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Night sights for the weapons->>> SHAKKEN, INF TEAM, README.NOW

Discussion in 'New Version Suggestions' started by CAVERNA2K, Feb 2, 2001.

  1. Col.Sanders

    Col.Sanders New Member

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    The problem with Tritium is that is is a key component of highly effective nuclear weapons. However, one would need to scrape hundreds of watches or night sights to gather enough tritium.

    The US has a threshold, which I can't find offand, for the amount of tritium in commercial products. IIRC, Trijicon's (the preferred brand) Tritium sights contain less than 20 micro-grams of tritium gas.

    I think Germany bans the import, export, sale, etc. of tritium, but I'm not sure.

    There are also other ways to make sights glow. However, the fact is that US Army M9's have tritium, and I can mail order tritium sights for almost any one of a hundred models of handguns, and HK, Colt, Sig, UZI Galil, AKs, to name a few. I know the AK-74 has a night-sight kit which is issued to soldiers.

    The fact is, they are cheap (100-200 USD), found on many handguns as they come from the factory, and work well. I would like to hear the INF team's direct comments on them.
     
  2. Wolf Being

    Wolf Being .

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    Governement purchases are usually exempt from such sales/R&D/production restrictions anyhow. Is there a version of e.g. the SG551 *without* night-sights?

    It just adds more code and animations, at least for those ARs that can activate and deactivate them, that's the problem...
     
  3. ShakKen

    ShakKen Specops Spook

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    Being a redioactive material, tritium is illegal in many countries over the world. Where I live being one of them.

    IIRC, Beretta model 92s are not issued with tritium inserts. The standard dots have no illumination whatsoever.

    Technically, there is a method in which to get these sights to work, however implementing it would be more trouble than it's worth.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Scythe

    Scythe I'd rather die than give you control.

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    I know this sounds stupid but.......

    If you are so worried about tritium or whatever whynot call it phosphorescent paint which for all I know isn't radioactive and It would still be affective . another way around night sights is a pair of night vision goggles ( I know they would be hard to implement but mor night maps would be made it they were an option. :D

    Mess With the best, Die like the REST!
     
  5. ShakKen

    ShakKen Specops Spook

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    Phospherant paint doesn't last long. And nobody uses that material to make weapon sights. NVGs are planned, but they will make using the sights on most weapons impossible without mounting an infra red laser attachment.

    Some weapons will have IR scopes.

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  6. Wolf Being

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    Just out of personal interest, ShakKen, what country is that? Is it illegal for the military, too? No phosphorescent night-sights on all your military's weapons then? :confused:
     
  7. ShakKen

    ShakKen Specops Spook

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    Malaysia. Total import ban on commercial radioactive materials. None of the military issue weapons here use tritium sights.

    Germany has similar laws I believe.

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  8. Wolf Being

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    Thanks, I didn't know that. Not entirely shure about Germany though, at least for military use...

    We shall attack at dusk then, Commander, hehehehe :D
     
  9. Galaddin

    Galaddin Forum Drifter

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    Hehe, the only radioactive materials we have here are in 2 places: a dinky 30 yead old 'experimental reactor' which uses wooden blocks as regulators and in my toilet bowl :p .

    It's a wise person who knows the difference between free speech and cheap talk.
     
  10. CAVERNA2K

    CAVERNA2K Look, a fliing something!!!!!

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    Interesting this stuff about radio stuff. But there is a way: I´ve just seen in DiscovetyChannel a documentary called "War in the 2000". There, military - war... - used a different method of sighting targets. They used a system like the AH64D Longbow uses: target painting. It´s a IR goggle that "sees" the normal IR frequency and also a special frequency that a laser mounted on the weapon - a M4A1 was the example - and so the target gets a big - yes, big - bright spot that shows obviously where are you pointing the gun. Just about lasers: they use radioactive stuff too, or did u all thought the "R" in LASER was just for fun??? ehehheeh

    I´m gonna kick your lilly ass, freak!!!
     
  11. Liquid Night

    Liquid Night Argumentative type.

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    Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Electromagnetic radiation in the form of visible light. Not 'scary' radiation that will melt your balls off or anything.

    "Consistency is the last resort of the unimaginative" - Wilde.
     
  12. ShakKen

    ShakKen Specops Spook

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    Don't be stupid. I said 'Radioactive materials'.

    I didn't go so far as to say we don't have television and microwave ovens.

    Electronic radiation transmissions is an entirely differant thing toghether. *Duh*. And don't get me started with lasers, I built my first when I was 9.

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  13. Serial Killer

    Serial Killer Masterful

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    How do you build a laser? Shakken could you perhaps give some Internet adresses or stuff? I'm definitly interested.

    Live and let die!
    BTW, I also read the roadmap!! (Many times!)
     
  14. Wolf Being

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    It's in just about every physics book...

    Sam's Laser FAQ

    [This message was edited by Wolf Being on Feb 08, 2001 at 14:45.]
     
  15. CAVERNA2K

    CAVERNA2K Look, a fliing something!!!!!

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    Not my books... Well, I´ll search in the Phisics labs in my University... Or talk to my teacher...
    Or Shakken could send us some adresses.

    And about the system I decribed? C´mon, say something, gente!

    I´m gonna kick your lilly ass, freak!!!
     
  16. Wolf Being

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    Heh, gotcha. :D

    (Forgot the URL first time around)
     
  17. Eddybaby

    Eddybaby Groovy

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    Err... aren't we talking about a game, I know INF is supposed to be as realistic as possible and I respect that but surely you aren't going to become impotent by using a little tritium on a virtual gun???

    :p ::.:.::Remember Kids, Play Fair!!::.:.:: :p

    [This message was edited by Eddy on Feb 08, 2001 at 15:23.]
     
  18. ShakKen

    ShakKen Specops Spook

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    My father was/is a laser physicist.

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  19. Goat Fucker

    Goat Fucker No Future!

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    That system u discriped!...it sounds like the Landwarrior system, its first due to be operational in..2006 i think..if not later, and it has my full whole hearted disrespect every step of the way.

    Shakk...i also feel that making glowing sights is a waste of time at this stage in INF's delelopment, but i wouldent mind seeing white paint .:hint:.:hint:. ;)

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  20. Ibrox

    Ibrox fear my Jedi blunts

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    i worked with lasers for a quite a few years, a 5Kw co2 is pretty spectacular cutting through an inch of steel like it wasnt there.BTW that sams laser faq doesnt seem to contain any info on Nd:Yag or Excimer lasers. Hmm not really related to guns tho i spose.
     

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