THERMALS TO AVOID AT ALL COST

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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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    This is a list of all Chinese made thermals, not only are these subpar units but there are no Chinese thermal manufacturers that are not owned by the Chinese military our #1 enemy. The companies selling these are providing valuable feedback for design and improvements. The people buying them are finding our enemy who has no problem selling and supplying our enemies including Iran.

    Iray USA

    Iray

    Bering Optics (hogster) also Iray under a different name

    ATN

    AGM
     
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  2. Chopperdrvr

    Chopperdrvr Deep East Tx SUS VENATOR CLUB

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    I thought ATN was connected to the Russians. I had read an article that traced the connections back to the Bellarusians. Same issue though (enemy of the US)
     
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  3. Ratdog68

    Ratdog68 LSB Official Story Teller LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    That was my understanding too.
     
  4. pruhdlr

    pruhdlr Cantonment,Fla. SUS VENATOR CLUB

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    ATN huh ??
    I have had,and used a ATN now for about 8 years. It has worked perfectly and I have killed many hogs using it on my 300BLK and now my 6.8SPCII.
    BEEN A GREAT UNIT FOR ME.
    Who were they owned by 8 years ago ?? --- pruhdlr
     
  5. Itsazonik

    Itsazonik Cape Coral, FL LoneStarBoars Supporter Vendor

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    Guess I need to keep saving for a better thermal. I will say my ATN x-sight has been good for a few years. I have never had any issues and it spent most of its time on my 458 socom
     
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    pruhdlr Cantonment,Fla. SUS VENATOR CLUB

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    My "problem" will be - - -> when it comes time for a new thermal,I DO NOT want one with all the extras.
    Black hot,white hot,4X native,640,12 micron core.
    Ease of set up ( no computer crap) ease of sight in. Ergonomically smart. Will easily pay the appropriate price for that.
    Wifi,wind speed,record,thermometer,laser blaster,photon torpedoes, call home if you fall down,moon phase . . . PAY FOR ?? NOT ME !! ---- pruhdlr
     
  7. Ratdog68

    Ratdog68 LSB Official Story Teller LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    What I worry about is, sure, you get a warranty with these high end units... but, what assurance do you have that they will be in business and whether they will honor that warranty? I'm just thankful that my situation does not require the need for one.
     
  8. Chopperdrvr

    Chopperdrvr Deep East Tx SUS VENATOR CLUB

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    NEED!? When does need come into play? I just WANT it. lol
     
  9. pruhdlr

    pruhdlr Cantonment,Fla. SUS VENATOR CLUB

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    FULL Disclosure -> I WILL NEVER buy another ATN. Bad <--->Good --- don't know,but I want the features that I want. I will not pay for the extras that I will never use or the features that you have to be a pooter guru to enable. --- SAWMAN
     
  10. RattlesnakeDan

    RattlesnakeDan San Antonio Texas LSB TURKEY BUZZARD PRESERVATION SOCIETY SUS VENATOR CLUB LoneStarBoars Supporter

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    So these CCP units are taking photos of the topography every time you turn them on and they are sending that info back to China so they can set up little ambush spots to take you out! Kidding but hey.....with those people who knows . haha
     
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