Ruger LC380 ShapeShift 4.0 IWB Holster

$55.88
When a holster sits on the waistline, comfort is a necessity. Comfort, however, is only possible when an IWB holster adapts to the concealed carrier's lifestyle and preferences.

The ShapeShift Ruger LC380 IWB holster is a modular holster system proudly made in America to respond to gun owners' bodies and carry styles. Remove the Shift Shell from the IWB holster backer and transplant it onto any of the other available carry systems, like an OWB belt slide or IWB appendix holster.

You control how the IWB holster rests on the waist — cant, ride height and retention. Readjust the clips without any tools to alter the angle it sits at and how high or low it rides beneath the waist. Install an adjustable retention unit for a tighter looser draw.

The backer is made from four ingredients: perforated neoprene, flexible spring steel, durable ballistic nylon and a resilient thermo elastomer. The neoprene rests against the body for comfort, ventilation and moisture wicking. The inner layers of flexible spring steel and ballistic nylon lend malleable durability and structure, while the front layer enclosing them provide drag and resilience.

The versatility of this holster was engineered through thousands of hours of research and development. Every single element was carefully chosen.

The Shift Shell is made from a premium, injection-molded polymer to fit the exact make and model of your Ruger.

We stand by the effort it took to construct this innovative, versatile holster. All the materials are designed for durability and adaptability. But, if the holster somehow ever malfunctions, we will replace or repair it free of charge. With that lifetime warranty, we also offer a 30-day test drive.

Give it a go for a month. If it doesn't work within those 30 days, we'll buy it back from you. No questions asked.

You'll find this holster was made exactly for you, the gun owner.


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comfort Review by Mountainman
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After receiving my 4.0 IWB holster I was a bit disappointed, after reading and view some videos I became satisfied, I must say it is the most comfortable holster I have ever own, truth be told, I replace my fence and gate with the holster on me and never was I uncomfortable, at times I forget that I had it on me, glock 17, not a small gun (Posted on 11/4/2020)
Absolutely Fantastic! Review by Buddy
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I purchased this holster and needed it replaced because it cracked. Alien Gear replaced with no questions asked. I asked if I could change the color of the leather part to black (I originally ordered the natural color) and without hesitation, they did so. I HIGHLY recommend Alien Gear to anyone. (Posted on 10/31/2020)
Holster did not arrive with clips Review by Pedro
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Holster did not arrive with clips. (Posted on 10/26/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hello Pedro! Thank you so much for the feedback and we would love to make this right for you! If you haven't already, please reach out to our customer service department. We would love to send out replacement clips. We are terribly sorry for the missing clips!

(Posted on 11/2/2020)
Shapeshift 4.0 Review by Jerry
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Purchased the Shapeshift 4.0 for my M&P 40 and Ruger LCPII. First off, the quality of the holster is amazing. Being able to adjust the tension of the shell is awesome. You can really fine tune the tension for your draw and how your pants fit around it. It did take a few days to get it right but now I dont have to mess around with it. Its super comfortable and after a few days I dont even notice it there. I carry at the 5:00 position due to my portly size.

I will add that I started to carry my M&P fullsize with a standard belt and it was no good. kept pulling down my pants on that side. However, it is fine with the LCPII and a standard belt. Fast foward a week and I have an actual carry belt that doesnt sag. HUGE difference it makes. Pants dont sag anymore with the fullsize.

I absolutley love this holster and with the right belt, EDC is no problem with a fullsize. (Posted on 10/2/2020)
great holster Review by Richard
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I bought one for my S&W4006 and I love it. But I wish you still sold it I have a few friends with the same firearm that are looking for a quality holster but I don't see that model listed as an option anymore. (Posted on 9/30/2020)
extremely loose Review by Jeff
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the holster fits my hip nice. But it doesn't hold my gun tight...or even snug for that matter. It just sits in there extremely loose. I would not recommend the 4.0 to anyone that wants to actually carry their weapon. (Posted on 9/19/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hello Jeff, thank you so much for your feedback! We do apologize for the fitment of the gun here. We definitely recommend in this case to reach out to our customer service representatives. All our holsters offer the option to tighten the retention to your preferred tightness. Please feel free to reach out and we can get you taken care of!

(Posted on 9/24/2020)
Not For Me Review by Kirk
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I'm not a big man, 5'7" 160 lb. But there was no way I could make this holster work for me. I have a very good belt that supports my holster well but the whole rig with weapon tries to pull off my pants on that side no matter how tight I hook my belt. It's comfortable around the house as long as I'm sitting down but have to continually hitch up my pants and holster. I'm carrying a S&W 9mm semi. For the money I would trade it for a smaller holster in a heartbeat. But alas I am past my trial period and stuck with it. (Posted on 9/18/2020)
Best holster I have! Review by Eli
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I have a box with about 20 holsters for various guns and this is the one I actually use. This is the best holster I own for my S&W M&P. It's comfortable, great retention, smooth draw and reholster. And the price is great! Keep up the great work! (Posted on 9/12/2020)
Excellent! Review by Stephen
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Very impressed with this holster. Very comfortable and like the click it does to let you know my pistol is secured. (Posted on 8/25/2020)
Awesome Product Review by MATT
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Ordered this product about a month ago was informed that could be possible 4 to 6 weeks for shipping was not upset about that at all. When I finally did receive the product the product is Bar None above other holster companies because I have several other holsters, still getting used to it but definitely love the fact that it fits on me so perfectly so smug and nice my firearm fits in their beautifully don't have to worry about it ever fallen out or getting caught up or or misfiring or anything like that product Bar None the best on the market couldn't be happier (Posted on 8/21/2020)

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