I went to the Middle East to Test the Lalo BUD/S Zodiac Recon AT Tactical Footwear on Ancient Roads and Mountains

Lalo BUD/S Recon Zodia AT Review

What do you want in a tactical shoe test and review? Hard use? Lots of miles wearing a backpack? Rugged terrain? Exotic locations? Well check those boxes. I previously reviewed the Lalo Tactical Shadow Amphibian Boots and walked away more Continue reading I went to the Middle East to Test the Lalo BUD/S Zodiac Recon AT Tactical Footwear on Ancient Roads and Mountains

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

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

Boots on the Ground Part 4 – Oboz Yellowstone II BDRY

So what exactly makes a boot “tactical?” And perhaps equally important, what is Oboz and how do you pronounce it? These are burning questions born of historically flat achy feet and an inquiring mind. Here at Special Hog Weapons and Continue reading Boots on the Ground Part 4 – Oboz Yellowstone II BDRY

Boots On the Ground Part 3 – Under Armour’s Speed Freeks and LaCrosse Adders

Whether hog hunting or doing tactical training, we need our feet to be comfortable, stable and sure.  Different circumstances call for different boots, so SHWAT™ writers keep testing and reporting back to you here.  Part One introduced the Original Muck Continue reading Boots On the Ground Part 3 – Under Armour’s Speed Freeks and LaCrosse Adders

Boots on the Ground – Part 2

It’s April in East Texas.  Cool during the moonless night, warm in day.  The landscape is rolling and green.  Trees reach heights of 120 feet in this logging area.  There’s been plenty of rain, and there are a lot of Continue reading Boots on the Ground – Part 2