How To Make Night Vision Scope for Hunting-Reviews Nights Vision

For night hunting lovers, night vision scope is a must-have device for your rifle. Not for hunting, some researchers use this scope to observe the habitat and activity of some animals at night. You can tell how significant a night scope is, but a high-quality night scope is costly and sometimes hard to control. What to do in that case? Well, you can make a night vision scope by yourself. Yes, it is easy, and anyone can make it. If you know how to make night vision scope at home, your maximum cost will be cut down, and you will get full inspiration to go for hunting even in the night.

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Best DIY Night Vision Camera:

You will be amazed to know that there are different kinds of methods to make a night vision scope. You can make the night scope with high costly material or an affordable one; it’s up to you.

Here is the method that I follow to make a rifle scope on my own:

you will need:

  • Duct tape.
  • Battery if it is button than okay.
  • Infrared LED.
  • Soldering iron
  • Utility knife
  • Glue gun
  • Pencil
  • Paper tube.
  • Red filter paper
  • Blue congo filter paper
  • Newspaper.

Now The Process:

  • Choose a surface where you will work. Take a newspaper and place it on the surface. By this your surface will be safe from getting messy. Now take the blue congo filter paper and place it on the newspaper.
  • Take the paper tube and keep it on the filter paper. Now draw the outline of the circular part of the tube on the filter paper. Take away the tube and cut the drawn outline with a knife. Then take red filter paper and draw the same outline and cut the outline.
  • You have now two circles – one is red and the other one is blue. Now take the paper tube and use hot glue on the rim. Take the red circle and place it on the glue. Keep it for 5 minutes. Then take the blue circle and place it same way like the red one with the glue over the red circle
  • Cut the side of the tube that has no filters attached. Now take the infrared LED and pins and placing them onto the newspaper. Place the button battery in a way that the positive side is having contact with the pin. Take the shortest pin and solder it on the top of the battery. Cool it after doing the work.
  • Take the paper tube and place it horizontally. Make sure the filters are on the right side. Now attach the infrared LED with the pin on the right side of the tube. Make sure the LED and the pins are facing right. Let the glue dry properly. If you need to apply some more glue then apply it, just make sure all the attachments are perfectly strong.

And yes, your night vision scope is ready.

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Now take the scope and attach it with your rifle. While attaching the scope, place the filter side towards you. Use the duct tape to fix the attachment.

How will you know your scope is ready? Just push the longer pin that is below the battery and see through the scope. It will be better to look through the scope in the dark. Then you will know that your scope is working or not.

Amazing right? If you have followed the instructions correctly, then you have the cheapest night vision scope in your hand. You can go out in the dark and enjoy your night adventure with it.  If anyone asks you how to make a night vision scope for the air rifle? Just give this simplest and cheapest method to make one.

If you want a classier one, then take this items to make one for your air rifle.

  • Infrared camera
  • A silicon tube about 3-inch long.
  • A steel-made simple case.
  • A cap
  • Monitor

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Now place the lid in the center of the case and outline the circular part. Then make a hole in the center with a drill. Now in the hole insert the cap. On the cap make hole that you can insert the lens of the infrared camera. Take a duct tape and wrap around the mouth of the cap. Then put the silicon tube on it.

Now the case and fix the monitor with wiring on the back of the case. Use glue and tape to stick the wires in place. Put the monitor part on the one part of the case and the tube part on the other side. Now attach the case. And make a switch on the top of the case to power on and off the monitor. After building this scope, attach on your air rifle.

Rifle scope Repair Manual

Sometimes your scope needs to be repaired. If you not able to see through the lens in the night, try to change the lens and get a new one. After some use, you may have problem with the monitor. Check the wires and if still it is not working, go for a new monitor. The thing is if you follow the making of night scope correctly, I think you will not have to repair them frequently.

To hunt at night is not an easy task. Without a night vision scopehunting will be impossible. A high in quality night vision scope is expensive, and for a new hunter, it is hard to take one. If you know how to make night vision scope at home than you will get a fantastic night scope to hunt with.

Last Word

Just follow the instruction correctly. But sometimes you may have the problem with wires and lenses while attaching if this arises than go for a cheap night scope. If you search a little bit, then you will be lucky enough to get one goo and cheap night scope for your rifle. It will be better to take an expert with you while selecting a night scope for you. Good luck.

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