First Look: Blackhawk T-Series L2C Holsters for 1911 and Springfield XD Pistols

posted on August 19, 2020

Blackhawk has been making innovative products for law enforcement, military and shooting sports for over 25 years. Now the company is expanding its popular line of T-Series holsters with new Level 2 Compact (L2C) models that are specifically engineered to accommodate Colt 1911 and Springfield XD pistols, available in a right-hand configuration.

Just like other previously introduced Blackhawk L2C holster models, these new dual-injected molded holsters are designed to provide users a compact holster with level 2 retention. Each holster model is standard with a new speed cut to help with a faster draw. They also feature a low-profile design for ease of concealment and are RDS-compatible, giving users the ability to add a red dot to their carry firearm.

Blackhawk L2C holsters are duty-rated and come standard with an all-new Quick Dual Release (QDR) attachment method. The QDR allows the holster to be easily added and removed from a belt by using an intuitive button release, without weaving it through traditional belt loops. The QDR can easily accommodate belts ranging from 1.5 to 2.25 inches. All T-Series L2C holsters come standard with a two-slot belt loop in addition to the QDR attachment. The two-slot belt loop has an asymmetrical design that tucks the grip of the handgun towards the body for improvement in concealment. 

Every T-Series holster comes standard with a soft touch inner layer that is both super slick and sound-dampening. This durable, efficient, low-friction design translates into a smooth, quiet draw or reholstering of the sidearm. All T-Series holsters are designed to follow Blackhawk’s Master Grip Principle and have been specifically developed to allow the user’s hand to land naturally where it should in order to deploy the sidearm.

MSRP for the Blackhawk T-Series L2C holster is $64.95, and more information on this holster and other Blackhawk products is available at


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