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

The Best of Both Worlds: Practical Tips to Maximize Your Low to Mid Range Magnified Optic

how to set up rifle scope

I was a sworn iron sight hunter. Growing up on a homestead in the wilderness of Alaska, I saw more hunters using iron sights than scopes. I watched my father down deer with iron sights at ranges most hunters with Continue reading The Best of Both Worlds: Practical Tips to Maximize Your Low to Mid Range Magnified Optic

NOT an AR! Deep Dive into the Sig Sauer MCX Virtus – Part 1: SBR

Sign Sauer MCX in depth review

When Sig Sauer introduced its MCX it was mostly a rifle caliber MPX to me, anything but earth shattering. After testing hundreds of AR’s, getting excited about anything AR is difficult. Having tested a bunch of Sig Sauer firearms, they Continue reading NOT an AR! Deep Dive into the Sig Sauer MCX Virtus – Part 1: SBR

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

Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

IWI Galil ACE .308 Review

Me reviewing the IWI Galil .308 here may surprise some people. Over the last few years my lack of enthusiasm for the .308 is no secret. I have expressed it in articles, blogs and to my friends. It’s not some Continue reading Galil ACE .308 – Finally a .308 Battle Rifle / Hog Hunter That Meets My Do-It-All Demands

Range Dancing vs. Practical Application

Range vs practical training

With firearms instructors sprouting from the earth like dandelions in a garden, it’s easy to get lost in the weeds. This proliferation of expertise is an extremely sharp double edged sword. At no time in my life has the average Continue reading Range Dancing vs. Practical Application

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

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

Cowl Induction Brake from Alamo Four Star – SHWAT Exclusive First Look

Have you noticed how many muzzle brakes are on the market today? So when our friends at Alamo Four Star told me they were going to build the Cowl Induction Brake, I almost yawned, but I was intrigued by the Continue reading Cowl Induction Brake from Alamo Four Star – SHWAT Exclusive First Look

Can You See Me Now? Why Expensive Optics Go Well With Today’s Bargain-Priced Rifles

A couple years ago, I received some criticism from an article I published on hog hunting.  At the time, it seemed like your standard throw away gripe that pops up on Facebook and forums all the time.  But I’ve heard Continue reading Can You See Me Now? Why Expensive Optics Go Well With Today’s Bargain-Priced Rifles

Best of SHWAT 2013

2013 has been a great year in many ways for us at SHWAT™.   We hope you have had a good year too.  As our focus shifts to 2014 and the promise it brings we take a moment to reflect Continue reading Best of SHWAT 2013