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Alien Gear holsters

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Screwdriver, Oct 30, 2014.

  1. Screwdriver

    Screwdriver Portland OR Member

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    Anyone here have any experience with them?

    I placed an order for their new cloak 2.0 on the 15th of september and was quoted 2-4 weeks wait. I didn't think that was a big deal.

    Fast forward to a couple weeks ago and I got an email from Alien Gear saying they were experiencing more orders than they could handle given the time frame. Thats ok I thought. I was happy to see them doing well. I sent Alien Gear an email wondering where my order was. I received an email from them saying my order would ship out no later than the 27th of october. Nothing on the 27th of october. On the 28th I received a form email from Alien Gear thanking me for my patience and assuring me my order was not forgotten. I emailed them at that moment asking what was going on. No response. I emailed them again this morning with the same question. Again, no response. I've tried calling but my calls go straight to voicemail.

    So here I sit with no holsters and no communication with Alien Gear. I wonder if I will ever see my order.
     
  2. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    <- Why there aren't any school shootings in Israel!
    Teacher with long gun slung over her shoulder!!!

    I've had one for months. Sometimes I use it and sometimes I don't. I really like Crossbreeds better although my Crossbreed broke last week and my Alien Gear hasn't. The Crossbreed just sits better and fits the Kimbers better.

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  3. corsar66

    corsar66 Clackamas Member

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    I placed an order for a Shell only for a XD subcompact on 11/11/14 and got a shipping email confirmation on 11/12/14, before placed my order chatted with someone asking for the time frame for the shell and the estimated time was from 1 to 2 weeks, after placed my order I got a notice stating that if I was ordering a complete holster or a combo holster the waiting time is from 4 to 6 weeks .
    To be honest I got impressed when I got the shipping email confirmation yesterday.
    :)
     
  4. Kimber Custom

    Kimber Custom Vancouver, WA Bronze Vendor Bronze Vendor

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    Order placed 9/18 - shipping notice 10/22. Holster is quite comfortable. I'm sorry I went with the standard clips and not the metal ones (I wear 1 3/4" belt) but otherwise I'm happy. I got 3 or 4 notices of delays during the waiting period.
     
  5. Screwdriver

    Screwdriver Portland OR Member

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    I got mine after 8 weeks. I ordered the 2 pack, one with the leather backing and one with the new backing. Even after being frustrated with their customer service, I will have to say they have a nice product. Its comfortable to wear and you can adjust every part of it. I'm happy with the standard clips.... I guess i don't know what the benefit of the metal clips is.
     
  6. Norwestr55

    Norwestr55 Monmouth OR Deplorable Silver Supporter

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    There's a multi page thread in the Accessories sub forum re Alien Gear and their holsters/wait time. I was a little poed that the wait time isn't/wasn't posted on their site. When I discovered that it was going to be up to 6-8 weeks for delivery I ordered from Harwell Holsters and for $20-25 more received a higher quality (imo) Holster in less than a week. I haven't used the Aliengear I eventually received.
     
  7. corsar66

    corsar66 Clackamas Member

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    image.jpg image.jpg On at side note, like to share that I got my shell on the mail yesterday (11/15/14), but after install it and do retention adjustments found out that I have a fitment problem with the shell were the shell is shorter or out of alignment with the back end of the slide :(

    As you can see on the pictures that shell will make marks on the slide the minute I start using it.

    I already email Alíen Gear holsters and will wait to see what happens next.
     
  8. SHPD_Retired

    SHPD_Retired Saint Helens Well-Known Member

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    When I ordered mine the wait time was said to be 4 to 6 weeks. I got mine in 10 days as did a friend of mine. I think they are a bit busier now than when I ordered mine though. The holster is good, not the best quality but very useful. I carry both an M&P 9c and a shield in it, just having to swap out the rubber grommets. I thought mine was good so the wife just ordered one for herself.
     
  9. BroncoFan

    BroncoFan Eastern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Ordered mine in early October and just got it. I have to say it's the most comfortable IWB holster I've had so far. Tried King Tuck, Ted Blocker and a couple others. Pretty impressed - especially at the price point.
     
  10. F2CMaDMaXX

    F2CMaDMaXX West of Portland from England Bullet goes where now? Staff Member Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Mine carries well too, they're a small American company who are kind of struggling with the lime light they've been thrust into.
    I want their new backing, but the original leather fits well and is comfortable, however, i've no other comparison holster, i just know this is comfortable and no complaints to speak of.
     
  11. corsar66

    corsar66 Clackamas Member

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    after a couple emails back and forward Alien Gear is sending another shell! With the option to return the bad one

    Great customer service :s0155:
     
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  12. Tony617

    Tony617 Washington State Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I ordered some Alien Gear Holsters before and it only took a couple of weeks. The last holster I ordered on May 27th and it was not delivered until July 17th. I do like Alien Gear holsters I bought and will order again as needed.
     
  13. BroncoFan

    BroncoFan Eastern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    What I absolutely love is that I ordered the glock 23 holster but recently acquired a g30sf. A couple of adjustments with the included parts and it fit the 30, which is a relatively wider frame. Very cool.