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  1. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  8. (NC) Shallcross Lake's Little Rascal MH X Dead River's Vortex JH

    Shallcross Lake's Little Rascal MH X Dead River's Vortex JH (cooper needs 1 pass for SH). **************8 FM and 2 M pups born 3/14/15 - 2 M and 2 FM Pups Available*********************** We...
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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...
  13. 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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    Sharon is correct. Delta and United both...

    Sharon is correct. Delta and United both required "metal door" on my recent 2 trips in October. You can roll the dice, but the folks i run into at the airlines knew to check for metal doors, dog...
  20. Anyone coming from Upper Midwest to NC/SC/VA/TN - need trailer transport

    Give me a call if you are coming this way from WI, MN, IL area and want help on your trip costs...figured someone might be coming to the nationals... I need a 4 hole rear load ATV trailer brought...
  21. Evan, I use a vest when I go from a warm fall...

    Evan,
    I use a vest when I go from a warm fall to a hunt up North with a dog that has not acclimated. But, i will always use the push on the back of the head and let or make the dog give the effort...
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    I thought that i had missed out on the latest and...

    I thought that i had missed out on the latest and greatest trend for a minute. glad it turned out to be something i already do.....just a new term :)
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    Good name for her: Blank Slate - High Hopes

    Good name for her:
    Blank Slate - High Hopes
  24. Man this was a tough read for me on a deep level....

    Man this was a tough read for me on a deep level. After washing out most dogs from more than 15 yrs and finding them a good home to start over again and again, i found the one i was looking for. He...
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    I agree. My PL is out of NFC Eba and a QAA bitch...

    I agree. My PL is out of NFC Eba and a QAA bitch off Bubba. Bubba threw dogs with natural point. Our girls has pointed for much longer than 5 seconds since she was 8 weeks old when i brought her...
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