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    Lonnie has one. I like it. Gray prefers the...

    Lonnie has one. I like it. Gray prefers the GunX and I like it better for rolling singles. The Thunder causes more echoes, similar to popper loads. Best to acclimate dogs to that while...
  2. For the most part my interactions with law...

    For the most part my interactions with law enforcement have been positive. I am firmly convinced that compliance to a "No Here" saved one of my dogs. Lab was headed to greet a group of officers....
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    According to some complaints I had, you can hear...

    According to some complaints I had, you can hear thunders at Freddie 1 that are being fired at Freddie 3 and Little Bodoc.
  4. Thread: Line Mat

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    I have used the anti fatigue mats, doormats,...

    I have used the anti fatigue mats, doormats, horse stall mats and car floorboard mats. Have also used dog stands and outdoor carpet on plywood. For training a small mat is better. Any movement...
  5. I can't say enough good things about Butch! His...

    I can't say enough good things about Butch! His dogs accomplishments speak volumes. Great to see they are all being recognized!
  6. It absolutely has to be a pigeon. Unless you...

    It absolutely has to be a pigeon. Unless you have access to ducks, quail, chukars, chickens, pheasants or doves. :D

    Pigeons are simply readily available, relatively cheap and small.
  7. Most issues caused at tests trials stem from the...

    Most issues caused at tests trials stem from the dog or handler becoming excited & riding the adrenaline wave. Much can be gained by the handler in the lower stakes learning to control the rush. ...
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    The marshal has enough to do without adding the...

    The marshal has enough to do without adding the extra duty of gallery animal control.

    Started & Junior unfortunately require pick up dogs. Hopefully not often. A quiet dog on a stake a...
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    The will be on the back porch of the White House...

    The will be on the back porch of the White House when you judge again!;).
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    Gunning is a much better job description!:D. ...

    Gunning is a much better job description!:D. Many commenting on this thread have sat in a chair at the cattle ranch during one of our spring "mudfests". Thank you!!!

    Look at the job...
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    I expect the "payback" from that incident is...

    I expect the "payback" from that incident is going to be lengthy & occur when I least expect!!
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    At most tests here, all the gunners are...

    At most tests here, all the gunners are volunteers. All the club workers work without compensation unless you consider a sack lunch compensation. Bird boys receive $35 a day. Most profits go...
  13. Thread: GDG Pistols

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    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/15/see-why...

    http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/15/see-why-rolling-stones-list-of-most-dangerous-guns-is-being-called-maybe-the-worst-piece-of-journalism-of-all-time/

    Maybe a list of the top 5 most...
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    Typically decoys are dragged into deeper water as...

    Typically decoys are dragged into deeper water as the dog is going out & to the bank coming back. There are many instances where a decoy pulled into deeper water may require a boat or donning...
  15. Emergency & Specialty Animal Clinic on Acton...

    Emergency & Specialty Animal Clinic on Acton Road. I think that is the name. Ortho, eye & cardiac if wanted under the same roof. I did the genetic testing with my local vet.
  16. Thread: HRC tips....

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    People with disabilities certainly hunt. They...

    People with disabilities certainly hunt. They are welcome at HRC tests and accommodations can and will be made. These accommodations are easily accomplished with advance planning. Please let...
  17. Thread: CC help?

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    There are several things you need to accomplish. ...

    There are several things you need to accomplish. #1. Conditioning the dog to respond to the pressure of the collar. #2. Learning the dogs tolerance levels & levels that get the desired response...
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    I am envious!!!! A few weeks in cooler weather...

    I am envious!!!! A few weeks in cooler weather sounds really nice.
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    Mike, how are you getting into all these Master...

    Mike, how are you getting into all these Master tests? :D
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    So sorry for your loss Otey. The good ones...

    So sorry for your loss Otey. The good ones never stay long enough!
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    As mentioned in the deleted thread, this whole...

    As mentioned in the deleted thread, this whole incident seems precipitated by poor protocol or a breach of protocol. In the case of a lost child the most logical place to search is in the house. ...
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    Training a retriever is best done with the help...

    Training a retriever is best done with the help of a group. It is difficult to throw marks any distance by yourself without resorting to stand alones. Throwing a triple without a serious...
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    Teach in the yard. Standard is zero movement. Then take that standard to the field.

    The trap is not upholding standards when group training because you are "wasting time". Dog learned...
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    See you this weekend!

    See you this weekend!
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    Lonnie is going to have to change his signature...

    Lonnie is going to have to change his signature line. I have photo evidence of his "free" jacket!
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