S&W M&P9 4.25 inch barrel ShapeShift Appendix Carry Holster

$51.88

S&W M&P9 AIWB Holster


There are far more S&W M&P9 appendix carry holster models out there than there are appendix carry holsters you'd actually want to carry with. Hard plastic pancake holsters aren't very comfortable, and plenty of other holsters for this model don't retain it too well. There are also a number of appendix rigs that are clearly too large to be worn in the front of the waistband.

Just because a thing is made doesn't mean it's made well.

And this is why people end up with a holster drawer. Maybe you have an M&P9 appendix holster or two in there already.

We may have the last one you'll buy.

The ShapeShift M&P9 AIWB holster was designed from the ground up to excel where other holsters of this type fall short. Sharp plastic digging into you whenever you move...at all...won't happen any more. You can set the retention and the draw exactly how you want. The easy concealment of appendix carry unhampered by the uncomfortable nature of most appendix holsters.

Here's how:

We started with a compact backer, made with layers of complementary materials. The backing itself is perforated neoprene, which cushions the wearer but also wicks away moisture and breathes as you wear it. The core is a sheet of spring steel. When you put the holster on, it flexes to fit your shape, wearing more comfortably than almost any other M&P appendix IWB holster.

The holster shell also fully wraps the trigger guard, offering better protection and a better fit. You also get the benefit of adjustable passive retention, as the included Adjustable Retention Unit can be dialed in to your precise desired setting.

You also get your choice of large or small belt clip.

Sound to good to be true? Tell you what:

We'll give you the first 30 days of ownership to make up your mind. You can return the ShapeShift M&P9 appendix carry holster for a full refund during that time if you aren't satisfied.

The holster is also fully covered by our warranty for the lifetime of the holster. Any issue you experience will be fixed or we will send you a brand new holster.

It's time your carry evolved.


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4.25 / 5 (Based on 38 Reviews)


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The benchmark for A/IWB holsters Review by CAJ
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When I first started carrying concealed, I couldn't find an IWB holster that was comfortable at all, much less when I was just wearing a t-shirt. Alien Gear totally nailed it with regards to comfort. A+ (Posted on 1/9/2019)
Great holster. Super fast shipping to European countries Review by Hugin
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Great holster. Received my products after only 5 days in a European country. Excellent follow up and service! (Posted on 11/29/2018)
Bulky and rides high Review by Richard
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I bought this holster for in the video it looked comfy and not too bulky. Upon arrival I put it on using different positions as recommended, but no matter what it rode to high so when I sat down I just get stabbed in the appendix (no pun intended). The holster is not very concealed either for its bulkier than it looks and I wanted it to be for a concealed weapon. I would not recommend this holster for anyone that is looking to conceal a weapon. (Posted on 11/6/2018)
Great long lasting product!!! Review by James83
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This holster is very durable and reliable, it is one of the most Advanced holsters ive ever come into contact with. It has a ton of customization for your everyday carry uses. Yeah the price is pretty up there compared to every other holster but you get what you pay for and a holster isn't something you want to cheap out on. (Posted on 10/26/2018)
Awesome product.... Review by jenn
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It is every thing you could dream of. Customer service is great and fast! Delivery was super fast! Will be using again!! (Posted on 9/19/2018)
Some good elements but overall displeased Review by Nate
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The biggest issue for me is the holster is way too bulky to conceal, it blatantly prints on clothes I normally have no issues with, It feels kind of cheap. Retention is phenomenal relative to the classic clamshell kydex against leather/fabric. But overall the whole modularity thing feels kind of gimicky because most will set it one way and leave it. (Posted on 9/15/2018)
sacrifice comfort for life Review by 2guns
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I like this holster for many reasons,one it covers the trigger.it has a piece on the back that separates steel from skin.one thing im not too happy with,is I like a full firing grip,everytime.and you need an accessory that will allow for straight drop,up and down a bit more capability.i have yet to find a company with such a system.one more eyelet and it would be golden.maybe you guys can experiment or know of such a system,but there is a review on holsters being comfortable.ive been carrying a gun for 29 yrs now,and iwb,appendix,you will sacrifice being totally comfortable,but not to the point of never wanting to carry.a gun is with me or two at all times,everyday,everywhere.PERIOD (Posted on 9/13/2018)
Not happy Review by Alex
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Holster is wasy too bulky and thick for aiwb. Not comfortable at all. (Posted on 8/29/2018)
Best AIWB I've Found Review by Scott
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I have a drawer full of holsters that are just uncomfortable.. I prefer to appendix carry and I couldn't find one that fit my body type, and was all day comfortable. I looked at the Shapeshift AIWB when it first came out and I thought it looked too bulky.

I finally pulled the trigger after the last Kydex I bought, kept digging into my leg when I was seated. I'm sorry, I waited. All day comfort, standing or sitting. It's not too bulky and it fits my S&W Shield like a glove. I could not be more pleased and if you prefer to appendix carry, you have to try one. (Posted on 8/24/2018)
Only one problem Review by Michael
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This holster is extremely comfortable and well made. I had an issue with the retention adjustment, called customer service and got a new one free of charge in a couple of days. The only problem that I have is the overall thickness. I got this holster for my g26. I can't conceal this holster at all. So it sits in the drawer and never gets worn. (Posted on 8/14/2018)

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