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Discussion in 'Indiana Glockers' started by singlestacksig, Mar 31, 2007.


  1. singlestacksig

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    Anyone have much experience with night vision rifle scopes?
    I have a Gen. 2 monocular that can see really well.. but I really need a rifle scope..
    I have not used a Gen 1 image device before...
    A gen 2 scope runs $2,000 to $5,000 but I can get a Gen 1 scope for less than $600 ...
    Is a Gen 1 scope worth getting? or should I just save up to get a Gen 2 or 3 ?
    or is the price just hype, and a Gen 1 will work ok?
     
  2. mpholic

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    I don't own one but have had the opportunity to use Gen 1 night vision equipment. Gen 1 equipment typically allows you to see outlines and shades of contrast.

    You should have no real problem discerning a coyote from a bush. On the other hand you might be able to confuse a coyote and a dog. There just isn't enough detail with Gen 1.

    I haven't been lucky enough to use any Gen 2 or Gen 3 equipment.
     

  3. singlestacksig

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    Thanks that helps..
     
  4. grislyAdam

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    "I have a Gen. 2 monocular that can see really well.."


    I've been thinking about getting one, too.
    Which model gen. 2 do you have? Thanks.
     
  5. singlestacksig

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    [QUOTE
    I've been thinking about getting one, too.
    Which model gen. 2 do you have? Thanks. [/B][/QUOTE]

    NIght owl NOXG2
     
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