texashuntingforum.com logo
Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Reelraider, mtn_infantry, herb_mason, Ray@RockPointRanch, Alpha211R
65414 Registered Users
Top Posters(All Time)
dogcatcher 93,378
bill oxner 55,229
stxranchman 54,730
SnakeWrangler 46,081
RKHarm24 44,585
rifleman 44,430
BMD 41,029
Big Orn 37,484
txshntr 35,565
Facebook
Forum Statistics
Forums45
Topics432,593
Posts6,281,886
Members65,414
Most Online16,728
Mar 25th, 2012
Print Thread
Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. #5562740 01/25/15 03:58 AM
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 594
T
Texaslawman Offline OP
Tracker
OP Offline
Tracker
T
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 594
This is the video from a hunt a week or so back, the video will show us through the I2 third gen pvs-14 then will show what I see with the apollo thermal at the same time. It is very dark and humid there is a glow in the sky coming off a power plant that actually makes it harder to see in some of the shots, you will see the ir lasers illuminating the fog also.

http://youtu.be/8cSV_szMxUM

Last edited by Texaslawman; 01/25/15 03:59 AM.

Pro staff: LWRCI, VORTEX OPTICS, SILENCER SHOP, HORNADY AMMUNITION, Barnes Bullets, Bass Pro Shops, . Huey Outdoors. CMMG INC.
YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/LoneStarBoars?sub_confirmation=1
Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5562807 01/25/15 04:35 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Bearclaw Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Cool stuff. Here is a thermal vs night vision video from a 5X thermal and a 5X gen 2 WPT taken of the same scene at the exact same time

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5562808 01/25/15 04:36 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Bearclaw Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Embedded video for you

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5562877 01/25/15 05:32 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 2,972
HuntTXhogs Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 2,972
I'd like to be able to translate the opposite configuration to viewers.

Thermal spotters with I^2 gen 3 shooting.

Near impossible to capture action like you're seeing through a recorder with I^2.

Factoring cost the way you show it

Gen 3 pvs 14 with iPhone adapter and phone about 4k plus 5k in thermal shooter = 9k

Other way around, thermal spotter 2k with gen3 m845 or d740 or WPT at 3k = 5k

Good vid, was nice seeing you at SHOT congrats on LWRC ProStaff selection

HTXH

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5562905 01/25/15 06:09 AM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 580
T
texashunter900 Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
T
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 580
I would love to own a thermal but us working guys have a hard time shelling out that kind of money to shoot a pig or 2.

Love watching the videos and dreaming how easy it would be.

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: texashunter900] #5564193 01/26/15 01:48 AM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Bearclaw Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Originally Posted By: texashunter900
I would love to own a thermal but us working guys have a hard time shelling out that kind of money to shoot a pig or 2.

Love watching the videos and dreaming how easy it would be.

Our rental program is for workin guys. You might be surprised how cheap a thermal rental can be. Split it up with a hunting buddy and its less than gas to get to the deer lease.

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: texashunter900] #5564203 01/26/15 01:52 AM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 25,258
Txkiller Offline
the terminator
Offline
the terminator
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 25,258
Originally Posted By: texashunter900
I would love to own a thermal but us working guys have a hard time shelling out that kind of money to shoot a pig or 2.

Love watching the videos and dreaming how easy it would be.


X2 peep

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Bearclaw] #5568398 01/28/15 03:29 AM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 580
T
texashunter900 Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
T
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 580
Originally Posted By: Bearclaw
Originally Posted By: texashunter900
I would love to own a thermal but us working guys have a hard time shelling out that kind of money to shoot a pig or 2.

Love watching the videos and dreaming how easy it would be.

Our rental program is for workin guys. You might be surprised how cheap a thermal rental can be. Split it up with a hunting buddy and its less than gas to get to the deer lease.


I have looked at your site many times and would rent a few to try out before I bought. But I know if I rent one I will end up buying one and then the trouble begins...

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5568736 01/28/15 01:52 PM
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 21,129
E
East Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
E
Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 21,129
They finance bolt


[Linked Image]
Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5568781 01/28/15 02:21 PM
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 915
C
cyberpyrot Offline
Tracker
Offline
Tracker
C
Joined: Jul 2013
Posts: 915
man I need to get me a thermal.


I'm a terrible shot but I follow up with a grenade!
Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: texashunter900] #5569484 01/28/15 08:09 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Bearclaw Offline
Veteran Tracker
Offline
Veteran Tracker
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 2,063
Originally Posted By: texashunter900
Originally Posted By: Bearclaw
Originally Posted By: texashunter900
I would love to own a thermal but us working guys have a hard time shelling out that kind of money to shoot a pig or 2.

Love watching the videos and dreaming how easy it would be.

Our rental program is for workin guys. You might be surprised how cheap a thermal rental can be. Split it up with a hunting buddy and its less than gas to get to the deer lease.


I have looked at your site many times and would rent a few to try out before I bought. But I know if I rent one I will end up buying one and then the trouble begins...


Trouble? You mean FUN?!

Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: cyberpyrot] #5569492 01/28/15 08:13 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 10,911
C
colt.45 Offline
THF Celebrity
Offline
THF Celebrity
C
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 10,911
Originally Posted By: cyberpyrot
man I need to get me a thermal.

bang my scope over, laser under hog hunt video tis doomed flush before it get filmed. rofl Still enjoy watching though. Have ta wait, though. my cell stays roaming. flag



i'm postaddic
Re: Night vision & Thermal hog hunt showing the difference. [Re: Texaslawman] #5569733 01/28/15 10:24 PM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 206
L
LastHurrah Offline
Woodsman
Offline
Woodsman
L
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 206
up

Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

© 2004-2019 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3