
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The item is solid and the injection molding is very well done. The retention system is also well implemented. All and all i can recommend. (Posted on 10/15/2019)
Could not be happier Review by Michael Simi Valley
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Just received my Drop Leg Holster. I have a Glock 17 with an extended ported barrel and an extended Mag release so I knew I'd need to do a little Dremel work. Easy enough to remove the thumb lock and use just the adjustable trigger housing retaining system. The straps to adjust the leg and waist / holster height are easy to setup to my individual comfort. Being able to adjust the cant angle of the pistol (holster) was a big reason why I choose a Alien Gear Holster - works exactly as I expected. This thing is extremely comfortable, well made and a great design. (Posted on 5/28/2019)
No wiggle Review by John S.
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There is no more wiggle. Holster stays in one place. Firearm locks right in easy draw with thumb button. (Posted on 4/8/2019)
Thigh holster/backpack holster Review by Keenan
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Talk about super fast shipping!!! Ordered on Sunday had them on Wednesday!!! Fit my pistol like a glove. Locks in tight no worries. Awesome product. Very comfortable and easy to wear (Posted on 8/8/2018)
Shape shift drop leg holster Review by Kyle
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Looks great but performs poorly. The buttons are sticky and get hung up as well. My glock 19 is hard to draw no matter what the retention level is set to. Does not accommodate some after market parts either as in extended mag releases, suppressor height sights, threaded barrels. I knew it would not sport a glock with an rmr but with all the other things it does not accommodate I only have one of my 19s I can carry and thats my daily run of the mill glock that I dont want to carry on my thigh but am stuck with. (Posted on 7/8/2018)
Can you guys make 1 for the Taurus 24/7 Review by Will
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Alliengear make a holster for the Taurus 24/7 (Posted on 11/10/2017)

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