Hal Shouse

Gunbuggy…?? The GunBuggy is a hog’s worst nightmare.  A hi-speed, off-road, sand rail, with 3 GunStations (2 are raised in the rear), complete with 2x  ‘Dissident Arms’ 12g’s and a prototype Siaga 12g shotgun, all wearing Pulsar thermal optics on top.  It was made from scratch, to shoot wild hogs on the run, and to do it with the highest degree of safety possible, while being infinitely lethal.  I told ‘Big John,’ at The Acme car company in PA, what I wanted.  We went back and forth for a few weeks, and he ended up building exactly what I wanted.  He delivered a one of a kind rolling chassis for us to ‘gun up’.

 

 

 

I based it off of the Navy SEALS fast attack buggy, except I made a few improvements.  First, its much lighter and powered by a powerful EcoTech 2.4L with 210hp and 210tq.  I also included 2 GunStations up top, as opposed to the single the SEALs used.  With the inclusion of the drone, thermal arial scouting, we’re able to spot, sneak up on, and kill the hogs, before they know what hit them.  

 

 

 

We bought the same swing arm pintle mounts we used in the Navy, from a company that builds them for the Navy.   With three of these as the platforms that hold the weapon, it also insures no GunStation can accidentally shoot at another GunStation.  What we end up with are very clearly defined shooting lanes, which we can dial into the mounts, before the hunt.  

 

 

 

 

 

Book a standard hunt from November -April and if the conditions are right to use the GunBuggy, your guide will offer the upgrade  They are $1000 a seat.  Ammo is included.

 

 

 

Keep following this page, as updates will be coming daily.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Well…Its done!!

The Tesla batteries installed

Rick doing final assembly

Syd checking sight alignment on the ol SounderPounder.

First coat of black bed liner.

Rick doing final fabrication before it gets painted with the bed liner.

You can see where the PTZ unit will go. The GoPro and the thermal will be up there for the driver. Everything you see in the Gopro videos will have the same perspective in thermal, its gonna be kool if it works!!

Rick burin the midnight oil. This is the battery box door he’s building. Lights have been placed temporarily and will be removed soon for paint, bed liner in black.

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VW bus transaxle- The AC50 will bolt directly to this with the adapter that EV West provides in the kit.

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6 Tesla batteries

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AC50 motor — 120 foot pounds of TQ instantly!

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The kit from EV West. Top notch kit from a great company.

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This is what we started with. It was about to become a standard 4 seater when it got a little reengineering before it got welded up.

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Starting to come together

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Lil John from Acme car company delivering the roller.. he posed with the Siaga for a laugh.

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Serious offroad suspension for smoothie out those rough spots..

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The prototype Siaga 12g.. Made for mounting to a vehicle One of one. Were putting an Armasight thermal onto too!!

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These are some super smooth, super durable mounts for our weapons, lots of stability.

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This is what it looked like when it rolled off the trailer. We’ve got it torn down and its just about ready for reassembly.. Then its time to hunt

Stripped and primed ready for black bedlinen all over.

Stripped and primed ready for black bedlinen all over.