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Springfield XDM 3.8 ShapeShift Appendix Carry Holster

$51.88

Springfield XDM 3.8 AIWB Holster


There's a lot to say about a holster's position — both on the gun owner's waistline and in their lifestyle. The ShapeShift AIWB holster was made in America to be a comfortable, concealable, customizable mode of appendix carry that adapts as much to the concealed carrier's draw style as it does to their body.

It's a modular holster. The Shift Shell may be uninstalled from the backer and mounted to any of the other ShapeShift carry options. This inside the waistband appendix holster may be a classic IWB, OWB belt slide or an OWB paddle holster within a moment's notice.

The ShapeShift modular holster requires zero tools.

The AIWB holster backer was designed for both the handgun and the carrier. We chose four specific materials for their performance factors. A perforated neoprene rests against the body, wicking sweat away from the handgun and ventilating the entire holster backer. A resilient thermo elastomer material sits on the front for resilience and retention. Beneath the neoprene and thermo elastomer is a core composed of two materials.

A layer of flexible, tough spring steel and a layer of strong ballistic nylon lend strength and reliability within the holster backer.

The low-profile Shift Shell was also designed for strength. It is made from injection-molded polymer, shaped to the lines and contours of the handgun model. All the parts and clips are also made of that polymer. Additional Shift Shells may be purchased so that multiple types of compatible handguns can be carried on the same holster system.

An adjustable retention unit may be installed for the preferred level of passive retention.

The holster is covered by a free Forever Warranty — if any component within the ShapeShift holster breaks or malfunctions, we'll repair or replace it free of charge. We couple that Forever Warranty with a 30-day test drive. Try the holster out for a month and see if it meets your needs. If it doesn't work for you, we'll buy it back with no questions asked.

This innovative holster was made in America by gun owners for gun owners.


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4.25 / 5 (Based on 41 Reviews)


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Love the shapeshift system Review by Michael
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Just received my shapeshift appendix holster today.
I ordered the system years ago for my Glock 19 and have purchased shells for others guns. I hear some thoughts of it being bulky and I can see that point but for myself its perfect. I can conceal easily all my guns even in the summer. The convenience along with the comfort is perfect for my body type. Thanks for a great product. (Posted on 9/9/2019)
RIDES TOO HIGH Review by 22Nout
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I bought this because my current IWB holster has a metal belt clip that would keep eating my shirts. Saw the plastic belt clip and said, "this would work" I'll start by saying that this holster is of high quality. The way AG engineered this holster is next to perfection. My only complaint is that for my G26 it rides too high causing it not to be so concealed as I would want it to be. When I would sit, it would stick out so much that even my kids notice it when they never did before with my other generic IWB holster - but as mentioned, that generic one had a metal belt clip. I know this holster is advertised as an appendix holster but I moved the holster to the 3 o'clock position and it sits better there. However, now it's even more noticeable thus, not very concealable unless I'm wearing a shirt twice my size. I did 22 years as a cop and mostly as an undercover, I'm well versed in concealing a gun. If you're looking for conceal-ability, this is not the holster for you. Though, I will add, that my gun feels more secure in this holster then in my other generic IWB holster. (Posted on 8/15/2019)
The benchmark for A/IWB holsters Review by CAJ
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When I first started carrying concealed, I couldn't find an IWB holster that was comfortable at all, much less when I was just wearing a t-shirt. Alien Gear totally nailed it with regards to comfort. A+ (Posted on 1/9/2019)
Great holster. Super fast shipping to European countries Review by Hugin
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Great holster. Received my products after only 5 days in a European country. Excellent follow up and service! (Posted on 11/29/2018)
Bulky and rides high Review by Richard
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I bought this holster for in the video it looked comfy and not too bulky. Upon arrival I put it on using different positions as recommended, but no matter what it rode to high so when I sat down I just get stabbed in the appendix (no pun intended). The holster is not very concealed either for its bulkier than it looks and I wanted it to be for a concealed weapon. I would not recommend this holster for anyone that is looking to conceal a weapon. (Posted on 11/6/2018)
Great long lasting product!!! Review by James83
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This holster is very durable and reliable, it is one of the most Advanced holsters ive ever come into contact with. It has a ton of customization for your everyday carry uses. Yeah the price is pretty up there compared to every other holster but you get what you pay for and a holster isn't something you want to cheap out on. (Posted on 10/26/2018)
Awesome product.... Review by jenn
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It is every thing you could dream of. Customer service is great and fast! Delivery was super fast! Will be using again!! (Posted on 9/19/2018)
Some good elements but overall displeased Review by Nate
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The biggest issue for me is the holster is way too bulky to conceal, it blatantly prints on clothes I normally have no issues with, It feels kind of cheap. Retention is phenomenal relative to the classic clamshell kydex against leather/fabric. But overall the whole modularity thing feels kind of gimicky because most will set it one way and leave it. (Posted on 9/15/2018)
sacrifice comfort for life Review by 2guns
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I like this holster for many reasons,one it covers the trigger.it has a piece on the back that separates steel from skin.one thing im not too happy with,is I like a full firing grip,everytime.and you need an accessory that will allow for straight drop,up and down a bit more capability.i have yet to find a company with such a system.one more eyelet and it would be golden.maybe you guys can experiment or know of such a system,but there is a review on holsters being comfortable.ive been carrying a gun for 29 yrs now,and iwb,appendix,you will sacrifice being totally comfortable,but not to the point of never wanting to carry.a gun is with me or two at all times,everyday,everywhere.PERIOD (Posted on 9/13/2018)
Not happy Review by Alex
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Holster is wasy too bulky and thick for aiwb. Not comfortable at all. (Posted on 8/29/2018)

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