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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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Join the thousands of listeners we have using the Podbean App or your iTunes Podcast to hear the Everyday Sniper Podcast.  We have over a 100 episodes focused on long range precision rifle shooting.  Join us today and see why we were voted one of the best new podcasts out there. 


The goal of my optical performance evaluation is instead to help the reader get a sense of the personality of a particular optic. Much of the testing documents the particular impressions each optic makes on the tester.

Big Jim Fish
Freelance Writer

Gear Reviews for the Everyday Shooter

Ashbury Precision Ordnance Sniper's Hide Edition Saber M700

SABER® M700TM ERT Sniper’s Hide Special Edition

Extended Range Tactical Rifle
Model: SABER M700 Extended Range Tactical
Caliber: 6.5 Creedmoor and .308Win
Action: Remington Model 700 SPS AAC-SD Short Action Receiver

Hand Select – Quality Inspected – Gauged

Accurized in APO Custom Shop – Bolt: Factory Two Lug Bolt

Trigger: Trigger Tech Trigger Set to 3 ± 1⁄2 lb
Safety: Trigger Safety, Tang Mounted
– Scope Base: Picatinny Rail 20 MOA 5.5 inch – Barrel: Heavy Contour Hammer Forged

6.5CM – 22” / 1:8” Twist Rate
.308Win – 20” / 1:10” Twist Rate Threaded Muzzle 5/8-24
Threaded Muzzle Protective Cap
APO Arclight SC 3 Chamber Muzzle Brake

SABER MRCS: SABER® MRCS-AR MOD-0 Modular Rifle Chassis System Manufactured from aerospace grade alloys, advanced carbon reinforced composites

– Forend: AR-08 Octagonal Forend
Snipers Hide Custom Designed Anti-Mirage Band
M-LOK Accessory Rail Attachment System
Attachment Positions 3-6-9-12 o’clock
Snipers Hide Logo Cut Engraved on Forend (LH – RH sides) Picatinny Rail 9-Slot Alloy, M-LOK
Bipod Stud qty x1

– Center Chassis Section: RSA-A3 Precision Engineered Center Chassis Section with Integrated M700 Bolt Action Receiver Mount

Magpul MOE Hand Grip Grip-to-Trigger Distance, Adjustable Grip Angle 11°, Changeable w/Snipers Hide Logo Laser Engraved

5-Round Detachable Magpul Polymer Box Magazine Ambidextrous Paddle Lever Magazine Release

– Shoulder Stock: TASS Ergonomic Shoulder Stock- Tactically Adjustable Cheek Piece Height Adjustable w/Thumb Screw
Length of Pull Adjustable (Screw-in 1/4 and 1⁄2 inch Spacers)Recoil Pad Drop (Up/Down Position), Push Button Adjustable Positive Locking Ergonomic Shoulder Stock Adjustments Limbsaver Premium Recoil Pad
Double Locking Hinge (Left Hand Folding – Tension Adjustable) Integral Flushcup Sling Swivel Sockets x2

Link to APO Website to Order 

Rifle Builder Ashbury Precision Ordnance
SkillsTraining Rifle / Competition

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Online Training Lessons

Precision Rifle shooting is very detailed, the Shooter puts a lot into the shot. It’s important to have a solid foundation in the fundamentals of marksmanship.  Our focus is on those fundamentals, it’s more about the Precision Rifle Shooter and his technique than it is about the gear he chooses. 

Everyday Sniper Podcast

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.

Precision Rifle Training

Each month we offer up a new video-based lesson in the Online Training Forum.  By giving you access to all the lessons in the forum, we make it easy for you view and interact with other members based on the lesson.   We answer your questions directly, to include video requests. We can even help diagnose personal shooting issues if the member can provide enough details.  Educating the shooter is our ultimate goal.

Sniper’s Hide Scope Calibration Demonstration Video

Scope calibration is an important step to truing your ballistic software. If you have not calibrated and tested your scope for accuracy, you cannot expect positive results at distance using your ballistic solver. If you follow the truing directions with any ballistic app out there, scope calibration is a big part of the instructions.  No... Read more »
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JP Enterprises LRP-07 6.5 Creedmoor Semi Auto Rifle Review

JP Enterprise LRP-07 Semi Auto Rifle Review Shooting semi-auto precision rifle is a closet passion of mine. Mainly because the large frame semi-auto rifles are so shooter dependent, you have to nail the fundamentals of marksmanship to be consistent.  Technology is changing; no longer do we look down on the semi-auto platform as being inferior.... Read more »
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Sniper’s Hide Reviews the Howa HCR in 6.5 Creedmoor

Through Sniper’s Hide, I get to shoot a lot of rifles. Most of the time they are quite costly, and the readers recognize this quickly. One of my goals in reviewing precision rifles that cost less than $2000 is, seeing if they match their marketing. Enter the Howa HCR based on the Howa 1500 barreled... Read more »
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Athlon Midas TAC 6-24x50mm sub $1k ffp long range scope review by BigJimFish

BigJimFish reviews the Athlon Midas TAC 6-24x50mm front focal plane, mil/mil, high power rifle scope as part of the Sub $1k rifle scope review series
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Athlon Ares BTR 4.5-27x50mm on Mesa Precison Arms Crux next to Athlon Midas TAC 6-24x50mm on a Kelbly's Atlas

Athlon Ares BTR 4.5-27x50mm sub $1k ffp long range scope review by BigJimFish

BigJimFish reviews the Athlon Ares BTR 4.5-27x50mm front focal plane, mil/mil, high power rifle scope as part of the Sub $1k rifle scope review series
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Sightron SIIISS624x50LRFFP/MH on a Mesa Precision arms Crux with Bobro LabX rings

Sightron SIIISS624x50LRFFP/MH sub $1k ffp long range scope review by BigJimFish

BigJimFish reviews the Sightron SIIISS624x50LRFFP/MH front focal plane, mil/mil, high power rifle scope as part of the Sub $1k rifle scope review series
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Shooting steel at 1000yds with the Mesa Precision Arms Crux

Mesa Precision Arms Crux Custom Rifle and Titanium action review by BigJimFish

BigJimFish Reviews a Mesa Precision Arms Crux custom ultra light hunting rifle in 6.5CM using Mesa's own bottom metal and Crux Titanium action, a McMillan Edge Carbon adjustable Game Warden stock, Proof carbon wrapped barrel, and TriggerTech Primary trigger. Rifle tested with factory ammo from Desert Tech, Copper Creek, Federal, and Hornady.
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Kelbly's Golden Girl Arcas, Nyx, and Atlas Tactical

Kelbly’s Atlas Tactical Custom Rifle review by BigJimFish

BigJimFish reviews a custom rifle in .223 Remington built by Kelbly's using their Atlas Tactical 700 semi-clone action, a Krieger barrel, Bix'n Andy TacSport Pro trigger, Grayboe Ridgeback stock, and MPA bottom metal. Rifle tested with factory ammo from Lapua, Copper Creek, Desert Tech, Federal, and Hornady.
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First Look – Vectronix Terrapin X Laser Rangefinder

Sniper’s Hide takes a first look at the new Vectronix Terrapin X laser rangefinder. This unit replaces the discontinued Terrapin laser that all the Sniper’s Hide members truly loved and embraced.   The new Terrapin X is completely redesigned and is very different from the original model. With a similar advertised range of 11m to... Read more »
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Grayboe Ridgeback with Kelbly Atlas Tactical rifle after bedding and stock modifications

Grayboe Ridgeback composite stock review by BigJimFish

BigJimFish Review of Grayboe Ridgeback composite rifle stock for precision Remington 700 pattern rifles. Stock is a molded epoxy and fiberglass alternative to hand lay up stocks. Composition, bedding, fit, appearance, machining, harmonics, adjust ability, and suitability for PRS completion are discussed.
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Ritter & Stark SX-1 Multi Caliber Rifle Review

Guys like options, every day its Product A vs. Product B, which is better? It’s more than just opportunities; some people like the diversity when it comes to choices. An option out there for guys looking to get into a multi-caliber rifle system is the Ritter & Stark SX-1 Ritter & Stark The company Ritter... Read more »
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