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The Prometheus - Standard IWB Holster


Product Description

**THIS IS A CUSTOM PRODUCT and is subject to an estimated lead time of approximately 20-30 days. Please note that our estimated lead time is an ESTIMATE, and may not always be exact. If a delay is present for custom orders placed during specific time periods, a notice will be posted on the homepage of our website - www.alphaconceal.com.**




In Greek mythology, Prometheus made the first man from clay, and gave mankind the gift of fire.  

The Prometheus is our Standard Inside the Waistband (IWB) holster, and is so named because it's the holster that started everything; it's the very first holster we ever designed, and it's still one of our best options.


  • The Prometheus is designed to be worn in the 3 to 4 o’clock position, although it will function well in any position inside the waistband – the holster clips onto your belt and is worn inside your pants.
  • This holster is ideal for carrying concealed on your hip or small or back.

About This Holster

If you're the type of person who mainly carries on your hip or in the small of back, and you're looking for an affordable, basic option that performs well, this is the holster for you. It comes standard with all the features necessary for concealed carry: a slim design to prevent excess bulk, smooth rounded edges for added comfort and the customer's choice of cant (no cant, 15 or 30 degrees).

The Prometheus is molded to fit a specific handgun model; your handgun will only fit in the holster that is designed specifically for it. This holster does not accommodate any weapon-mounted lights, such as the TLR1 or Inforce APL. If you are running a light on your gun, you’ll want to check out the light-bearing version of The Prometheus: The Cyclopes.

The Prometheus comes with your choice of belt hardware: Our Standard Clip, or a soft loop – a urethane-coated polyester with a pull-the-dot snap – to fasten the holster to your belt. The soft loop firmly secures the holster to your belt, ensuring the holster can only be removed by releasing the snap. The clip merely hooks onto your belt, and is available in two different sizes: 1.5", which most belts will fit through, or 1.75". We do not offer wider soft loops, as they are adjustable to size.

You choose which type of belt hardware you prefer during checkout.  If you're not sure which size clip you need, or which style of belt hardware suits you best, you can always head over to our Extra Hardware section to purchase the other belt hardware options.

The Prometheus also comes with adjustable retention, which is controlled by the two screws that hold the clip into place. Adjusting the screws will give the customer a tighter or looser fit on their gun. 

This holster is made from one piece of Kydex, strategically molded around the gun and fastened together with quality hardware. All of the hardware comes with a lifetime guarantee, and if at any time it breaks or is lost, we will replace it at no cost to the customer.

The holster can be customized in your choice of 34 different colors or patterns. Click here to view color choices.


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  1. Flawless Workmanship

    Posted by Jeremy M. Mayle on 26th Dec 2016

    I want to start by saying I've purchased quite a few holsters from the many Kydex companies out there over the last few years. Enter Alpha Concealment: I opted for the black carbon fiber, with a 15 degree cant since I carry in the 3:00-4:00 postition. This does a great job in "tilting" the grip of my Glock 23 forward just enough to prevent printing. As far as the carbon fiber, it's absolutely flawless. The attention to detail on the polishing of all edges and corners is fantastic. Retention is nice and snug, just as I had hoped. This is obvisously the biggest concern for most gun owners, but the two adjustable screws should keep it snug with very little maintenance. Like any holster, I expect to tighten them as I carry the holster and it breaks in just a little. But the range of adjustment looks to be plenty enough to maintain proper retention over the life of the holster. Alpha utilizes the same single clip design that's become so popular these days. It grabs hold nicely onto your belt and doesn't snag or come loose with movement. Equally as impressive was the communication I received from their customer service team. I had reached out and asked a few questions before I made the purchase and they were quick to respond, and helpful in getting the details right. I never thought I would replace my hybrid type leather/Kydex EDC rig, as leather is very comfortable next to the skin. But this carbon fiber is every bit as comfortable against the skin, but it creates a substantially smaller footprint, which was a game changer for me - especially for the brutally humid summers we're used to here in the South. A big thanks to the folks at Alpha Concealment. This is a company I would highly recommend, and I will most certainly be a repeat customer. Keep up the good work.

  2. Great Holster!!!

    Posted by Brian C. on 22nd Dec 2016

    Ordered the Prometheus holster for my Glock 43 in black carbon fiber with 15 degree can't. The holster fits my gun perfectly and looks great. I definitely recommend alpha concealment.

  3. The best holster

    Posted by Unknown on 1st Nov 2016

    This is the most lightweight and comfortable holster I've ever had. It's easy, but not too easy, to pull my gun from the holster. It's high quality material will hold up for years I'm hoping. This thing is awesome.

  4. great holster

    Posted by jordan on 1st Nov 2016

    I'm very happy with the new holster thanks alpha

  5. Glock 26

    Posted by Christopher A. on 27th Oct 2016

    The quality of this holster is great. I'm happy with the fit and hardware. This is the 5th kydex product I've purchased from AC and I have never been disappointed.

  6. Great IWB Holster

    Posted by Tim on 27th Oct 2016

    I have been running the Prometheus for my Sig 229r for about a month now and love it. Great hold and comfort. Well worth the lead time.

  7. Great Products

    Posted by Gary on 25th Oct 2016

    I recently purchased a Prometheus for my S&W Shield. It's now my go to everyday carry holster. Very comfortable, light and the belt clip is hassle free. I bought another one for my brother for Christmas because I like mine so much. I will be buying more Alpha products in the future.

  8. perfect fit

    Posted by Unknown on 25th Oct 2016

    one of the most comfortable holsters i have tried. i have a few alpha products but this holster paired with my hk p2000 is just perfect.

  9. Great Holster for Males or Females!

    Posted by Unknown on 17th Sep 2016

    I love this holster! Being a female it is difficult to find a holster that I can conceal without there being an noticeable bulge on my back or hip. I am able to conceal my Glock 43 no problem, and its very comfortable, I highly recommend Alpha Concealment for your next holster purchase!

  10. great product

    Posted by Peyton on 16th Sep 2016

    I have been carrying concealed for years with various types of weapons and holsters on and off the job. I was really pleased with this product for my Glock 43. I took a chance on getting a 15 degree cant as that option was new for me and I couldn't be happier with the results. I was scared it would be overkill but it turned out perfect. I also like all the design options and patterns available. Alpha knows the business well and despite the lengthy turn around time, it is well worth the wait and I will be recommending it to my friends. On a final note, the customer service is excellent! I discovered this company on Instagram and spoke with various employees and I could really tell these people love and care about what they do. They actually stole me away from the company I was previously using for kydex holsters!

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