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    I got him as a started dog. The guy said he was...

    I got him as a started dog. The guy said he was thru swim by. I assumed all of that had been covered. I assumed wrong, thus this question.
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    That makes sense Chris. I will save the close...

    That makes sense Chris. I will save the close range shooting for live flyers and in the duck blind. Thanks.
    AB
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    I guess I should clarify. He flinches when he is...

    I guess I should clarify. He flinches when he is at heel. I am not shooting directly over him. That was just a figure of speech I guess. It doesn't happen so much with a .22 pistol, but is quite...
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    IS THIS DOG GUN SHY???

    I have a dog that flinches when he is shot over. He is still all about the retrieve, doesn't seem to scare him in that he doesn't cower, aviod the work. He still marks very well and takes off like a...
  5. Thread: Shaking off

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    Shaking off

    Do ya'll allow your dogs to shake off during water work. My dog started a bad habit of shaking off every time he got out of the water before he would come back to heel. He would still hold the...
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    I had a similar problem in TT. What I found was...

    I had a similar problem in TT. What I found was my 2 over piles were too close together, about 25 yards from the apex. I moved them out to 40 yards and this problem went away. Also, Make sure your...
  7. Thread: Late Transition

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    I just ordered the waterforce and swim by DVD. ...

    I just ordered the waterforce and swim by DVD. I'll be looking for the Transitions DVD when it comes out. Thanks.
    AB
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    Good info, Evan. Thanks. When will it be on...

    Good info, Evan. Thanks. When will it be on DVD? :D Are most of these items covered in Smartwork II?
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    Pattern Master Junkies......... How does it work...

    Pattern Master Junkies......... How does it work on dove? Are there different constrictions, or is there just one size? I shoot a Benelli M2 and may want to upgrade.

    AB
  10. Thread: DOUBLE T HELP-

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    Thanks for clearing that up, Evan. I think the...

    Thanks for clearing that up, Evan. I think the only thing I need to change at this point is stop recalling for miscasts to over piles and add in a few more trips to the back pile between handlings. ...
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    I could be wrong but I think Evan advocates...

    I could be wrong but I think Evan advocates spending about 4 weeks on TT depending on the dog??????
  12. Thread: DOUBLE T HELP-

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    DOUBLE T HELP-

    Following Smartwork..... Been doing TT for little over a week now. Pup is getting casts correct about 75% of the time. At what point do you start adding corrections for taking wrong casts? ...
  13. Thread: i-PHONE

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    I've heard people talking about it all day. What...

    I've heard people talking about it all day. What does an I phone do that others wont?
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    My sprinklers have not been on this year either. ...

    My sprinklers have not been on this year either. It's a beautiful thing. It can keep coming for all I care. Temps in the low eighties on June 25th!!!!!!!! Couldn't ask for anything more.
    AB
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    We got about 6 inches in North Flower Mound by...

    We got about 6 inches in North Flower Mound by Highand Village. One of the companies I own does water damage restoration. www.drymax.net Needelss to say, we have been real busy this spring. Glad...
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    Crabtree is an alright dude. He used to own the...

    Crabtree is an alright dude. He used to own the Edge Extreme here in Flower Mound. It was a baseball training facility. My boy's team trained there. Went belly up. I gave him a bunch of money as a...
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    Thanks Evan. I have the handling DVD but not the...

    Thanks Evan. I have the handling DVD but not the FF. Why is the FTP not covered in the book? Should it be done with the mini pile and 9 bumper pile? I assume I should go back and revisit this?
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    On the flow chart, it does show FTP right before...

    On the flow chart, it does show FTP right before 3 handed casting. But there is not a section that teaches this. What you are referring to on page 76 is en route forcing. Very similar I think but...
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    Smartworks Force to Pile ???

    I'm following the smartworks program for my dog. For some reason I am overlooking the FTP. Or it was not printed in my copy for some reason. :roll: It goes from Mini pile (3 bumper) to 9 bumper...
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    I don't think I get that on dish network.

    I don't think I get that on dish network.
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    What channel is it on? I need to set my DVR to...

    What channel is it on? I need to set my DVR to record it.
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    No. He's a yellow dog out of Esprit's Out of the...

    No. He's a yellow dog out of Esprit's Out of the Woods. He's been thru FTP and currently is in Pattern Blinds. I wasn't cracked about his name but can live with it. One of my last dogs name was...
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    Well, we've only had him a week, so I assume...

    Well, we've only had him a week, so I assume there will be a learning curve. He gets it right most of the time, but has broken a few times. I like the advice of saying "sit" sharp and abrupt and...
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    How would you handle this problem?

    I just recently picked up a started dog named Zip. The problem I have is it sounds too much like Sit. So a few times when he has started to creep, I have said sit, and he breaks. He's 16 months...
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    Yep, it was a soaker. My company was on Fox 4...

    Yep, it was a soaker. My company was on Fox 4 News yesterday morning. We do Water Damage Restoration. Fairhaven Assisted Living in Denton was our biggest job. One whole wing of their building was...
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