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#6985835 - 12/06/17 05:25 PM Scanning for hogs after dark..
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Registered: 01/03/12
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Loc: Nebraska
I head to Texas once/twice a year to hunt pigs. I recently purchased the Sightmark Photon with an Evola external IR and love it so far. But I was trying to think of a way to scan the areas with out having to keep turning on the scope to scan. I was considering buying a nv monocular to do this for about $200. I also wanted to buy a mini DVR recorder for the photon ($200 more). Then while searching "night vision"on Amazon I found a palm sized camcorder with night vision for $68. I'm sure the Ir on this thing is only good for close range .. I could use my external IR to help reach out and scan areas with the camcorder. It even has digital zoom. I could scan with it and then have it set on a tripod and possibly record the shot. The external IR would already be lighting up the area I would be aiming at.
So, has anyone ever used this sort of thing. Do you think it would work?
I don't want to put out a bunch of money for a thermal or anything like that since I only go down there maybe twice a year.

Just seeing if anyone has ever tried this? Or maybe I'm just crazy and should just spend the money on a

Thanks in advance
Shoot Str8 and Stay Safe
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#6991068 - 12/10/17 06:00 PM Re: Scanning for hogs after dark.. [Re: Hogz]
thaechten Offline
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Registered: 11/09/17
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Me n some buddies smoked 40 hogs with a couple outrigger outdoors red eye predator hunting lights. They weren't spooked by the light on red but when we switched it to white, it was on.

Get em here:

#6992756 - 12/11/17 10:08 PM Re: Scanning for hogs after dark.. [Re: Hogz]
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