The 15 Most Terrifying Homemade Prison Weapons

Prison is a scary-ass place, there’s no doubt about it. Hundreds of potentially violent people locked into a limited space, all of whom really, really don’t want to be there. With such high pressure stakes, things easily take a turn for the violent, and in an environment with almost no weapons, any tool to hurt other people is a major advantage. These 15 weapons were all crudely constructed from prison materials, but all could do some serious damage to you. Proving once again, that humans will always find a way to fuck each other up.

15. Fake Machine Gun

Let’s say you want to stage an attempt to get the hell out of prison — after all, nobody wants to be stuck there for the rest of their life. There’s no way in hell you’re going to get your hands on a decent gun, but you need some sort of weapon to intimidate people. Enter the world of fake guns — crafted to look like the real thing, but obviously not, and with the side benefit of not carrying as large of a punishment if you end up being caught as the real thing either. This fake was made from a grease injector, wood, a rubber sleeve and tape, and the inmate was planning on using it to make an escape. From a distance in the dark? Yeah, I’d totally believe it looks like a gun.

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