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#5748400 - 05/17/15 07:25 PM advise on Night vision scope use and model
Jerry Fisk Offline
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Registered: 03/16/15
Posts: 140
Loc: SW Arkansas
I need help.
I would like to get a night vision scope to shoot hogs with. Can someone point me in the right direction of Night Vision, Thermal vision and the differences please. Strength that I would need etc.

100 yard and under shooting for the most part if possible out a bit further.
$2000 max on spending
Most likely on a 308 but maybe 223. I feel better using the 308 I think.

Is there anything I can do. I am trying to just look at scopes right now, so many brands, so confusing at this point.
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#5748454 - 05/17/15 08:20 PM Re: advise on Night vision scope use and model [Re: Jerry Fisk]
HuntTXhogs Offline
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Registered: 05/04/10
Posts: 2972
Loc: North Ft Worth
You want to avoid Gen 1 at all costs

Can you describe your typical hunting setup (walk & stalk) , ground blind, elevated blind, heavily wooded, wide open senderos, etc...

For your budget you are looking at either Gen 2 or digital technology

You can google:

Pulsar Digisight
Sightmark PhotonXT
Armasight Drone Pro
ATN X-sight

and from those companies above you can look at their Gen 2 products as well.

Lots of options, and yes very confusing.

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#5749958 - 05/18/15 09:25 PM Re: advise on Night vision scope use and model [Re: Jerry Fisk]
Bearclaw Offline
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Registered: 08/05/12
Posts: 1698
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: Jerry Fisk
I need help.
I would like to get a night vision scope to shoot hogs with. Can someone point me in the right direction of Night Vision, Thermal vision and the differences please. Strength that I would need etc.

100 yard and under shooting for the most part if possible out a bit further.
$2000 max on spending
Most likely on a 308 but maybe 223. I feel better using the 308 I think.

Is there anything I can do. I am trying to just look at scopes right now, so many brands, so confusing at this point.


I suggest a Digisight either n750 or n750A for the $1,500 ball park. Above that you are starting to approach thermal price points. Feel free to call me and I will be happy to answer any questions on these units.

Thanks
Tyler

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#5750089 - 05/18/15 11:30 PM Re: advise on Night vision scope use and model [Re: Jerry Fisk]
HornSlayer Offline
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Registered: 12/13/07
Posts: 1035
Loc: Azle, TX
Doesn't Arkansas have some screwy regs about hunting hogs? You might want to find out if it is even legal there before you buy.

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#5750971 - 05/19/15 03:23 PM Re: advise on Night vision scope use and model [Re: Jerry Fisk]
customcutter Offline
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Registered: 05/04/15
Posts: 215
Loc: Florida
Florida regs use to say you could shoot them at night, but couldn't use anything but natural light. No IR or flash lights....IIRC
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