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Kimber Micro 9 ShapeShift 4.0 IWB Holster

$55.88
The usual Kimber Micro 9 IWB holster will certainly conceal and carry...but does it do so as well as it could? A lot of them really don't.

One problem with a lot of Micro 9 IWB rigs is the materials aren't the most comfortable. Another issue is that some of them are just HUGE, which makes carrying a small gun less convenient than it's supposed to be. Some of the most widely available makers also don't incorporate adjustable retention; you're supposed to live with the holster how it comes from the factory.

Do you have to accept this? No, you don't.

We think that all aspects of a holster matter, as a Micro 9 holster IWB that you don't like to wear that much will be one that you won't. We also think that you need to be confident in the fit and retention, else you'll find a different one to carry with.

Those are exactly what the ShapeShift Micro 9 IWB holster is designed to excel at.

Here's how:

Our Shift Shell attaches to the holster base at one anchor point, rather than at multiple points. That allows us to reduce the size of the backer, making it less intrusive to wear.

The backer is designed for comfort, with a Cool Vent perforated neoprene backer that wicks away moisture and breathes. The core is made of layers of woven ballistic nylon and spring steel, which flex when the holster is put on. This seats the holster firmly against you but also conforms to your shape, wearing naturally and comfortably.

The shell itself is locked when attached the holster, so the pistol is totally secured and the trigger guard fully wrapped. Retention is also adjustable by means of the Adjustable Retention Unit. Dial in the hold you want.

You get your choice of belt clips - standard clips, J-, C-, or O-clips are all available - which can also be adjusted for ride height and grip cant, and without the need of any tools.

Not convinced? We'll buy the holster back during the first month of ownership if you aren't satisfied.

However, if you decide to keep it (and we're pretty sure you will!) the holster is fully warrantied for life. Any issue will be fixed or you get a brand new holster.

It's okay. You can shift to a better way to carry.


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4.85 / 5 (Based on 149 Reviews)


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Perfect Review by Will
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Very well-made holster comfortable and reliable for 12 hour days seven days a week (Posted on 7/27/2020)
No R&D done Weapon will not fit Review by Greg
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My weapon has Red Dot sights, therefore it will not lock into the holster without actuating the slide. NO THANK YOU!!
A simple fix, reduce the amount of plastic by 1./4 inch or less or hire better engineers.
If my weapon had fit I would have given 5 stars across the board, it doesn't fit so 1's .
I did not even actuate the warranty. (Posted on 7/16/2020)
Best in Breed Holster Review by EDC Time
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I have many different holsters of this type. Some from well known companies and others from gun show vendors as well as many full leather holsters from the better mainstream companies. Alien Gear has done their R&D and have something I think will be hard to improve upon. The holster I used prior I needed to modify for this particular firearm (SR9c) to keep it from releasing the magazine when working on the ground. Also the leather backing shows its age but is still quite functional just has a few blemishes and bends. The ease at which the 4.0 can be adjusted, included accessories, fit and finish, and functionality makes it the new king of the hill and my first choice, Very comfortable for all day wear, good materials and components, attention to detail, shoot maybe there was some alien technology responsible for the design for all I know. After wearing daily for some time now for work and leisure I have not found anything to date to complain about. If you are thinking about one I say get it for IWB carry which is my primary use for the 4.0. (Posted on 6/12/2020)
Comfortable Concealed carry Review by Chuck
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The quality of this well thought product is excellent. My experience with a concealed carry full size pistol has always been an uncomfortable and unpleasant, for years and I had come to expect this. This holster has changed that experience, and made the concealed carry much more comfortable than other holsters. The surprising feel of the inner pad, which conforms to my "extra tire" waist size, as well as the hard protect-ant shell that offers a firm click push lock or a thumb release lock, has changed the way I will carry from now on. (Posted on 5/14/2020)
Nice holster, but not for me... Review by Rich
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So after a great deal of searching for "the most comfortable IWB holster" for my M&P .380 Shield EZ, I decided on the AG Shape Shifter 4.0. For me the $55 was a lot of money, but I figured if it was comfortable it would be worth it. I just got it the other day. I set it up for the way I like it and have worn it twice. I will be sending it back tomorrow. Don't get me wrong, it's beautifully made, and a quality holster. It is just not what I am looking for. It is slightly more comfortable than the all Kydex holder I was trying to replace it with, but it is WAY bulkier, and prints like crazy on me. To top it off, I have to have my pants open to get it on, and worse yet, I have to take my pants completely off to get it off. I am not saying it isn't a nice holster, it is, but it just isn't for me... (Posted on 4/26/2020)
Absolutely phenomenal holster, highly highly recommend Review by Benji
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I've had this holster for a little over four months now, and I have loved every second of it. It's extremely comfortable, light weight, and extremely durable. One of the things I love most about this holster is that you can adjust your guns retention on it. It does a great job at keeping your weapon in tact. I got in a 70 mph motorcycle wreck and had this holster on, and my gun didn't budge a bit after all the tumbling and rolling I went through. This is a very high quality holster, very comfortable (I don't even notice my Glock 19 most of the time, and have literally slept with it on wearing this holster), and worth every dollar. My only complaint is that alien gear doesn't make this holster in a TLR-7 cut out option. (Posted on 4/25/2020)
Shape shift holster Review by John
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Got my first shape shift holster for the P365 and I love it. I ordered the shape shift ankle holster as well for the P365 and a shape shift shell for my P938. They are quick and easy to swap. The holsters are comfortable and don't show under your clothes. You forget your're even wearing it after a while. I wear mine all day every day and it's never a problem. There is no other holster I'd ever buy again and I tried a few different brands before Alien Gear. (Posted on 3/22/2020)
Your best holster yet Review by DavilDogDad
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Started using your products years ago. The 4.0 is a huge step forward in the evolution of concealed carry holsters. It's comfortable, versatile, secure, and affordable. I am a customer for life. (Posted on 2/1/2020)
Not happy Review by J.R.
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I thought it was going to be awesome after all the reviews I read. But I guess I'll start at the top and work my way down. First, doesn't conceal well. No matter how I adjust hangers or the bolts to make cant more angled, it's obviously there. Its the weapon holding part that is very bulky. I watched the video but didnt let it sink in that the skinny guy had very loose shirt, and the overweight guy......well ......his big belly and waist will conceal anything. So no matter what I wear, its noticeable. And it even pushes my pants so far away from my skin that I look like my ass is deformed. Okay second, there's not enough material to keep the handle of my pistol from rubbing my side raw. It took 10 mins and then it got to hurting bad. Okay, third and last, it also isnt comfortable when I'm sitting in my vehicle. And anyone who has one of these know you aren't going to just easily adjust and move the holster around to where it isn't pushing into my back and side. Sooooooooo, it doesnt conceal well unless I'm wearing a parachute as a shirt( but even then you know its there), it doesnt protect your body from rub/hotspots from the actual weapon, and it isn't comfortable unless I'm standing up. This sucks! I thought this holster was going to be my baby of all my holsters, but I was wrong. I'm at a loss as to what to do. Ive adjusted all I can.
Alright, my reciew is even though it looks good, it doesnt do what it claims to do better than anyone else. I really tried to like this thing. (Posted on 1/22/2020)
Great product at a great price. Review by dmaahs
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Bought this as my first EDC holster. It was recommended to me, and I am not disappointed. The IWB holster is super comfortable and sturdy. I just ordered the OWB paddle expansion because I was so impressed! (Posted on 1/21/2020)

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