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!
Over the years the gear in my hunting pack has grown ridiculously out of control. From my observations, this seems to be the case for most outdoorsmen. If you don’t agree with me, just watch a SHWAT™ Pro Staffer pack Continue reading Ditch Your Pack, Bro! It’s 2019 and High Speed Gear, Inc. Has Way Better Options.
There was a moment more than two years ago when I’d finally had enough. I’d spent over a decade lugging gear and meat around on my back with whatever box-store special backpack or frame pack I could get my hands Continue reading Hour of Reckoning – Kifaru’s New Reckoning Backpack System Review and Seriously Extensive Field Test
Knives aren’t like guns, but they do have a bit of a peanut butter and jelly type relationship. Or perhaps is more like Dak Prescott and Zeke Elliot. Wait, they just lost… Let’s try that again. A knife to a Continue reading On Point: Bear Edge 61106 Zytel Knife Review
It seems since I came on board as a Pro Staffer for SHWAT, the weather in Texas has been working against me. Our latest trip it was no different. After picking up J.D. from DFW Shooting Sports, Stephen Owen,fellow Pro Staffer, Continue reading When the Weather is Bad, but Your Equipment is Bad A$$: A Review of the FLIR 536 & 736
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
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
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
You know the phrase, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone”? This happened to me in the real world. This all got started because of my superpower. Superpower? Yes, superpower. I have this amazing ability that whenever I Continue reading It Works Best When You Don’t Leave It At Home – Pulsar Helion XP50 Thermal Monocular Review
We’ve done a solid video introducing and installing the Franklin Armory binary trigger on the Bushmaster ACR. As I was getting ready to upload it to our YouTube they announced such things are actually being banned! But you’ve still Continue reading Binary Trigger for the Bushmaster ACR! – Franklin Armory BFSIII™ ACR-C1 Installation and Review Video