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There's no discharge in the war!

File: 1a46b055395d665⋯.png (1.29 MB, 977x1225, 977:1225, mall ninja lvl 3.png)

3d5b3b No.515424

hey /k/, am I tier 1 now?

783e13 No.515445

File: 8f726a89661f8e9⋯.png (64.72 KB, 300x300, 1:1, le generic smug animu face….png)


lol the scope goes on your gun not your helmet mr SEAL

7608e1 No.515486

File: 6b74a1ae9a5d081⋯.jpg (138.9 KB, 1328x747, 16:9, m35 nods.jpg)


Nice airshit and knockoff nightvision you got there. This is what a real PVS-14 looks like.

c11015 No.515488

File: b015a7ec48f1da7⋯.png (193.38 KB, 492x365, 492:365, 1468875460625.png)


You've better have earned that boy.


What's fake about it? Looks pretty legit to me.

21c524 No.515490

Not enough rails. Add more rails onto your rails and maybe you can start oper8ing



I am sure he played high school football, which is the same thing as earning it.

7608e1 No.515493

File: a53320396f7e7a1⋯.jpg (824.28 KB, 3718x2092, 1859:1046, pvs-14 2.jpg)

File: 2e83cfe9f7e150b⋯.jpg (983.02 KB, 5312x2988, 16:9, pvs-14.jpg)

File: 74f4f33287235b0⋯.jpg (352.7 KB, 1529x818, 1529:818, pvs-14 m35 2.jpg)

File: 7d3ae9713357381⋯.jpg (644.2 KB, 2225x2338, 2225:2338, 1501085576811.jpg)


That's a knockoff chinese PVS-14 body. This is what a real one looks like.


783e13 No.515500

File: 29ee9eabaa49f67⋯.jpg (42.27 KB, 500x274, 250:137, OOOOOORAAAAAAAAHHHHHH.jpg)



this trash?


now this is a real pvs14

3d5b3b No.515507

File: e6b9cef094e6186⋯.jpg (175.77 KB, 978x550, 489:275, opplanet-atn-nvm-14-gen3-n….jpg)


But it's an nvm-14, not airshit…….

7608e1 No.515520


Exactly, it's a knock-off PVS-14. Do you even know what model of image intensifier tube is in it?

c11015 No.515524


That's fair.


Very well. I don't know much about NVDs because I don't have the shekelage to drop on it.

3d5b3b No.515526

File: f696762355881c3⋯.png (1.16 MB, 1063x1000, 1063:1000, gen 3.png)


Haven't taken it apart but it's a gen 3 model, not the gen 2+ with russian tubes.

64e7a0 No.515530


Since you shelled out for the equipment I would urge you to practice with the weapon system. Night operating is vastly different than daylight ops. Many little things you dont want to learn when you need it on the job so to say. You can do most night drills and practices with weapons unloaded and in your own house as well. But you need to operate.

Also. get a fucking lanyard or something on that shit asap. You are going to have it fall off the helmet, its a fact of night operations in actual lived and worked in environments. And congratulations, I wish more /k/ gear queens would sell a few of their dozen weapons and buy ANY night vision equipment. Unless you have someone else handing you off equipment or you are an range fud, being able ot operate at night in any situation is critical.

>and lots and lots and lots of lithium batteries.

>make sure your shit can handle rechargeable lithium batteries if you grab those, they run hot compared to normal and may fuck your cheap Chinese knockoff shit up.

3d5b3b No.515532


I buy boxes of 50 energizer cr123's every couple of years. There are no good rechargeable versions from what I've read on battery forums.

For the lanyard, would simple fishing line attached to the rhino mount, work?

64e7a0 No.515534


Battery supply is good unless you expect long term supply issues. Best to consider at least one battery per night of operation will be used. While they can last longer if you change them out mid op the next night. Judgement call on that. The last couple of years have seen several advancements in rechargeable lithium's, but not a requirement and not something to gamble with if you do not feel comfortable with what is going on and why in those things. Please remember to NEVER use non lithium batteries if you leave batteries in your equipment, you do not want acidic leaking to be a thing when you come back to your stuff after a few months.

As for the lanyard attach it directly to the helmet. I've had entire assemblies(horn and shroud) fall off mine (for stupid reasons) and from your pic it looked like yours is the old style attachment which isn't bolted in to the helmet (guess what failed me). But for a stop gap while you play with it anything is better than nothing. But long term kit setup you need to remember to retain either an fast release system or an breakaway system which will not cause you to get hung up on something later. I bolted mine to the shroud (baseplate the rinohorn hooks to) for the lanyard in with the screw. I shelled out sixty bucks for the retractable system, but my first setup used 50/50 cord looped thru the washer nigger rigged under the screw of the shroud, then attatched an pair of plastic rings thru the 50/50 loop to another loop of 50/50 which attached directly to the pvs7 I had at the time.

The plastic rings were the break point should the nvg's get hung up on something, helping to stop the risk of decapitation. They also doubled as an easy place to attach and detach the nvg's lanyard itself. With your setup I might suggest hooking it thru one of the straps near your ear under the helmet with a small carabiner or something like that so its easy to fully remove during the day. You shouldn't have the lanyard be more than 12'' extended from its mounting, preferably less so you minimize cordage hanging. This is why I prefer the retractable retention lanyards that are sold now.

3d5b3b No.515538


Understood about the batteries, my model nvg can only accept cr123's so basically it can only run lithium anyway.

As for the mount, it is a rhino mount, but it's screwed into the pasgt helmet as I had the strap as seen on anon's 3rd pic seen here >>515493 but I stupidly over cranked it and snapped the plastic (why?) locking mechanism. However, I noticed that the rhino mount does had a hole that covers the screw on the front for the harness of the helmet

Being a creative sort, I used a slightly longer screw that was long enough to get to the harness but not poke my head, and still have the mount nice and secure to the helmet. For all intents and purposes, that rhino mount is pretty much permanently attached to the helmet. In any case I'll take your lanyard advice before I take this out camping and practice night shooting.

Any good tips on how to drive well with nvg's?

29d084 No.515544

File: c6ce635645f2367⋯.jpg (49.54 KB, 618x412, 3:2, 100% tacticool.jpg)


Do you even operate?

38cdc6 No.515549

File: 36a22f920e9fdf7⋯.png (47.93 KB, 180x201, 60:67, 36a.png)


Is that NVG on a fucking Stahlhelm

667c0f No.515572

File: bf6323a5c89955d⋯.jpg (30.96 KB, 629x540, 629:540, white-background-cut-out-t….jpg)



that ain't a real pvs 14 all night ultimate seeing scope

now this is a real pvs 14

e2e7ba No.515575


>Not having a camocover on that helmet


7608e1 No.515594




I'm going for historical accuracy.

29d084 No.515600



>No camouflage

>Night vision monocle

>"Historical accuracy"

Which history is that then?

9e3969 No.515603

File: 8f84de66d517504⋯.webm (6.24 MB, 320x240, 4:3, ernst zundel.webm)


The one where London is white.

c11015 No.515608

File: d475e4dce820d39⋯.png (537.48 KB, 1024x576, 16:9, ClipboardImage.png)



a79cba No.515626

File: d564217e4a3b5ef⋯.jpg (86.81 KB, 437x458, 437:458, 1461954813943-0.jpg)



>NVG on a fucking Stahlhelm

Fuck me

8e677e No.515627


>That Stahlhelm

I really like that. Is that mounting system something out of the box or did you fabricate it?

7608e1 No.515629

e2e7ba No.515644

File: 05c1c45f8eb752a⋯.jpg (89.13 KB, 677x960, 677:960, 1397419989453.jpg)

File: bf95444e1b6ee98⋯.jpg (809.62 KB, 1080x1920, 9:16, No the parka isn't for sal….JPG)


I dunno how to put it to you other than it is historically accurate to have a cover.

e60f28 No.515652

File: c273e18a9d1aa41⋯.jpg (42.04 KB, 761x563, 761:563, 0f7f24c3c3ba2dae54bfd30abb….jpg)



I really want night vision shit, what's a good model that does not break the bank? or do all Light intensifier's do this?

old soviet shit shouldn't be that expensive right?

fbfa3e No.515653


i thought you can't own nvg +3 shit?

3d5b3b No.515655


If you want to spend under $500 look at the armasight spark. It's gen 1+ but they made it close to low end gen 2. Aside from that, you're looking into spending roughly $1,000 to $3,000.

I got lucky on eBay getting my monocular.

182707 No.515703


>implying you have to earn a camouflage

An EGA would be different but it's just a camouflage pattern

c11015 No.515706

File: 8725977eb69d818⋯.jpg (128.02 KB, 542x537, 542:537, 1469218447991.jpg)


MARPAT has the EGA in it.

3d5b3b No.515710

File: f31b5b4d04b99dc⋯.jpg (29.43 KB, 430x500, 43:50, s-l500[1].jpg)


But that helmet cover doesn't have one.

c11015 No.515712


So you have mismatching cammies?

3d5b3b No.515715


No, my ILBE assault pack is all marpat.

c11015 No.515716

File: c6793b1a25502bb⋯.png (354.38 KB, 640x480, 4:3, ClipboardImage.png)


Just don't look like a fat LARPer. That shit is cringy as fuck. And if you do look like a fat LARPer, at least post pictures so I can get a good laugh and send it to my buds so they can laugh too.

3d5b3b No.515718


Lol, I only buy stuff that's cheap like most surplus because it's still good and works well.

c11015 No.515719


The point still stands.

3d5b3b No.515720


You'll get your pics from the evening news when the happening happens Strelok.

c11015 No.515723

File: 0ad1750352dae6f⋯.jpg (2.44 MB, 3216x4288, 3:4, 1438739449561.jpg)


The subtle edge.

6b96f6 No.515727


I hope that's just a repro

7608e1 No.515764

File: 01e4ec27fd854b8⋯.jpg (955.78 KB, 2988x5312, 9:16, m35 pvs-14 inside.jpg)


They're both real.

8e677e No.515778


Hide your children and dog.

adab17 No.515785

You guys going to use this to _fug a skinwalker? Because I know a few places

6b96f6 No.515916


I don't know if I should feel amazed or disgusted.

4f0d81 No.516227

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