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S&W SD9 VE ShapeShift Drop Leg Holster

$67.88

S&W SD9VE Drop Leg Holster


The SD9VE is big enough to open carry, but still small enough to conceal - but on those open carry occasions, a S&W SD9VE drop leg holster is easily one of the best choices in open carry holster. No other way of carrying openly is as comfortable, or puts the pistol in as convenient a location to draw.

If such a holster offers sufficient retention, and carries comfortably, that would make an SD9VE leg holster ideal for open carry around the house, in the outdoors and definitely at the range.

The issue, of course, is finding an S&W SD9VE thigh holster with those qualities. Not every holster company makes them available for this firearm, and those that are aren't really always up to par.

Alien Gear doesn't think you should have to go without. We have created an SD9VE drop thigh holster that wears comfortably, carries securely, and can make open carry so much better than you've ever thought it could be.

The thigh rig itself is a stable platform, molded from our proprietary durable polymer that's almost unbreakable under normal conditions. The thigh straps are elastic but also heavy-duty, so they stretch for greater comfort but don't give once fastened. The belt loop, made from strong nylon web, won't let go once fastened.

As to the holster itself, this thigh rig uses the ShapeShift SD9VE OWB holster. It docks securely, and is adjustable for cant. The holster itself, being custom-molded for the pistol, gives great retention. You can dial in passive retention to the degree you wish, or add an active retention device if you so chose.

You'll also notice additional docking splines, which are for our Cloak Mag Carriers. You can dock two single or two dual mag carriers, carrying up to four magazines along with your handgun.

Not sure you'll like it? Take the first month of ownership to wear the holster and test it out. If you discover that you don't like it, you can return it for a full refund during the first 30 days of ownership. You also get a lifetime warranty against all damage or defect. You'd be hardpressed to find a better product guarantee.

Find a better thigh carry, with Alien Gear.


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4.65 / 5 (Based on 12 Reviews)


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good stuff Review by Larry Joshua Carter
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Great product,only thing I think they should address is the the straps end,not the strap strength but where u tighten towards the end half attached Bungie not What I expect but everything else is exceptional and I would recommend it but find a new strap tightener,just food for thought. But all together I love it (Posted on 7/22/2020)
What a great product and the customer service was great as well Review by Patrick Williams
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What a great product and the customer service was great as well (Posted on 6/21/2020)
Great customer service Review by Travis
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This is the best customer service I have ever experienced. Called because I had just received my holster a couple weeks ago and the thumb release button seemed to not be functioning right. No questions asked they sent me another one that arrived the next day! Called around 4pm and the new holster was delivered next day free of charge. This company stands behind their warranty and product (Posted on 5/20/2020)
Great Return Policy Review by Swoby
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I bought this in a large but had to send it back because it was to big. a word of advice if your thigh is a 26" in diameter if it start with that size in a medium go with that size
you'll have plenty of width. Alien Gear send me the right size after I returned it. no questions ask. I love these guys. (Posted on 4/28/2020)
Good and serviceable but some oversights Review by Mike
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Using with a Glock 32.

It fits well and is easily adjustable. I ordered a medium and was easily able to adjust everything to fit my leg. Especially a fan of the double thigh straps. Leg holsters are inherently unbalanced when the gun is holstered and the brands that only have on thigh strap are often impossible to secure in such a way as to eliminate wobble. Not a problem here.

The retention is excellent, standard trigger guard latch with a thumb button on the inside. The button itself is a bit cheap feeling and has a lot of flex in it, meaning that if your thumb is off to one side slightly when you press it, it will bend to the side instead of going straight down and releasing the gun. It doesn't feel as if it's going to break and training will solve the problem. Still, it is a silly problem to have and could easily be solved by having a slightly thicker linkage or adding a small bracket around it to keep it aligned. Also, holstering requires a bit more force than some other common brands of these holsters in order to lock it in. Again, training will solve this problem for each user but it would have been easy to solve by changing the shape of the latch or adding a small teflon strip to it, or any other number of tiny changes.

My largest complaint, by far, is the belt straps. On the plus side, it is a single strap from the center of the holster that then Y's out to 2 straps. However, the way you secure it to a belt is closed loops you have to feed your belt through.....come on. Other double velcro systems are much better. So much better that I cut the loops that came with this thing off and replaced them with other velcro loops. They're exactly the same dimensions and fit right in the buckles.

Finally, I have some small concerns about quality and durability. The plastic feels cheap and the retention mechanism creaks and squeaks like cheap plastic rubbing against cheap plastic. But nothing has broken yet and it is extremely comfortable and easy to use. (Posted on 1/14/2020)
Good holster Review by Cody andrews
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I haven’t got to use it yet but from what I gather it’s a pretty good holster. The only down side is that it took 3 weeks to get here. (Springfield XD 9mm was the Gun) (Posted on 1/10/2020)
Solid and attractive product Review by Kat
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The item is solid and the injection molding is very well done. The retention system is also well implemented. All and all i can recommend. (Posted on 10/15/2019)
Could not be happier Review by Michael Simi Valley
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Just received my Drop Leg Holster. I have a Glock 17 with an extended ported barrel and an extended Mag release so I knew I'd need to do a little Dremel work. Easy enough to remove the thumb lock and use just the adjustable trigger housing retaining system. The straps to adjust the leg and waist / holster height are easy to setup to my individual comfort. Being able to adjust the cant angle of the pistol (holster) was a big reason why I choose a Alien Gear Holster - works exactly as I expected. This thing is extremely comfortable, well made and a great design. (Posted on 5/28/2019)
No wiggle Review by John S.
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There is no more wiggle. Holster stays in one place. Firearm locks right in easy draw with thumb button. (Posted on 4/8/2019)
Thigh holster/backpack holster Review by Keenan
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Talk about super fast shipping!!! Ordered on Sunday had them on Wednesday!!! Fit my pistol like a glove. Locks in tight no worries. Awesome product. Very comfortable and easy to wear (Posted on 8/8/2018)

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