Article on thermals and night vision.

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  1. TEXASLAWMAN

    TEXASLAWMAN Lone Star Boars Owner LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    Why do you think the reap is better than the IR Hunter?
     
  3. wigwamitus

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    The vertical battery pack on the REAP2 is a big plus. Virtually wipes out the recoil/weakened spring issue that some have had with the REAP1s. And the Mk2s/3s could use the vertical battery pack as well. But they don't have it.
     
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    I dont I actually prefer the Hunter. They got that wrong. What I said was I prefer the trijicons for their resolution.
     
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    Good article! Pular and Trijicons get my vote as well.
     
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    The commercial products out there... still cannot compete overall with the robustness and ergonomics of the milspec from a decade ago.....
     
  7. Brian Shaffer

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    Yes, but the milspec from a decade ago was 320 resolution and just didn't have the image quality. They were more robust, no doubt, usually heavier, and were in the $20-30K range. What I find interesting is that of the former military that I have taken hunting who have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, they are blown away by the capabilities of what we are using to hunt hogs. None of them got anything thermal at all. Many had night vision, but no thermal.
     
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    Same here I get to take the various teams hunting for training and such for time to time. Most are amazed by the equipment. Only the top tier teams get the really nice stuff, most are bought on contracts that keep them using equipment way past its prime.
     

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