Anybody who knows me, knows that I have always had a love/hate relationship with amber filters. While I definitely realized the merits of running amber filters(eg: reducing the green backsplash against my face; reducing eyestrain; increasing contrast), I was never pleased with the market’s offerings. It all started with the Wilcox filters, which are not user-serviceable […]Read more "Gear Preview – OPR8 Ultra-Low Profile amber filters and sacrificial lenses"
Let’s sit down and have a little chat about Sentinels. Specifically some perceptions that seem to be popular. Ball-detent adapters and rear battery packs are cool. They’re not, and I’ll explain why but it will require a timeline of sorts. Sentinels were born out of operators, realizing the limitations of monocular PVS14s, requiring binocular night […]Read more "Let’s talk about Sentinels and auto vs. manual gain"
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After some (none) deliberation, I found myself in possession of an Insight MTM. Being a mini thermal monocular with essentially zero mounting options save for a bipod/tripod stud at the bottom, there were basically 4 usage options: Slinging it around my neck/stowing in my pocket and using it as-intended, as a hand-held monocular. This option […]Read more "Insight MTM – Proof of Concept"