New Cerakoted OD Green & Desert FDE Echelon Pistols from Springfield

Springfield Armory announced their best polymer pistol yet close to 1 year ago in the Echelon. Now, if you are a bonified Springfield junkie like me, they have even more variants to wet our whistles and tempt our wallets. Today, Springfield Armory has announced two new Cerakoted color offerings with an OD Green and Desert FDE Echelon pistol now available.

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Springfield Hellcat Pro OSP Threaded 9mm Desert FDE – Beyond Ready!

If you’re late to the train to join the Springfield Armory Hellcat bandwagon, you can still punch your ticket and join in on the fun with a new iteration that Springfield Armory has announced this week. The new Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro OSP Threaded in a Desert FDE colorway has all the bells and whistles to trick it out to your liking and make it ready for your style of everyday carry.

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Desert FDE for the Springfield Armory Hellcat Pro

Springfield Armory is now offering their Hellcat Pro 9x19mm CCW pistol in Desert FDE. The frame is molded from the polymer in Desert FDE, and the slide uses a matched Cerakote finish. Apart from looking great in this color, the slide is Optics Ready using the Springfield Micro footprint.

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TFB Review: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite OSP 4.5″ Threaded 9mm in Desert FDE

If you have been keeping a keen eye on the firearms industry there are several trends that have been occurring in the last 3 – 5 years in a big way. For one, we are seeing an abundance of factory-configured pistols that accept red dot sights. So many shooters over the years have paid off gunsmiths to modify their handguns to accept optics that manufacturers are jumping on board. Secondly, more and more companies are offering select firearms with threaded barrels. While the NFA approval process is still a deplorable abomination to wade through, there are more people buying silencers than ever before. Thirdly, people are in pursuit of Custom Shop pistols out-of-the-box so they can circumvent sending a gun to a Custom Shop (and paying the associated price hike).

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