MDS Episode #0070: Zachary Burgart and his visit to Ukraine

Caylen, Phillip and Owen Mulder have a conversation with Zachary Burgart who is a former Reconnaissance Marine, and fellow HOG.    Zachary recently made a trip to Ukraine with the intention of providing aid to the people by means of medical support and training, basic infantry skills training, and logistical coordination for the newly established…

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MDS Episode #0070: Zachary Burgart and his visit to Ukraine

Caylen, Phillip and Owen Mulder have a conversation with Zachary Burgart who is a former Reconnaissance Marine, and fellow HOG.    Zachary recently made a trip to Ukraine with the intention of providing aid to the people by means of medical support and training, basic infantry skills training, and logistical coordination for the newly established…

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MDS Episode #0069: Tripod Techniques and Wind Calls

With the topics of tripod shooting at the forefront of the mind, Caylen and Phil discuss the nuances of tripod shooting and the pros and cons of different techniques and under what circumstances those techniques should be used. The conversation switches to wind, and the visual processing speed of the mind to derive precise corrections…

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MDS Episode #0068: Caylen and Phil are Back!

We know you guys thought we straight abandoned our podcast… Nah, just an extended hiatus! We’re back and the boys cover a lot of ground in this one as they catch up on recent trips, classes and competitions. Lots of great content here on the post-shot process, the cognitive thought process while navigating scenarios, and…

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MDS Episode #0067: Chris Way of Riflekraft

Buckle up guys, in this episode Caylen and Phil sit down with Chris Way, the founder of Riflekraft and the Straight Dope Podcast. Chris Way comes to the sport of precision rifle from being an outdoor athlete and when he was exposed to the complexities of the discipline his analytical brain kicked into overdrive. The…

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MDS Episode #0066: Caylen and Phil Catch Up

Caylen and Phil catch up after being on the road for classes. They discuss some after-action items that they noticed in their last batch of classes at Volusia County Gun Club. Things like rifle setup, improperly installed scope levels, and the nuances of the grip of the firing and trigger control were the trends in…

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MDS Episode #0065: Student of the Craft with John ”Duffy” Dufrense

Caylen and Phil sit down with Mr. John Dufrense of Kinetic Consulting for another awesome talk on knowing thyself, training, and basic good-dudery. Known by most as “Duffy”, John has been to several of our classes with the intention of doing nothing more than expanding his own knowledge and proficiency as a shooter and a…

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2021, The Year in Review

We’ve had one helluva year at Modern Day Sniper. It’s been a wild ride full of new experiences, tremendous amounts of growth, and plenty of lessons learned. I couldn’t be more happy to be sitting here composing this year’s review post. As much as I’m looking forward to this coming year, I’m also looking back…

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MDS Episode #0064: Altus Intro to Precision Rifle Course Debrief

With Caylen and Phillip teaching at Altus Shooting Solutions, the pair sit down to have a conversation about the trends they’re seeing in class and student performance. The conversation takes off in a different direction though and they decide to take a dive into the psyche and talk about what makes us tick. With a…

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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…

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