Why I Sold My .308 AR and You Should, Too. The True Story of What Happens When You Compare .308 vs. 6.5 Grendel

308 vs 6.5 Grendel

I grew up around hunters. Not tree-stand-sitting recreational hunters dressed up like the front cover of a Cabella’s catalog, but wilderness hunters in blue jeans and flannel shirts, whose families went without if their hunts were unsuccessful. They were more Continue reading Why I Sold My .308 AR and You Should, Too. The True Story of What Happens When You Compare .308 vs. 6.5 Grendel

The Highs and Lows of Your Ultimate Hunting Vehicle – Part 5: Little Things That Make A Big Difference

Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Review

I hope you’re enjoying following our Ultimate Hunting Vehicle series and are inspired to build your own. We’ve enjoyed hearing back from some of you who have implemented various parts of our build for yourselves. You may recall that it Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Your Ultimate Hunting Vehicle – Part 5: Little Things That Make A Big Difference

Boots on the Ground Part 5: Testing the Lalo Shadow Amphibian Boots Across Three Time Zones

Lalo Shadow Amphibian Boot review

We love gear, don’t you? Guns, optics, thermal, night vision – but unless you intended to scout and hunt naked you need some awesome apparel and great footwear. That counts as gear in my book. A few months ago I Continue reading Boots on the Ground Part 5: Testing the Lalo Shadow Amphibian Boots Across Three Time Zones

The SiOnyx Aurora Day/Night Action Camera Four other Takeaways from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show

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Since “Hunting” is in our name here at SHWAT™, and that’s almost exclusively an “outdoor” activity, it should come as no surprise that we wound up at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show in Denver this week. No gun dealers Continue reading The SiOnyx Aurora Day/Night Action Camera Four other Takeaways from the 2018 Outdoor Retailer Show

Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!

6.5 Grendel for Hog Hunting

Never have their been more rifle and caliber options for hunters. While I’ve been aware of the 6.5 Grendel for years, only recently did I get the opportunity to run one. I’ve killed hogs with everything from a 9mm pistol Continue reading Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!

Door Gunner? Roof Gunner? The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Gets Naked!

Doors and top off the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle

Time for the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle to get naked! When I had my first Jeep Wrangler I royally jacked this up, thanks to impatience and the wonderful world of interwebs experts. Here in part four we’ll show you what might Continue reading Door Gunner? Roof Gunner? The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Gets Naked!

Recovery (Animal & Vehicle!): The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Barricade 12,000 Pound Winch

Best hunting vehicle winch

Ever been stuck? It’s worse when hunting. Most of the time you’re not going to be near your other vehicle, you may or may not have cell service and it tends to really ruin your day. I now live in Continue reading Recovery (Animal & Vehicle!): The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Barricade 12,000 Pound Winch

Gun Rack for Your Ultimate Hunting Vehicle? Quick-Draw Overhead Gun Rack

best gun rack for jeep wrangler

I’ve driven Jeep Wranglers for a number of years now. When it comes to building the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle (UHV), Wranglers are just about perfect. They are the AR-15s of vehicle world, essentially modular with limitless options to customize and Continue reading Gun Rack for Your Ultimate Hunting Vehicle? Quick-Draw Overhead Gun Rack

Banshee vs. Custom Build? Which 300BLK AR Pistol Would You Pick? Video!

CMMG BANSHEE REVIEW

Personally, I think the CMMG Banshee AR Pistol design is genius. Why? Because it copies a design I used to build my own 300 Blackout AR pistol a year or so ago! The question is, did they improve on what Continue reading Banshee vs. Custom Build? Which 300BLK AR Pistol Would You Pick? Video!

Binary Trigger for the Bushmaster ACR! – Franklin Armory BFSIII™ ACR-C1 Installation and Review Video

Franklin Armory Binary Trigger Review and Installation

  We’ve done a solid video introducing and installing the Franklin Armory binary trigger on the Bushmaster ACR. As I was getting ready to upload it to our YouTube they announced such things are actually being banned! But you’ve still Continue reading Binary Trigger for the Bushmaster ACR! – Franklin Armory BFSIII™ ACR-C1 Installation and Review Video