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NE500 scope recommendation?

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by dbarnard2, Mar 16, 2014.

  1. dbarnard2

    dbarnard2 Engaging Member

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    As title,
    anyone recommend a scope to use with the NE500.
    thank you in advance,
    David.
     
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    mtc mamba lite 4x16 x44 its one of the best to use with this kind of add on nv
     
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    Have been looking at the MTC mamba range, just wondered what else other people might be using.
    cheers for the reply.
    David.
     
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    I use a Hawke sidewinder 6-24 x 56 with my DIY Night vision works fine across the full mag range
     
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    Tried it with Bushnell 3x9x50 ( late 80's model ) picture wasn't to clear.
    Trying it with the Hawke Map Pro 4x16x50 tonight to see if the sight picture is any better.
    If not it will be time to purchase a new scope.
    David.
     
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    Oks,
    the Hawke scope was a vast improvement over the Bushnell, so now just got to find time to swap them over from one gun to another and re-zero them in.
    Currently using a newly purchased Nite Tek T20 IR torch, and it's such an improvement over NE500's built in IR source.
    Highly recommend the T20 for the price.
     
  7. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    I use Hawkes on all my PCP rifles, Nite Eyes and HDs. Works superbly with the NE or NS night vision units!
     
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    just got a 2.5-10 hawke varmint side focus scope for my diy night vision, with the low mag i get a bigger field of view for close up ratting so clear i can see the whiskers on there noses when i fine tune with the side focus brilliant:D
     

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