SWATCO – The Fireside Chat – May Newsletter

CUTTING EDGE “There never was a good knife made of bad steel” – Benjamin Franklin Tracing their ancestry back to 4000 years ago, it was during the Bronze Age that man first hammered, formed and shaped tools that today are recognised as single-edged knives. From crude, yet functional tools, today one can bear witness to […]

SWATCO – The Fireside Chat – April Newsletter

“Side-By-Side or Over-And-Under… Your choice”     “Well, I’m about as tall as a shotgun and just as noisy”  – Truman Capote   In the late 1970’s “The New Avengers”, a TV series about the shenanigans of British Intelligence was broadcast on SABC. One of the “crowd-puller” stars of the show was a pretty girl […]

We are closed Saturday, 27th of April

Please, kindly, note that we will be closed tomorrow (Saturday, 27th of April) for a private function. Have a great weekend from the SWATCO team!

SWATCO – The Fireside Chat – March Newsletter

“The Immortal .22” “But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect” – Phoebe Ann Moses (Annie Oakley) The “point 22”, “twenty two” or simply the “22” is the baby of ballistics and cartridges that holds the record as the most common ammunition sold internationally. The .22LR cartridge was […]

The Fireside Chat – February Newsletter

PREPARATION IS EVERYTHING “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail” – Benjamin Franklin In the Northern Hemisphere one is generally faced with long, cold and dark winters. American outdoor writers call this prolonged period of inactivity the “shack nasties” or “cabin fever”. Down south, we are fortunate that our winters are short-lived affairs, […]