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S&W M&P40 4.25 inch barrel ShapeShift Ankle Holster

$61.88
Wait, what?! An M&P40 ankle holster? For a full-size gun, with a 4.25-inch barrel and everything?

Yes we can, we have done, and you can too. Some people prefer to wrap their spare magazines in another pistol and an ankle holster for M&P40 pistols will let you deep-conceal a whole lot of firepower.

However, carrying this pistol on the ankle requires the right M&P 40 ankle carry holster, or else it's just not going to work. However, that is exactly the kind of holster to do it with.

First, you need an ankle holster that's stable and strong enough to carry a larger handgun. This ankle holster has a two-piece strap, securing at the heel and at the ankle. The ankle strap docks with the heel loop via a durable polymer insert and once fully secured to the foot and ankle, this holster doesn't move. Your gun stays where its placed.

The strapping itself is our Cool Vent perforated neoprene, wicking away moisture and breathing against the skin. Forget the chafing and heat from other materials; carry comfortably for hours on end, day after day. The ride height is also adjustable, allowing you to set the perfect carry position.

Never worry about the fit or retention. The holster is the Alien Gear ShapeShift shell system, with a full outer shell and trigger guard shell attached, fully wrapping the trigger guard. That gives you more and better security than any other design. You also get the peace of mind knowing the holster is custom-molded for your gun, with fully adjustable retention.

Wondering if this holster really delivers? Take it for a Test Drive. Part of our Iron-Clad Guarantee is a 30 Day Test Drive trial period after purchase; we'll buy the holster back in that time if you aren't convinced. We also warranty the holster for life against all defects or damages.

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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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