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Old 16 March 2018, 16:12
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I bought the Pulsar Trail about a month ago.
Did you consider any others?

Did you get the fox?
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Old 16 March 2018, 18:13
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Did you get the fox?
His spotter lost track of it while he was fetching his pea shooter....
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Old 17 March 2018, 09:07
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I bought the Pulsar Trail about a month ago. It was just over $3K at Cabelas. It is very nice. The one shot zeroing feature is nice, but not exact. The handheld remote control is nice too. So far I'm happy with it. If you want to maintain a precise zero you should plan to have a dedicated upper for it. I'm now considering buying another 16" Aero upper just for the thermal.

This the company?

http://www.pulsar-nv.com/products/th...maging-sights/

$3K? Nobody on here a dealer?
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Old 17 March 2018, 10:03
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I don’t know crap about long distance scopes vs IR scopes. I have not shot anything at distance since I left the military...

I am researching a new hunting rifle and this scope popped up in an ad. Seems to be everything I need plus all the stuff I want. Can anyone shed light on it, seems to be on the low price side for everything is can do.

https://www.atncorp.com/x-sight4k-pr...le-scope-3-14x
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Old 17 March 2018, 10:04
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This the company?

http://www.pulsar-nv.com/products/th...maging-sights/

$3K? Nobody on here a dealer?
My uncle is a dealer.

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Old 17 March 2018, 10:22
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He will do $3975 (normally $4500) for the Pulsar Trail 38 for Admins, Authorized Personnel and BTDT. The caveat is that it was back ordered by 350 units at Shot.

It has a 640 x 480 17um microbolometer.

http://www.pulsar-nv.com/products/th...ht-trail-xp38/
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Old 17 March 2018, 11:03
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I don’t know crap about long distance scopes vs IR scopes. I have not shot anything at distance since I left the military...

I am researching a new hunting rifle and this scope popped up in an ad. Seems to be everything I need plus all the stuff I want. Can anyone shed light on it, seems to be on the low price side for everything is can do.

https://www.atncorp.com/x-sight4k-pr...le-scope-3-14x
The down side to that is the night vision seems to be heavily reliant on an IR illuminator. I'd like to see video with and without the IR. I'm also not sure how accurate the range finder is as it relies on the accuracy of the angle measurement sensor. Personally I prefer a laser rangefinder which I believe is an optional accessory.
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Old 17 March 2018, 11:47
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If anyone is interested in the Pulsar units feel free to PM me for his direct number or leave a message for Chuck at the store and he will call you back.
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Old 9 October 2018, 10:54
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Which is better, that Flir unit, or the Pulsar? I need something (not specifically a weapons sight, duh!) to see humans in thick brush at 100m max.
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Did you consider any others?

Did you get the fox?


Not sure how I missed this but yeah, I have popped 3 red foxes so far but all of them have been daytime with the .17HMR.
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Old 9 October 2018, 14:40
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http://www.pulsar-nv.com/products/th...maging-sights/

$3K? Nobody on here a dealer?
Yep.
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Old 9 October 2018, 14:43
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I donít know crap about long distance scopes vs IR scopes. I have not shot anything at distance since I left the military...

I am researching a new hunting rifle and this scope popped up in an ad. Seems to be everything I need plus all the stuff I want. Can anyone shed light on it, seems to be on the low price side for everything is can do.

https://www.atncorp.com/x-sight4k-pr...le-scope-3-14x
Shedding light on it is the key to that scope. You need an external IR light source for it to work. Thus you see the pics with the IR flashlight mounted to the side of the scope. I bought one, didn't like that aspect of it so took it back and got the Pulsar Trail, which is a true thermal, rather than IR.
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Old 9 October 2018, 14:48
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Which is better, that Flir unit, or the Pulsar? I need something (not specifically a weapons sight, duh!) to see humans in thick brush at 100m max.
None of them can see "through" thick brush, as I just found out this weekend in TX. However, between IR and thermal, I believe thermal will give you the best chance for what you describe. I was looking at a deer in thick brush saturday night. I could see different parts of the body as I moved laterally, or vertically, but just like daytime, you still cant see "through" wood or leaves etc. But what you CAN see that isn't obscured will be bright as hell, so you will easily be able to tell that SOMETHING is there.
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Which is better, that Flir unit, or the Pulsar? I need something (not specifically a weapons sight, duh!) to see humans in thick brush at 100m max.
What's the distance from sensor to brush? Can you elevate the sensor?
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Old 9 October 2018, 16:20
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The brush is closeby, but extends up to 150 feet. There's no real elevated vantage point nearby (unless I climb on the roof).
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Old 12 October 2018, 06:57
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None of them can see "through" thick brush, as I just found out this weekend in TX. However, between IR and thermal, I believe thermal will give you the best chance for what you describe. I was looking at a deer in thick brush saturday night. I could see different parts of the body as I moved laterally, or vertically, but just like daytime, you still cant see "through" wood or leaves etc. But what you CAN see that isn't obscured will be bright as hell, so you will easily be able to tell that SOMETHING is there.
Reminds me of what the OPFOR at JRTC said - something about getting down on all fours and acting like pigs or deer when they heard birds coming - no idea if it actually works though.
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Old 12 October 2018, 10:11
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Reminds me of what the OPFOR at JRTC said - something about getting down on all fours and acting like pigs or deer when they heard birds coming - no idea if it actually works though.
Back in those days it probably worked. These days it would be "Dude, what the fuck is Poly doing on his hands and knees down there?"
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Old 13 October 2018, 09:32
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Back in those days it probably worked. These days it would be "Dude, what the fuck is Poly doing on his hands and knees down there?"
Hahahaha! Moore's Law is a bitch
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