Black Butterfly Lands On Wild Hog Video (458 SOCOM in Florida!)

BLACK BUTTERFLY 458 SOCOM

In a previous SHWAT™ Article I referred to the superstition of the Black Butterfly and its mystical correlation with Black Butterfly Ammunition. Some may see my inferences as farfetched, but the story tells the tale. I’m not a superstitious person Continue reading Black Butterfly Lands On Wild Hog Video (458 SOCOM in Florida!)

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

outdoor retailer 2018

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

The DPMS Gll .308 – This Girl’s Porsche® 718 GTS Gun

DPMS 308 REVIEW

As many of you know, I am not, nor have I have pretended to be, any kind of firearm guru, gun geek, gear head or rifle mega-enthusiast. My relationship with guns is easily likened to my relationship with cars. I Continue reading The DPMS Gll .308 – This Girl’s Porsche® 718 GTS Gun

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!

Kestrel and Applied Ballistics, it’s not Rocket Science!

How to use Kestrel

Talk to an old timer who relishes the “old days” and they will tell you they expended thousands of rounds and hundreds of hours to “know their rifles” and determine their ballistics. Like most of the old days it was Continue reading Kestrel and Applied Ballistics, it’s not Rocket Science!

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!

Are Cute Little Prairie Dogs Fun to Shoot? Is it Bad? You Tell Me.

why hunt prairie dogs

As we lie on the dirt, in the warm South Dakota sun, my new friends and I look out over the open landscape. We had just spent the last week turkey hunting in South Dakota. Since the weather had finally Continue reading Are Cute Little Prairie Dogs Fun to Shoot? Is it Bad? You Tell Me.

Two Navy Sailors, Father and Son – A Tale Of Fatherhood, Friendship and Feathers

Salt Marsh Duck Hunt

As soon as I got off the phone with John, the liaison for Hunters Helping Heros in Maryland, and he told me I could invite one other person to go with us I knew exactly who to ask. It had Continue reading Two Navy Sailors, Father and Son – A Tale Of Fatherhood, Friendship and Feathers

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

It Works Best When You Don’t Leave It At Home – Pulsar Helion XP50 Thermal Monocular Review

You know the phrase, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone”? This happened to me in the real world. This all got started because of my superpower. Superpower? Yes, superpower. I have this amazing ability that whenever I Continue reading It Works Best When You Don’t Leave It At Home – Pulsar Helion XP50 Thermal Monocular Review