Black Arch Holsters Weekend Photo Caption Contest

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John L. won last week’s contest. If you’d like a beautiful new Black Arch Holster, put your thinking cap on and enter an entertaining caption for this pic in the comments by Sunday at midnight.



  1. avatar jwm says:

    Revolvers and handcuffs. When schools valued discipline.

  2. avatar Rusty Chains says:

    At least one of these has got to be loaded, the zombies are about to come through that door!

  3. avatar Captain O says:

    “These give an entirely new meaning to the phrase ‘corrective support’.”

  4. avatar blues says:

    This is the best Christmas ever!

    1. avatar Indiana Tom says:

      Beat me to it.

  5. avatar Rick the Bear (now in NH!!) says:

    This will be the most intense game of Russian roulette _ever_!

  6. avatar Stu in AZ says:

    Hurry and hide em boys, old Cankles could come at any moment!

  7. avatar Gurney Halleck says:

    “Look what Santa brought us !”

  8. avatar former water walker says:

    Some kind of bizarre G-Man game…

  9. Is this all we have for the cartels???

  10. avatar BrooklynInDaHouse says:

    How much do you think we can get at the buyback this weekend?

  11. avatar John in Fayettenam says:

    Back in the day we called those man cards.

  12. avatar PK says:

    One for you, one for me. Two for you, one-two for me…

  13. avatar StuckInCT says:

    How about that? Three gun buy backs and we still don’t know which one of these evil revolvers killed Colonel Mustard in the library.

  14. avatar 16V says:

    It became quickly apparent to the ATF that cataloguing all the guns was going to be difficult.

  15. avatar BDub says:

    Nobody beats an Edgar Hoover house-warming present.

  16. avatar Photoguy says:

    Good thing I took a picture before our tragic boat trip, otherwise they would never believe me ?

  17. avatar Gregolas says:

    Fifty years ago, these guys beat Geraldo to Al Capone’s vault.

  18. avatar tAlanInFL says:

    Look, it is the new FBI, DHS, and DEA handguns from the winning company

  19. avatar Vhyrus says:

    Great care package guys! The Sinloas will LOVE IT!

  20. avatar DrewR55 says:

    Following a decision by the firearms industry to cease selling to Massachusetts law enforcement the Federal government has been forced to equip the state’s police agencies.

  21. avatar Vanbulance says:

    What do you mean us Postal Inspectors get the bad-timing rejects?

  22. avatar Frank in VA says:

    Men, ever wonder why kids should have all the fun? Well, no more!

    From the creators of Barrel of Monkeys, comes Box of Guns! The new sensation that adults love! Mix and match, shoot and trade! With plenty of guns to share, you and your friends will have hours of fun.

    Order now!

    For 1 or more players. Available in revolver and semi-auto. Please note that the caliber and barrel length of guns will vary and will be randomly chosen at shipment. Ammo sold separately. Not available in California. Box of Guns is a registered trademark of Hasbro.

    1. avatar 16V says:

      I could totally picture that actually being a TV ad, circa 1958.

      How far we’ve fallen….

  23. avatar azguy says:

    Ahh Sweet!!! pew pew pew pew

  24. avatar Cliff H says:

    So tell me again – We’re the government. If we have all these pistols, what are the handcuffs for?

  25. avatar bman says:

    Hey Frank! I bet I can keister more of these than you.

  26. avatar Reuben Geiser says:

    “A whole box of guns and not a single holster to carry them! What kind of a crappy present is this??”

  27. avatar jwm says:

    “OK, Fred. I know you love guns. But what are the shackles for?”

  28. avatar GBB says:

    Damn! Whadumean no ammo.

  29. avatar Jim says:

    Hmmm…this one is the right caliber but wrong make. This other one is the right make but the wrong caliber. I could have sworn I left my revolver around here someplace!

  30. avatar jwm says:

    Fingers, guys. Look where your fingers are. No wonder our office has the highest rate of desk pops in the agency.

  31. avatar junkman says:

    OK, how do these things work again? Seem too damn complicated.

  32. avatar tsbhoa.p.jr says:

    “that play was wonderful, but this gun check sucks…”

  33. avatar Right to Arm Bears says:

    All these toys, and no Cracker Jacks?!? WTF?!?

  34. avatar Jim says:

    And they believed us when we said registration won’t lead to confiscation

    1. avatar The Punisher says:

      This one gets my vote.

  35. avatar tsbhoa.p.jr says:

    “so that’s what’s inside the ‘federal bureau’…”

  36. avatar Chicago Steve says:

    Ah the latest fast and furious shipment has arrived…..

  37. avatar tsbhoa.p.jr says:

    “hey! somebody took all of our bullets and keys!”

  38. avatar David says:

    Now that we have confiscated all the contraband in Chicago, lets make a pretty penny selling out the backdoor.

  39. avatar Model 31 says:

    These ain’t even loaded…see? click, click, click,…oops.

  40. avatar Steven says:

    “Today before the long weekend, the FBI released a series of documents concerning the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Among those documents was a photo of FBI agents preparing to execute an arrest warrant for Mrs. Clinton, prior to being recalled by the political appointees at the Department of Justice.”

  41. avatar ready,fire,aim says:

    you say these were just left at the goodwill box?

  42. avatar PeterK says:

    I’m not a cop, but I’m pretty sure I know what to do with these… YOINK!

  43. avatar jwm says:

    “Wait. These are silver bullets. That’s a Rangers badge. You guys don’t think…..”

  44. avatar Penetty says:

    When the NRA designs a point & click, hidden object game.

  45. avatar Ing says:

    It’s an arsenal! It’s a cache! It’s freedom, man!

  46. avatar Alan Esworthy says:

    Shoot! A fella could have a pretty good weekend in Vegas Milwaukee with all that stuff.

  47. avatar 10mm says:

    ATF Operation Fast and Furious: Back to the Future Edition.

    “Marty, we’ve got to get these guns to the Mexicans or you’ll never be born!”

    “This is heavy Doc!”

    1. avatar The Punisher says:

      oooh definitely a close second

  48. avatar Tom in Oregon says:

    “No, dummy! The gats are for us, the whips and chains are for J. Edgar.
    And just a tip, if he invites you to a party, tell him you’re busy…”

    1. avatar The Punisher says:

      Ah crap, this one’s tied for 2nd in my book. I’m still laughing

  49. avatar LHW says:

    These boys need some Black Arch holsters.

  50. avatar Mark N. says:

    Texas Rangers open time capsule from the turn of the 19th Century

  51. avatar Chazbo says:

    “Oh for Pete’s sake! Nothin’ but Iver Johnsons an…whasiss?…Taurus?!”

  52. avatar Olaf says:

    “Bob I gotta hand it to ya. This is much better than a barrel full of monkeys!”

  53. If you’re good, Santa will bring you wheel-guns. Bad, a box of moon clips and a mess of leg irons.

  54. avatar strych9 says:

    “All these handcuffs… I need to hit Hobby Lobby for some fuzzy stuff and the wife and I are gonna have an interesting weekend”.

  55. avatar Bill says:

    What? All of this came in that Swiffer box ?

  56. avatar pieslapper says:

    “Wait… where are my wig and stockings? “

  57. avatar Daniel Tedquist says:

    You say these are part of Hilary’s plan to keep Bill off the interns?

  58. avatar John in AK says:

    “The FBI eagerly uncrates the very first shipment of the new Glock 17Ms and their DOJ-mandated Safety Locks”

  59. avatar Etech01 says:

    They’re gettin’ away! One of these has gotta have some bullets!

  60. avatar tsbhoA.P.jr says:

    “please accept our meager offer of a .22 rimfire filled pouch in exchange for all of this hardware.”

  61. avatar Von says:

    When Special Agent Bob retired they cleaned out his desk.

  62. avatar Enzo says:

    “Aww, whaddya mean we can only keep one!”

  63. avatar 2AMexican says:

    That…. Ladies and Gentleman, was how tea bagging was born.

  64. avatar bobby b says:

    Okay, you win – your son DOES have the coolest toy box.

  65. avatar Tom Collins says:

    I’ve got dibs on any model 10’s !!

  66. avatar jwm says:

    “Ladies and gentlemen of the press. We are experts from the BATFE. The current Admin in Washington would like for us to show you a prime example of an Arsenal Of Extra Deadly And School Kid Murdering Assault Weapons. “

  67. avatar engineear says:

    “It was under her server…HONEST!”

  68. avatar jimmy james says:

    Good news boys. Hot lead’s back on the menu.

  69. avatar Darkwing says:

    We got guns, handcuffs, we are ready to raid the Clinton Foundation.

  70. avatar jwm says:

    This was what was in the duffle bag thrown from Chris Brown’s window while the cops waited for the warrants.

  71. avatar nightstryke says:

    You’re right .38 Special wasn’t enough, we should’ve switched to .357 Magnum years ago!

  72. avatar JW says:

    There’s gotta be a glock here somewhere in this trash!


  73. avatar Marcus (Aurelius) Payne says:

    “Mighty fine crop this year, boys”

  74. avatar COstew says:

    We sure cleaned up at that Georgia auction!

  75. avatar jwm says:

    In 1950 militarizing cops meant a revolver for each hand.

  76. avatar Stogie says:

    Houdini might be able to get out of those cuffs, but no illusion will help him avoid the bullets…

  77. avatar Jasonius says:

    Where will you be, when your laxative kicks in?

  78. avatar Ionic says:

    …and now for our safety training segment.

  79. avatar Sam Wright says:

    Maybe we should not have sold ALL the furniture pay for this box of goodies.

  80. avatar LHW says:

    FBI agents getting ready for the Hillary Clinton rally.

  81. avatar Scott says:

    Honestly guys, this is just a fraction of the stuff Coolidge kept stashed around the White House. Somebody already beat me to the 1911s!

  82. avatar Erik Smith says:

    Senator, I know you said these guns were evil, but we can’t quite figure out how to arrest them.

  83. avatar Big Al says:

    Hurry! We gotta lock these things up before they sprout legs and start wreaking havoc! Don’t you guys know guns kill people?!

  84. avatar Matt says:

    Look at all of these fully-semi-automatic-single action weapons of destruction we confiscated today!

  85. avatar Shawn Graber says:

    “I got two eyes and two hands; dual-wielding is the logical outcome.”

  86. avatar AaronW says:

    “He not only escaped the irons and shackles, but grabbed our only production sample of the new j-frame”

  87. avatar Shawn Graber says:

    “See here, Smitty. No external safeties on these bad boys. If we ever switch to those plastic fantastics, I want ’em without any of those pesky safety switches.”

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