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Ep. 36 - How to Share Your Hunting Videos

On first half of Episode 36 we briefly discuss several topics such as, the SiOnyx Aurora, SHOT Show, the discontinued Pulsar Apexes and our Trijicon REAP-IR review from Ep.35. On the second segment of the podcast we dive in heard first to the topic of how to move your recorded videos from your NV or thermal device to your Mac or PC. Hans offers up his expert advice on the subject and explains some tips and tricks to make it easier to share your content and also how to do keep the image...


Ep. 35 - Trijicon REAP-IR Thermal Rifle Scope Review

Many of our listeners have been asking us to do a full review on the Trijicon REAP-IR thermal rifle scope for a long time. We haven’t been intentionally ignoring this request; we use and love Trijicon thermals but we just haven’t had time to get around to a full review. Finally, the wait is over and on Episode 35, we offer up our take on the REAP-IR; the good, the not-so-good and our overall thoughts. If you’re considering buying a REAP or maybe you just want to hear what we have to say...


Ep. 34 - Questions You Don't Ask Hog Hunters

Sometimes there are questions you just shouldn’t ask. Maybe you won’t like the answer, maybe there is no easy answer or maybe by asking the question your inviting the person stretch the truth. Whatever the reason, Hans and Jason came up with “Questions You Should Never Ask a Hog Hunter”. In this light hearted episode the guys poke fun at some common questions they often hear and they even admit they too are guilty of these same questions from time to time. Tune in and listen in and laugh...


Ep. 33 - Breaking News: Pulsar Thermion Thermal Rifle Scope Announced

This week Hans and Jason talk about the newly announced Pulsar Thermion thermal rifle scopes. Pulsar just released a very small sneak peak of these scopes that will be coming out in 2019. On this episode we discuss what we know about the Thermion, what we don’t know and our first impressions. Pulsar will be releasing all the details of the Thermion at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas Jan. 22-25 2019. Jason and Hans will be there representing The Late Night Vision Show and Outdoor Legacy. Stay...


Ep. 32 - Do QD Mounts Reallly Work

Episode 32 of "The Late Night Vision Show", Jason ( and Hans (HansETX YouTube Channel) talk about Quick Release/Detach Night Vision Rifle mounts. Do they work? Will they return the scope back to zero? How difficult is it to remove and reattach your night vision optic in the heat of the moment? Jason and Hans address these common questions and more... Also, Jason breaks some news about a popular model of the Pulsar Thermal Scopes. Be sure to subscribe to "The Late...


Ep. 31- Pulsar Trail LRF News & Estimating Yardage

On this episode Hans and Jason tell some stories and share some observations from our latest coyote hunt together. We also discuss the Pulsar Trail LRF (laser range finder) model scopes now that they’ve been released for several weeks and we’ve had a chance to test them out again. We bring the latest news on the LRF’s and answer the questions we keep getting; what’s changed since the prototype/demo models were tested, can you range yardage and shoot at the same time and does it really...


Ep. 30 - N-Vision Optics Interview

Who is N-Vision Optics? That’s a question we’ve been getting since we released out full review of the N-Vision Atlas thermal binoculars. So to answer this question, this week we invited Matt Champney from N-Vision on to The Late Night Vision Show to tell us who they are, how long they’ve been around, what they do and Matt even announces some exciting news about some new thermal optics they will be unveiling very soon. Listen in as Matt tells us all about their company and the standards...


Ep. 29 - Battle of the Sexes - Night Vision Edition

We have a very special Thanksgiving show for you on Episode 29 of The Late Night Vision Show. In the spirit of Thanksgiving and family, this week we’ve invited our wonderful wives to join us on the podcast. What started out as Han’s idea for a fun Thanksgiving week show, ended up turning into a full blow Battle of the Sexes – Night Vision Edition. We created 10 questions for our wives concerning night vision/thermal, hog hunting, our gear and a couple questions about the podcast. In turn,...


Ep. 28 - N-Vision Atlas Thermal Handheld Review

Episode 28 is live and this week Hans and Jason are back with another handheld review. This week they are changing gears and reviewing a high end thermal handheld optic called the Atlas that’s made by a company named N-Vision. The Atlas is a biocular unit, meaning it has one objective lens but two eyepieces, like a binoculars do. This offers a totally different experience than a traditional monocular does and the image quality produced by the 12micron 640x480 high resolution thermal core...


Ep. 27 - Best Handheld Night Vision Under $1K

In Episode 27 of The Late Night Vision Show, Hans and Jason discuss their opinions on the best handheld night vision and thermal optic under $1,000. Many night hunters use traditional or digital night vision and they are looking to add an affordable handheld night vision or thermal optic to their hunting gear but with so many options, they don’t know where to start. Hans and Jason reduced the list down to the 5 most popular handheld optics under $1,000. The contenders in this race are the...


Ep. 26 - Pulsar Trail vs Apex Thermal Rifle Scope Comparison

This week on The Late Night Vision Show Hans and Jason once again compare two models of thermal rifle scopes. The past scope comparison shows have been some of the most poplar episodes and we expect this one will be no different. This time around they discuss the differences between the very popular Pulsar Trail thermal rifle scopes and the somewhat lesser known Pulsar Apex thermal rifle scopes. Tune in and learn all about these two models and if you’re in the market, this might help you...


Ep. 25 - Pulsar Trail XQ50 vs FLIR PTS536 - Head to Head Comparison

It’s Thursday and that means another episode of The Late Night Vision Show podcast! On Episode 25 Hans and Jason do another head to head thermal scope comparison shoot out. This time around it’s the Pulsar Trail XQ50 and the FLIR ThermoSight Pro PTS536. There are a lot of questions concerning these two scopes because they are the same price. How similar or different are they? Which does Hans and Jason think is the best? Tune in to find out! Still have questions about either of these scopes...


Ep. 24 - Guessing Hog Weights and Realistic Shooting Distances

In Episode 24 Jason and Hans talk about the common problem of over estimating hog weights. Having both used scales extensively to weigh dead hogs they know that hogs rarely weigh as much as people think they do. They discuss this in a serious but light-hearted conversation. In the second segment of the podcast they discuss realistic shooting distances when night hunting. Many hunters who are new to night hunting are often under the impression that shooting 300-500 yards at night is not...


Ep. 23 - Listener Feedback, Questions and Answers and Giveaway

It’s listener feedback time again! On Episode 23 of the podcast we have some great listener feedback from last week’s show on how hog hunting pressure affects deer movement. We hear what some of our listeners have to say and we even reference a scientific study of deer using GPS tracking collars. The link to that article is below and if you are a deer hunter, it’s well worth your time to read it. We listen to a couple voicemails with questions from our listeners and answer those, as well...


Ep. 22 - Does Hog Hunting Scare Off Deer?

Many states, especially in the South have large hog and deer populations. Every Fall on deer leases and managed clubs many night time hog hunters are asked to stop hunting hogs so that they don’t scare off the deer. On this week’s episode of The Late Night Vision Show Hans and Jason debate the question of whether night time hog hunting scares off deer and if hog hunters should hang up the NV scopes until deer season is over. If you have thoughts on this subject (or another topic), Hans and...


Ep. 21 - Industry News - Pulsar XP50 vs FLIR PTS536

Hans and Jason discuss a mix of wide-ranging topics including updates in night vision and thermal industry news, they answer questions about comparisons between the Pulsar Trail XP50 and the FLIR ThermoSight Pro PTS536 and they also talk about an item from each of their gear bags. Hans discusses his latest YouTube video release where he uses all 14 reticles in the Pulsar Trail thermal scope to kill a hog. It’s an excellent video and the first of its kind. The link to the video is below…....


Ep. 20 - Suppressor Gun Trust Interview with Attorney Jim Willi

It’s interview time again and this is week our special guest is Jim Willi of the Willi Law Firm and in Austin, TX. Jim is a legal expert and an absolute wealth of knowledge when it comes to all things related to purchasing and owning a suppressor or other NFA regulated items. Hans and Jason ask Jim a laundry list of questions and he had extremely informative answers to all of them. No matter if you already own a suppressor, you are in the process of getting one or you just...


Ep. 19 - FLIR PTS233 vs Pulsar RXQ30V - Head to Head Comparision

You’ve been asking for it and we're delivering. Hans and Jason do a head to head comparison of the two most affordable quality thermal rifle scopes on the market, the FLIR ThermoSight Pro PTS233 and the Pulsar Core RXQ30V. Retailing for $2,199 and $1,899 respectively these two scopes a have made very large waves in the thermal industry. These two thermal optics are extremely similar but there are still a few features that separate them. Which one does Hans prefer? Which one does Jason...


Ep. 18 - Pulsar Helion XQ28 Thermal Monocular Review

This week Jason and Hans give a full review of the new Pulsar Helion XQ28 handheld thermal monocular. Jason gives a brief overview of all the Pulsar thermal monoculars and then Jason and Hans offer up their 2 cents on the real-world usability and value of this monocular after both having used it extensively in the field. The Helion XQ28 was released during the summer of 2018 and has a 384x288, 17 micron thermal core, 2.3x optical magnification, OLED display, internal video recording with...


Ep. 17 - Thermal Targets and Pig Rigs

Listen in as Hans and Jason discuss a range of different topics including Hans getting the green light from his better half to buy a “pig rig” to hunt from. The guys then discuss the often-asked question "How do you zero a thermal scope?". They explain the methods they each use and talk about the different targets they use to help them to quickly zero their scopes. If you’d like to ask a question, offer a show suggestions or give your feedback, please call and leave a voicemail at...