Change the Caliber Change the Game – We Take the X95 Tavor 300 Blackout Tactical Hog Hunting!

Hog Hunting with the 300 Blackout X95 Tavor

Last year I published a story here saying the IWI X95 Tavor might be the best hog hunting rifle ever. Well, times change and maybe we can call that Part 1. But now we have the X95 chambered in 300 Continue reading Change the Caliber Change the Game – We Take the X95 Tavor 300 Blackout Tactical Hog Hunting!

Best Hog Hunting Rifle Yet? Spend the Night with The Tavor X95

I wonder how many “best hog hunting rifle” stories have been told? Seriously, four years ago we ran a top ten hog hunting rifles story that still has traction on Google. But it’s not 2012 anymore and after spending the Continue reading Best Hog Hunting Rifle Yet? Spend the Night with The Tavor X95

From the Steyr AUG to the X95 to Prototype Bullpup Rifles – Why and How Americans Now Love Bullpups

IWI TAVOR X95

It’s 2016, the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting (or NRA Show) is now history, and the bullpup rifle genre is bigger than it was. American shooters and hunters now have bullpup rifle options in calibers from the always fun .22 Continue reading From the Steyr AUG to the X95 to Prototype Bullpup Rifles – Why and How Americans Now Love Bullpups

IWI X95 Tavor – aka, X95, Micro Tavor, MTAR – Civilian Commercial Model Released!

  Previously available only to select law enforcement and video gamers, the commercial Tavor X95 from IWI launched today here at SHOT Show 2016! Like short rifles, compact platforms? Dislike NFA tax stamps and rules? Then you probably are primed Continue reading IWI X95 Tavor – aka, X95, Micro Tavor, MTAR – Civilian Commercial Model Released!

The SHWAT™ Crystal Ball (SHOT Show 2018)

SHOT show 2018

Want a glimpse at the future, maybe even your future? When it comes to all things Shooting, Hunting and Outdoors, the best crystal ball is the annual SHOT Show, or SHOT for short. Typically, 60,000 or so people hit about Continue reading The SHWAT™ Crystal Ball (SHOT Show 2018)

Building the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle – Part 1 Taking Sides and Getting the Foundation Right

Ultimate Hunting Vehicle

How to start an argument on social media: Just ask, “What is the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle? “It has to be a Jeep!” “No, it could never be a Jeep!” You get the idea… Before you take sides, allow me to set up Continue reading Building the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle – Part 1 Taking Sides and Getting the Foundation Right

Mr. & Mrs. Smith’s Christmas, or “How to Get the Gear You Really Want for Christmas This Year”

What to get a hunter for Christmas

Recently SHWAT™ got a Facebook message asking for advice. Seems Mrs. Smith (No, not from the movie Mr. & Mrs. Smith) wants to give her husband a gift based on reading a number of our stories. Honestly, that kind of Continue reading Mr. & Mrs. Smith’s Christmas, or “How to Get the Gear You Really Want for Christmas This Year”

Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

REAP-IR REVIEW

It’s the Friday before Labor Day and with the family in tow, we start the 2.5 hour trek west to the farm. This can mean only one thing… Labor Day Hog Hunting. Years ago, Labor Day weekend was when we Continue reading Hundreds of Hogs – Real World Hunting with the Trijicon EO REAP-IR

PSA: Win 2 2018 Custom Jeep Wranglers from Extreme Terrain!

jeep giveaway

Consider this a PSA post SHWAT™ Team (it’s not our giveaway): What does a well known off road aftermarket company have to do with SHWAT™ and you? On the one hand maybe nothing. On the other hand, they are giving Continue reading PSA: Win 2 2018 Custom Jeep Wranglers from Extreme Terrain!

Possibly the Most Extensive Test of the Versatile Trijicon Accupower 1-8x Scope Anywhere

Trjicon 1-8 review

Trijicon has long been one of my most trusted sighting tools so I was eager to test their Accupower 1-8x and got one of the first available.  My appreciation for Trijicon optics started years ago, running the venerable ACOG magnified Continue reading Possibly the Most Extensive Test of the Versatile Trijicon Accupower 1-8x Scope Anywhere