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Old 11-08-2004, 07:18 PM
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i'm thinking about buyng night vision... has anyone ever used it?
what's your input?
does it really work?
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Old 11-08-2004, 07:33 PM
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is binocular the way to or can i get away with mono? i would think bi, for the depth perception
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Old 11-08-2004, 07:37 PM
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Default Re: ever try night vision?

Got a second generation Russian model. Single lens.
It's a bit grainy but you can darn sure see at night with it.

At this price level ($275) it is nothing like the stuff you see in the movies but it does amplify light impressively.

If you are talking about driving a boat at high speeds with it, I say NO.
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Old 11-08-2004, 07:40 PM
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I use it all the time with my XM rifle(Carr 15 modified with garnede launcher) in Joint Operations. Does that help?
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Default Re: ever try night vision?

Originally Posted by manfromnantuckt
is binocular the way to or can i get away with mono? i would think bi, for the depth perception
From my past use I found the Gen2 goggle to be fine at speed. A mono Gen1 is good for reference in total darkness and can be bought at a cheap price. This is one of those items in which you usually get what you pay for if you buy from a reputable dealer. Of course the Gen3 goggles can be had, but expect to pay the piper.

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