What is the Best Gun for Hog Hunting? – In this review the UTAS UTS-15 shows up for try outs

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At SHWAT™ we are frequently asked “What is the best gun for hog hunting?”  The answer is always “It depends.”  If you are on a budget and need something that will do a wide variety of tasks that a firearm Continue reading What is the Best Gun for Hog Hunting? – In this review the UTAS UTS-15 shows up for try outs

You too can go hands on with the latest gear for free with AR15.com!

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No doubt – having a thermal scope or traditional night vision (NV) makes night hunting better. One of the biggest challenges is picking the best one for your needs and budget. Getting the chance to try out various pieces of Continue reading You too can go hands on with the latest gear for free with AR15.com!

Vertx EDC Gamut Plus Backpack – Just hype or the real deal?

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Hype and practical realism rarely see eye to eye. A building buzz in the shooting and tactical communities – not to mention the MMA world – surrounding Vertx’s new EDC Gamut and Gamut Plus backpacks got my attention. Generally speaking, Continue reading Vertx EDC Gamut Plus Backpack – Just hype or the real deal?

An Experience Like No Other in America – Sportsman Shooting Center Live Fire Cinema Shooting Range

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If you want to save money, be a better shooter/hunter, like to have fun in a gun friendly environment or host a corporate event, then you need to check out the Sportsman Shooting Center in Grapevine, Texas. Housing a live Continue reading An Experience Like No Other in America – Sportsman Shooting Center Live Fire Cinema Shooting Range

Vertx Performance Apparel: For tactical hunting, training and urban excursions

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If you care about being comfortable outside, what you wear and what you carry in large part determines how comfortable or uncomfortable you are.  It may even determine your wellbeing.  Vertx understands this and makes clothing designed to keep you Continue reading Vertx Performance Apparel: For tactical hunting, training and urban excursions

SKD PIG Full Dexterity (FDT) Gloves Alpha Touch – A match made in heaven for a pig hunter (or any other kind of shooter)

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It’s not what you think. The “PIG” name has nothing to do with hog hunting. In this case, it stands for Patrol Incident Gear. But in reality, when you look at the glove and what it’s made for, it’s a Continue reading SKD PIG Full Dexterity (FDT) Gloves Alpha Touch – A match made in heaven for a pig hunter (or any other kind of shooter)

SHOT Show 2014 – Show in Review

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SHOT Show 2014 in Las Vegas is almost over and we at SHWAT™ are back home and collecting ourselves after all the frantic running from one booth to another and one appointment to another. SHOT Show really is indescribable. The Continue reading SHOT Show 2014 – Show in Review

US Optics LR-17 3.2-17x – Lethal Vision

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Nearly everyone knows that not all rifle scopes are created equal. I’ve used some really cheap scopes. I’ve used some really nice ones. One of the more notable scopes I’ve gotten my hands on is the US Optics LR-17 3.2-17x. Continue reading US Optics LR-17 3.2-17x – Lethal Vision

Making the AR More Compact and Portable – Law Tactical Folding Stock Adapter (Gen 2)

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I have a thing for folding stocks. Why? They add a layer of flexibility to any firearm that has one. I’m not the only one that thinks this. Look at the wave of new designs that have come out in Continue reading Making the AR More Compact and Portable – Law Tactical Folding Stock Adapter (Gen 2)

Best of SHWAT 2013

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2013 has been a great year in many ways for us at SHWAT™.   We hope you have had a good year too.  As our focus shifts to 2014 and the promise it brings we take a moment to reflect Continue reading Best of SHWAT 2013