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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2019, 08:23:32 AM »
Sweet

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2019, 08:35:48 AM »
John,

My setup is similar to yours except my light is attached to the scope. 

Have you ever noticed a glare through the scope from the light reflecting off the muzzle device?  I ran into that issue with mine recently. Quick fix was to remove the muzzle device.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #17 on: October 08, 2019, 08:46:19 AM »
John,

My setup is similar to yours except my light is attached to the scope. 

Have you ever noticed a glare through the scope from the light reflecting off the muzzle device?  I ran into that issue with mine recently. Quick fix was to remove the muzzle device.

People say to mount the light UNDER the barrel ideally, but only time I have an issue is when I go to full flood, which I never do, I almost always have it focused all the way down, just enough to light up my FOV or less is all I need.

Two nights ago I took a shot at a yote at around 200yds, zero wind, and the smoke from the shot blanked out my view for a minute, so I might look into putting the light under the barrel, thinking the can maybe will shield my view some if that happens again. We will see.

Here is the first night I took the setup out, video of a buddy shooting. Ive got it more figured out now. Not sure how far the coyote was when we first sighted it, it was before I had the ABL range finder installed. But it was about 150yds when he shot.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #18 on: October 08, 2019, 09:24:11 AM »
Nice video. 

That makes sense putting the light under the barrel to eliminate the glare.  I suspect the smoke from the shot becoming a blinding light will continue to be an issue even with the light under the barrel though. 

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #19 on: October 08, 2019, 09:29:54 AM »
love the yote spin move.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2019, 09:31:33 AM »
Nice video. 

That makes sense putting the light under the barrel to eliminate the glare.  I suspect the smoke from the shot becoming a blinding light will continue to be an issue even with the light under the barrel though.

Its possible, here is a night shot at my target though...  It may have just been the weather the other night, it was getting foggy.  Check this one out, you can see the bullet, haha. I love this scope. Im going to get a day only version for my grendel.


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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2019, 11:17:57 AM »
223 wylde

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2019, 11:21:15 AM »
I like the illuminator on the side, frees up the bottom for bipod, sleds, bags and other shooting aids. I don't get a glare.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2019, 11:41:36 AM »
Anyone know how to turn this off? The blue bars won't slide to off

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2019, 11:45:13 AM »
Inside the scope it say off



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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2019, 11:52:55 AM »
Nice.  Yeah I only got the glare when i put a suppressor on.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #26 on: October 08, 2019, 12:40:35 PM »
Nice.  Yeah I only got the glare when i put a suppressor on.

Focus your beam down more.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #27 on: October 08, 2019, 12:41:04 PM »
Anyone know how to turn this off? The blue bars won't slide to off

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Not sure mine does that stuff, the app I have not used much.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #28 on: October 10, 2019, 06:24:27 AM »
Here's my current setup.  7.62x39.  Sightmark photon 4.5x zoom scope.  T50 10W IR illuminator from ebay mounted on the side.  Haven't taken any coyotes with it yet but it's just a matter of time.

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Re: Thermal/night vision
« Reply #29 on: October 15, 2019, 06:02:08 PM »
Here's my current setup.  7.62x39.  Sightmark photon 4.5x zoom scope.  T50 10W IR illuminator from ebay mounted on the side.  Haven't taken any coyotes with it yet but it's just a matter of time.

That's a relatively inexpensive package. Have you used it?

 


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