The Apollo - Appendix IWB


Product Description

**THIS IS A CUSTOM PRODUCT and is subject to a 20-30 day lead time, which is listed on our homepage**


In Greek mythology, Apollo is one of the most important and complex Olympian Gods. He is recognized as the god of truth and prophecy, amongst many other things.

The Apollo is our Appendix Inside the Waistband (IWB) holster, and is so named because of its straightforward design - it takes all the guesswork out of carrying in the appendix position. 


  • The Apollo is designed to be worn in the 12 to 2 o'clock position, although it will function the same in any position inside the waistband - the holster clips onto your belt and is worn inside your pants.
  • This holster is ideal for carrying concealed in the appendix position.

About This Holster

If you're the type of person who mainly carries in the appendix position, and you're looking for an affordable, basic option that performs well, this is the holster for you. It comes standard with all the features necessary for carrying in that position: a slim design to prevent excess bulk, smooth rounded edges for added comfort, no cant, a tuckable clip, and adjustable ride height. 

The Apollo is molded to fit a specific handgun model; your handgun will only fit in the holster that is designed specifically for it. This holster does not accommodate any weapon-mounted lights, such as the TLR1 or Inforce APL. If you are running a light on your gun, you’ll want to check out the light-bearing version of The Apollo: The Cyclopes.

The Apollo comes with your choice of belt hardware: Our Appendix Clip, or a soft loop – a urethane-coated polyester with a pull-the-dot snap – to fasten the holster to your belt. The soft loop firmly secures the holster to your belt, ensuring the holster can only be removed by releasing the snap. The clip merely hooks onto your belt, and is available in two different sizes: 1.5", which most belts will fit through, or 1.75". The clip and the soft loop both come with multiple predrilled holes, which allows for adjustable ride height. We do not offer wider soft loops, as they are adjustable to size.  Both the soft loop and the appendix clip allow the customer to tuck their shirt in.

You choose which type of belt hardware you prefer during checkout.  If you're not sure which size clip you need, or which style of belt hardware suits you best, you can always head over to our Extra Hardware section to purchase the other belt hardware options.

The Apollo also comes with adjustable retention, which is controlled by the two screws that hold the clip into place. Adjusting the screws will give the customer a tighter or looser fit on their gun. 

This holster is made from one piece of Kydex, strategically molded around the gun and fastened together with quality hardware. All of the hardware comes with a lifetime guarantee, and if at any time it breaks or is lost, we will replace it at no cost to the customer.

The holster can be customized in your choice of 33 different colors or patterns. Click here to view color choices.

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  1. not comfortable

    Posted by Unknown on 6th Feb 2017

    I bought this on recommendation of my boss.

    I was using an Alien Gear external reversed as my holster. I also ordered a Vedder concurrently. The Alpha is not as comfortable as either or as secure. I don't care for the clip - makes the holster protrude. Something about the way the bottom of the holster is molded makes it uncomfortable. Tried it for a few days and tossed it in a drawer. Rubs on my leg and crotch - tried many positions, but no relief.

    The home crafted Alien Gear is the most comfortable and I prefer the two clips. The Vedder has a great clip that secures behind the belt, so it is nearly invisible. Also the Vedder allows me to adjust the cant - as does the Alien Gear. Both are for the four inch XD, do longer - don't understand why this one is such a problem.

    Sorry, but you asked!

  2. Perfect Fit

    Posted by Unknown on 1st Jan 2017

    I was worried about the retention pressure but turned out to be perfect! I would recommend to anyone CC and to my fellow military professionals

  3. great holster for a vp9

    Posted by Unknown on 27th Dec 2016

    makes a big gun like a vp9 easy to conceal and very comfortable
    now i need one for my p320

  4. Prefect fit

    Posted by K. Book on 26th Dec 2016

    This holster fit my XD Mod2 like a glove! The adjustable retention and adjustable depth of concealment are great! It also works well IWB at 3 o'clock. Drawing is fast and re-holstering is easy, especially with the sweat shield.

  5. The best holster ever!

    Posted by Brian on 23rd Dec 2016

    This is my second holster from alpha in a year. My mother inlaw just got one as well. We both love them.. I will be buying more. Alpha I wish you had a store in my area. Thanks again and keep you the great work.

  6. Awesome, but...

    Posted by Unknown on 22nd Dec 2016

    Love this holster, everything I expected. Only bummer is that it rubs on the right inside of my leg/crotch. Probably just the way my legs and waist are but a bummer none the less. I will for sure buy Alpha products in the future. GREAT STUFF!

  7. Best AIWB holster I've ever had

    Posted by Dana Vansant on 20th Dec 2016

    This is the first kydex holster I've ever owned that I didn't want to modify. Fits my Sig P320 like a glove and is super comfortable to wear. Concealed nicely even under a t-shirt

  8. Will buy more

    Posted by Vick on 19th Dec 2016

    Bought this for a P320C. I recieved the package exactly 15 days after the order was placed (during the xmas rush, no less). The holster is top-quality, and I personally love the "closeness" of the fit. Like all new kydex, it will need to be "broken in" by holstering and drawing your pistol a few dozen times to create a frictionless drawm (tiny bits of plastic will shave off and mark up your slide, but it comes right off with CLP) , but after wearing this holster for a week now, the draw is perfect. If anything, I regret waiting as long as I have to buy this style of holster. Easily the best $62 I've spent on concealment gear in years

  9. Nice first impression

    Posted by Unknown on 13th Dec 2016

    My first impression is that fit and feel is better than adequate comfort very good however the wait time for the product was way too long considering it's a Kydex molded product

  10. Best aiwb holster on the market

    Posted by chris on 28th Nov 2016

    They had to custom make my holster for my weapon. Took 30 days to receive (well worth the wait). It fits my sig sauer p320c like a glove. Hardly any printing compared to my bladetech. I will be buying more for my other carry guns. Thanks guys!

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