First Look: DeSantis Holsters For The Springfield Armory Prodigy
DeSantis Gunhide is now offering some new holster options for the recently released Springfield Armory Prodigy 2011-style 9mm pistol. These holster option include holsters made from leather, Kydex or thermo-plastic and fit either the five inch or 4 ¼ inch versions of Springfield Armory’s new pistol.
Leather: Speed Scabbard and Thumb Break Scabbard Holsters
These leather holsters are made from precision-molded unlined leather and are offered in either black or tan. They are both OWB (outside the waistband) belt holsters meant to be carried on the hip. The Speed Scabbard has a screw that is used to adjust retention, and the Thumb Break Scabbard has a leather thumb break that also facilitates the carrying of a cocked and locked 2011/1911 style pistol safely. Both of these holsters have three different belt slots—one on one side and two on the other side. This way, each individual wearer can pass the belt through to adjust the cant to their liking.
- Speed Scabbard MSRP: $86.99
- Thumb Break Scabbard MSRP: $87.99
Kydex: Veiled Partner and Slim-Tuk (both for 4 ¼ and 5-inch pistols)
The Veiled Partner is a Kydex OWB belt holster that is optimized for concealment, with a hip-hugging, curved shape. It is also cant adjustable and works with either 1 ½ or 1 ¾ inch belt loops. The Veiled Partner is available both in right and left-handed configurations. It is tension adjustable and is slide-mounted optics friendly.
- Veiled Partner MSRP: $66.99
The Slim-Tuk is a low profile ambidextrous IWB (inside the waistband) Kydex holster. This IWB holster stands out because it uses the DeSantis Gunhide tuckable nylon 360° C-Clip, which affords the wearer unlimited mounting options. The hardware can easily be reversed to change from right to left-handed use.
- Slim-Tuk MSRP: $43.99
Thermoplastic: Cazzuto for 4 ¼ and 5-inch pistols
The Cazzuto is a light thermo-plastic OWB belt holster with a small footprint. This holster is adjustable for cant and can be worn with a paddle attachment. A belt slot can also be installed on the Cazzuto if the paddle cannot be used or is not wanted. The Cazzuto belt attachment is compatible with belts measuring up to 1 ¾ inches wide. The Cazzuto is designed to have minimal friction between the gun and its material providing a very smooth and easy draw from the holster. The front of the holster is cut so it will not block any slide mounted electronic red sights.
- Cazzuto MSRP: $78.99
For more information on DeSantis Gunhide holsters and shooting accessories, please visit their website at desantisholster.com.
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