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Offline nepahunter17

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scope
« on: March 01, 2015, 10:31:52 PM »
Do you guys use illuminated scope for night hunting ?
Due to price increase in ammo,,,,,,,,,,,,,there will be no warning shots

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Re: scope
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2015, 11:36:23 PM »
  I do NOT.....Some may
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Re: scope
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2015, 09:33:31 AM »
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Re: scope
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2015, 09:53:26 AM »
I have one, but have never found a need to turn it on.
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Re: scope
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2015, 12:20:40 PM »
     I thiink with a good shoot light, there is no real need for an illuminated scope.....Unless you prefer and like it better.
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Re: scope
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2015, 04:55:56 PM »
I use illum recitals at night. I can get on my target a lot quicker.

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Re: scope
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2015, 07:09:28 PM »
I have one that I've take out a few times but never shot anything with it.

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Re: scope
« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2015, 07:36:23 PM »
I have a scop with adjustable red dot at the cross hairs. I use it sometimes because i have it. With the lights in the past 2 years I have not needed to use it.
For a brief moment I could hear nature through all the noise.

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Re: scope
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2015, 07:36:43 PM »
I have a scope with adjustable red dot at the cross hairs. I use it sometimes because i have it. With the lights in the past 2 years I have not needed to use it.
For a brief moment I could hear nature through all the noise.

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Re: scope
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2015, 07:40:14 PM »
I like the red illuminated dot in the center of the cross hairs. I keep mine on all night. Battery life is outstanding. Sometimes I forget to turn it off and it's still illuminated the next night. My opinion is its a great option.

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Re: scope
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2015, 07:59:35 PM »
I never used one,  I don't know anything about them.  My concern would be if you're out hunting and the battery dies,  can you still see the cross  heirs to shoot ???
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Re: scope
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2015, 08:04:57 PM »
Yes Jake looking through them without it liumll it is like looking through a normal crosshairs scope or dot at least leupold is.

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Re: scope
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2015, 08:14:34 PM »
Shows ya how "technology challenged " I am ......
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Re: scope
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2015, 08:19:01 PM »
Mine works the same as Brushwolf's; turn it on if you want or leave it off. I don't even look for my crosshairs when I see a fox / coyote. All I do is put the small red dot on the critter. Mine is a Mueller scope (which is a  great scope for the price in my opinion). Batteries are cheap too. They are basically a watch battery you can get anywhere. I keep an extra in my bag. I think a 2 pack of batteries cost less than $10.  And as I said earlier, last a very long time too.

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Re: scope
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2015, 01:33:33 PM »
i use a Burris 3x9x40 30mm with an Edot.  i like it set low where it glows less than the predators eyes.   mine has a 2 hour run time then shuts off on its own.   i also have a 2x7x44 Bushnell on my 45/70 for deer and bear and i really like that in low light conditions on dark animals.