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NV Rifle Scope

Postby tricone65 on Wed Dec 22, 2010 8:03 am

I am looking to put a NV scope on a AR .308 SASS rifle to use as a hog hunting set up. We get shoots out to around 300 + yds. I have used the gen 2 on a friends rifle and it just is not very clear. If going to make the investment I want to be able to see well and pick up the hogs. What scope and extras would you or have you had good results with?
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Re: NV Rifle Scope

Postby Trevor_B on Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:51 am

To get good resolution near the 300 yard mark you will realistically need a generation 3p or generation 4 scope. ATN makes a great NV scope in the Mars series. The 6X Gen 4 Mars scope should give you the range and recognition you need to shoot up to that distance under good conditions; ie, ambient light from the stars or moon.
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Re: NV Rifle Scope

Postby tricone65 on Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:03 pm

Thanks Trevor,
Is the clearity of the Gen 4 that much better to warant the extra money over the Gen 3 or is it just for the distantace? Also it it better to use some sort of light assist on the scope to help out say there is not much star or moon light? If so what would you suggest?
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Re: NV Rifle Scope

Postby Trevor_B on Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:46 pm

Gen 4 scopes will have a noticeably clearer image and better resolution over a gen 3. The trade off is they do not last as long. they still have an extremely long life span of 8,000 hours plus though. These all come with an IR illuminator, however, at that distance any additional IR device would be useless, you will need some ambient light.
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