Wilcox NVG Mounts – Second to none, but are they worth the money?

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If you hunt with night vision or are considering it, then you will inevitably find yourself looking into how to mount your choice of gear to your head. In that process, you will also inevitably come across the Wilcox line Continue reading Wilcox NVG Mounts – Second to none, but are they worth the money?

Viridian X5L-RS Green Laser/Light Combo – green makes putting hogs down easier

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Most people know that hunting hogs after dark generally yields better results than hunting during daylight hours. Especially when the weather is warmer. For those who pursue the better odds of night hunting, there is a plethora of tools to Continue reading Viridian X5L-RS Green Laser/Light Combo – green makes putting hogs down easier

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

Leverage: ATN THoR Thermal Rifle Scope (with hunt video)

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Leverage. Whether buying a car, moving a piano or tactical hog hunting, leverage gives us an edge. I think 2014 is the year of the thermal optic leverage, and while we’ll be looking at multiple thermal scopes this year, the Continue reading Leverage: ATN THoR Thermal Rifle Scope (with hunt video)

Swine Brucellosis – Never again will I hunt hogs without gloves.

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Most people know that feral pigs are nasty creatures.  What many don’t know is just how nasty they are.  Not only are they dangerous when they are alive and angry, they are also dangerous once they’re dead.  Hogs carry numerous Continue reading Swine Brucellosis – Never again will I hunt hogs without gloves.

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!

Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

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Bolt actions are boring, I once thought. Kind of funny that my most spectacular filmed hog hunting shot to date would feature me shooting a bolt action Weatherby. Granted, it was a Hog Reaper chambered in .308 topped with an Continue reading Teaching Wild Hogs to Cartwheel with a Weatherby Hog Reaper, Aimpoint and DRT Ammo

Own the Night-On a Budget! Hunt Hogs Rental Thermal and Night Vision Gear

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Read too many night vision and thermal stories on SHWAT.com, or feel frustrated by the stratospheric pricing of the cool guy gear after watching too many night hog hunts on YouTube? I have some great news for you! You can Continue reading Own the Night-On a Budget! Hunt Hogs Rental Thermal and Night Vision Gear

Hunt Intel: The New Caldwell Crosswind Professional Wind Meter

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Intelligence gathering reconnaissance has been a part of hunting since its dawn. Wild hog noses are big on smelling. Using their oversized snouts to sample the wind for signs of us hunters or other clues, it only takes a bit Continue reading Hunt Intel: The New Caldwell Crosswind Professional Wind Meter

Timney Tavor Trigger Hands on Review and Installation with Video

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It took me 28 seconds to swap my factory original Tavor Trigger out for the brand new Tavor trigger from Timney Triggers. Editing the video to show how easy it is took a lot longer. The very fact that Timney Continue reading Timney Tavor Trigger Hands on Review and Installation with Video