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S&W M&P40c Compact 3.5 inch barrel ShapeShift Ankle Holster

$61.88
For carrying even a light compact pistol like the M&P40C, ankle holster carry seems like it might not be the best option. After all, that's normally how you'd carry a snubbie or pocket .380 right?

Wrong. There is an M&P40C ankle holster that is more than up to the task, that can carry this gun comfortably, securely and for years of faithful service. You just need the right holster to do it.

That's the Alien Gear line of ankle holsters for M&P40C handguns.

You won't believe the comfort as the ventilated neoprene strapping cushions while holding tight, but also breathes against the skin and wicks away moisture. Don't worry about chafing or hot spots, as this holster is engineered to avoid the typical ankle holster pitfalls.

The security and stability of carry is unlike any other M&P40C ankle holster out there. Ours has a two-piece strapping system, with an ankle strap and heel loop that gives it horizontal and vertical stability. It stays where you secure it, so you don't have to worry about it if you walk at more than a snail's pace. The ride height is even adjustable, so you can set the right carry position for you.

The fit and retention are custom. The holster is custom-molded for the M&P40C, fitting perfectly out of the box without any break-in period necessary. Dial in the perfect retention level for carrying, as the Adjustable Retention Unit allows you to do just that. Fear not about the trigger; the ShapeShift shell system fully wraps the trigger guard, keeping it protected and safe.

Sound too good to be true? You get 30 days to make up your mind after purchase. That's our 30 Day Test Drive trial period, which is part of our Iron-Clad Guarantee on our holsters. We'll buy the holster back if you aren't convinced during that time. If you are, then you can also rest easy knowing the holster is also backed by a full and comprehensive lifetime warranty.

This is a fundamental shift in how good ankle carry can be. Schedule yourself a test drive today!



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4.7 / 5 (Based on 37 Reviews)


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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)
Innovative Review by Sparky
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I'm returning this holster as I found that I just don't prefer ankle carry. Having said that, this holster is of excellent quality and extremely comfortable. If you're a fan of ankle carry then this is the holster for you! (Posted on 1/1/2019)
Good Holster Review by Grunt162
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Great concept for a modular holster system. Very unique design. I wore it tonight for the first time and I can see that I will need to wear regular socks with the system instead of ankle socks. The gun tends to rub against my skin which irritates my skin (personal preference). I would also prefer that the gun would sit straight up and down versus the rearward cant.

With that being said, it is a good system and it does stay in place and does not move around like my other ankle holster. The gun doesn't pull away from my ankle either. It stays nice and tight against my leg so that it doesn't print as much as others. It appears bulky when you first look at it, but it really isn't.

I will be using this on a regular basis at work. I carry a SIG P365 in the holster.

Overall, I like the holster. (Posted on 12/21/2018)
Great Product Review by rcmedic
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The ONLY snag here is that I obviously missed that this is NOT compatible with my integrated Crimson Trace Laser and so renders this holster unusable to me. (Posted on 12/9/2018)

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