Night Vision  2021 Long Range Night Shoot OH | Nov 6

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Have found some interest in doing our little east coast night shoot / demo again at the Thunder Valley Precision range on November 6, 2021. Last time (photos) we had a bunch of NV clip-ons and illuminators to compare and shoot out to 1000yd, and this time we'll be adding a bunch more thermal devices, thanks to Boris at Bering Optics. This was last year's thread.

Here's a little flyer to pass around if you know folks that would like to come out, and please don't hesitate to get in touch with me if you have a product you'd like to demo out there. I'll update this post once the list of vendors/suppliers is finalized. We'll have Vortex demo optics and filters and goggles from the guys at Low Light Innovations for sure.

This isn't a training event or something we're trying to raise funds at, just a group of like-minded folks getting to take advantage of the great facility and be able to shoot after dark to distance. Thunder Valley Precision is in Kimbolton, OH (map) - between Columbus and Pittsburgh.

Planning to kick things off at 4pm, and dinner is included in the $60 range fee. All gunfire after 5:30pm will have to be suppressed. Sign up using this form online and either PP me your fee or bring it along in cash.
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And of course @LibertyArms will be bringing out his mega laser/optic sampling beams again -

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Sep 14 UPDATE:
@LibertyArms made some calls and got a group discounted rate at the Comfort Inn & Sleep Inn & Suites in Cambridge, OH for the event ($69/night). Just gotta tell them you're with the 2021 East Coast Night Shoot or use these links to book online:
Comfort Inn - 740-435-3200
https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/LI71F4
Sleep Inn & Suites - 740-435-0035

https://www.choicehotels.com/reservations/groups/YA09X4
 
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Here's some of the comparison photos we were able to put together last time:
 

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Just signed up. Are there hotels or accommodations around there? I’ll be driving over from PA.
 

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There are a few south in Cambridge that are reasonable. Comfort in and holiday Inn express were both pretty clean and reasonable when I stayed there. I can't remember but about 30 min south. There is one north as well about the same distance but haven't stayed there. I'll get some info and post it up shortly
 

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Ill get JW to put a link in the main ad for ya when i get it. Comfort inn ( Cambridge OH 25min south) is going to do a event rate lock for us 69.00 for the night. Once we get the info it will be linked up shortly, rooms held until the night of if you tell them "2021 night shoot"

Working on getting Hampton inn in Newcomerstown 25min north of the range to follow suite. hang tight
 

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    Are you heating targets or anything for the thermals ?

    there is shooting at this event ?
     

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    Are you heating targets or anything for the thermals ?

    there is shooting at this event ?
    Yes and yes. Will be a mix of thermally reflective targets, heating up steel and having folks run around downrange with side by sides likely. Live fire out to 1000 all night as long as it’s suppressed. Loud stuff before sunset. 50-100yd pistol/carbine bay along the side good for the same.
     
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    Will be a mix of thermally reflective targets, heating up steel and having folks run around downrange with side by sides likely.
    I read this and thought what unlucky guy pulled the short straw to run around on the range...

    Wish I could come, this falls during a maintenance outage at work though
     

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    I will try to attend and will be signing up. I have a hunt scheduled that weekend in Canada but as you all have heard they've been real buttholes with covid and vaccination so I may not be going depending on their status. If I can't make the night shoot I'll just donate the range fees for next year's event!

    This was an amazing event last year, if you can make it I highly recommend it. This facility is absolutely incredible! Some very knowledgeable and kind men will be there, and you'll learn a lot!

    Brett
     
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    Sounds like a good number signed up so far. Should be a good time. If any one has suggestions that they would like to see different this year ?
     

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    I read this and thought what unlucky guy pulled the short straw to run around on the range...

    Wish I could come, this falls during a maintenance outage at work though
    Most likely Tom and or his wife, This is my home range for LRP rifle, 1 hour 20 min drive for me.
     

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    Photonis Defense will be headed out to the shoot and bringing some cool toys for your viewing pleasure !! Come check out the PD-Pro 16B, PD-Pro 16M, vyper 14 with Echo tube, and a pvs30 with Photonis tube. They will be there for questions and demo.

    Event is getting closer. Whos ready ?
     

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    Can’t wait! Are we gonna have access to the range to shoot while there’s still light out? Never shot past 1000 and hoping to stretch my rifle out a bit further.
     

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    Can’t wait! Are we gonna have access to the range to shoot while there’s still light out? Never shot past 1000 and hoping to stretch my rifle out a bit further.
    There will be an open range day before the event through TVP. You can shoot all day there if you wish until 3pm for $20. We will be there early as well to shoot some too. So if you want to go out well spot ya and get you out too or past 1k.
     
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    K, crazy package just arrived from one of the vendors/contributors. Vortex sent out a bunch of stuff for giveaways/prizes and we’ve still got another box on the way with more scopes to demo with all the clip-ons. Bunch of 30% off vortex certs from EuroOptic too.

    Sign up and get a piece of this!

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    Awesome! I missed the last one. I live about an hour and a half from this place.
     
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    Really looking forward to it. Coming down from MI. Hopefully I will be able to get the time off from work. Things changed a bit since I signed up.
     
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