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#6037035 - 11/18/15 10:40 AM Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning
Arroflinger Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/16/10
Posts: 4
Loc: East Texas
New to NV but learned REAL fast how tiring trying to scan with it on the rifle. Looking to buy a digital hand held unit for scanning (not thermal due to $$.) Would appreciate any user advice on specific units that work good for you on hog/yotes.
Thanks for any advice!
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#6037649 - 11/18/15 05:19 PM Re: Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning [Re: Arroflinger]
fr3db3ar Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/08/15
Posts: 283
Loc: Holland, MI
I have a Bushnell Equinox that has great night vision without the use of an external IR Torch as well as very nice day vision.

It does eat batteries though.

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#6037954 - 11/18/15 07:50 PM Re: Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning [Re: fr3db3ar]
Pootie Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 09/05/15
Posts: 12
Loc: SE Texas
Bushnell Equinox X

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#6038702 - 11/19/15 09:57 AM Re: Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning [Re: Arroflinger]
09Aggie Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 12/07/12
Posts: 30
Loc: Houston
Not sure what your budget is, but a PVS 14 is very clear out to about 400 yds. (I think you can get them for close to $1k now). I have a Night Owl Gen I handheld that is pretty useless beyond 50 yards without a full moon.
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#6038741 - 11/19/15 10:19 AM Re: Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning [Re: Pootie]
hopalong Offline
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Registered: 12/05/10
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Loc: manager, drake river ranch (fo...
Originally Posted By: Pootie
Bushnell Equinox X
second the bushnell, have one and it works excellent for scanning. mine does not eat batteries though, I get at least 3 maybe 4 nights worth of use out of a set but do not leave it on constant either.
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#6039227 - 11/19/15 02:54 PM Re: Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning [Re: Arroflinger]
deereguy Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 02/05/15
Posts: 163
Loc: Michigan
Another vote for the Bushnell Equinox X. Unless your budget can afford a thermal then I would suggest taking a look at the Pulsar Quantum line.
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#6041981 - 11/21/15 11:54 AM Re: Need user advice on a hand held digital NV for scanning [Re: Arroflinger]
Arroflinger Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 04/16/10
Posts: 4
Loc: East Texas
Thanks for the input folks!
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