A holster that combines beauty and fast draw, much like its namesake combines beauty and stealth, with a quick and lethal strike.
We approached this design as an OWB holster, snug to the gun but not overly tight, attractive, well balanced with a medium-high ride profile, and a straight-drop holstering / drawstroke. The result is an OWB holster made for pure hip-carry (from appendix to 3 o'clock positioning), with virtually no cant angle, keeping the grip of the gun where the hand falls naturally.
All leather, with the ability to make it upscaled with exotic skins, or airbrushed colors.
- Sturdy construction ensures one-handed re-holstering.
- Efficient on / off of the holster on your belt via a snap-loop, in the event you must disarm and secure your firearm quickly and easily.
- Formed exactly to your guns...not a one-size-fits-all nylon rig.
- Hand-made and built-to-order, the form-fitted boning process ensures maximum safety in keeping foreign objects out of the trigger area so as to prevent unwanted / accidental discharge..
- Optional Retention Strap for those customers who desire an additional layer of safety via positive and secure retention of the firearm.
When you place an order for a Viper, you'll have a few choices. Black, or airbrushed color? Straight-up leather, or an exotic skin? Customizing is easy!.
Below are a few samples to help you visualize the design of your one-of-a-kind holster.
Your custom Dragon Leatherworks Viper is a $125 investment. Current lead time for assembly & shipping is 4 weeks. If you order your Viper today, it will ship on May 21, 2017. We do not export to foreign countries.
Build Your Viper Holster
*Exotic skin not available with burst airbrush coloring on the trim panel - exotic skins with solid color trim only.
By purchasing a Dragon Leatherworks holster or accessory you hereby acknowledge that you have read the Warranties and Disclaimers, you understand that firearms are dangerous, and release Dragon Leatherworks, its owners, its associates, and employees from any and all liability for injuries or accidents relating to the use of the holster or any firearm. If purchasing as a gift, you acknowledge that the recipient / end user is knowledgeable in the safe handling and use of firearms.
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"The most rigorous test I put it through however happened more as an accident when I went hunting this past deer season and bagged my first deer. I forgot my other holsters so the Viper got the job of holding my 357 as my father and I stumbled through the brush looking for game trails and/or deer. It didn't matter what I stumbled through...briers, branches, mud...not once did my revolver budge from the Viper and not once did the snaps which keep the holsters retention loop closed even look like they were getting loose."
- Bob Johnson of GunPoliticsBlog
Designed For These
1911 Platform 3" All MFR's
1911 Platform 4" All MFR's
1911 Platform 5" All MFR's
Beretta 96A1 .40 S&W
Beretta PX4 Storm Full Size
Bersa Firestorm .380
Bersa Thunder .380
Bersa Thunder CC .380
Bersa UC .40
Bersa UC .45
Bersa UC 9mm
Browning BDA (.380)
Charter Arms Bulldog .44 Special
Colt 1911 3"
Colt 1911 4"
Colt 1911 5"
Colt 1911 6" Longslide
CZ 75 Compact (NOT PCR VERSION!)
CZ 75 Compact P-01 (NOT PCR VERSION!)
CZ 75 Full Size (1976 - 1980)
CZ 75 P-07
CZ 75-B Full Size (1981 +)
FireStorm Mini .40
FireStorm Mini .45
FireStorm Mini 9mm
Glock 19 w/ LG 436
Glock 23 w/ LG 436
Glock 25 w/ LG 436
Glock 26 w/ LG 436
Glock 27 w/ LG 436
Glock 28 w/ LG 436
Glock 32 w/ LG 436
Glock 33 w/ LG 436
Glock 36 w/ LG 436
Glock 38 w/ LG 436
Glock 39 w/ LG 436
HK 45 Compact
HK 45 USP
HK P2000 (USA Version)
HK SOCOM 23
HK USP .40
HK USP 9mm
Kimber Compact 4" 1911
Kimber Custom 5" 1911
Kimber Custom II 5" 1911
Kimber Pro 4" 1911
Kimber Royal II 5" 1911
Kimber Stainless II 5" 1911
Kimber Ultra 3" 1911 Platform
Kimber Ultra Carry .40
Ruger LC9 w/ LaserMax Centerfire
Ruger LC9 w/ LG 412
Ruger SR9c w/ LG 449
Sig P220 w/o Rails
Sig P220 w/Rails
Sig P226 w/o Rails
SIG P226 w/Rails
Sig P229 DAK
Sig P229 w/Rails
SIG SP2022 (SigPro)
SIG SP2340 (SigPro)
Smith & Wesson Governor 2" bbl
Smith & Wesson J-Frame
Smith & Wesson K-Frame
Smith & Wesson L-Frame
Smith & Wesson N-Frame
Springfield Armory 1911 GI
Springfield Armory 1911 Loaded - WITH RAILS
Springfield Armory 1911 Loaded -NO RAILS
Springfield Armory 1911 No Rails
Springfield Armory 1911 w/Rails
Springfield Armory EMP .40
Springfield Armory EMP 9mm
Springfield Armory XD 3" SubCompact
Springfield Armory XD 3" SubCompact w/ LG 448
Springfield Armory XD 4" Service
Springfield Armory XD 4" Service w/ LG 448
Springfield Armory XD 5" Tactical
Springfield Armory XD 5" Tactical w/ LG 448
Springfield Armory XD(m) 3.8" .40 S&W Compact
Springfield Armory XD(m) 3.8" 9mm Compact
Springfield Armory XD(m) 4.5"
Springfield Armory XD(m) 4.5" w/ LG 448
Springfield Armory XDs .45 cal 3.3"
Springfield Armory XDs .45 cal 4"
Springfield Armory XDs 9mm 3.3"
Springfield Armory XDs 9mm 4"
SW MP 40 Compact
SW MP 40 Full Size
SW MP 40 Full Size w/ Crimson Trace LightGuard
SW MP 45 Full Size
SW MP 45 Full Size w/ Crimson Trace LightGuard
SW MP 9 Compact
SW MP 9 Full Size
SW MP 9 Full Size w/ Crimson Trace LightGuard
SW MP Shield .40 cal
SW MP Shield 9mm
SW SD 40 Full Size
SW SD 40 Full Size w/ Crimson Trace LightGuard
SW SD 9 Compact
SW SD 9 Full Size
SW SD 9 Full Size w/ Crimson Trace LightGuard
SW Sigma 40V
SW Sigma 40V w/LG 406
SW Sigma 40VE
SW Sigma 40VE w/LG 406
SW Sigma 9V
SW Sigma 9V w/LG 406
SW Sigma 9VE
SW Sigma 9VE w/LG 406
Taurus Millenium Pro .40 cal
Taurus Millenium Pro 9mm
Taurus PT 1911 No Rails
Taurus PT 1911 w/Rails
Taurus PT-145 w/Rails
Walther PK 380
Don't see your gun listed here? Let us know what kind of firearm you have before ordering, and we'll let you know if we can secure the right model to make sure your Chimaera is a perfect fit.
Why buy a Dragon Leatherworks Holster?
Because it's a quality American-made product at an affordable price.
These hand-built holsters are made with the ultimate renewable resource: leather.
This classic material has been the partner of firearms, carrying and protecting the ultimate self-defense tool that man has created, for over two centuries.