MDS Episode #0063: Ted Karagias // American Rifle Company

Ted Karagias is the founder of American Rifle Company, a Washington based manufacturer of some of the finest rifle actions known to the precision rifle industry. Ted has been an engineer for the majority of his life and his affinity for the classic lines and design of the Mauser 98 led to the development of…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0062: Tom Ryder // SPR Industries

Caylen sits down with Tom Ryder of SPR Industries for a conversation on rifle building, the rifle building industry, and life in general. Tom has an extensive background in machining, and after he and Caylen spent time together in a sniper platoon Tom started his journey of being a custom rifle builder. Based out of…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0061: Caylen and Phil Catch-Up

With Phillip back from a double-header set of classes at Rifles Only in Texas, he and Caylen catch up and discuss some trends from both our last set of Virginia classes as well as our classes at Rifles Only. The conversation drifts into the mentality of being a competitor and how Caylen and Phil will…

Read More...

Teaser: Intro to Wind 33 page Transcript

Following is a transcript from a recent technical talk available to our members at Modern Day Rifleman (https://www.moderndayrifleman.com/). If you would like to access the entire talk, join our network today. As usual, you will find insightful and detailed information below regardless. Enjoy! V. Process Of Making A Wind Call “Okay, so now let’s talk…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0060: Handloading with David Baker and Owen Mulder

David Baker and Owen Mulder join the team on this podcast to talk about Handloading. This was a total improv podcast that started off as a conversation while they were eating dinner. Owen talks about his ultimate goal for what he wants to get out of the long range game and how it relates to…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0059: Intro to Long Range Competition Course After Action

Caylen and Phillip are down in Virginia, teaching their courses hosted at Pigg River Precision. They’re joined by some of their students who are also active duty Sniper instructors for 2nd Expeditionary Operations Training Group Urban Sniper School. In this podcast they debrief the Intro to Long Range Competition course and how a sniper could…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0058: WyCO PRL and WPR Season After Action

Phillip is joined by the guys who head up the WyCo PRL and WPR to talk about the first season of both local leagues that stood up in the Wyoming, Montana and Northern Colorado areas. Phillip asks questions about what kind of growth they saw, how the classification system worked out for the first year…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0054: Colorado Elk Hunting with Cody Carroll

Cody Carroll joins us this week to talk about his recent elk hunt with his son in Colorado. Cody shares his experience in the mountains of Colorado, comparing and contrasting the difference between a backcountry hunt and cold weather operations versus operating as a Reconnaissance Marine in combat operations and training. The team talks about…

Read More...

MDS Podcast Episode #0056: Phil’s Wyoming Elk Hunt with Clayton Creel

Caylen and Phil finally get back together after a couple weeks of hunting and talk about Phil’s successful Wyoming elk hunt. In this episode, we bring on Clayton Creel, who was raised in Cody, Wyoming and was the one who helped Phil out with his hunt. Clay shares with us his experiences of growing up…

Read More...

MDS Episode #0055: Caylen and Phil catch up and talk Hunting

In this episode Caylen and Phil spend some time catching up on recent events and things going on at Modern Day Sniper and they debrief Caylen’s successful Washington state high country mule deer hunt along with some great lessons learned. The team discusses Phillip’s preparation for his upcoming Wyoming elk hunt and some housekeeping items….

Read More...