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

$61.88
A Springfield XDM compact ankle holster is a very viable way of carrying this pistol on those occasions where deeper concealment is called for or if you carry the XDM compact as a backup gun. However, you might encounter problems in finding an ankle holster that carries as securely or as comfortably as a typical concealment holster.

Alien Gear, however, has set out to create an ankle holster for XDM compact pistols that you can carry with all day, without any issues in comfort, security or weapon fit or retention. Our unique approach to innovative design has produced an evolution of the ankle holster that can carry any pistol in this position and do it as well as a holster for any other position.

Comfort won't be an issue. The plush neoprene strapping doesn't chafe or produce hotspots like other holster materials do while ankle carrying. You'll also notice that our CoolVent neoprene breathes against the skin and wicks away moisture, keeping you comfortable enough to carry all day.

Never worry about the holster while you're moving. The two-piece strapping combines an ankle wrap that the holster is mounted to and a support strap that cups the heel of the foot. The ankle wrap has a durable polymer insert that docks with the heel strap. Once fully fastened, the holster has vertical and horizontal support, making it stronger than any other XDM ankle holster on the market.

The holster is the Alien Gear ShapeShift shell, with a full-length outer shell and trigger guard inner shell. The trigger guard is fully enclosed, for added security. Fitment is custom, as the holster is custom-molded for this make and model of pistol, and retention is fully adjustable. Ride height is as well; set the carry position exactly how you want it.

Never worry about banishing this holster to the rubbish heap due to a breakage or manufacturing defect; it comes with a lifetime warranty, part of Alien Gear's Iron-Clad Guarantee. Our product guarantee also includes a 30 Day Test Drive trial period after purchase, during which you can return the holster for a refund if not satisfied with it.

If you're looking to shift to ankle carry, the Alien Gear XDM Compact Ankle Holster is how to do it right.



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Comfortable and highly concealable Review by JonAK
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I never gave ankle carry much thought except for carrying a backup gun, but unfortunately I could never find an ankle rig that worked for me. They were often big and bulky and almost never stayed in place. After reading and watching reviews on the Alien Gear Shape Shift ankle rig, I decided to give it a try for my recent purchase of the Sig P365 which I intend to carry as a BUG. I had some concerns with carrying additional weight on my bad left leg but those concerns were quickly washed away after wearing the ankle holster from Alien Gear for a couple days now. Its very comfortable and conceals well under my pants with the Sig P365. The only thing I would change is maybe add an additional foot strap that better secures the separate ankle sleeve which the main body of the holster wraps around. Sometimes I find myself having to reposition the ankle sleeve on my foot so the bottom portion stays underneath my left foot when putting on a pair of shoes. Besides that it is a great rig! (Posted on 6/23/2020)
Uncomfortable Review by Lee
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Bought this because I thought that I would be comfortable and found that it's very uncomfortable to wear even with a long sock you have the holster digging into the side of your leg. Would not recommend for anyone using regular shoes. Might be a better experience with boots but I just found it to be a waist of money and will be returning. (Posted on 12/31/2019)
Ankle Holster Review by Geoff
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WOW! I'm sold! The Alien shape shifter ankle holster is a must have for anyone who needs or desires to carry a concealed firearm on one's leg. I use the Shape Shifter ankle holster for my Kimber Micro 9 and have put this holster through its paces since receiving it about three weeks ago. I have not been disappointed in its service. The Shape Shifter stays secure and does not slip or slide like some of the elastic ankle holsters do. Walk, run, climb or kick. This holster stays put. I had some concerns about the heel strap being detected and "advertising" I was wearing a gun, but it doesn't show when standing or walking, and what does show when seated is no more tell tale than an ankle support brace. Overall an excellent product! I highly recommend this holster for ankle/lower leg carry. (Posted on 11/19/2019)
Great holster for extra small pistols Review by Joshua
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I ordered the Shapeshift Ankle Holster for my PT111 G2, but my pistol was too big for it to be a good way to carry. The holster is well-made, secure in its position and reasonably comfortable to wear, but it will work much better for a smaller pistol. (Posted on 9/14/2019)
Better than not carrying at all Review by Flyboy
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First, this ankle holster system works for smaller\thinner firearms. I have a Glock 27 and I will say that is the max size. My Glock 23 is a no go in this setup. And the Glock 27 only works for me in certain dress\casual pants. Regular fit Levis are a no go with the 27. The holster system is well built and some thought went into it. It rides well. With the design, the support tab keeps it from riding down. The velcro straps hold it securely in place. How quick one could draw the firearm is largely going to be how loose your pant leg is. The firearm can be adjusted higher or lower. A lot of good features. I love the entire Shape Shift setup. Ankle holsters of any kind are better than not carrying at all. Just not a quick defense configuration if you need to present your firearm quickly. Practicing will help. (Posted on 8/21/2019)
Glad To Have it Review by 5931
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Comfortable with 2 weeks of wear. No issues. Very happy. (Posted on 5/30/2019)
A good holster but not for me Review by Louie
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Finally an ankle holster that is heading in the right direction. However, I stopped wearing the ankle holster because I found the lower wrap under my heel to be too uncomfortable. At work, I have to wear a suit, dress shoes and socks which may be the reason the ankle holster does not work for me. In short, I found the lower wrap distracting because it feels like a bunched up sock. I'll keep an eye on this product for possible improvements to the lower wrap. (Posted on 5/2/2019)
Awsome holster Review by Geoffrey
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Best ankle holster I have ever worn. Forget I have it on it is so comfortable. Easy to adjust and stays in place. (Posted on 3/11/2019)
excellent holster Review by wildman
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My first holster from Alien, but not my last. Carrying Springfield XD. Very comfortable to carry all day. (Posted on 2/1/2019)
Excellent ankle holster with one caveat Review by Colby
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I've been using this holster nearly every day for the last seven months and love it. It is comfortable and very secure. The only caveat is that the polymer spine that goes into the pocket has rubbed itself smooth and will squeak as I walk. When I reached out to the Alien Gear team about it they suggested putting talc into the pocket, which worked great for a couple of months but adding more talc is simple (if a bit messy if you're not careful). (Posted on 1/27/2019)

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