D-760 and PVS-14 Hunting Setup

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D-760 and PVS-14 Hunting Setup

Postby cgasch » Wed Nov 15, 2006 6:01 pm

I have used this rig for over a year now and it is death on wild hogs. My D- 760 is mounted on a Remington 700 Varmint 308 with synthetic stock. I had a small problem at first but finall found someone that made a two piece rem 700 base that was tall enough so the bolt would not hit the scope mount. When used with the ITT PVS-14 with Mil Spec 3x I can identify wild hogs up to 600 yds on a moonligh night and up to 300yards on a starlight night. The elr infrared mounted on each one is used only on dark cloudy nights. The only problem I have had is that on foggy nights the NV doesn't work very well.
After working up a load with barnes 150 grain triple shock bullet I have taken 156 pigs and two coyotes with the 760 in just over a year.

Michael and Kobe at Opticshq have been superb. I have called them on countless occasions to ask questions and both have been excellent. The products I have purchased fom them have been top quality and have received them promptly.
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Postby Clutch » Thu Nov 16, 2006 6:43 pm

That is one BIG hog you got.... :shock: Great setup and pics!!
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Postby KEITHJ75684 » Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:50 am

COOL, NICE <DEAD> HOG.... YEAH IM GOING TO GET A D-740 GEN 3 B GRADE AND CANT WAIT TO START DROPPING THEM YOTS AND HOGS ALSO.... NICE PICS TOO. :D GOING TO MOUNT IT ON MT DPMS L.R..308
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D-740/D760

Postby alstack » Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:27 pm

I live in southern Illinois where the topography is hills, bluffs, and creeks with mostly heavy woods and brush. I have 72 acres with some narrow pastures about 200+ yards long where I raise cattle. We have a lot of coyotes here and I'd like to take my share of them. There is some question as to whether or not they actually take calves which is the most common livestock out here. I have never owned or used a NV scope. I looked through a monocular in a building once. I'd like the best but I don't want to spend more than I need to. The maximum distance I would probably ever shoot would be somewhere between 200 to 300 yards. My brother lives in Washington state and has an ATN Aries 8900 Crusader which he is in love with. He's had good luck with it. I am not a gambling man specially when we are talking about a couple to several thousand dollars, and I have heard a lot of not so good things about ATN. Therefore, after all the good things I have heard about the 740's and 760's I would like to go in that direction. After all of that, my question is, what do I need, a 740 or 760 generation 2 (or as they claim, gen 2+), or a generation 3 of one of the previous to do the job adequately where I live?
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Postby Michael » Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:34 am

If you are thinking of 200+ yards, you should consider the Gen 3 D760. Under 200 yards, the D740 is a better choice. 125 and under, Gen 2+ D-740 would do the job. In any configuration, ELR/ELR-VF (aka Da Torch) would be an excellent accessory.
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da-torch

Postby alstack » Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:09 am

Maybe it's just me, but I can't find the adjustable torch out there for sale. Am I looking for the wrong thing? I put in da-torch or ELR-VF in Google and I cccan't find anything but the non adjustable one. Help!!!
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Postby Michael » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:20 am

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VARIABLE TORCH

Postby alstack » Thu Nov 01, 2007 6:47 am

"Mounting Solutions
1). Variable Torch ELR (Screw Picatinny/weaver rail mount with adjustable windage and elevation, as well as removal rail for NV Rifle scope mounting of the D-740 and D-760)"

I would like to get the illuminator and D-760-3a from the same source for any problems that may occur and to cut down on shipping costs. As stated in the "Shoot out," the mounts are included with the illuminator. However when I found a source that had both in stock, it was explained to me that the fixed focus and variable were the same price $189.99 and that neither included mounts and these had to be purchased extra for 30 something dollars a set. I was told that this was as per policy of Night Optics USA. What gives?
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Postby Michael » Thu Nov 01, 2007 11:44 am

I do not know why you assume that the Night Optics sells the same products.
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Postby alstack » Thu Nov 01, 2007 12:34 pm

The same products as whom? I don't think I understand your answer. The adjustable illuminator and the fixed focus one from the shootout are in fact from Night Optics USA as are the D-740 and D-760. Is this not correct?
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Postby Michael » Thu Nov 01, 2007 1:27 pm

Nope, all those products are ours (OpticsHQ). Both us and Night Optics use the same housing for the D-740/760, but we use our own tubes (Litton and ITT with datasheets) and the ELR/ELR-VF are ours period. I have no idea whatsoever where you got the idea that they were from Night Optics :)
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Postby Michael » Thu Nov 01, 2007 3:00 pm

I see that you have seen the light and placed an order with us :) I will make sure to get you a really nice tube.
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ELR-VF

Postby tolley » Wed Nov 14, 2007 12:22 pm

ELR-VF got one of these off mike,just outstanding many thanks :D
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