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S&W M&P Shield Performance Center 9mm/.40cal ShapeShift 4.0 IWB Holster

$55.88
There are so many M&P Shield 9/40 Performance Center IWB holsters out there to choose from. Why isn't there a better one, though? Almost all of them are retreads of the same old thing and what separates any one from the other?

Too many choices can sometimes be a bad thing if the choices are basically all the same.

Alien Gear has something new for you. A Performance Center Shield IWB holster where almost every aspect has been improved.

First, the backer. Many Shield IWB holsters suffer from having backers that are too big and too bulky to be truly comfortable. The ShapeShift's innovative shell design allows us to reduce the overall footprint of the backer without sacrificing comfort or durability. That way, you won't feel like you're wearing a football field inside the waistband.

The materials used in making the backer will ensure a better carry than many other IWB holsters. The layer sitting against the skin is our Cool Vent perforated neoprene, which is breathable and sweat-wicking for greater comfort. The core of the holster is layers of woven nylon and spring steel, which gives the holster a firm but flexible spine that feels incredibly secure but conforms to your shape well. The top layer is Alien Skin, a textured fabric that keeps holster wear from happening.

The ShapeShift M&P Shield 9/40 Performance Center waistband holster shell is unlike any other design on the market. We have redesigned our holster shells to fully wrap the trigger guard, giving it better retention and fit out of the box than any other holster.

Like our previous holster designs, retention is completely customizable. Install the Adjustable Retention Unit and dial in the exact passive retention that you wish to have with your ShapeShift holster.

What this adds up to is a slimmer holster than you may be used to carrying, that's also even more comfortable, is built to last and carries your pistol more securely and better than any other holster you may have ever found.

However, you also get Alien Gear's Iron-Clad Guarantee, including a 30-day Test Drive trial (during which you can return the holster for a full refund if unsatisfied during the first month of owning it) and a comprehensive lifetime warranty.

If you're looking for your daily carry to evolve...try out the ShapeShift. You may never carry with anything else...


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4.85 / 5 (Based on 286 Reviews)


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extremely loose Review by Jeff
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the holster fits my hip nice. But it doesn't hold my gun tight...or even snug for that matter. It just sits in there extremely loose. I would not recommend the 4.0 to anyone that wants to actually carry their weapon. (Posted on 9/19/2020)

Alien Gear Holsters responded:

Hello Jeff, thank you so much for your feedback! We do apologize for the fitment of the gun here. We definitely recommend in this case to reach out to our customer service representatives. All our holsters offer the option to tighten the retention to your preferred tightness. Please feel free to reach out and we can get you taken care of!

(Posted on 9/24/2020)
Not For Me Review by Kirk
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I'm not a big man, 5'7" 160 lb. But there was no way I could make this holster work for me. I have a very good belt that supports my holster well but the whole rig with weapon tries to pull off my pants on that side no matter how tight I hook my belt. It's comfortable around the house as long as I'm sitting down but have to continually hitch up my pants and holster. I'm carrying a S&W 9mm semi. For the money I would trade it for a smaller holster in a heartbeat. But alas I am past my trial period and stuck with it. (Posted on 9/18/2020)
Best holster I have! Review by Eli
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I have a box with about 20 holsters for various guns and this is the one I actually use. This is the best holster I own for my S&W M&P. It's comfortable, great retention, smooth draw and reholster. And the price is great! Keep up the great work! (Posted on 9/12/2020)
Excellent! Review by Stephen
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Very impressed with this holster. Very comfortable and like the click it does to let you know my pistol is secured. (Posted on 8/25/2020)
Awesome Product Review by MATT
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Ordered this product about a month ago was informed that could be possible 4 to 6 weeks for shipping was not upset about that at all. When I finally did receive the product the product is Bar None above other holster companies because I have several other holsters, still getting used to it but definitely love the fact that it fits on me so perfectly so smug and nice my firearm fits in their beautifully don't have to worry about it ever fallen out or getting caught up or or misfiring or anything like that product Bar None the best on the market couldn't be happier (Posted on 8/21/2020)
EXCELLENT Review by Jason
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Absolutely love this holster ! Once I figured out all the adjustments and found the one right for me , its like I dont even have it on !! I love how interchangeable the holster is and exspecially once I get another gun all I have to do is purchase a new shell and not have to get use to another holster. Would definately recommend this holster ! Thanks (Posted on 8/15/2020)
The best I have owned Review by Big L
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I have been using for 2yrs, 7day a week 12 to 14hrs a day. Zero complains. Looks and feels just like new. Well made. I can switch, to IWB, appendix, OWB. very quickly. I have Sprinfield XD, I got a Glock and just had to buy a shell I wanted. Great invention. Wish it was the first purchase for a holster, could have saved a lot of money. (Posted on 8/15/2020)
Not too bad After I finally got it!!!! Review by N/A
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IDK why some of the extra pieces I received were either in the pkg. or affixed to my shell but after talking to customer and viewing too many other holsters, I was able to figure out the parts. I finally got it on my person and it is very comfy. Have wore it all day today 8/11/2020. I understand being busy but not hiring extra help to keep your customers happy. Really going to have to need a new holster bad before I order another one from Aliengear. The shipping was not days or weeks but months. I did buy an all leather shoulder holster from another company and got it in a week as they had a returned one like I needed. I wanted on from AG but I damn sure was not waiting 2-3 months for delivery. All I can say is order at your own risk. And the men that work for AG that does the videos, yeah they are not that easy to put on, at least the first time!!
(Posted on 8/11/2020)
Phenomenal Holster. Review by I eats tool
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Phenomenal holster. Easy and quick to draw from. Best I've seen/used. The holster was marked a month for delivery (which was disappointing) but presently surprised when it arrived in half the time. No complaints and would order more. (Posted on 8/1/2020)
Great holster Review by Rob Maupin
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This is a great holster and very comfortable. It can be a pain getting it on though. I’m a bigger guy so I needed a holster that doesn’t bother me when I get up and down. This is that holster. But I have found the easiest way to put it on and put it on my pants first then put my pants on. It a big deal and it doesn’t move or ride up my back. It stays close to the body during a jog or activity. I would recommend this holster to anyone. (Posted on 7/29/2020)

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