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…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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…

Read More...

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...