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Posted: 10/11/2005 10:13:49 AM EDT
I have looked through night vision scopes and goggles before, but never knew what gen i was looking through.  I would like a scope that i could use up to 100 yards away and still be able to identify what i'm looking at (human or animal).

what gen should i be looking at purchasing?  money is a factor, as i don't have much, but am willing to save a little more.

does anyone have pictures or a link that can compare the different gens when looking through them?

Thanks
Link Posted: 10/11/2005 11:47:42 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2005 11:51:42 AM EDT by Victor]
Link Posted: 10/11/2005 1:45:25 PM EDT
Save a few pennies???  Sheesh!  That's a few paychecks!!!  Guess I'll have to wait longer than i wanted to...

Thanks
Link Posted: 10/11/2005 2:05:43 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/11/2005 2:10:17 PM EDT by Optik45]
+1

Stay away from Gen 1.

Gen II+ will work for your target distances. I would Recommend the D-440 for the Gen II+ Category. The Scope is a 3x with optional 6x doubler. Good price Tag

http://www.opticshq.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=Optics&Product_Code=D-440-MS&Category_Code=Night-Vision-Rifle-Scopes

If you can save for a Gen III I would recommend it. Farther Target Recongnition. Better Light Amplification and longer tube life. For the Gen III category I would recommend the D-760.

Expect a $1500-$2000 jump from Gen II+ to Gen III

Run over to here. You will find images from various Gens and Units

http://www.nightvisionforums.com/
Link Posted: 10/12/2005 6:47:40 AM EDT
thanks for the site Optik45, i could really see the distortion in the gen1 NV's.  the Gen2 looked a lot better.  I definitly will not get gen1.  As for gen3, i'll have to think about spending that much money.  We will see...
Link Posted: 10/13/2005 1:10:47 PM EDT
I would get the highest gen you can afford.
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