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Take control of your accuracy. The Everyday Sniper is a podcast about long range shooting, precision rifles, firearms, training, and industry updates. This is a Snipers Hide and Mile High Shooting joint operation.

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Take control of your accuracy. The Everyday Sniper is a podcast about long range shooting, precision rifles, firearms, training, and industry updates. This is a Snipers Hide and Mile High Shooting joint operation.

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By mas0317 - Feb 16 2020
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Great episode with Phil & Nick.

Great podcast!

By AmericanHorse0341 - Dec 03 2019
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Just fun to listen to! Very informative on all things long-range rifle and shooting.

iTunes Ratings

240 Ratings
Average Ratings
228
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#232

By mas0317 - Feb 16 2020
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Great episode with Phil & Nick.

Great podcast!

By AmericanHorse0341 - Dec 03 2019
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Just fun to listen to! Very informative on all things long-range rifle and shooting.
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The Everyday Sniper Podcast

Latest release on Feb 21, 2020

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Rank #1: The Everyday Sniper Episode 138 Philip Velayo Fundamental Talk

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 138 Philip Velayo Fundamental Talk

Great Interview with Phil Velayo of Gunwerks, USMC Scout Sniper Instructor, Competition Shooter, and Fundamentalist.  We breakdown rifle set up, talk a lot about stocks and your length of pull adjustment.  

How the length of pull and rifle set up dictates so much how well we shoot.  It goes from the back of the rifle to the scope, to the bolt and trigger.  This is an important part of starting out with your precision rifle.  Lots and lots of knowledge bombs dropped on the listeners and some golden nuggets mixed in. 

Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing, thanks for being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast. Enjoy, 

Feb 14 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #2: The Everyday Sniper Episode 219 Philip Velayo Talks Precision Rifleman

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 219 Philip Velayo Talks Precision Rifleman

The Listeners are in for a treat, we have Philip Velayo of Gunwerks fame on the podcast today.  Really great practical precision rifle discussion.I really dig the flow of this episode and think you all will really enjoy this episode.  Philip is a great resource, an awesome ambassador for the sport and all around great dude.  

We talk, 

  • Training Mindset 
  • Practical Precision 
  • Precision Rifleman Ideology 
  • Competition Thoughts 

Thanks to Phil for taking the time out of his busy schedule to speak with us.Thanks to all the listeners, thanks for sharing, thanks for commenting and being a part of the Everyday Sniper 

Dec 18 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #3: The Everyday Sniper Episode 197, True Range Zero, User Comments, FFS

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 197, True Range Zero, User Comments

In this episode, I talk about your True Range Zero and what the end-user can do to fix issues with software to help fine-tune your truing.  With a true range zero a group that is just .1 mils above center moves your group to 150 yards in terms of how the computer looks at it.  So it's important to understand these variations. 

Talking Gun Control a tiny bit, all about the messaging we are being attacked with.  Make sure you do your part. 

Some singing, a little stairway,  and random musings. Finally, we end with User Comments from the PodBean App.  Keep the comments coming we all enjoy them. Thanks for listening and being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast 

Sep 14 2019

55mins

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Rank #4: The Everyday Sniper Episode 161 Favorite Stuff Talk

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 161 Favorite Stuff Talk

We were asked via the podbean app, what our favorite no bullshit gear was. So we breakdown some of the stuff we used, we currently use, or we would use if the zombie apocalypse hits us. 

We go over handguns, carbines, pistols, optics, all aspects of our shooting 

What is your favorite gear, go over to Sniper's Hide and let us know or post your top 5 in the Podbean App. 

Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing and thanks for being a part of the Everyday Sniper 

May 06 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #5: The Everyday Sniper Episode 177 Phil Velayo SHC After Action

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 177 Phil Velayo SHC After Action

Great Episode here with top shooter, USMC Scout Sniper Instructor and Precision Rifle Instructor Phil Velayo on the line.  Phil came in second place at the Sniper's Hide Cup with his partner Beau, so his perspective is super important to all.  

We breakdown some of the stages and well as the main elements to executing a great match finish. Getting Phil's perspective all all this adds some much to the Everyday Sniper Podcast. He gets it on a level most don't consider.  

We cover a wide range of topics from Wind to Trajectory and including the Fundamentals of Marksmanship. This should sound familiar. If you want to meet Phil, he is the lead instructor for Gunwerks, and he attends a ton of NRL and PRS matches out West here. 

Thanks to all for listening, thanks for sharing and be sure to comment.I also want to thank Phil again for taking time out during a busy week of training. 

Jun 27 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #6: The Everyday Sniper Episode 229, Final Shot Thoughts, G1 vs G7, Training

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 229, Final Shot Thoughts, G1 vs G7, Training

Welcome to the Everday Sniper Podcast, where we talk precision rifle shooting, long-range technics and all things Sniperific. 

In this episode, we touch on the following topics:

  • Really Right Stuff Tripods at SHOT 
  • Colorado Tripods at SHOT 
  • .22 Action Arguments 
  • Ultimatum Actions 
  • Training Courses for 2020 
  • Website Updates for 2020 

Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing thanks for being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast. 

We are also updating the Everyday Sniper website so past episodes can be found.  Standby for more on the website changes we work to update the TES experience. 

Feb 03 2020

40mins

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Rank #7: The Everyday Sniper Episode 139 Weird Days, Rifle Set Up

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 139 Weird Days, Rifle Set Up

Welcome to the Everyday Sniper Podcast, just Frank in this episode, and I am getting back into the saddle of talking Precision Rifle.  In this episode, I go over rifle set up and continue the discussion started by Philip V and myself from the last episode. I put up two online training lessons up in the forum regarding rifle set up with a bit more focus on how the stock controls scope set up. It's an odd week for me, I have some travel happening, and just coming off the interview podcasts it feels weird to me.  But I appreciate everyone commenting, sharing and being a part of the Everyday Sniper. 

Feb 19 2019

42mins

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Rank #8: The Everyday Sniper Episode 189 Gathering Talk, Plus Optics, Barrels and Training

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 189 Gathering Talk, Plus Optics, Barrels and Training

After having my computer die a second time, I had to upgrade my equipment so that put me behind the Eight Ball for a few days.  Wanted to talk about the Gathering and some high points from the event. A couple in no particular order" 

  • The Attendance 
  • The Range Day 
  • The Dinner 
  • The Sponsors 
  • The New Products 

I talk so optics, holding over with the reticle and distortions that might be involved and whether we can resolve those issues on target.  Is it a big enough problem to address? 

John Baker and TacommHQ have a great new barrel system and his work in this space I feel is showing a lot of promise. Disturbing the Harmonic resonance of the barrel during firing may yield a bunch of benefits that were overlooked for so many years.Again, thanks to the big-name sponsors for the Gathering, I know there was more, but I only have a partial list in front of me. So thanks to Leupold, Vortex, Applied Ballistics, MHSA, and all the others who donated or attended the Gathering Event in Denver. 

Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing, thanks for being a part of the Everyday Sniper 

Aug 09 2019

52mins

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Rank #9: The Everyday Sniper Episode 150 Mike and Frank Mentoring

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 150 Mike and Frank Mentoring

Mike and Frank are at the mics dropping some knowledge bombs and talking shooting. Some of the topics include 

  • Gain Twist 
  • Valkyrie 
  • Mentoring Kids 
  • General Competition Topics 
  • MHSA rifle builds 

Thanks for listening, sharing and being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast 

Don't forget to visit the Sniper's Hide Forum and comment in the podbean app. 

Mar 27 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #10: The Everyday Sniper Episode 178 Joel Wise Interview Precision Rifle Network

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 178 Joel Wise Interview Precision Rifle Network

We just finished our June MHSA Precision Rifle class and Joel Wise of the Precision Rifle Network was a student in the class.  So being a media guy in the gun industry I thought we would do a podcast about the Class.  

Joel is the main video guy for the Precision Rifle Series, and does a lot of content and filming for Shannon Kay and the PRS.  He has a great perspective on the industry seeing it from many angles.The conversation mainly focuses on our class and Joel's experience during the class but we also go off on a few tangents as I am one to do.We got interrupted twice with scam phones calls as I never remember to put my phone in AirPlane Mode when I am recording podcasts from the phone. But aside from the two small interruptions I think this a great interview. 

Thanks to Joel for Attending the MHSA Precision Rifle Class, and being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast.Thanks to all the listeners and those who share and comment in the Podbean App. Really appreciate ya all 

Jul 01 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #11: The Everyday Sniper Episode 146 Mike Interviews Frank on Sniper School

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 146 Mike Interviews Frank on Sniper School

So in this episode, Mike enjoyed listening to the nostalgia of the old school guys talking precision rifle.  So we talk about my USMC Sniper School Years.  

A little trip down memory lane discussion the ins and outs of sniper school in the 1980s. 

Fun little episode to listen too. 

Don't forget to comment in the Podbean App or on Sniper's Hide. 

Mar 13 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #12: The Everyday Sniper Episode 149 Ssgt Keenan of the US Army Interview

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 149 Ssgt Keenan of the US Army Interview

Special Interview today with Ssgt Keenan of the US Army. A fan of the Everyday Sniper, he reached out and spoke to Mike at MHSA and the rest is recorded.

We cover some of the modern differences between competing and being an active duty Sniper. This is really a unique interview that gives you a microscopic look at the differences between the military and civilian shooter.  The crossover is real, how it materialize is really the only difference. 

I really appreciate the Army gave us the clearance to discuss the topics we discussed. It's not an officially sanctioned discussion but we did clear it. We want to honor our warfighters and there is a no bigger honor than having the ability to talk to active duty soldiers. 

Thanks to Ruben Keenan for taking his Sunday morning off to call into the podcast. 

Thanks to all the listeners, all over the world, and thanks to Mike from MHSA for the pancakes from Reo this morning. 

Don't forget to comment and share, you can also follow us in the Snipers Hide forum

Mar 24 2019

57mins

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Rank #13: The Everyday Sniper Episode 141 George Gardner Interview Rifles Only

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 141 George Gardner Interview Rifles Only Been waiting for this interview, after the Rifles Only Brawl I was able to sit down with George Gardner of GA Precision fame, and lucky for everyone Jacob Bynum sat in on the interview making it twice as fun.  This is gonna be a history lesson like none other.

George has been doing this a long time. He is one of the original Grandfathers of Precision Rifle Tactical Shooting and building the guns we all use.  Sit back and enjoy this one on 11./

Special Guests, Regina, Lisa, Ryan, and others. Thanks for listening and sharing, don't forget to comment. 

Feb 25 2019

59mins

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Rank #14: The Everyday Sniper Episode 179 My Celebrity Train Wreck MOA Rant

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 179 My Celebrity Train Wreck MOA Rant

Frank here with the Everyday Sniper and Sniper's Hide, in this pre-4th of July episode I go on a nice rant regarding the Mil vs MOA debate.  Seems like this thing won't go away anytime soon as guys continue to stir this punch bowl.  The debate is silly, there is defined disciplines that work with MOA, in our game it's Mils all the way.  It's easier, it's efficient and it makes communicating that much better.If you are an MOA shooter I feel sad for you, it's a terrible life to live in today's world. So if you dig MOA adjusted scopes, let me know what a jerk I am.  I follow up with a few other tirades, but nothing too crazy.Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing, thanks for being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast. Cheers, 

Jul 04 2019

47mins

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Rank #15: The Everyday Sniper Episode 164 User Comments Answered, Ballistic Apps

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 164 User Comments Answered, Ballistic Apps

In this episode I read the user comments. We really appreciate everyone throwing comments in the Podbean App and we want to address them as they start to stack up.Each comment is visible in the App and we encourage to comment on any and all topics.Discuss BCs and ballistics apps as well having to your part. A ballistic app is not a magic bullet, the shooter still has to execute the fundamentals.It's a nice little discussion, hope you all like it before I head to Alaska for the precision rifle classes there.Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing and thanks for being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast 

May 15 2019

48mins

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Rank #16: The Everyday Sniper Episode 160 Mike After Action, 22 Rifle Stuff

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 160 Mike After Action, 22 Rifle Stuff

In this episode, Mike and Frank are back together, in the interrupted episode where we interrupt each other every chance we get.

  • Greenmill 22 Match 
  • MHSA Training 
  • Catfishing 
  • Gun Stuff 
  • Fun

Thanks for listening, sharing and commenting as well as being a part of the Everyday Sniper 

May 03 2019

55mins

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Rank #17: The Everyday Sniper Episode 171 Frank Rambles On Answering Questions

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 171 Frank Rambles On Answering Questions

In this episode we tackle some of the great questions we are getting in reference to the podcast. I read questions from both the Podbean App and from the Sniper's Hide Forum. In fact I get so carried away answering these questions I lose all track of time. 

Some of the questions asked include:

  • Truing BC 
  • Left Hand Gain Twist Barrels 
  • Apps 
  • Muzzle Velocity 
  • Mike's BBQ Skillz 
  • Bipods
  • Savage Rifles 

It's all about the understanding and clarifications of the concepts we are discussing.  You can always head over too Sniper's Hide. We have a great Forum for you to visit and get real answers from.  Sniper's Hide Forum But thanks for listening, sharing and being a part of the Everyday Sniper Podcast. 

Jun 04 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #18: The Everyday Sniper Episode 191 Fundamental Breakdown, Elements vs FoM

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 191 Fundamental Breakdown, Elements vs FoM

I was looking over some old military marksmanship manuals, not so much for the mistakes, but to see where things evolved from the Elements of a good shooting position to the fundamentals of marksmanship.  And in thinking about the different techniques we use for shooting the various disciplines we engage in, how the fundamentals and the elements of a good position apply. We can free recoil a rifle and still engage in the fundamentals of marksmanship.  We can also buy a hit by using the weapon system to balance our position and mask some of the errors induced by our poor fundamentals.  As an example, a heavy class benchrest shooter can do a lot to eliminate as much as the shooter as possible.  Others attempt to do the same thing in the field.  Get a system or supporting device that masks the shooters or minimizes their influence on the shot.  It's a practical exercise to look at each of these fundamentals and what we can do to minimize their influence using the gear.  

It really comes down to education, knowing what fundamental controls what and how the rifle system marries to that fundamental.  I talk Accuracy and Precision, we all know the rifle system can have a bearing on both.  As will the shooter and his or her fundamentals when it comes to executing the firing task.  

Hopefully, this episode of the Everyday Sniper makes you think about all there elements.  

Thanks for listening, thanks for sharing thanks for being a part of the Everday Sniper. Don't forget to comment on the Podbean App. 

Aug 15 2019

44mins

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Rank #19: The Everyday Sniper Episode 174 My Rant on LE Equipment

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 174 My Rant on LE Equipment

Back from Alaska, this is my June After Action Report.  The Civvy classes we did were excellent. No equipment issues I can recall, nobody needed to default the SH Edition APO Rifle.  But we also did an LE class and that is completely different story.This was not about the shooters, but their equipment that went back to the 1990s.  In my mind this is totally unacceptable for guys who work the harsh wilds of Alaska. Having a working rifle and optic that is older than most computers is just wrong.  The conditions in this part of the country can kill equipment in seconds. It's important to have the right tools for the job.  Hopefully this can light a fire under the departments to step up.Also thanks to David for guiding me on my World's Most Successful Bigfoot Hunt.  

Quals, I think quals and standards are very useful, and we need to recognize the benefit of having a very good qual system in place to test standards. 

Thanks for listening and being a part of the Everyday Sniper.  Don't forget to comment and share 

Jun 15 2019

48mins

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Rank #20: The Everyday Sniper Episode 207 Treadproof AAR, User Comments

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The Everyday Sniper Episode 207 Treadproof AAR, User Comments

Hey welcomes to the Everyday Sniper, Frank from Sniper's Hide here, as usual, and in this episode, I hit on a ton of topics.  The knowledge bombs are falling from the Memphis Belle at a rate not seen since WWII.  

  • Treadproof
  • Rear Bags 
  • Bipods
  • 224 Valkyrie 
  • Podbean App Comments 
  • Custom Actions 

Fun stuff for sure... 

This episode is sure to be a favorite with all the topics covered.  I ran away with this podcast going over an hour discussing the questions in the App.As always, thanks for listening, sharing and recommending the Everyday Sniper Podcast. Be sure to hit the Sniper's Hide Forum for a deeper dive into most topics. 

Oct 29 2019

1hr 3mins

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