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#5518802 - 01/04/15 11:20 AM First kill with new night vision scope.
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#5518844 - 01/04/15 11:43 AM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Very nice.
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#5518879 - 01/04/15 12:05 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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cheers
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#5519151 - 01/04/15 02:44 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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What kind of scope ?

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#5519174 - 01/04/15 02:56 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Well done, nice rig. up
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#5519215 - 01/04/15 03:27 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Congrats.

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#5519889 - 01/04/15 06:26 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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The scope is an armasight vulcan 3.5-7x ghost mg, so far I am really happy with my choice!
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#5521423 - 01/05/15 12:31 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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#5521444 - 01/05/15 12:44 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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You have to drag the tri-pod every where you go?! LOL Looks like it worked out great! Nice set up with the silencer too, nice rig up
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#5523056 - 01/06/15 08:02 AM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Dennis, It sure makes a 200 yd shot nice,I was in the middle of a wheat field where other options to steady were available. Due to the rolling hill, I couldn't have laid prone, it is either shoot freehand like John Wayne or carry my rest. Its not that bad and makes it a heck of a lot easier to shoot, I hit this yote 3 times within 3 seconds, the follow up shots are easier with this rest too. I realize it doesn't make sense in every hunting situation to carry it, but in this particular one, I prob wouldn't have made a 200 yd freestanding shot, so I'm glad I had it.


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#5523132 - 01/06/15 08:42 AM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Makes perfect sense, sometimes it pays to have the right tool. Back when I did ALLOT of yote hunting, I used the 2 sticks with the rubber "hinge", easy to carry on a long walk. The set up you have should be rock solid with the tripod. Sure not knocking what you used though.
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#5523586 - 01/06/15 12:24 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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I just got the rest a couple of months ago, can't wait for yote comps to kick off, I feel it will be a great assett in daytime stands, I have a rack for nighttime.
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#5523650 - 01/06/15 12:59 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: Pitchfork Predator]
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Well done, nice rig. up
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#5526501 - 01/07/15 07:01 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Hey Cody,
Congrats on the yote with the new NV. Change your mind on the thermal? We need to link up soon. I got a couple new night toys to play with too. Got the sightmark photon xt 4.6 and the ATN x-sight 5x-18. Both are pretty fun so far.
My SBR is complete too. 31 days.
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#5531508 - 01/09/15 08:52 PM Re: First kill with new night vision scope. [Re: truenorthoutdoors_tx]
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Hey Brandon, just saw this, let's roll! I'm about to start doing a lot of night time hunting....Well no more than normal really, just mainly after more pigs than yotes. . I ended up going with night vision over the thermal for a few reasons, but price was a pretty large factor. I'm loving this new nv, I can see pretty clearly for a lot farther than I can shoot lol. Give me a shout anytime, I'm ready to roll.
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