Question From A Reader, Help Us Answer

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I got an email today from a SHWAT.com reader, something I always appreciate. He’s asking about moving to the AR-15 platform for hunting. I’m going to give my input below, but perhaps you have something to add or a completely Continue reading Question From A Reader, Help Us Answer

Project Goliath – Suppressing the .458 SOCOM with Liberty Suppressors

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The Liberty Suppressors Goliath is a big .458 SOCOM silencer, and here’s why I’m super excited to have just received one. In 2015 we built an over the top .458 SOCOM AR-15 that we really wanted to suppress. But .458 Continue reading Project Goliath – Suppressing the .458 SOCOM with Liberty Suppressors

Epic Adventure: Hunting New Zealand’s Wild Goats with an 6.5 Grendel AR-15

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What do you get when you cross deer hunting with hog hunting and throw in a Kiwi accent? You get Taranaki wild goat hunting in wild New Zealand! Wild goats in New Zealand are considered invasive and damaging to the Continue reading Epic Adventure: Hunting New Zealand’s Wild Goats with an 6.5 Grendel AR-15

6.8 to 6.Great! Part 1: Upgrade to the Wilson Combat Barrel

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Over the years I’ve built some great AR style hunting rifles. The styles vary by size, caliber, color and most importantly their intended use. On many hunts I’ve taken multiple rifles due to unknown distance and terrain. It’s fun to Continue reading 6.8 to 6.Great! Part 1: Upgrade to the Wilson Combat Barrel

Conventional Wisdom is Bad Advice? Let’s Talk Triggers and Kids!

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“I can’t shoot this!” She moved her left hand to the grip and wrapped her tiny left index finger around her right finger as she struggled with the trigger. The short rifle struggled with the trigger as well, the unsuppressed Continue reading Conventional Wisdom is Bad Advice? Let’s Talk Triggers and Kids!

Prepper Guns – The Book and Why I Wrote it. By Bryce Towsley

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Every writer I know plans to write the great American Novel someday. Most spend their lives talking about it, but never getting much on paper. I decided to be different. I wrote a novel called “The 14th Reinstated” a few Continue reading Prepper Guns – The Book and Why I Wrote it. By Bryce Towsley

Mossberg’s New MMR Carbine and Firefield Optics – A Deadly Combination

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Big Workhorse Bang for Your Hunting & Shooting Buck! Where has the time gone? When I look back over my life, I see a series of mountains and valleys, each navigated, some carelessly, yet none left without my footprints… and Continue reading Mossberg’s New MMR Carbine and Firefield Optics – A Deadly Combination

Manticore Arms Transformer Rail Video – The Most Versatile AR-15 Rail So Far?

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Quite simply, the Manticore Arms Transformer Rail for the AR-15 is the most versatile rail I’ve seen yet. That statement probably breaks some unwritten rule about giving away the conclusion at the beginning of a review, but you’ll still want Continue reading Manticore Arms Transformer Rail Video – The Most Versatile AR-15 Rail So Far?

5 Things You Should Never Do with Your AR-15 Trigger (And One You Might Consider)

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If there is a Dr. Frankenstein of the shooting world, it is the AR-15 owner. We love to accessorize, modify, and reconfigure our AR-15s. We shorten barrels and switch handguards. We cycle through optics, transplant buttstocks and grips, and change Continue reading 5 Things You Should Never Do with Your AR-15 Trigger (And One You Might Consider)

Timney Two Stage Triggers, Han Solo and Why You Care (With Video!)

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A year ago Timney two stage triggers were as conceivable as Han Solo’s son killing him in the new Star Wars movie. Both happened. Odds makers in Vegas might have placed longer odds on Timney two stage triggers. For seventy Continue reading Timney Two Stage Triggers, Han Solo and Why You Care (With Video!)