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Took my home build out to Rope Runners to try out today

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by jolo-bolo, Mar 30, 2014.

  1. jolo-bolo

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    I took up the challenge to build a night vision ages ago. It has taken me soooo long due to health and camera problems. Finally got it together and played with it for a while after RR closed as it went dark. I was pleased it was getting 40 meters no problem as it went dark twilight.
    It was to dark to see to shoot without night sight. Then it went full dark in a wood turned on the IR torch wow full vision if I was to be honest to much light off the torch. I was just getting ranges sorted when the bloody torch battery bloody gave up I could have sworn I put a spare in but no so I packed up and came home.
    It isn't fully finished need painting few tweeks to the wires. And I have found that if I get a butt extender which on a Brocock I think I need anyway I can shoulder the rifle and still shoot in a natural position. The best estimate on a good range I had before the torch gave out was 60+ meters which is the length of our main zip wire I could see the ground anchor clearly.

    and on a more normal note I was having a good old chin wag with one of our regular users today he gave us some great freebys and is without a doubt a top whole down to earth good guy.
    can you tell who it is then.
     
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    Glad you got your NV sorted mate. Photo looks like the comedian Bill Bailey to me..?
     
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    Yes it is mr Bailey him self
     
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    I see you are a mate of Johnny Kingdom then!!! Atb Paul.
     

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