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Old October 10, 2011, 06:01 PM   #1
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Looking at AN/PVS-2

Can anyone out there start me on the learning path for the AN/PVS-2. I may buy one (its cheap), but I don't know much about it. Teach me!

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Old October 11, 2011, 06:17 PM   #2
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U.S. military issue in the 1970s, we also furnished some to Israel, and some of those IDF units came back here on the civilian market.

First generation technology - it had three Gen I tubes cascaded one-behind-the-other to provide decent light gain. Batteries might be a problem, unless the scope has been modified to accept commercial batteries.

You didn't state what the price was, but you should consider that Gen I tubes only last about 1000 hours, and there's no telling how many hours the scope has on it already.
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