Five Seconds, Two Doe Down. Bowers VERS 458 Suppressor Field Tested

Hunt with a suppressor

Behind every successful harvest there is a story. The story I’m referring to is not the drive to deer camp, the plane ride or listening to Johnny Cash by the fire the night before opening day. I’m referring to the Continue reading Five Seconds, Two Doe Down. Bowers VERS 458 Suppressor Field Tested

If Suppressors Were Transformers: A Close Look At Bowers Group Suppressor Inserts

Bowers Suppressors Inserts

“Quiet Versatility™” is one of Bowers Group LLC’s trademarks, and that “Versatility” part is one key benefit where Bowers excels. Since the late 1990’s Tom Bowers has been producing some of the quietest suppressors in the industry. Part of the Continue reading If Suppressors Were Transformers: A Close Look At Bowers Group Suppressor Inserts

Sound Decision Making: My Two Silencers for a Dozen Guns

How to pick a silencer

Suppressors are exploding in popularity because they are a good idea. They were a good idea back when Theodore Roosevelt installed one on his .30-30 to avoid annoying his Long Island neighbors, and they are a good idea today. Silencers are Continue reading Sound Decision Making: My Two Silencers for a Dozen Guns

Reality Check! 2018 Gift Buyer’s Guide – You Know You Still Need This!

2018 Gift buyer guide

With the Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday madness behind us, it’s time to actually get serious about this stuff! At SHWAT™ we always wait until after that brief insanity to make our recommendations. Our theory is that Continue reading Reality Check! 2018 Gift Buyer’s Guide – You Know You Still Need This!

Black Butterfly Lands On Wild Hog Video (458 SOCOM in Florida!)

BLACK BUTTERFLY 458 SOCOM

In a previous SHWAT™ Article I referred to the superstition of the Black Butterfly and its mystical correlation with Black Butterfly Ammunition. Some may see my inferences as farfetched, but the story tells the tale. I’m not a superstitious person Continue reading Black Butterfly Lands On Wild Hog Video (458 SOCOM in Florida!)

Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!

6.5 Grendel for Hog Hunting

Never have their been more rifle and caliber options for hunters. While I’ve been aware of the 6.5 Grendel for years, only recently did I get the opportunity to run one. I’ve killed hogs with everything from a 9mm pistol Continue reading Increasing the Body Count – Hog Hunting with the Suppressed Alexander Arms 6.5 Grendel!

Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

Black Butterfly Ammunition review

Are you superstitious? Do you believe in the myth, the legend and the folklore surrounding Black Butterflies? For centuries many cultures have identified the black butterfly as a symbol of misfortune or death. The mere sight of this winged creature Continue reading Black Butterfly – My First Date with the .458 SOCOM Omen

Dylan Saunders

Dylan Saunders never had any use for an AR-15. A shooter, hunter, and gun collector from childhood, he felt hunting rifles should be made of blued steel and walnut, and have a lever beneath the action. Military-style rifles should have Continue reading Dylan Saunders

Alexander Arms .50 Beowulf Big Bore Takes Down Big Texas Boars!

Alexander Arms 50 Beowulf Review

When Jonathan told me that he was bringing the Alexander Arms .50 Beowulf Tactical, I honestly didn’t know what to think. My thoughts flashed back to my high school English class where we read the Old English epic with the Continue reading Alexander Arms .50 Beowulf Big Bore Takes Down Big Texas Boars!

Banshee vs. Custom Build? Which 300BLK AR Pistol Would You Pick? Video!

CMMG BANSHEE REVIEW

Personally, I think the CMMG Banshee AR Pistol design is genius. Why? Because it copies a design I used to build my own 300 Blackout AR pistol a year or so ago! The question is, did they improve on what Continue reading Banshee vs. Custom Build? Which 300BLK AR Pistol Would You Pick? Video!