Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System

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Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System

Postby Tex1961 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:36 am

Just purchased the Alien Gear shape shift holster system. A little background first.

LTC for just over a week now so a newbie
Current gear is Bersa Thunder 380 with Alien Gear IWB and OWB holsters, but changing out to a Ruger LC9s this week. (Bersa and Holsters have been sold)
IWB carry, but cold weather coming so will most likely switch to OWB
I do some light amateur competition shooting so I require a OWB holster that is a bit further away from the body and of course a full sized 9mm for those competitions.

I ordered the new Shape Shift system to fit the LC9 and an extra shell for my larger 9mm when comp. shooting... I am an old tech geek anyway so the new system is right up my alley... I am already comfortable with the AG holsters anyway so I figured not much of a stretch to adjust to a new holster.. From my understanding the new holsters are even more comfortable than what I have... I figured for the $99.00 price VS buying 2 or 3 different ones for different guns and carry style was a good choice.

Has anyone else here purchased the Shape Shift system yet?
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Re: Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System

Postby mloamiller » Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:13 pm

I have thought about this, but haven't purchased one, so I'll be interested in your experience.

I currently carry a Ruger SR9c in a Fobus paddle holster. While I like the flexibility of the Shape Shift, the paddle configuration appears to stick out from the body much further than the Fobus. I like the "high and tight" feeling of the Fobus, which is why I've hesitated on the Shape Shift to this point.
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Re: Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System

Postby SRO1911 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:51 pm

can't comment on the shape shift model, but alien gear just got another +1 from me.
I called Monday about my cloak tuck for xd 45 tactical, the shell was starting to crack along the sight channel (3 years of hard use). I asked about ordering a replacement shell, they said lifetime warranty - where do we mail it.
got a tracking number yesterday(tuesday) showing delivery tommorrow (Thursday).
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Re: Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System

Postby SkipB » Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:23 pm

I placed an order today with Alien Gear for a new pistol my wife bought me on Veterans Day. I got my holster in the mail today. I'll start wearing it tomorrow.
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Re: Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System

Postby Crossroads » Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:49 am

I have the Alien Gear Shape Shift Holster System and am liking it so far. I like the versatility but opening the box for the first time can be overwhelming. So many parts. However, after some practice I'm now able to switch things up quickly from IWB to OWB. I did buy an extra holster to keep it as a full shell and used the mount in my truck so I could keep it on the middle console.

Good buy so far but I'll try other holsters in the future to see if there is anything I like better.
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