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Thermal scope suggestions #8977249 12/23/23 09:30 PM
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Looking for suggestions

Probably won’t be shooting much past 100 yards
Don’t care about recording video per say
Obviously want as light as possible
Don’t think I need a lot of zoom
Let’s start with a $2,750 budget….

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There are a lot of options that will work for you. With a budget of $2750, you could get something like a Sightmark Wraith Mini thermal or Rix Leap L3 or AGM TS25 and have enough money left over to get a small handheld for spotting as well.


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Re: Thermal suggestions [Re: erathar] #8979849 12/30/23 12:26 AM
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Bump?

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I would take a serious look at this one. You can’t go wrong for the price. I have had one for a year and I know of a couple other people who also have one. It is 500.00 cheaper than what I paid.

https://www.eurooptic.com/Pulsar-Thermion-XG50-3-24X-Thermal-Riflescope-PL76529.aspx

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I would go with this for scanning (or something like it---thermal for sure) and then shop for a good deal on a weapon sight, thermal if possible. I have reached the conclusion that if you can only afford a thermal monocular or a thermal scope but not both, the thermal scanner is the way to go. A good DNV weapon sight will work fine until you can swing a decent thermal weapon sight.


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Re: Thermal scope suggestions [Re: erathar] #8983758 01/08/24 02:58 AM
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One last bump. Feel like variable zoom isn’t necessary. Leaning towards lowish powered fix..

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I’m not dead set either way…

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Call Outdoor Legacy and pick their brains. Stand up guys who are familiar with everything out on the market right now.

I have the Pulsar Talion that was in that price range and has been great for the 10-12 nights a year I get to use it.


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I have on order a AGM TS35-284 and paid about $2050.00 + tax----the reviews for shooting up to 200 yards (and certainly 100 yards are pretty darn good). I can't give a valid review because I personally have not used it, but again reviews on-line are very favorable in the under $3000 price range.

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Originally Posted by ctonsmitty
I have on order a AGM TS35-284 and paid about $2050.00 + tax----the reviews for shooting up to 200 yards (and certainly 100 yards are pretty darn good). I can't give a valid review because I personally have not used it, but again reviews on-line are very favorable in the under $3000 price range.


You did mean TS35-384, right? Adder version? I had and used one for a while. Good scope and you got a good price.


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The Burris BTS-35 V2 is a pretty good scope in this price range. It comes with a top quality American Defense QD mount and uses common 18650 batteries.

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Originally Posted by Gumbeaux
Call Outdoor Legacy and pick their brains. Stand up guys who are familiar with everything out on the market right now.

I have the Pulsar Talion that was in that price range and has been great for the 10-12 nights a year I get to use it.


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