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Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by Falcon fn19 hunter, May 3, 2021.

  1. Falcon fn19 hunter

    Falcon fn19 hunter Austin

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    I'm looking for a dedicated nite vision scope, would consider an add on but I don't like the ones with screen's, budget of about 200-250
    What would you lot recommend?
     
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    mealiejimmie Busy Member

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    You won't get a new dedicated NV scope for that sort of money.
    The cheapest you'll find is a used Yukon Photon - probably an XT
    Have a look on E Bay - there are usually a few there

    Cheers

    Bruce
     
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    Falcon fn19 hunter Austin

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    That's the sorta thing I was looking at, used rather than new, Yukon's any good? Life time clarity ect ?
     
  4. steevie dan

    steevie dan Very Active

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    As above mate, there is a Photon RT 6x50 on here for sale in the sales section for a little more than you want to spend, saw it a minute ago. I have an XT which I am happy with, the RT is newer and better I believe.
     
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  5. mealiejimmie

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    The Yukon Photon is not a bad NV scope - it's very sensitive so not much IR is needed, however the image is not very detailed
    For daytime use - it's absolutely rubbish - black and white only and that high sensitivity at night means that it whites out very easily in daylight.
    if you want a dedicated scope that will do both day and night work, the Photon is not it.
    The cheapest dedicated scope that can do both day and night work to any reasonable standard is the Sightmark Wraith HD.
    Not many going around used and even if there were, i'd expect the price to be at least £400

    Cheers

    Bruce
     
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