Prairie dog hunting has always been a good time. But this time would be different. This time I’d be living the #SHWATlife! My hunting life started as soon as I could keep up with my Dad and his friends. Dad Continue reading From Iron Sights to Smart Scopes
“What’s the best gear for hog hunting?” Ten plus years ago I didn’t know enough to ask that question. But last Memorial Day I decided it was time for me to answer it. I guess you could say that Memorial Continue reading The Best Gear for Hog Hunting in 2019
The 8 year old version of me had a Lamborghini poster on my wall. If my wife would let me put up posters as a grownup, I would have a poster of BNVDs hanging on the wall. The chance to Continue reading The Holy Grail of Night Vision? Hunting with the Dual Tube FLIR BNVD-51!!
You know those times when you meet someone and you can tell right away something special is about to happen? This is more than just a chance encounter. Better than anything you were expecting. This is going to be an Continue reading My Adventure with Black Betty – The New Remington V3 Tactical Shotgun
Personal protective equipment is necessary for many activities. We wear seat belts when we drive, helmets when we ride. Power tools require safety glasses. Shooting and hunting require personal protective equipment, and most modern shooters faithfully don ballistic glasses and Continue reading Can Shooting Cause Brain Damage? The Science, the Bad News, and the Solution
It’s summer, 2019, and as I mount my SilencerCo Omega I wonder to my self, “If you don’t have a silencer yet, I have to ask, what are you waiting for?” Seriously, buying a can has never been easier. Sure, Continue reading The Silencerco Omega – Should My First Silencer Be Yours, Too?
In my introduction to the Convergent Bullet HP at the 2018 Dallas Safari Club, I was skeptical, very skeptical. The hunting world is full of gimmicks, gadgets and gizmos. As for videos all over YouTube showing people calling in cats Continue reading What Do You Know, It Works! Hog Calling with the Convergent Bullet HD!
Building the Ultimate Hunting Vehicle is a real challenge. Like building a precision rifle, virtually every decision dominos, impacting something else. Our UHV build process transformed a used 2012 Jeep JKU Rubicon, but the transformation is ongoing. What I learned Continue reading The Ultimate Hunting Vehicle Reborn! – UHV Part 6
The N-Vision HALO and HALO-LR thermal optics changed the thermal game this year. For that to mean anything useful, all we have to do is look back a few years. Not too long ago if you were in the market Continue reading Best Thermal Scopes Yet? N-Vision Halo and Halo LR Hunting Review
Here at SHWAT™ we’re intrigued by all kinds of guns. We don’t spend a lot of time talking about handguns here, but truth is if you probably have one nearby more often than any of the other guns we talk Continue reading 20 Most Interesting NEW Handguns for 2019