Glock 43 ShapeShift Pocket Holster

$45.88

ShapeShift Glock 43 Pocket Holster



A Glock 43 pocket holster is naturally a carry method one would think of for packing a pint size Glock. Some people want deep concealment without the hassle on the waistband either for a primary carry gun or for carrying a backup gun. With the slim width, light weight and compact dimensions of the Glock 43, it's a no-brainer.


Except that it's hard to find a pocket holster for Glock 43 pistols that actually carries well. Most are not much more than a cloth pouch that goes over the gun, basically a thick sock cut to sometimes the right length. Fitment is nonexistent, retention is poor if the holster has any, and the draw is problematic.


Sights snag when your draw out of your Glock 43 pocket holster, or it comes out with the gun.


Why give up function for the convenience of pocket carry? Alien Gear Holsters doesn't think you need to give up the one to have the other, and that is evident in our ShapeShift Pocket Holster design.


The holster starts with a retention shell molded from our durable polymer blend. It's made tough, able to stand up to years of daily carry without issue. Since the shell is custom-molded for the Glock 43, fitment is perfect out of the packaging. The sight channel cut into the holster ensures a proper draw.


The ShapeShift shell fully wraps the trigger guard, which is of paramount importance when carrying a pistol with a trigger safety. The trigger can't be touched when the gun is holstered. You can also dial in the passive retention exactly as you want it.


The pocket catch feature ensures a consistent draw from concealment. It catches inside the pocket during the draw stroke, providing a counter-tension that lets the pistol break from the holster surely, every time. You can train with this holster as you need to, and count on it to work should you need it to in a defensive scenario.


You can also count on this holster to come with a product guarantee. Our Iron-Clad Guarantee includes a 30 Day Test Drive trial period at purchase, and a Forever Warranty for the lifetime of the holster.


Get your Test Drive and shift into a better carry.




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4.25 / 5 (Based on 19 Reviews)


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Great pocket CCW holster, well worth the money Review by Dano
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Despite other peoples review about it being big and bulky, I carry a Glock 42 or a Glock 17 and while the G17 I can only carry with certain pants, the G42 fits perfectly. It prints only as something that looks like a large wallet or phone with pants or shorts. Additionally, its so comfortable that sometimes I even forget I have my G42 on me. (Posted on 1/5/2021)
Doesn't work for me. Review by Phylum
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Simply does not work for me. Every time I draw the whole holster comes out. I've tried different shorts, pants, and jeans. I simply cannot use this holster in a defense situation. Now it just sits in a drawer. (Posted on 11/29/2020)
Awesome. Covers trigger, custom lock in fit, holster stays in pocket when you draw Review by Ortho Southpaw
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I have the alien gear shapeshifter series and I like it especially for value and versatility, though you lose some quality for each style. I would still recommend alien gear, especially this. My main concern was pulling out the gun - would it be hard to pull out and would the entire holster come out? But this is an awesome pocket holster. The clip thing on the side grabs your pocket when you pull the gun 99% of the time and the gun comes out just fine. And since it’s in your pocket, you can leave the holster a bit loose to make it a quicker draw because the tension of your pants keeps it from moving around already. It has a trigger guard and is custom fit to your gun, unlike others I have seen. It’s a bit pricey, but if you plan to pocket cary this is a hood choice. I will say if you are a smaller person and are carying an m&p shield 2.0 9mm it might stick out a bit. I am 6’ 2” 190 and it fits in my work pants without showing, but when I sit the handle starts to come out. With jeans the gun doesn’t really fit enough to conceal. This isn’t the holsters fault, it’s not bulky at all. It’s actually very light yet gun clicks into place just fine. Pricey but worth it if you will pocket carry. (Posted on 7/12/2020)
Looks like a duck, quacks like a duck... its a duck. Review by Juan
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Absolutely enormous pocket holster, I'm a smaller person 5'6" 115lbs and in any pair of pants I own my weapon is completely visible. Not only is it a ginormous mass in my pocket it looks like a gun, quacks like a gun... its very obviously a gun. I tried to contact customer service on multiple occasions and got no response through phone call or email. Completely disappointed by the product and customer care. (Posted on 7/11/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hey Juan, we are sorry to hear that you're not satisfied with the way our holster prints in your pocket, and we also apologize for not being available for you to help. If you reach out to our customer service team we would love to make things right for you!

(Posted on 8/24/2020)
Great holster. Requires some assembly. Review by Foxirus
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This holster is amazing. Using the full shell with the little print breaking clip at the bottom. No print at all. Replaced my uncle Mike's holster. This holster does require some assembly, but it's easy enough to figure out even if you don't read the instructions. (Posted on 4/23/2020)
Very comfortable Review by Patriot
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Very nice pocket holster and the retention setting are great and easy to use work great with my g43 (Posted on 2/7/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hey Patriot, we are glad to hear that you are happy with your holster and it works great with your G43. If there is anything that we can do to improve our holster we would love to know. Please reach out to us if there is anything we can do to help!

(Posted on 8/24/2020)
Very Good Holster, One concern. Review by HC145
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With more baggy pants or shorts this holster is perfect. I love how comfortable it is and how easy to use it is. I had no problems drawing it from my pocket, even with tight jeans on. I have no concerns with the safety of it. However, with tighter jeans the gun prints and a CPL holder would probably know what it is. I don't think the average person would suspect though. But again, I am thinking this is not avoidable even with another design. A gun is a gun. I sent this picture to a few of my friends and they did not know what it was. (Posted on 1/18/2020)
Great Holster, Great Value! Review by Martin
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I was very impressed with this holster! It's very comfortable and even when I wear straight jeans it doesn't print like a gun. I like how you can use it in jeans, jackets, or coats and it works just fine. It's nice to be able to carry in the pocket and have the catching feature on your pocket. Overall would highly recommend to others! (Posted on 12/31/2019)
P365 pocket holster Review by CE
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6 stars. Very well engineered and amazingly unique design, especially for a pocket holster. It took me a little while to figure out how to put it together then I read the instructions :) I love it!! (Posted on 9/18/2019)
Great Holster! Very satisfied! Review by David
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Just received the pocket carry holster for my Glock 43. I am very impressed with the design, comfort and quality of this holster. This is my second holster order, but certainly not my last. (Posted on 7/24/2019)

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