Salient Week 2/Holster Giveaway (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 41 – December 22, 2013)

This week John and Andy discuss the torture test of the Salient Arms MK25 Tier 1 prototype, John’s trip to Atlanta, and Chris Costa’s…

The SMK25 at the beginning of it's firing cycle. Contrary to what some people believe, the bullet has already left the gun well before recoil takes place...

4122 rounds later…

UPDATE: 6,613 Rounds fired, no further issues. Check back Monday for a complete update. -John First off I think there’s been some confusion as to…

Salient MK25 Gunporn/Update

Salient MK25 Gunporn/Update

Here’s a photo update, with a more detailed review coming later. Long story short, the gun has made it 2,600+ rounds so far without…

“Deer” Salient, Salient Torture Test Week 1 (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 40 – December 15, 2013)

John and Andy discuss the first week of the Salient MK25 test, take calls, and answer online listener’s questions. Andy also talks about driving…

Right side of the SMK25. Notice the slide cuts to reduce the reciprocating mass of the slide, as well as the custom Bar Sto match barrel...

Day 1 with the Salient MK25 (SMK25)

If you follow the show’s facebook page at all, or, if you’ve been listening recently you’ll have heard me mention “The Salient” multiple times…

Winter Carry Issues (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 39 – December 8, 2013)

This week John and Andy discuss winter carry issues, including what if any changes you should make to your carry gear. Several listeners call…

Winning Versus Surviving (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 38 – December 1, 2013)

“You gotta fight back. You gotta fight, you can’t freeze. You need to prep yourself for these violent encounters, and do it now. Don’t…

Don’t Shoot Faster Than You Can Think (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 37 – November 24, 2013)

This week John and Andy talk to Darryl Bolke of www.hardwiredtacticalshooting.com about safety, decision making, and how being able to shoot faster than you…

The Night I Was Shot (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 36 – November 17, 2013)

This week John talks to Justin Schnieders about the night Justin was shot. We cover the lessons learned, how having a gun probably saved…

Combat/Applicable Medicine (Podcast – Ballistic Radio Episode 35 – November 10, 2013)

This week we talk to Caleb Causey of Lonestar Medics (lonestarmedics.com) about combat medicine, and learning applicable to everyday life first aid skills. In…