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Our offer includes 31 designs of Springfield Hellcat RDP Kydex holsters with key features such as quick and easy draw and re-holstering. Wide range of carry positions and carry styles allow you to browse through many holster models with great retention and a covered trigger guard, either open top holsters or holsters with a thumb break. Our Springfield Hellcat RDP holsters are designed to minimise gun print so your carry is only known to you, their slim profile and premium stitching are a key feature. Other than that, we have a large range of on-duty or off-duty holsters for your daily carry.
Our Springfield Hellcat RDP Kydex holsters are available in many varieties, and carry styles covering everything a gun owner needs, including IWB, Red Dot Sight, Appendix, Chest, Light & Red Dot holster designs.
Proper Kydex holsters are made of high grade Kydex materials. The market with Kydex holsters is wide and the material itself has proven itself in the years. Springfield Hellcat RDP Kydex holsters are resistant to dirt, scratches, rough use and weather conditions, while holding its shape for safe use forever.
Springfield Hellcat RDP Kydex holsters are custom made for this gun model for a perfect fit, smooth draw and re-holstering and allows you to carry your gun in comfortable and safe way. Browse our whole selection of Springfield.Browse our whole selection of Springfield Holsters.
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About Springfield Hellcat RDP
The original institution was founded in 1777 by the direct order of George Washington in Springfield, Massachusetts. The purpose was to store revolutionary ammunition and gun carriages for a rising nation. The Armory began producing arms in 1794 and had been producing them until 1968 when the U.S. Government closed it.
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The Hellcat RDP is a semi-automatic, recoil operated, striker fired pistol produced by the Springfield Armory and manufactured in Croatia by HS Produkt. The Hellcat RDP was introduced onto the market in 2021 and since then it became a beloved pistol in the firearms community. And to this day is the leader in the world of the high-capacity, super-compact pistols.
What sets the Hellcat RDP apart from the other pistols on the market is its combination of being super compact while having higher capacity than some full-sized pistols out there. The Hellcat RDP boasts a capacity of 11 rounds of 9mm ammo, the most popular carry caliber in the world. And if that wasn't enough, the Hellcat RDP also comes with an included 13 round magazine. With the option to also use 15 round magazines, further improving the firepower capacity of this small pistol.
Equipped with a threaded barrel and a muzzle brake, the Hellcat RDP offers greatly improved recoil management and improved follow-up shot accuracy. The muzzle brake effectively reduces muzzle rise, ensuring faster and more precise target reacquisition, especially during rapid-fire sequences. This feature is particularly beneficial for those seeking superior performance in self-defense scenarios. The Hellcat EDP even comes in a version with mounted red-dot, further enhancing the accuracy and target acquisition. Also meaning that the Hellcat RDP comes optic ready out of the box.
Another one of the truly standout features of the Hellcat RDP is its compact size. With a total length of just 7”, housing a 3.8” barrel, height of 4” and the total weight with the extended magazines of just 19.6oz it is one of the smallest pistols of this caliber. This sleek and streamlined design, this pistol offers easy concealment and comfortable carry, making it an excellent choice for those seeking a compact everyday carry firearm. Its lightweight frame and ergonomic grip ensure a secure and confident hold, enhancing overall control and handling.
While the Hellcat RDP offers an array of advantages, it's essential to consider a few potential drawbacks. Some users may find the pistol's aggressive grip texture to be too abrasive for extended shooting sessions or individuals with more sensitive hands. Additionally, the compact size of the Hellcat RDP may result in increased felt recoil compared to larger handguns. However, these factors are subjective and may vary based on personal preferences and shooting experience. If you would like to learn more, go and check out our article on Problems With Hellcat RDP.
Overall, the Hellcat RDP by Springfield Armory is a powerhouse concealed carry pistol that combines compactness, high capacity, and enhanced features. Its size, firepower, and versatility make it an exceptional choice for self-defense, ensuring the utmost confidence in any critical situation. But to get truly everything out of your Hellcat RDP you cannot forget to also get a high quality, top of the line Hellcat RDP Holster. Considering its size, it is obvious that it is intended for concealed carry. You should definitely you check out this phenomenal Hellcat RDP IWB Holster or this beautiful Hellcat RDP Chest Holster or any of our IWB Hellcat RDP Holsters or our great Shoulder Hellcat RDP Holsters for that matter. All of which come red-dot ready, as all Hellcat RDP holsters in our concealed carry holster collection, as well as our open carry holster collection.
For a more comprehensive analysis of the Hellcat RDP, consider reading our detailed Hellcat RDP review. Or you can visit Springfield Armory's official website or check out the Hellcat Wikipedia page. Engage with fellow enthusiasts and gain insights from firearm forums like XDForum or Reddit's r/CCW community.
The Hellcat RDP embodies Springfield Armory's commitment to delivering top-quality firearms that excel in performance and reliability, setting a new standard in the world of compact pistols.
SHOULD I BUY THE HELLCAT RDP?
The Hellcat RDP sold by Springfield Armory, is widely regarded as one of the best super-compact pistols available on today's market. Combining reliability, great build quality and unrivaled capacity for its size. And with a starting price of around $780 MSRP, which isn’t all that much provided how much this nifty little concealed carry pistol brings to the table the whole deal is very hard to beat. The pistol’s compact size, high base magazine capacity, affordable ammunition, and an endless pool of aftermarket possibilities make the Hellcat RDP one of the best choices for concealed carry. Especially when pair it up with one of the best Hellcat RDP Holsters.
WHAT UPGRADES ARE AVAILABLE FOR HELLCAT RDP?
One popular upgrade is the addition of a red dot optic. The pistol's milled slide allows for easy installation of micro red dot sights, providing faster target acquisition and improved accuracy. For some recommendations you can check out our article about the best Hellcat RDP red-dots. You can also consider upgrading the trigger system for a smoother pull, reduced reset distances, and improved overall trigger performance. For those who want extended magazine capacity, there are options for magazines with additional rounds, allowing you to carry more ammunition without sacrificing concealability. To improve comfort and control, aftermarket grip enhancements offer different textures or materials to suit your hand size and grip preferences. For those interested in suppressors or muzzle devices, upgrading to a suppressor-ready barrel can provide reduced muzzle rise and improved recoil management.
IS HELLCAT RDP GOOD FOR CONCEALED CARRY?
Hellcat RDP is one of the best handguns for concealed carry currently on the market. Thanks to its extremely compact size, the Hellcat RDP is easy to carry concealed without it leaving a print or weighing you down, thanks to its polymer construction. Considering its size, the Hellcat RDP comes with a surprisingly high capacity of 10+1 or 13+1 rounds which is more than enough for concealed carry purposes. When paired with the best Hellcat RDP Concealed Carry Holster, it becomes one of the best concealed carry pistols ever produced.
WHAT ARE THE BEST HELLCAT RDP HOLSTERS FOR CONCEALED CARRY?
It is safe to say that the Hellcat RDP was designed to be, first and foremost, a concealed carry pistol. That's why you should consider one of the Best Hellcat RDP Concealed Carry Holsters. To get the most out of your Hellcat RDP, it's recommended to carry it in a Hellcat RDP IWB Holster. Like this Hellcat RDP IWB Holster With Clip or this Tuckable IWB Holster. For more information you can go and check out our article about the Best Hellcat RDP Concealed Carry Holsters
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION about springfield hellcat rdp:
WHAT IS THE CAPACITY OF Hellcat RDP'S MAGAZINE?
The Hellcat RDP uses 10 round magazines as standard.
IS THE HELLCAT RDP OPTICS-READY?
Yes, Hellcat RDP can mount optics from the box.
IS THE HELLCAT RDP COMPATIBLE WITH OTHER HELLCAT ACCESSORIES?
Yes, but you should make sure that your specific accessory is compatible.
WHAT IS THE OVERALL LENGTH AND WEIGHT OF THE HELLCAT RDP?
The Hellcat RDP measures at 7” and weighs 19.6oz.
DOES THE HELLCAT RDP HAVE A THREADED BARREL?
Yes, it does have a threaded barrel (.5 x 28).
CAN I USE AFTERMARKET TRIGGERS WITH THE HELLCAT RDP?
Yes, there are aftermarket triggers available for the Hellcat RDP.
IS THE HELLCAT RDP SUITABLE FOR CONCEALED CARRY?
The Hellcat RDP is a great choice for a concealed carry pistol.
HOW TO BREAK-IN A HELLCAT RDP HOLSTER?
If you purchase a holster specifically designed for the Hellcat RDP, it’s probable that you will not need to go through a holster break-in process. Nonetheless, if you find your new holster to be slightly snug, you can refer to our Hellcat RDP Holster Break-in Guide for assistance.
WILL HELLCAT RDP HOLSTER FIT SIG SAUER P365?
Even though the Hellcat RDP and the SIG P365 look awfully similar, they are not interchangeable when it comes to their holsters. The SIG P365 is 0.2” shorter and 0.3” taller, compared to the Hellcat. Making any attempt at proper fit impossible. Therefore you should get a proper SIG P365 Concealed Carry Holster or a SIG P365 Open Carry Holster to ensure proper fit and retention.
HELLCAT RDP PROS AND CONS
Benefits of the Hellcat RDP:
Compact and easy to conceal
High magazine capacity
Muzzle brake and threaded barrel
Springfield Hellcat RDP problems:
Aggressive grip texture
Increased felt recoil
Might be too small for some
HELLCAT RDP SPECS
Gun type - semi-automatic pistol
Production year - 2021
Barrel Length - 3.8’’
Overall size - 7’’
Gun Width - 1.’’
Gun Height - 4’’
Caliber - 9x19mm Parabellum
Magazine - 11+1 rounds, double-stack/13+1, double stacked
Firing mechanism - striker-fired
Material - polymer
Sights - Tritium/Luminescent Front, Tactical Rack U-Notch Rear
Use - concealed carry, self-defense, home-defense, back-up firearm
What makes a great Kydex Springfield Hellcat RDP Holster?A perfect Springfield [ Kydex holster holds your firearm without the need of a retention strap. The natural retention of each material takes care of it and you can even hold the scabbard upside down without the firearm falling of. Or you can rely on the retention strap which can have several levels of retention. Another treat of a great Springfield ' Kydex gunholster are smooth edges on the outside. This way the holster stays protected from abrasions, scratches or any other intrusive surfaces that it may stumble upon. A perfect finish of a Springfield H holster is another feature. A finished holster keeps dust, moisture and water away. Taking care of your holster is a important thing and there are many options including break-in or adjustment.
Best Gun Holster Accessories
Choose the right accessories below that will enhance your carry. Don't forget that a proper magazine pouch, a belt or a concealed carry bag are always good choices.
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