I Was Dead Wrong About McMillan Fiberglass Stocks

McMillan Stock review

I was wrong. I was dead wrong. I had one of those moments where everything I had believed about something came crashing down. That moment came when I walked into McMillan’s Facility in Phoenix, Arizona. I love walnut and I Continue reading I Was Dead Wrong About McMillan Fiberglass Stocks

Survive, Succeed or Not – Video Interview with Back Country Hunting Guide Tyrell Gray

Tyrell Gray Hunting Guide

Growing up in rural Pennsylvania my idea of hunting was to park my truck by a friend’s property and go for a walk with my rifle.  I would typically carry a small day pack with a couple essentials, like water, Continue reading Survive, Succeed or Not – Video Interview with Back Country Hunting Guide Tyrell Gray

How the Maker Overwatch Field 62 Grain .223 Expanding Ammunition Changed My Love Life

Maker Bullets Overwatch 62 Grain Review

To quote Buddy the Elf, “I’m in love, I’m in love and I don’t care who knows it!” Don’t tell my wife, but this is how I feel about the Maker Overwatch Field 62 grain.223 Expanding Ammunition. You see, this Continue reading How the Maker Overwatch Field 62 Grain .223 Expanding Ammunition Changed My Love Life

From Skeptic to Convert – ZRODelta Cowl Induction Brake Real World Testing and Results

ZRODelta CIB Muzzle Brake Review

Anyone remotely acquainted with my philosophy when it comes to muzzle brakes knows how much I dislike them. Disdain would be the most common term used, although that remains understated. Most of my shooting career has revolved around duty as Continue reading From Skeptic to Convert – ZRODelta Cowl Induction Brake Real World Testing and Results

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”

The Holy Grail of Pump Shotguns? The New Remington 870 DM (Detachable Magazine)

Remington 870 DM Review

I don’t know how long people have thought about modifying Remington 870 shotguns to accept detachable box mags, but a few years ago at the 295 Tactical Range in Eugene, Oregon I got to try one. I was excited because Continue reading The Holy Grail of Pump Shotguns? The New Remington 870 DM (Detachable Magazine)

Time to Upgrade from Your VHS Era Bipod to the ZRODELTA DLOC-SS Aimtech Warhammer Bipod?

ZRODELTA Bipod review

Who doesn’t like watching a great movie? It’s been that way forever and probably all of us have fond memories of watching one on VHS tape. Of course, most of us have moved on from there. It’s not that we Continue reading Time to Upgrade from Your VHS Era Bipod to the ZRODELTA DLOC-SS Aimtech Warhammer Bipod?

Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It

Kansas Governor's Ringneck Classic Pheasant Hunt

Question: What do you get when you cross the Kansas Governor, a shoot house at Gunsite Academy, canine athletes, shotguns, SHWAT™ and pheasants? A five star hunting experience that any action adventure hunter can get excited about. So yeah, prepare Continue reading Yes, Tactical Pheasant Hunting is a Thing and Here’s Why You Want To Try It

Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review

NiteSite review

My father-in-law had already told me “No,” but he didn’t know what he was saying “no” to.  I grabbed his .22-250 bolt action rifle fitted with an inexpensive no-name 3-9×40 scope I ran to the closet in the guest room Continue reading Winning With the In Laws and Stacking Wild Hogs – The NiteSite Night Vision Review