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Springfield XDM 3.8 Compact (9/40) ShapeShift Pocket Holster

Regular Price: $45.88

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ShapeShift Springfield XDM 3.8 Compact Pocket Holster by Alien Gear Holsters



Why would you carry with a Springfield XDM 3.8 Compact pocket holster that doesn't work as well as a holsters for other carry positions? So many pocket holsters don't function the way a proper carry holster should.


Often, they are little more than a cloth covering for your gun. You can practically feel the trigger through the material. Fitment is basically nonexistent, as is retention. Drawing the gun can be almost tragically bad, as many pocket holsters for XDM compacts will pull right out of the pocket. This leaves you with the choice of clearing the holster off the gun or shooting through it.


Alien Gear Holsters doesn't settle for merely adequate. We want you to carry with a holster that carries comfortably, securely, and functions as a holster should no matter how you're carrying it.


We start with a molded polymer retention shell, custom molded for the XDM compact. You get the kind of fitment that a good concealed carry holster should have. You'll notice the sight channel also allows for a smooth draw, with no sight snags.


The trigger guard is fully wrapped for greater protection, so you can carry with the knowledge that your gun is safe while it keeps you safe. You can also adjust the passive retention to precisely your desired setting, without the need for tools of any kind.


We also back this holster with our Iron-Clad Guarantee, a comprehensive product guarantee including a 30 Day Test Drive trial period and our Forever Warranty, a lifetime warranty on the holster against any defects or damage of any kind.


Find out how good pocket carry can be for yourself, by starting your Test Drive today!




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4.2 / 5 (Based on 11 Reviews)


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P365 pocket holster Review by CE
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6 stars. Very well engineered and amazingly unique design, especially for a pocket holster. It took me a little while to figure out how to put it together then I read the instructions :) I love it!! (Posted on 9/18/2019)
Great Holster! Very satisfied! Review by David
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Just received the pocket carry holster for my Glock 43. I am very impressed with the design, comfort and quality of this holster. This is my second holster order, but certainly not my last. (Posted on 7/24/2019)
Great stuff for Taurus G2C Review by Globemstr3
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Ive been carrying a Bodyguard 380 as my EDC. Carried in a Sticky Holster. Works fine no complaints with Sticky. Didn't feel comfortable with a 6+1 n 380. Got a GREAT deal on a 12+1 Taurus G2C. Almost got the 365 but Im very frugal. OK cheap.
I really use a pocket carry. IWB/OWB is great just not for me.
I bought a holster for the G2C. IWB nice manufacturer I just don't like IWB. Without getting into the holster hunting mouse cage I bought the Shapeshift Pocket for G2C. Total game changer. Unboxed it read nothing, thru the firearm in it and stuck in my Wrangler Cargo short front pocket. No tensioning no nothing.
They say Thumb it to release the firearm. Cant do that with a half thumb due to injury. I used trigger finger press on the shell. WOW! This Shapeshift is OUTSTANDING.
I sorta feel like Doc Holiday at the draw and have had it 20 minutes!
Will be buying expansion products in the future. And I finally found a Holster company I can stick with without breaking the bank. Thank You Alien Gear!
(Posted on 4/8/2019)
Over 20 years of gun carry experience on several different platforms and I am here to tell you this company beats them all. Review by JDARNELL
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I have carried a handgun for over 20 years, on several different platforms, and I am here to tell you this company beats them all. If you are unsure of which way you are wanting to carry this is the holster company for you. I have probably owned over 50 different holsters and I think I may have found my last company I will ever use.

Risk free satisfaction guaranteed
Lifetime warranty

Unbeatable period.


15 years law Enforcement.
10 years firearms instructor.
10 years CCW instructor.
Shooting since I was a little guy of 6 years old.

(Posted on 2/15/2019)
Works as expected Review by DWAYNE
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The design of the holster makes it easy to draw and leave the holster in your pocket. The design also masks the shape of the gun pretty well. The ease of changing from pocket to ankle with the modular shape shift product is very convenient. The product also arrived ahead of schedule. (Posted on 2/5/2019)
Hot pocket Review by Clifford
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I am a retired peace officer, I always carry (even at home, because 100% of all home invasions take place at home). I normally carry my Glock 30SL or Glock 19 as a primary weapon, but I have used the pocket holster from Alien Gear fitted for my Ruger LCP II, as my backup. I have carried it in both my left front pants pocket or in my jacket pocket.

I received it within several days of ordering it. The construction is very good quality. If is easy to place into the pocket. The snag hook design properly snags the rim of the pocket for release (tension can be adjusted as in all shape shift models), additionally, there is a molded ridge that allows you to push forward with your thumb to release the weapon. The only picky thing that I can find is that I wish the aforementioned thumb release was even 1/4-inch longer, as I have a small hand. I would recommend this holster to anyone, including anyone that carries a small weapon in a purse of pack, as the weapon is easily deploy-able while fully protecting anything from entering the trigger guard of your weapon by items in your pocket, purse or pack.

I plan on eventually replacing my holsters with Alien Gear ShapeShift holsters.
Clifford Mitchell, MS, USA (Posted on 12/21/2018)
Perfect for me Review by recon29
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Works as stated. I love this. I wear cargo shorts and pants for work. I also live in S.E Florida so I wear shorts most of the time. I practiced with this holster during dry fire weekly training. Works perfectly. I wouldn't use this setup if I am in dress pants because of the pockets being smaller and tighter. As stated in the instructions: do not reholster with the holster in your pocket. I wouldn't use if you like tight pants and skinny jeans. (Posted on 10/26/2018)
Just looking at the pictures...Not an Owner of this... Review by Darruk
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I won't speak ill of Alien Gear, I really like my current Alien Gear Holsters, They are good quality and reliable in their function. However, I look at this model and find myself thinking I would never buy one of these.

1) The half shell design is a concern for me. Even though the trigger looks well covered, it's not enough coverage over all. Looks like it not conceal as well sitting do to lack of curved edges

2) The skeleton design of some pieces is not appealing, and seems to be more about cost-cutting than weight,

3) The price point seems fair, but still high for what you're actually getting. I will give that the modular attribute adds value, just not enough for me.

I ended up going with a competitor who made a full shell design in Kydex. Also no shells were available for my Sig model pistol. (Posted on 10/19/2018)
needs work Review by dean
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I agree with another reviewer that while I love other alien gear products, the pocket holster is a disappointment. the gun feels loose and rattles in holster. the adjustable retention is good but it feels bulky and prints more than a soft pocket holster. I also agree that I paid too much but I bought this for my sig 238 and because I bought a core carry pack for another gun, at least I can use the shell from the pocket holster to use with the core carry pack. (Posted on 10/9/2018)
Not recommended Review by Powernoodle
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I have been a fan of the AlienGear cloak slide holster, and own about a dozen of them for various guns. The AlienGear pocket holster, however, is a disappointment. While it does function as intended, it is made of a cheapy feeling injected molded plastic, and retention of the gun is poor. It will hold the gun upside down, but a slight shake and it falls out. The holster is bulkier than it needs to be in my opinion, and the side that touches your leg is not flat resulting in raised area of the holster uncomfortably pushing against your leg. AlienGear is on the right track, but this holster needs to evolve greatly before it will compete against basic kydex holsters from other makers that are sturdier and more comfortable. At something like $53 shipped, I would say this holster is $30 overpriced. I will still be a fan of AlienGear, but not the pocket holster as currently configured. This one will probably be returned. Thanks. (Posted on 9/12/2018)

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