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    Thermal scope setup for deer?

    What calibers, thermal scopes and distances are you guys using them to?

    Iíve got a culling job come up on some spot light shy animals from poachers. The land owner wants everything gone, no animals no poaching.

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    Xp50 lrf and cal to suit range
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    XD75 on my .223 or if necessary .308. Love it!

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    I prefer the clip thermals compared to the straight scopes, as for distance once your used to it and are happy you can easily do 200m, unsure of caliber I’ve only used them on .223 talk to @faregame on here he knows his stuff

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    Thanks for the info guys

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    A friend of mine got a thermo trail XQ50 on a 270,suppressed.Works fine to 300yds on deer n pig.You can see deers out to 1200yds easily.

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    Old man does this stuff for a living, mostly wallabies, pigs and small game but some deer if the farmer doesnt want to use the chopper he'll do it on foot with the thermal. Has three setups, one a AR with XP50 on it (he had this setup on a 8" twist T3 while all the waiting on P licence etc) one another XP50 on a Ruger M77 that's been rebarelled to 7.62x39, and a Excel Arms accelerator in 22wmr with a XQ38 on it. Took him a while to come round to using thermal but they have paid for themselves pretty quickly.
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    Iv got a thermo hand held xq38,you see a totally different world of wild life out there.Great for dawn and dusk too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan_Songhurst View Post
    Old man does this stuff for a living, mostly wallabies, pigs and small game but some deer if the farmer doesnt want to use the chopper he'll do it on foot with the thermal. Has three setups, one a AR with XP50 on it (he had this setup on a 8" twist T3 while all the waiting on P licence etc) one another XP50 on a Ruger M77 that's been rebarelled to 7.62x39, and a Excel Arms accelerator in 22wmr with a XQ38 on it. Took him a while to come round to using thermal but they have paid for themselves pretty quickly.
    Does he use a handheld to spot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PerazziSC3 View Post
    Does he use a handheld to spot?
    Yes, I'm not sure what it is though I think it might be a axion
    #30GANG....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan_Songhurst View Post
    Yes, I'm not sure what it is though I think it might be a axion
    Can you ask if he using the Axion and if so what model exactly and what is his opinion of it ?

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    Yeap will do. I'm pretty sure it's an axion, I dont actually know for sure but it's not one of the bigger ones that looks like the scopes do it's smaller one, I just looked on the pulsar website and saw the axion and looks like that, I'll ask him what model. I talked to him today and he doesnt actually have two XP50s, just the one on a mount that he can take off and swap between AR and other rifle and it's got settings for zero on each rifle. Xq38 stays on the 22mag though
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    Im looking at a axion key. Are they ok

 

 

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