NxS illumination

Discussion in 'Long Range Scopes and Other Optics' started by sdeviation, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. sdeviation

    sdeviation Well-Known Member

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    i was out for the first time sunday with my scope.
    it was about +5C out and i had no illumination of the reticle.
    brought the rifle out today to clean it and it worked again.
    does the battery fail when its cold out should i have a couple in my pocket to keep them warm and swap em out when i need it?
    any one else have issues in the cold?

    Oh and i got to say unfricken believable optics i have ever looked through.
     
  2. Joel Russo

    Joel Russo Official LRH Sponsor

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    I've had a few different NXS scopes in much colder temps in Alberta and Alaska with not problems with the illumination.
    You may want to put a fresh battery in and give it another chance.
     

  3. CapDog

    CapDog Well-Known Member

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    I've used mine down to -40 no problems.
     
  4. MontanaRifleman

    MontanaRifleman Well-Known Member

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    I've used mine to -10 f no problem.
     
  5. sdeviation

    sdeviation Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys
    i figured it was prolly weak,,,
    will put a new one in and give her a go....
     
  6. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    Are you looking through the scope in daylight, for the illumination? Also the intensity may need to be set.
     
  7. sdeviation

    sdeviation Well-Known Member

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    DOH,,, yes it was day time . iwill give it another shot see if it happens again and i will bring a new battery...
    thanks for the hint..