Category Archives: Blackjack

Carnie-Jacks – A Piece of History

The introduction of the traditional “Midway Plaisance” at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair led the way to the development and evolution of “carnivals” across North America.  This side segment of the World’s Fair may also by default be attributed with … Continue reading

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The DNA-Jack

Here is a custom blackjack I recently designed for DNA Tattoo Studio in Newquay, England. This piece is similar to a Bucheimer 8981. It is 8.5″ long, weighs approximately 10 ounces, and has a spring core. It is made with … Continue reading

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The “Bad Detective”

The “Bad Detective” is a Big Hoss original 7-inch, spring core braided leather blackjack. This is called the “Bad Detective” because it is similar to the old Bucheimer smaller models that were issued to detectives because they were easy to … Continue reading

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The Biker-Jack

The Biker-Jack is a 9 1/2″, Spring Core, Black Kangaroo Leather Braided Blackjack. It has a stainless steel motorcycle chain band and braided wristloop. This is a fully-functional, original Big Hoss design. For more information on this blackjack, check out Blackjacks … Continue reading

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The Magnum-Jack

The ultimate in blackjack stopping power. The Magnum-Jack is 12″ long and weighs in at 17 ounces. This core is made of steel cable, rather than the traditional spring. The cable makes it firmer than a spring at this length … Continue reading

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8981-Style Bucheimer Replica Blackjack

This 8 1/2″ black cowhide leather blackjack is similar to the old Bucheimer 8981.

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The Woodjack

Here’s is the latest addition to my original Blackjack creations — The Woodjack. This piece is constructed to replicate the Bucheimer 894. It has a traditional spring core, measures 9 1/2 inches, and weighs 12.5 ounces. There is a black and … Continue reading

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