ATN on a Vortec

Discussion in 'Crossbow Hunting - Hogs' started by TX_RDXguy, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. TX_RDXguy

    TX_RDXguy Member

    This is a older Gen 1 night vision scope from ATN. It's an Aries MK350 Guardian and probably 6 years old. A buddy is letting me check it out for hog and coyote thinning. The image is actually very good at xbow distances. I've set it up for 25 yards which is a good compromise where I hunt and sighted it in.

    Thank goodness this will sit on a Field Pod. The scope adds about 3 pounds to the normal Vortec weight.

    Wish me luck!


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  2. TX_RDXguy

    TX_RDXguy Member

    I'm ready for Friday ;)

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  3. MI_Bowhunter

    MI_Bowhunter Member


    I had played with the idea of doing this with my ATN XSight but was worried about the weight on the polymer scope mount of the bow I was using at the time.

    I was going to use it in conjunction with a HHA Optimizer for range adjustment.

    Curious to see how this project works out.
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  4. robertyb

    robertyb Member

    Looks deadly. Heavy though....
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  5. TX_RDXguy

    TX_RDXguy Member

    It is at that. It's a 3.6 lb heavyweight vs the RMP featherweight that weights in at just .8 lb.

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