S&W M&P9c Compact 3.5 inch barrel ShapeShift OWB Slide Holster

$51.88
Beauty of having a compact pistol is that OWB concealment is suddenly on the carry menu, but only if you have the right S&W M&P9C OWB holster. Not every OWB holster, even for a compact model like the M&P9C, is easily concealed. Many OWBs hang a bit too low or stick out just a bit too far to be anything but totally obvious.

It seems like it shouldn't be that hard, should it? After all, OWB is easily the most comfortable way to carry; why shouldn't there be more M&P9C OWB holsters that allow for easy concealment.

But we might have the solution for you.

The ShapeShift OWB holster is a high-riding belt slide holster that is designed for easy OWB concealment. Users have found that with compact pistols such as the M&P9C, this holster is covered with as little as an untucked shirt in the right location, though your mileage may vary somewhat.

It will also carry more comfortably than many other OWB holsters on the market.

Don't worry about any hard plastic edges or hot spots on leather. The ShapeShift belt slide holster uses a soft backing layer of ventilated neoprene, cushioning as you wear it. The holster flexes to fit your shape, and the spring steel core helps anchor the holster to your side to carry securely.

Retention is not an issue. The ShapeShift shell fully wraps the trigger guard, keeping it secure. The Adjustable Retention Unit can also be dialed in to provide the exact amount of passive retention you desire.

The belt clips of the ShaeShift M&P9C OWB holster are located just forward of the trigger guard, sitting right at the pistols' center of gravity, preventing the flapping that poor quality holsters are known for.

But what sort of guarantee comes with this holster?

First, we guarantee you a 30-day period after purchase, during which you can return the holster for a full refund.

We also guarantee that we will fix any issue that should arise with this holster for life. Alien Gear warranties this holster for as long as you have it. If we can't fix it, we'll send you a new one.

Why not get yourself into a better carry?
Please Note: If you have a thumb release from a different ShapeShift offering, it will not work with the ShapeShift OWB Slide Holster.


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4.75 / 5 (Based on 29 Reviews)


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All quality Review by Chris
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First holster that I've bought from alien gear holsters and I love it. Just a comfortable all day holster.
Ive also bought the 4.0 and love it.
Thanks AGH (Posted on 4/13/2019)
Super comfy fits close to the body! Review by Glock 19 tony
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Really well made holster, super comfy, almost forget its there. Friction hold is adjustable from really easy to get out, to strangle hold, death grip, nearly impossible to get out.

The only thing i would change on this; would be to attach some sort of push button trigger guard, so your weapon wont be able to be grabbed from behind, or fall out. (Posted on 3/4/2019)
Awesome Review by Jamjunkie
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I've had mine for over a year now and love it. I'm a weapons trainer and recommend these to my students. (Posted on 2/17/2019)
Some improvement needed Review by Tim W
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I really, really wanted to like this holster. I have the IWB, driver defense and hook/loop holsters with ShapeShift shells and all work spectacularly. This one, however, needs some improvement. Due to the way the belt loops both attach to the shell, the holster is completely too stiff and doesn't conform to my waist, like having a piece of wood belted to me. It works better in the 4-5 o'clock position, but it's fairly awkward at the 3 o'clock position. I guess if i were a little thicker in the middle then it would be better. Complaints aside, I still wear it since I've invested in the ShapeShift system. (Posted on 1/17/2019)
Best there is! Review by Luke
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Awesome holster, I currently have an iwb for my compact Glock 40 caliber that is quite uncomfortable. I purchased the Alien Gear shapeshift outside the waistband for my Colt 1911 45 caliber with a 5 inch barrel and it is a hundred times more comfortable then the inside the waistband holster for my glock. I will be buying more shells in the future from Alien Gear. The customer service is on point as well. (Posted on 1/11/2019)
Great Review by M.L.
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Great price, great lookin, works great, good videos to instruct on how to set and wear, lifetime warranty. 5 stars (Posted on 1/8/2019)
Size and Comfort Review by Bursting Bomb (Top)
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Awesome fit and comfort for my Glock 19. I replaced the stock magazine release with an extended one (Perfect for my hand) and was concerned that it might drag on the holster. No problem at all, still smooth in and out to present. This holster is so comfortable, you may find yourself wanting to touch it to be sure you have it on. For my needs, a 5 star grade was a no brainier. After six months, I feel that I have had and used this holster long enough to give and honest review. (Posted on 12/28/2018)
very good concealment Review by JJ
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i have 2 Alien IWBs and I recently bought the OWB slide for concealed carry during winter months wearing layers of clothing and heavy gloves. The IWB holsters are good but just too difficult for me to use in heavy winter clothing. The OWB Slide works quite well. Easy concealment under a jacket even with a full size handgun and much easier to deploy in heavy clothing and gloves. Works very well for me. (Posted on 12/4/2018)
feels great Review by Dean
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It feels great on your body with the soft padding and that is where it ends. The holster has adjusting screws that do nothing except for change the angle of the pad and not the angle of your gun. The holster belt loops are connected to the holster making it so you can not tilt the holster forward. This holster makes your gun stick out more so forget it being concealed under your shirt. (Posted on 10/27/2018)
One thing Review by Jay1975
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I really like this holster, but I just wish there was another belt loop option that would allow for a forward cant option for larger framed guns. As it is, this will be my winter holster, but I still will choose the Alien gear Shapeshift over any of my other holsters I have sitting in the closet now. (Posted on 8/14/2018)

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