Springfield XDM 3.8 ShapeShift Shoulder Holster

$133.88
NOTE: This does not accommodate the .45 caliber model.

ShapeShift Springfield XDM 3.8 Full Size Shoulder Holster by Alien Gear Holsters


What's stopped you from carrying with a Springfield XDM 3.8 Full Size shoulder holster to this point? It's a fantastic way to carry, if one doesn't want to take up all that real estate inside or around the waistband.


It's because the design of a lot of shoulder holsters for XDM 3.8 Full Size carry aren't made to be comfortable. Some of them can't be adjusted for a better fit, or sit on the shoulders correctly. There are some that are "universal" holster designs that don't really carry any pistol well because there isn't a specific gun that it's made for.


This, however, is a better breed of XDM 3.8 Full Size shoulder holster.


The straps are made of plush leather, which are articulated via a clover harness to find a natural resting point, wearing more comfortably. We also pad the shoulder straps with our CoolVent neoprene for greater comfort. The belt hooks help distribute weight better and pull the holster into the body for easier concealment.


The holster base pad is also lined with CoolVent neoprene. You can adjust the ride height of the holster as well as the cant angle, in case you want to carry horizontally, with a tilt or as an XDM 3.8 Full Size vertical shoulder holster.


Passive retention is fully adjustable, and the holster comes with a removable thumb break strap. Fitment is custom, with the ShapeShift shell being custom-molded for the XDM 3.8 Full Size, and fully wrapping the trigger guard for greater security.


You also get the benefit of Alien Gear's Iron-Clad Guarantee, including a 30 Day Test Drive trial period and a lifetime warranty on the holster. You can return the holster for a full refund within the first 30 days, and expect a total repair or replacement during the lifetime of the holster.


If you're ready for a better shoulder carry, get your Test Drive started today!




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4.7 / 5 (Based on 56 Reviews)


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I'm impressed Review by James
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First off, this holster is really nice. It's really well made and super comfortable. It's a little noisy at first, but hey, it's leather, it needs to break in. I bought it to carry my Glock 23 and have recently purchased the shell to carry a Hellcat. I expect the transition to be quick and easy as I have already messed with taking it apart and adjusting the different positions you can use. I think I'm going to stop ordering online and just call them right off the bat. I always seem to mess something up and to the rescue their customer service comes. These guys are unbelievable. It shouldn't be hard to find customer service this good, but they go above and beyond. Super friendly, and I'm not messing around when I say IMMEDIATELY resolve any issue and get you set up right. I'll highly recommend anywhere. (Posted on 2/28/2021)
Great quality Review by Robbie
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SIG 365XL shell on righthand draw; double mags on lefthanded draw.
- I'm really impressed with the quality; it is well made
- The modular design makes it simple to adjust mag size, draw weight, angles, etc
- The strap connecting system makes adjusting gun & mag angles pretty simple
- The thumb release is great. Takes getting used to, but it doesn't take long. It is a simple yet positive locking system.
- Still setting everything up (getting close) and breaking it in (not even close), so no news on that front at this time.

One critique - The single pistol configuration strap setup isn't the same. The pistol drops, changing carry and draw angles. This isn't a viable solution if the holster straps need to be adjusted. A simple solution would appear to be connecting the belt strap to the replacement connector. Even if it requires adjusting that belt strap, it is a very simple linear adjustment. (Posted on 2/24/2021)
Great Holster Review by Commander
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Overall this is the most comfortatble holster I own. Also its very stylish and I get that old timey private detective vibe when i wear it. Bit it did lose points for not coming with adjustment instructions and one of the leather straps was frayed on the inside and should have been discarded rather than used for customers holster, but you cant see the fraying while its being worn so I guess ill deal with it... (Posted on 2/20/2021)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Greetings, Commander! Thank you for your feedback and review of our Shoulder Holster! We are sorry to hear that one of your straps was frayed. We have looked over your order information and have passed it over to our Customer Service team for them to reach out to you to make this right! Your Shoulder Holster, and all of our holsters, are covered by our Lifetime Warranty. If you have any questions in the meantime or ever need further assistance, please feel free to call us at (208) 215-2046, or start a live chat with us on our website!

(Posted on 2/24/2021)
Outstanding Holster! Review by El Lobo
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I got the Shapeshift Shoulder Holster as a Christmas gift and at first thought, "Wow, that's a lotta stuff to strap on!" But after I got it all adjusted and fit I found I actually had all my gear and no excessive bulk.. Access to my firearm was quick and efficient and comfort was amazing. I can even get in and our of a car with no hassle. This is a great system and I highly recommend it. (Posted on 1/4/2021)
Great set up Review by Sapman
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I have carried with this rig, running 92A1 Beretta for a while now, love the set up works great. (Posted on 12/25/2020)
Superb Craftmanship Review by CJ
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I recently bought a ShapeShift shoulder harness. I am totally blown away by the quality and comfort of this rig. There are so many well thought out features, and custom adjustments. I waited a long time to get this and now I wish I had not waited. My old rig was 20+ years old and very uncomfortable. This rig feels like it was tailored for me. Best holster available. I am so proud to own this holster!! Thanks again Alien Gear! Hope you come out with apparel soon I want to buy a hat and shirt...just to show off!!! (Posted on 11/20/2020)
THE BEST ON THIS PLANET Review by Dr_G
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haven't been to any others so I can only attest that Alien Gear Holsters are the best no this planet. I have an OWB and a Shape Shift The construction fit and performance are superior in every way. There are no comparables for comfort and functionality! (Posted on 11/9/2020)
Well thought out system Review by Chuck
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The shoulder holster has nicely colored leather and the system is very well thought out. The variation in adjustment is almost limitless, between various strap length positions, to cant angle adjustments. It takes a lot of trial and error to get the fit just right, but once you get it custom fitted, the time it takes is worth it. I love the thumb release, and it may be my favorite feature. The retention is nice, and is adjustable on the shell side. The amount of available parts can be eye-opening, and you will have sore fingers from tinkering, but once you have everything down, you will feel like a modular master. It is so awesome to pull the shell of the holster and use it on an outside/inside ShapeShift waistband holster. Thanks for a great product that finally allows me to use a shoulder holster where my firearm is pointed safely downward, instead of horizontally at someone behind me (like at my passenger on my motorcycle). (Posted on 11/1/2020)
Good shoulder rig, can use some improvment Review by LugerMan.com
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Got a double sided shoulder rig for my Sig 320 45 full size. Left and right.

At first rig appeared bulky and uncomfortable.
Found a design problem with a retention strap been positioned on the inside of the holster.

Changes the lockup and gun position, not a good idea.

But holster works good without the retention.
If you need them, look elsewhere.

I think that needs work.

2nd day in holster started braking in and now feels good and secure.

Like new shoes it needs to be broken in and settle in.

I now find it comfortable and better fit than my competitor shoulder double rigs, for my other gun pairs.

Durability and longevity of it will have to be seen, so far so good. If it lasts a year it will be worth it. (Posted on 10/21/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hello Eugene! Thank you so much for the feedback and we do apologize for any confusion here and we take customer feedback very seriously. If you are having any problems with the thumb brake or the thumb release please reach out and we can help walk you through how to set these up comfortably! Thank you again and we hope to make things right for you!

(Posted on 10/26/2020)
The Best Shoulder Harness on the market Review by .10 mm
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I' been wearing this holster for about a month now and it only gets more comfortable. After adjusting the angle up on the pistol holder the release is sure and solid. Fit and concealability are top notch. I have recommended this holster to my friends! (Posted on 10/1/2020)

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