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  1. (NC) Rascal MH x Cooper JH (Canvas Lines)

    Expect Whelp Date 3-6-16

    The spring 2015 litter with Rascal was a great match with multiple pups from last year already in the field and in competition. One pup in MN was hunted on ducks, geese,...
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    agreed. not enough seperation the last two years...

    agreed. not enough seperation the last two years for the 3rd and 4th seed selected vs another 3 or 4 teams that could just as easily been in but dont have the legacy to make them the favored son. ...
  3. yep, the thought process is different when you...

    yep, the thought process is different when you are self employed. im fine with the charge,
    i will just adjust entry fee....
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    ken onion chive. when i still farmed it was a...

    ken onion chive. when i still farmed it was a leatherman but for in the pocket, it is tough to beat the one handed operation of this little knife. great steel, tensioned lockback lets you open with a...
  5. Thread: ATV's

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    I dont think you can go wrong with any of the...

    I dont think you can go wrong with any of the majors with your concern of dependability. It takes someone really raggng one out on a regular basis to have trouble with the big brand machines since...
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    i have never used anything that i didnt...

    i have never used anything that i didnt eventually have to repair. even bird boys go haywire, need lunch, throw a wild one behindd them, etc, ��

    i did have gas leak that i finally just sent back...
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    Agree with Baydog 100%. I have owned 3 brands of...

    Agree with Baydog 100%. I have owned 3 brands of slingshot type launchers, bumper boys, thunders and now the versa launcher. I had settled on thunder as a relatively reliable device and was better...
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    I guess opinions are all over the board.... I...

    I guess opinions are all over the board....

    I have been shipping pups that are i have bought or sold for about 30 years and never had a problem, probably done it 20-25 times. I will ship 3 in...
  9. You have obviously never helped with a hunt test...

    You have obviously never helped with a hunt test in a substantial way, if at all. Thats about the third time you have made that absurd comment in some form...exactly what does EE put on the line...
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    It is regrettable that the current environment...

    It is regrettable that the current environment leaves that impression, but when you have been in the game, you have to voice your concerns that you have about where we are headed.

    If you just go...
  11. Brian- our test opened up relatively late (2...

    Brian- our test opened up relatively late (2 months before the test date) and folks are now paying the fee that was not stated in the premium 2 months ago. That may be the case in the future, but...
  12. I follow your point Mike. Its the principal of...

    I follow your point Mike. Its the principal of it, not the amount it hits me with. everyone knows EE has been in the red from other discussions, its opportunistic and the listing club is not...
  13. So i handle the hunt test paperwork and finances...

    So i handle the hunt test paperwork and finances for our double master, senior junior test. It does hurt us when we have last minute scratches but not when they are weeks out. This fee applies to...
  14. Entry Express 25.00 Scratch Fee - Taking advantage of MH situation??

    We are getting all sorts of emails about EEs new scratch policy for our upcoming test and complaints of the 25.00 fee.

    - Participants signed up for our test with no statement of a 25.00 fee when...
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    i seem to always be messing with one of my 2 but...

    i seem to always be messing with one of my 2 but they were pretty used when i got them. when they work, it sure makes it nice to run all the dogs on the trailer. I need a 3rd...i am just not...
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    I am thankful that i have a fabricated hasp on my...

    I am thankful that i have a fabricated hasp on my trailer, in addition to locking lever handles. We put pad locks on the stainless hasp when we go in anywhere.

    Of note: An incident years ago with...
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    Agreed! I love to see any dog that has reached a...

    Agreed! I love to see any dog that has reached a high level of competence in its purpose...shepherds, hunting breeds, no matter. That is a conditioned canine athlete...
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    The good part about two at once will having them...

    The good part about two at once will having them both at similar places in their training....once you take the time to set up a drill, two pups get to benefit..
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    Haha. You got that right! I have never walked...

    Haha. You got that right! I have never walked up to a fine EP locked down and rigid from tail to nose and not been impressed with it...hundreds and hundreds of times i have seen it, it is always a...
  20. Thread: Cooling mat

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    Interesting....definitely need to try one if i...

    Interesting....definitely need to try one if i can keep pups from chewing it up.
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    Fantasy Field Trials----there is someone's next...

    Fantasy Field Trials----there is someone's next million dollar website. LOL
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    [QUOTE=Sharon Potter;1182977] The natural...

    [QUOTE=Sharon Potter;1182977]

    The natural point has a whole different intensity level. Imagine a dog running hard, spinning sideways in mid-air and landing stiff legged, head and tail high, ...
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    Virtually every bird dog man i know uses this...

    Virtually every bird dog man i know uses this method on pointing breeds to introduce birds and wings to pup, and begin the steadying process. I had the pleasure growing up of training with 3...
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    Poll: I am with Julie R. The stats show that for those...

    I am with Julie R. The stats show that for those of us that breed, it makes the most sense to continue to remove them and it fits with my own experiences on long, multi-day hunt trips. A few of the...
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    Does anyone have the contact info for breeding to...

    Does anyone have the contact info for breeding to Snapper?
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