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Old 02-03-2003, 07:50 PM
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Night Optics...Need overview from an expert

I want somebody familiar with actual capabilities from different methods (not secondhand).

Generation 3 and 3+ amplifiers for existing scopes is my main question.

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Old 02-03-2003, 08:10 PM
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Re: Night Optics...Need overview from an expert

If your talking scopes, there is only one, RAPTOR. If you want binocs., I like the AN/PVS-7D. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] But if you want to use existing sight, look at monoloc. www.mono-loc.com If you go that route, try the AN/PVS-14.

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Re: Night Optics...Need overview from an expert

Thanx for the comebacks. I am aware of the capability of the $6400 Raptor. Very good.

Questions concerning the add on intensifiers as mentioned for the Nightforce:

What is the effective visible range for a Coyote sized critter.?

Do I need to stay under 7 power?
What happens with a variable scope as you go to higher powers with the same intensifier?

Coyotes at 200, 300, MORE?

I'm guessing that tube size is NOT a player?
I think I want to drive my 1.75 x 6 Nightforce first.

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Re: Night Optics...Need overview from an expert

S1, your answer brings up another question. How do I test to see which is best for me without buying one which I won't consider without viewing.

Would you look at the B.E.Meyers site for me to compare stats with the one you like?

What was the cost for yours?

Also, what are the implications of lower power going to higher power on your NFS with the unit you mention. Is there incentive to use only the power you need and the light is reduced for higher powers.

Also is tube size a player in the game?

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