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    You can traverse rough terrain to scope out the Perfect spot at dusk, before dawn and even when it's pitch black outside. You can discover nocturnal animals, find wandering members of your party, locate lost livestock or spot downed game. You can use the Scout PS-Series to help see through light fog, smoke or trail dust. In addition, during day time wildlife spotters can locate animals standing in tall grass or hiding partly behind bushes or trees. For more information click HERE.



    The Scout PS-Series fits easily into the palm of your hand, and its simplified operation makes it an ideal choice for sportsmen, hikers, ranchers, rangers, or backyard nature enthusiasts.
    - Traverse rough terrain even when it's pitch black outside.
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    Be interesting to see how far the effective range of this little device is.

    I could certainly think of a few blinds in Africa that this could be used in.

    Wonder about export restrictions on this little tool?
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    we have a ps32 and its very good. got it for anti poaching mostly , but its great for checking things/animals at night. its got 3 different settings so you can look with the classic red imaging showing up the hot areas, or you can have the say animal in black with white background or the opposite with white animal and dark background, just depends which is best at the time. it will even pick up foot prints on tiles for a short period , or hand prints on a door, so a good toy!!

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    Thanks Jerome for the post.

    Having checked these out prior they are very good and would be wonderful to use in Africa.

    I was thinking about taking one next year to go bush pig hunting and looking at taking a porcupine or other small animals that are allowed to be taken.

    One (big) issue is we are not able to take night vision technology over seas with out a special permit.

    I have seen where these are sold in Africa, however USA residents are not allowed to take (export) one on a trip out side the country. And with the current administration, i am sure a person that is caught would be spending a lot of money on attorney fees and then some jail time on top of it.

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    When you want a thermal camera that痴 easy to pack, easy to use and delivers a high-quality thermal image that you can
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    allow you to customize the right camera for you. Tracking game in a heavily forested area? TS24 lets you see in the dark and
    through light foliage and camouflage up to 350 yards out. Monitoring a herd? Perhaps the TS32r Pro is your best option, so
    you can observe from more than a half-mile away.

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    the thing is James they are a lot cheaper in the usa compared to other countries.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by spike.t View Post
    we have a ps32 and its very good. got it for anti poaching mostly , but its great for checking things/animals at night. its got 3 different settings so you can look with the classic red imaging showing up the hot areas, or you can have the say animal in black with white background or the opposite with white animal and dark background, just depends which is best at the time. it will even pick up foot prints on tiles for a short period , or hand prints on a door, so a good toy!!
    What distances are you able to actually see things?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BRICKBURN View Post
    What distances are you able to actually see things?
    when i first got it we were looking across the bay towards town and it was showing houses and large things at well over a couple of miles. puku sized animals i would think in clear open areas 400 to 500 yards and then decreasing according to thickness of the bush, variations in temperatures and other variables. in thick long grass which probably is the worst thing to try and "see" through i was picking animals up at 50 yards but didnt get much time playing in that area. when i am back down next month it will be cold at night so it will be interesting to see if it makes a difference in being able to see things with the air and surroundings being cold. i will know more next month after getting to use it more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spike.t View Post
    when i first got it we were looking across the bay towards town and it was showing houses and large things at well over a couple of miles. puku sized animals i would think in clear open areas 400 to 500 yards and then decreasing according to thickness of the bush, variations in temperatures and other variables. in thick long grass which probably is the worst thing to try and "see" through i was picking animals up at 50 yards but didnt get much time playing in that area. when i am back down next month it will be cold at night so it will be interesting to see if it makes a difference in being able to see things with the air and surroundings being cold. i will know more next month after getting to use it more.
    Ship it down to Botswana and I'll give it a work out. I'll leave the report and the FLIR for your arrival.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BRICKBURN View Post
    Ship it down to Botswana and I'll give it a work out. I'll leave the report and the FLIR for your arrival.
    very thoughtful of you, such a kind offer

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