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6 Best OWB Holsters for M&P Shield 9mm

best owb holster for m&p shield 9mm

When you’re looking for a holster for your M&P Shield 9mm, you need to make sure that you purchase one that works well for you. You need a holster that will keep your gun safe and secure. However, buying the right holster isn’t always that easy. This is because there are many different ones on the market right now.

The good news is this article can help you. We have looked at a range of holsters so you’re more likely to find the best owb holster for m&p shield 9mm for you. This means you are more likely to purchase a holster that’s ideal for the m&p shield 9mm and for you.

1. Alien Gear Cloak Mod OWB Paddle Holster

Alien Gear holsters Cloak Mod OWB Paddle Holster S&W M&P Shield 9mm Crimson Trace Red Laser LG-489 (Right Handed)

The Alien Gear Cloak Mod OWB Paddle Holster – Custom Made for Your Gun comes complete with adjust retention and custom fit. This means the holster has been made so your gun fits in it quite nicely.

The trigger guard ensures that you’re less likely to accidentally fire your guard. This feature will also help you to feel a lot safer as you know the gun is safe and sound.

The adjustable cant allows you to keep the gun at a position that makes it easier for you to grab your gun when you need it. Complete with a slim custom mold, the holster will not stick out too far which means it could be ideal if you need to hide it.

This also means you won’t need to worry too much about damaging your firearm or the holster. Complete with a soft neoprene backing, the holster is thought to be very comfortable.

It also works to move and form to the body while you are moving around. It has been designed to do this while retaining its shape.

Because this holster has been designed to retain its shape, you won’t have to worry about it breaking or not being strong enough to fulfill its purpose.

Things We Liked

  • It comes with adjustable retention for ease of use
  • The holster has been custom fitted to ensure your gun fits in quite nicely
  • It moves and forms to your body which makes it very easy to use
  • The holster keeps its shapes at all times which is always a good thing
  • The simple design ensures that the holster is easy to use and a pleasure to own

Things We Didn’t Like

  • The gun might not lock in place very easily and this could cause issues
  • Adjusting the holster is not as easy as it could be

2. Concealment Express OWB Paddle KYDEX Holster

Concealment Express OWB Paddle KYDEX Holster fits S&W M&P Shield EZ 9MM | Right | Carbon Fiber Black

The Concealment Express OWB Paddle KYDEX Holster (Carbon Fiber Black) – Outside Waistband is available for those who are left or right-handed. This means more people will have the chance to use this particular holster.

Ideal for those who need to wear their gun outside their waistband, the OWB comes with adjustable cant. This means you can adjust the angle from 5 to 20 degrees.

The full-length sweat guard will ensure the gun is so much easier to handle, no matter how warm it is. The adjustable posi-click retention means you can hear exactly when your gun has been correctly holstered.

With the ability to accommodate suppressor height sights and a fiber-reinforced stealth paddle, you know the Concealment Express OWB has been made to last a long time.

CAD designed, this particular holster is likely to be very high-quality and fit your gun nicely. The black oxide steel hardware comes with Threadlock which means it’s easy for you to adjust the holster.

Things We Liked

  • It’s available for those who are left or right-handed which makes it ideal if you want to lend your holster to someone else or you’re happy to use either hand
  • It has a full-length sweat guard which means it’s easier to handle
  • It has adjustable posi-click retention so your gun is kept secure
  • It comes with a fiber-reinforced stealth paddle for extra strength

Things We Didn’t Like

  • It is not always concealed as well as it could be which could be disappointing
  • The tension screw does not always tighten well enough which is never good

3. CYTAC OWB holster -
Best Holster for M&P Shield 9mm

S&W MP Shield 9mm OWB Holster, Custom Molded to Fit Smith & Wesson M&P Shield M2.0 9mm .40 3.1 Inch Barrel,Outside The Waistband Paddle Holter with 360 Rotations - RH

CYTAC OWB holster for M&P Shield 9mm comes complete with auto lock so you know your gun is likely to be safe. The quick-release button means you can get your gun whenever you need it.

Complete with an ergonomic design, this is a holster that’s comfortable to use. Easy to place on your belt loop, the holster can also be placed on your pants.

This particular holster comes with a microfiber cloth should you wish to clean your gun. Complete with 360 degree rotation cant, the S&W holster can be adjusted to fit your desired angle.

Made from polymer, the holster should last a long time while also being light-weight and durable. This holster has been specifically designed to be used by law enforcement agencies, individuals, shooting coaches and more.

Things We Liked ​

  • It comes with an auto lock which means you won’t need to worry too much about it staying in place
  • The quick-release button is a very handy feature and you can use your gun when you need to
  • The holster has with 360 degree rotation cant so you can have it where it’s easy to reach
  • It’s made from polymer so it should last a long time and could be the last holster you need to purchase for a while
  • It’s comfortable to use even for many hours at a time which makes it more of a pleasure to own

Things We Didn’t Like

  • It’s not ideal for those who are left-handed which means they will need to buy another holster
  • The paddle could be a little too big for some which isn’t ideal
  • The gun might occasionally shake in the holster which could cause concern

4. CYTAC 9MM Full Size Holster for M&P Shield

S&W M&P 9MM Full Size Holster, OWB Holster For Smith & Wesson MP 9MM/40S&W SD9VE SD40VE M2.0 Compact(NO SHIELD), Polymer Outside The Waistband Carry Belt Holster With 360° Adjustable Paddle-Right Hand

The S&W M&P 9MM Full Size Holster, OWB Holster comes with a paddle design and has been manufactured to slide onto a belt or pants easily. Complete with 360 rotations, you can adjust the holster until it’s sitting comfortably and you can reach the gun easily.

The auto lock system ensures that the gun is not released until you press the button. This means you won’t have to worry too much about it falling out.

Made from high-tech polymer, this particular holster has been made to last a long time. Completely sweat, wear, and water-resistant, this holster is very durable. The smooth and relatively simple design ensures that the S&W M&P 9MM Full Size Holster, OWB Holster works well.

Things We Liked ​

  • It has 360 degrees rotation, allowing you to place it exactly where you need it
  • It comes complete with an auto lock system so you don’t need to worry about your gun not being safe
  • The holster has been made from high-tech polymer which is good to know
  • It’s sweat, wear, and water-resistant which means it’s more of a pleasure to own
  • It is very durable and should last a long time

Things We Didn’t Like

  • It is quite bulky and sticks out a little too far for some so it’s not ideal for those who need to conceal their weapon
  • The trigger button might not work as well as it should
  • It’s often hard to remove form a belt as it is a little too secure

5. BLACKHAWK Serpa Sportster OWB Holster

BLACKHAWK! Serpa 413525BK-R Holster Smith & Wesson 9mm,0.40 cal Black

The BLACKHAWK Serpa Sportster Holster has been made for right-handed people, although there is a left-handed option available. Complete with an angle-adjustable paddle, you can ensure your gun can sit at an angle that’s convenient for you.

This means you’re much more likely to be able to grab your gun when you need it. The Serpa Auto Lock active retention means you can make sure that your gun fits in the holster nicely.

It also ensures that the gun is locked in right away. This means it is less likely to fall out no matter what you’re doing.

This particular holster comes with a patented SERPA design and is ideal for use on the range as well as civilian use. Made from polymer, this is a holster that has been manufactured to last.

Things We Liked ​

  • It comes with an angle-adjustable paddle for your convenience
  • The Serpa Auto Lock active retention keeps your gun secure which is always reassuring
  • It has a modern black finish which matches or complements most guns
  • The price is quite good and more people are likely to buy it because of this
  • It has been made from polymer which means it’s built to last

Things We Didn’t Like

  • It could be designed a little better as the paddle holster doesn't work quite as well
  • The safety measure works a little too well and it can be hard to release the gun

6. Fobus Standard Holster RH Paddle M&P 9mm

Fobus Standard Holster RH Paddle SWMP S&W M&P 9mm, .40, .45 (compact & full size), SD 9 &40

The Fobus Standard Holster RH Paddle SWMP S&W M&P 9mm.40.45 (Compact & Full Size), SD 9 &40 comes maintenance-free which means it does not need to be oiled and it does not sweat. This means it’s likely to be very easy to use and is unlikely to slip out of your hands.

Complete with a lifetime warranty, this holster has been made for a right-handed person and has a steel reinforced rivet attachment system.

This means you can potentially add items to your gun should you wish to. The paddle version attaches itself using a paddle that’s made from rubber.

The tension is not pre-set which means you can adjust it to your liking. This is a holster that is not ideal if you want to conceal your gun as it can be quite bulky This ultimately means that you might want to consider looking for another holster instead.

Things We Liked ​

  • It has a steel reinforced rivet attachment system which is ideal
  • This holster comes with a lifetime warranty for your peace of mind
  • It’s very easy to maintain and does not need to be oiled which makes it more of a pleasure to own
  • You can adjust the tension as much or as little as you wish so your gun sits in the holster nicely
  • The price is quite reasonable which makes it more attractive to more people

Things We Didn’t Like

  • It’s only suitable for right-handed people which means those who are left-handed will need to purchase another holster.
  • The holster might not be ideal for everyone’s gun so you might need to try it out first
  • The holster is a little too bulky and may make concealing it almost impossible

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are some very nice holsters available right now, each offering something different. However, there can only be one winner of this round-up. The winner, is, therefore, the CYTAC 9MM Full Size Holster for M&P Shield OWB Holster. This is because it has 360 degree rotation, its water, wear, and sweat-resistant, and it has an auto lock system.

In addition to this, the S&W M&P 9MM Full Size Holster, OWB Holster is made from high-tech polymer which means it should last a long time. These are features that help to make this particular holster one of the best on the market right now.

If you’re looking for the best owb holster for m&p shield 9mm this is the one to opt for.