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The first and only podcast dedicated to night vision/thermal hog and predator hunting, night optic reviews and hunting talk from two East Texans that practice what they preach.

The first and only podcast dedicated to night vision/thermal hog and predator hunting, night optic reviews and hunting talk from two East Texans that practice what they preach.

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United States

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The first and only podcast dedicated to night vision/thermal hog and predator hunting, night optic reviews and hunting talk from two East Texans that practice what they preach.

Language:

English

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8773501818


Episodes

Ep. 147 - Bering Optics 2021 - New Scope Annoucment

2/25/2021
Episode 147 is another round of the “No Show SHOT Show” series and as we continue spotlighting the biggest and best brands in the thermal and night vision industry and this week is no exception as we talk about Bering Optics. While not new to the industry, admittedly there is no other brand in recent memory that has made such a splash and name for themselves over a 12 month period as Bering Optics. The most amazing part is, they didn’t do it by having a huge social media presence and they...

Duration:00:48:14

Ep. 146 - AGM Rattler TS25 Thermal Scope Review

2/18/2021
We’re taking a short break this week from the “2021 No Show SHOT Show” company interview and profiles to squeeze in a thermal scope review. This time around we will be reviewing the new and exciting AGM Rattler TS25 1.5x thermal rifle scope that sells for only $1,995. We say this is an exciting review because it really is. This is for first thermal rifle scope we’ve ever reviewed for under $2,000 that includes a focusable objective lens, internal video recording and comes with an American...

Duration:00:35:38

Ep. 145 - N-Vision Optics Interview w/Tym Dore

2/11/2021
Another round of the "No Show SHOT Show" the Hans and Jason are glad to welcome Tym Dore of N-Vision Optics to the podcast for an interview and update on what's happening with their company for 2021. As regular listeners of the podcast know N-Vision has been shaking things up for the last several months with their introduction of the small, lightweight NOX thermal optics and most recently their announcement of the ground breaking Halo-X series of thermal rifle scopes. The Halo-X models will...

Duration:00:47:37

Ep. 144 - AGM Interview w/Trent Henckell

2/4/2021
On Episode 144 of the podcast we are pleased to welcome to the show Trent Henckell, Sales Manager for AGM Global Vision. Trent joins Hans and Jason to discuss what’s new for AGM in 2021 and what new and exciting things we can expect out of the company moving forward. With a current focus on bringing quality thermal optics to the market at prices that many hunters can afford, AGM has been making waves since their entry into the market in 2019. Hans and Jason have been testing out the new...

Duration:00:40:42

Ep. 143 - Infiray iRay Rico MK1 Thermal Rifle Scope - Full Review

1/28/2021
Back again this week on the podcast Hans and Jason are bringing you another scope review of a new and exciting optic to the thermal world. There has a been a buzz generating about the new iRay Rico MK1 640x480 12 micron thermal rifle scope and if you're curious what all the talk is about, you don't want to miss this show. With awesome image quality, video recording, long life removable batteries and an awesome warranty, this is going to be a very popular scope for the new year. So listen in...

Duration:00:44:59

Ep. 142 - The State of the Thermal Industry - January 2021

1/21/2021
As we enter into 2021 the thermal and night vision industry starts the year off with with so much change and activity that we can barely keep up. There are everything from new thermal companies entering the market, to some of the best new affordable thermal monoculars and scopes we’ve ever seen and even some ground breaking news from the highest end thermals available to US hunters. In this jam packed episode Hans and Jason offer up a run down of the current state of the night vision and...

Duration:00:55:52

Ep. 141 - Pulsar Thermion XM30 - Full Review

1/14/2021
We’re back this week with a review of a scope that just hit the market this week. Pulsar announced the release of the Thermion XM30 and this is their first new thermal scope under the $3,300 price tag since January of 2017! The XM30 has all the great features of the other Thermion models including, video recording, battery packs, smart phone apps and more. With a 3.5x base magnification and a fixed focus the XM30 is a great option for hunters not wanting to break the bank but needing the...

Duration:00:44:42

Ep. 140 - The Best High End Thermal Scope of 2020

1/7/2021
This week Hans and Jason round off the “Best of 2020” scope awards with the Best High End Thermal Scope. This category features several Trijicon scopes as well as the N-Vision Halo LR. We don’t want to give anything away but not much has changed in this category in the last 12 months, although we think things will look very different in this line up for 2021, which is always exciting to look forward to. Listen as Hans and Jason discuss the best high end thermal optics available to hunters...

Duration:00:42:18

Ep. 139 - The Best Thermal Scope under $6,000 for 2020

12/31/2020
On Episode 139 of The Late Night Vision Show Hans and Jason continue with the "best of" series and this week they give their pick for the Best Thermal Scope Under $6,000 for 2020. This category is full of Pulsar scopes and all of them are extremely popular and for good reason. The four scopes in the running are the Pulsar Trail 2 XQ50 LRF, Pulsar Thermion XP50, Pulsar Trail 2 XP50 LRF and the Pulsar Thermion XG50. Any of these scopes could win an award for their quality, design and value but...

Duration:00:47:36

Ep. 138 - N-Vision Nox 18mm - First Impressions

12/24/2020
It's the week of Christmas and Hans and Jason are back this time around and they came bearing gifts, but more on that surprise in a minute. Speaking of Christmas surprises, we are excited to bring you the first look at the all new N-Vision Nox 18mm thermal optic. This unit is tiny but don't let the size fool you, it packs a huge punch. It's helmet mountable, works as a handheld and can even be mounted on a rifle and used as a scope! With a BAE 640x480 12 micron sensor, the image quality will...

Duration:00:43:38

Ep. 137 - The Best Thermal Scopes under $4,000 for 2020

12/17/2020
Round 2 of the "Best of" for 2020 is under way and this week we are considering the Best Thermal Rifle Scopes under $4,000. There is some tough competition in this round and the three optics that we consider are the Bering Optics Super Hogster, the Pulsar Thermion XQ38 and the Pulsasr Thermion XQ50. These three scopes are all wildly popular each have a very strong customer following for good reason; they all excel in image quality, features, reliability and usability in the field. This was a...

Duration:00:42:44

Ep. 137 - The Best Thermal Scopes under $4,000 for 2020

12/17/2020
Round 2 of the "Best of" for 2020 is under way and this week we are considering the Best Thermal Rifle Scopes under $4,000. There is some tough competition in this round and the three optics that we consider are the Bering Optics Super Hogster, the Pulsar Thermion XQ38 and the Pulsasr Thermion XQ50. These three scopes are all wildly popular each have a very strong customer following for good reason; they all excel in image quality, features, reliability and usability in the field. This was a...

Duration:00:46:44

Ep. 136 - Best Entry Level Thermal Scopes of 2020

12/10/2020
As 2020 comes to a close are are back with our annual “Best of” series where we choose what we believe are the best thermal optics of the year. This time around we are staring out with two awards in one episode. We will give our pick for the best entry level thermal rifle scope and the best thermal rifle scope under $3,000. If you’re looking for a scope in either of these categories and wonder what Hans and Jason would chose...listen up, you’re about to find out! If you’re looking to buy...

Duration:00:46:44

Ep. 135 - American Defense Mfg. - Sightmark Wraith QD Mount

12/3/2020
We've got an announcement on this week's podcast that we're excited to share with our listeners. American Defense Manufacturing, one of the hunting industry's premiere optic mount manufacturers, has made a high end, American made, quick detach, return to zero mount for the Sightmark Wraith digital night vision scopes. This mount fits the Wraith HD 2x and 4x, as well as the Wraith 4K Max. This is great news for Wraith owners across the country, many of whom have been asking for a super high...

Duration:00:46:49

Ep. 134 - Thanksgiving Special - Wives Trivia 2020

11/26/2020
It's Thanksgiving, so our loyal listeners know what that means.....it's the time for the annual "wives episode" of The Late Night Vision Show. For 3 years now, Hans and Jason have allowed their wives to come on the show and thoroughly embarrass them and every year the guys say the wives are banned from the show, but a year later, memories fade and here we are again! Pull up a chair, sit back and be prepared to laugh as the wives bring a trivia game back with more bizarre questions to try and...

Duration:00:54:08

Ep. 133 - Bering Optics Super Hogster - Full Reivew

11/19/2020
We're back this week with our third Bering Optics thermal scope review and this time around Hans and Jason are reviewing the Super Hogster 3x thermal rifle scope that retails for $3,120. The Super Hogster features the best image quality of any of the Hogsters available to date, it includes internal video recording, a higher base magnification that is excellent for the longer range hunting of many coyote and predator hunters and they've kept it in the same small, lightweight ergonomic design....

Duration:00:47:15

Ep. 132 - Pulsar Digisight Ultra N450 LRF - Full Review

11/12/2020
On this podcast Jason and Hans review the latest high end digital night vision scope to hit the market for Fall 2020. The Pulsar Digisight Ultra N450 LRF for $1,499 is the digital NV scope that has it all. It has great image quality, a built in laser range finder, video recording, smart phone app, Picture in Picture, rechargeable battery packs and more. This is a coyote or predator’s dream because there is no more guessing the yardage on those longer shots with the built in laser range...

Duration:00:47:53

Ep. 131 - Pulsar Accolade 2 XP50 LRF Thermal Binoculars

11/5/2020
On Episode 131 we are reviewing the new for Fall 2020, Pulsar Accolade 2 XP50 LRF thermal binoculars. These high end, 640x480 high resolution binoculars include all the Pulsar features like video recording, removable and rechargeable battery packs and more, plus a true laser range finder. At a price tag of $5,895 this unit offers a whole lot value, quality and features that a high end thermal user demands. Listen as Hans and Jason give their full field review. If you’re looking to buy...

Duration:00:45:00

Ep. 130 - AR Pistol Braces and the ATF

10/29/2020
We’re finally taking a short break from scope reviews this week to catch our breath and discuss a topic some of our listeners have been asking about. Recently the ATF has caused a large stir about the use of braces on AR-15 pistols and they even deemed a previously ATF approved pistol/brace firearm as an illegal short barrel rifle. Many shooters in the night hunting community use AR pistols on a regular basis and this recent ruling could open the door for even broader reversals of previous...

Duration:00:46:23

Ep. 129 - Sightmark Wraith HD 2-16x Full Review

10/22/2020
This week on The Late Night Vision Show Hans and Jason review the Sightmark Wraith HD 2-16x28 that was a surprise announcement by Sightmark in August of 2020. The Wraith HD 2x is the "little brother" to the Wraith HD 4x, which is the best selling digital NV scope in the country. We are extremely excited about this scope because of the lower base magnification and much wider field of view than it's counterpart. For hog and predator hunters that are mostly shooting under 150 yards, we believe...

Duration:00:46:53