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by Novice1
06 Jul 2018, 12:05
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: Xtreme Lens Play
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: Xtreme Lens Play

Thanks Fizz, i was hoping you'd chip in at some point. So are you saying there is always going to be an inherent level of play in the barrel with these lenses, which can be addressed to some extent by using a thicker grease on their moving parts? As I say, the latest 105mm takumar lens I have has be...
by Novice1
05 Jul 2018, 15:00
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: Photon Extreme Lens Not Holding Zero
Replies: 2
Views: 327

Re: Photon Extreme Lens Not Holding Zero

Only just now seen this post after setting out my similar problems with the xtreme conversion.

Come on folks, let us in on the secret to maintaining zero :D
by Novice1
05 Jul 2018, 11:39
Forum: DIY Nightvision
Topic: Xtreme Lens Play
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Xtreme Lens Play

Hi all I'm looking for some advice. I have a 6.5 photon xt that I've tried to xtreme. I have the srb adaptor. I originally bought a pentax takumar 105mm lens for the conversion. Got it at a good price and took a punt. After a bit if heartache it appears that the barrel has too much play in it to ens...
by Novice1
14 Apr 2018, 22:32
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: US Military Kit
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: US Military Kit

Links for official docs. https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/FR/2017/82FR4226.pdf The full Comments https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/licensing/documents/USML%20Cat%20XII%20NOI%20Public%20Comments.pdf Latest category xii https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/FR/2016/81FR70340.pdf Yukon?? The next change is to 12um Sens...
by Novice1
14 Apr 2018, 16:01
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: US Military Kit
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: US Military Kit

I've got my fingers crossed that a the thermal breakthrough equivalent to the Yukon photon is just around the corner in terms of cost v performance. Holding onto my pennies for now!
by Novice1
14 Apr 2018, 10:35
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: US Military Kit
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: US Military Kit

Thanks. I thought it would be interesting to compare. Especially as there seems to be a perception that ITAR prevents us seeing the best stuff from the USA.
by Novice1
14 Apr 2018, 00:45
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: US Military Kit
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

US Military Kit

Just how far ahead are the likes of the unit in the link from the stuff available in the UK?

http://www.nivisys.com/en/uploads/UTAM- ... e-2017.pdf
by Novice1
09 Apr 2018, 07:18
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: Flir Breach
Replies: 9
Views: 1916

Re: Flir Breach

Thought that might roughly be the case. Thanks for the explanation.
by Novice1
08 Apr 2018, 20:40
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: Flir Breach
Replies: 9
Views: 1916

Re: Flir Breach

Thanks for that Bruce. The size of it stood out for me, almost looked like a pvs14. Is this the start of units getting smaller, or are there specific factors which mean the better spec units need to be longer?
by Novice1
08 Apr 2018, 18:43
Forum: thermal imaging
Topic: Flir Breach
Replies: 9
Views: 1916

Flir Breach

I've seen mention of this in a few publications. Anyone got their hands on one? Any views on the spec? Do we know a likely price?

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