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    My message was cut off. We have about 20-25 O/H...

    My message was cut off. We have about 20-25 O/H Q. entries. We think we get a few entries because they can do both.
    On a different note- I wonder why some F.T. clubs are not having Qual. stakes...
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    All the above, in our region the Avg. Master...

    All the above, in our region the Avg. Master stake is 80-90 % Pro. O/H Qual., might encourage some handlers to give it a try. We have a 120 dog Master, and about 20-25
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    Regardless of size of the land, make your yard...

    Regardless of size of the land, make your yard the size of a postage stamp, otherwise you spend all your time mowing, instead of training.

    "ON The Mower Again !" Future Country Song

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    The 1998 Master Nat., was where I first met...

    The 1998 Master Nat., was where I first met Tommy, what a character. Didn't agree with him on everything,after spending two weeks together, we knew each other a lot better, but we had a good time,...
  5. I have to agree with Bob, probably not the...

    I have to agree with Bob, probably not the choke,spend more time in the off-season with different loads till you find the one that works best. (Aim at their eyes! ;) )

    Bill C.
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    I was 9 yrs. old, when I saw a man throw...

    I was 9 yrs. old, when I saw a man throw something in a pond and a Black dog jump in and go get it. Thought it was the coolest thing I'd ever seen. STILL DO !!

    Bill
  7. R.I.P. My Friend Are prayers are with Gena and...

    R.I.P. My Friend Are prayers are with Gena and the family. You will be missed!

    Bill
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    Hunting Geese on the Tishamingo refuge years ago,...

    Hunting Geese on the Tishamingo refuge years ago, watched a yote,stand on a dike for 30 minutes, soon as a hunter shot a goose near him, a ran out and made a retrieve before the guy could even shoot...
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    Same thing happened with my Granddaughter and the...

    Same thing happened with my Granddaughter and the Rossi .410, she shot it the first season. grew a little (she was10) switched to the older model 870 youth express 20, and she said it didn't kick as...
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    The old 870 isn't what it used to be. Bought my...

    The old 870 isn't what it used to be. Bought my grandson a 870 Super magnum 3 yrs. ago, during Dove season the barrel fell off. The barrel ring had come unwelded. That should never happen. Warranty...
  11. Owner/Handler Amateur Master ! Is it Time ?

    Looked back over the events I entered or tried to enter for 2014. Entered 5 Masters, 2 were my clubs', 2 others were clubs that I had a heads- up on. the other one was totally random enter. Missed...
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    Ditto on the Nelson's. Have used them for over 20...

    Ditto on the Nelson's. Have used them for over 20 yrs. A unit will last 8-10 yrs. for me. Have 3 in use now.

    Bill
  13. On my second truck with the second A.R.E. This...

    On my second truck with the second A.R.E. This one is about 2 yrs. with windoors on both sides,and a slider up front, white, and plenty of air flow. Have not noticed any leaks. I had some problems...
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    I meet Jane in the early 80's, I too thought she...

    I meet Jane in the early 80's, I too thought she was Indian for a long time. She camped out at all our trials that I recall. Always enjoyed being around her. RIP Jane
  15. Started using G & H floaters in 1983. Have a...

    Started using G & H floaters in 1983. Have a Travelling Squad now that's 20 yrs. old, still looks real good. Have some of their goose shells that work well with Bigfoot.
    Loved the old Herter's,...
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    They are not worn out, just want another pair...

    They are not worn out, just want another pair before they change something!
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    I have a pair of Cabela's Upland Kangroo boots...

    I have a pair of Cabela's Upland Kangroo boots that are insulated/Gore-tex. 3-4 yrs. old,wear them a lot, all day long. Plan on buying another pair just like them.

    Bill
  18. That's the reason I went back to work after being...

    That's the reason I went back to work after being retired for 4 months. Enjoying every minute also!

    Bill
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    on the pants/bibs issue. If you are just running...

    on the pants/bibs issue. If you are just running dogs the pants work well, are more comfortable, not as hot. If out in the field bibs are better when you bend over to get birds out of the crate, etc....
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    You might try staggering your loads. In a pump or...

    You might try staggering your loads. In a pump or auto., I put in the chamber a Hot #71/2, then the first two into the magazine are 3" #4, followed by 2- 2 3/4" # 5. Seldom get the 4th or 5th shot...
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    Congrads ! Ed , Holland and Danny. A Great Team!...

    Congrads ! Ed , Holland and Danny. A Great Team! Looking forward to more!
  22. The males usually do- WHEN THEY ARE ABOUT 10 YRS....

    The males usually do- WHEN THEY ARE ABOUT 10 YRS. OLD !!:p
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    Why does the wind come out of the East, only two...

    Why does the wind come out of the East, only two weekends per year, and they are both the Club's F.T. weekends? :p
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    I've used Labs on doves since the 70's, keep them...

    I've used Labs on doves since the 70's, keep them watered, try to put them in some shade. Would have lost many birds without them, usually first to limit because of them.

    Bill
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    I agree with you Dave. Sportsmanship and the...

    I agree with you Dave. Sportsmanship and the Honor system SHOULD work!
    Bill
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