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Night Vision purchase??

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by massa, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. massa

    massa Engaging Member

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    Hi lads I am after night vision used mainly for rabbit and ratting, I been looking for a sometime now but no decision made yet !!??? as different opinion and different make and models aground span your head around !!?? which is the best night vision you can use for this hunting purpose any recommended model or make and if possible where to buy .... Budget is important as I am not welling to pay arm and leg for it.....cheers
  2. r10hunter

    r10hunter Honorary Member

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    You really need to decide if you wand a screen type, or a type you put to your eye first of all. Can someone near you let you try their setup??

    IF you can get used to using one, the screen type is less of a strain to use. As you can scan from the waist with all the guns weight on a sling the same way as you do with your gun mounted lamp.

    Putting the gun to your eye several hundred times in a night to scan can make you tired. Also as there is no need to get your eye to the gun the screen type nv can be a lot better to get rested on whatever in a stable way.

    Another thing to think of is spring and the light evenings is around the corner. With an add on you can use your quality image day scope while it's light and the bunnies are enjoying the evening sun. Then as it gets dark your add on takes a few seconds to put on to your gun. I keep mine in a small bag that I just hide up.

    With a photon or a dedicated you really need to use two rifles although they can be used in a limited way in the day light.

    On the down side the glow from the screen makes you a tiny bit less covert.

    If you can get on with a screen DIY is the way to go. You can build something with twice the performance of shop brought for half the price.

    If you decide to go DIY I am sure someone will post a parts list for you.
    Cheers Andy
    Last edited: Feb 27, 2014
  3. Tripleteer

    Tripleteer Donator

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    Have a word with SteveO on this forum, he posted a full article on this subject, very informative. He's a good lad too. Atb Paul.
  4. terry1001

    terry1001 Major Poster

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    It would help if you could give an idea on your budget and also confirm the sort of distances you want to be able to shoot at and also see the backdrop. Will you want to use it on something more powerful than an air rifle in the near future?
  5. secretagentmole

    secretagentmole Low down, dirty and quiet...

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    United Kingdom
    Nite Site are selling off the last of the NS50s for £299, not a bad price!
  6. andym1

    andym1 Member

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    theres a new ns viper ,wolf and eagle coming out dont no the prices yet the viper looks pretty good though at 100yrds unit plenty for upto rimfire thats why all ns units are now cheap there getting rid of old stock for these coming in
  7. leecraw66

    leecraw66 Donator

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    chorley lancs.
    Have been using an old night vision scope on my HW80 for 10 years both together are heavy and I do walk a lot over my permission. I invested in a Yukon monocular..... after coming home with arms like Popeye for a month. Whatever night vision you choose and there are men on this forum who can advise you, I would say invest in a good monocular for spotting your prey, a lot less heavy than a rifle and a NV scope...... saves the arms and back

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