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Springfield XD-E 3.3 inch barrel ShapeShift Appendix Carry Holster

$51.88

ShapeShift Springfield XD-E Appendix Carry Holster by Alien Gear Holsters



For those who don't want the traditional winged carry holster, the ShapeShift Springfield XD-E Appendix Carry Holster is the ideal carry system for you. This holster carries inside the waistband, in incredible comfort. The custom-molded retention shell provides a secure fit and customizable retention for greater security.

A Springfield XD-E appendix holster that isn't comfortable to carry won't be carried. This holster is designed for a comfortable carry more than any other holster of this type made for this pistol.

The retention shell attaches to a comfortable holster base that cushions while you wear it. The backing layer of your XD-E AIWB holster is our CoolVent neoprene, a ventilated neoprene fabric that cushions while wicking away moisture and breathing against the skin. No need for an undershirt. We also bind the edges, so you don't feel the stitching of the holster.

You don't necessarily have to even carry in the appendix position. Plenty of our customers carry this holster at the typical IWB location. Your appendix carry holster also works well as an easy-on, easy-off XD-E concealed carry holster.

The core of the holster base is made with layers of spring steel and woven ballistic nylon, giving the holster a firm spine but also enough flexibility to fit your shape as if made for you.

The shell of your XD-E appendix IWB is custom-molded for a perfect fit right out of the packaging. No break-in time needed; grab and go. Passive retention is fully adjustable, without needing any tools to set it as you prefer it. A slick draw, a tight hold...it's entirely up to you.

The holster ships with two choices of belt clip, including a wide appendix carry clip or a narrower clip for a lower profile. Attach the one of your choice to your Springfield XD-E appendix holster.

You also get the benefit of Alien Gear Holsters' Iron-Clad Guarantee, including a 30 Day Test Drive and Forever Warranty. You can send the holster back in the first month of ownership for a full refund. After that, we warranty the holster against all defects or damage for life.

We proudly make our holsters in the USA. We think that you deserve a better carry, and this holster is how you shift into one.


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4.55 / 5 (Based on 88 Reviews)


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Fantastic Holster minus a few details Review by G
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This holster is Fantastic, it does what I need it to do. The only complaint i have is a small detail which is in my eyes an easy fix. Printing from the handle, I'm using the Taurus G2C and I still get a little printing from the handle. Most holster manufactures incorporate a stem on the belt clip that pushes the belt out and the weapon into the body, eliminating the printing you see from the handle. The reason why I believe this to be an easy fix is because the parts on this great device are interchangeable. Redesign the clip for the appendix holster and I'll be the first to buy it, That's a Guarantee! (Posted on 8/23/2020)
AMAZING Review by Jason
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Product met and exceeded expectations ! Would most definately recommend to anyone wanting a top quality product !! (Posted on 8/15/2020)
Excellent holster system Review by Nick
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The holster is excellent and has a lot of functionality with the modular shapeshift system. The only feature that I could say is an issue for me is the lack of an O clip for a solid mount to a belt. People have complained about bulk, however in my case with my fullsize M&P, it looks like I have a large belt buckle if at all noticeable. The lack of cant and height adjustment is a common complaint and I see where it could be an issue with others. It is a larger holster as it is modular- however I think that offers more comfort with the pad underneath versus a smaller appendix holster that barely covers the weapon. (Posted on 8/11/2020)
Great holster system!! Review by Amazon Customer
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Excellent holder and the modular functionality of the shapeshift platform is perfect. This is my first concealed holster, so I do not have much to compare to, but it did buy it for what it is and for the options and conversations -modularity. The pad is comfortable on the surface, but can push into waist or leg when working and doing a lot of movement depending on position. I feel that mo matter what position, there will be some dig or push of any holster. It just goes with it. The only thing I took away a star for is that they presently only offer a clip on the front. Maybe soon, they will put out an O clip option of a snap loop option to change it out. The clip is great for now, solid and easy to slip over pants/belt, but I do understand as they say that it will wear over time. When it comes available, it will be one of the first changes. I will be getting some of the other expansion packs for other carry options and review them as well. I am only testing presently and found that for my full size M&P 11:00 position offers the most comfort and least print with length of the grip and bulge from the clip and thickness of the complete unit. 1:00 position is a bit more comfortable but prints more. It isn't very noticeable, but it does print. I may consider a mag pouch as well and the other IWB pancake expansion pack to try to spread the bulge and make it print even less. It is a great holster for what it is though. Highly recommended. (Posted on 8/1/2020)
Holster Sig 938 awesome Review by Mark
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Unit is comfortable & easily adjusts to your needs. Hold s gun perfectly (Posted on 8/1/2020)
Too bulky Review by Bob
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I bought the kit, which was fine, but was looking for an AIWB holster and this one is WAY too big. I would not recommend it. (Posted on 7/16/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hello! Thank you for the review and feedback. We are sorry to hear about this not working for you, and we would love to make things right! With our Appendix Carry Holsters, they are meant to be worn with loose fitting shirts or sweaters, anything tighter can result in printing or it being bulky. It can also depend on the firearm you are carrying as well. Please reach out to us and we can find the right holster to fit your lifestyle!

(Posted on 8/24/2020)
A little pricey. Cheaper on site, but worth the money. Review by C. Austin
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My worry with this holster was that it wouldn't fit my XDm 45 Compact since the box says 9/40. But it fits! Have to play with the retention out of the box. It's comfortable and forgot I had it on a few times. It says appendix carry but with me being heavier set, that's a no go so I carry in 4 o'clock, 4:30 position which is great as well. (Posted on 7/6/2020)
Horrible holster, waste of money. Review by Justin
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I wish I didn't waste my money on this holster. It is bulky, uncomfortable, and does not conceal even in the slightest. My P365 prints like no tomorrow even with the flush fit magazine. Buy this holster if you want everyone to know you are "concealing". Save your money and head on over to a competitor. Incredibly comfortable and even with extended magazines, you can't tell I'm carrying. Alien gear probably won't publish this review but you have been warned! (Posted on 6/29/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hello! We apologize for the uncomfortable feeling and we do want to make this right! With our holsters, and many alike, they do require loose fitting shirts or sweaters. We do also recommend a good gun belt to make sure that the holster is kept up close to your body to keep the bulkiness or printing to a minimum. Please reach out to us and we can make this right for you!

(Posted on 8/24/2020)
Great deal and like 3 in 1 holster Review by Sylvia Kitterman
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Worked the gun and different setting. Movable and works many different ways. (Posted on 6/27/2020)
Comfortable fit Review by Travis F.
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This is now my edc holster and it’s much more comfortable than any of the others I have tried. (Posted on 6/13/2020)

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