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  1. Very common for a young dog to run to the echo....

    Very common for a young dog to run to the echo. Dogs not gun shy, no real reason to shoot from the line. Probably not real reason at this time to shoot at all. When she has been strecthed out, is...
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    To get a pup to pick a bumper off the ground on...

    To get a pup to pick a bumper off the ground on the fetch command should take, on average, no more than one month.
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    Is this the 60's and am I back in Haight Ashbury?...

    Is this the 60's and am I back in Haight Ashbury? Flower Power!
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    Originally Posted by N&N Waterfowl Here is...

    Originally Posted by N&N Waterfowl

    Here is Maine's wanton waste statute:
    (Maine) Statute on Wanton Waste:
    50 CFR 20.25 Wanton waste of migratory game birds.
    No person shall kill or cripple...
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    Margo, this would not be "wanton waste", but it...

    Margo, this would not be "wanton waste", but it possibly could turn into wanton waste if the birds are disgarded/dumped after being used for training. The real issue could be bag limit, one person...
  6. Vinny, I don't know you, but I love you! Flat...

    Vinny, I don't know you, but I love you!
    Flat out great, made my day!
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    Very good product, made to be used on animals....

    Very good product, made to be used on animals.
    Can tell Lab owners responding have not owned a Chessie. Because of the oils in their skin they have a smell that is offensive to some. There are some...
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    At one week of once a day pinch sessions a pup...

    At one week of once a day pinch sessions a pup should at least be opening its mouth, acknowledging the pinch. Usually for newbies it is a case of not enough pinch pressure, but it could also be too...
  9. Thread: max 5000

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    Make sure the disc is not dragging on the body of...

    Make sure the disc is not dragging on the body of the maxx, there was a mod where you put a washer under the disc to lift it some. Don't think that would cause it to not turn, even with a weaker...
  10. Thread: max 5000

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    Sounds like the battery. If you had a 12 v....

    Sounds like the battery. If you had a 12 v. charger with clips you could hook that up to the battery leads, if the disc still turns it is the battery.
  11. Thread: max 5000

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    Another good check, probably the best way to...

    Another good check, probably the best way to check for a bad battery or battery connection.
    Forgot to mention to check the fuse if it is a model that has a fuse.
  12. Thread: max 5000

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    Great place to start. The original on/off...

    Great place to start. The original on/off switches were heavy duty with self cleaning contacts. Try rapidly turning the switch on and off about 20-30 times in a row. If it is burnt/dirty contacts you...
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    I worked in the copier field for years, lots of...

    I worked in the copier field for years, lots of micro switches on 70', 80's and 90's copiers. Worst thing you can do to a micro switch is let it bottom out, you want the arm to push down on the...
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    This is the answer! I have 10 Maxx 5000's, most...

    This is the answer! I have 10 Maxx 5000's, most are over 10 years old. One thing to note, the firing actually occurs before the disc stops, so you do not want the hole in the disc to line up directly...
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    "I ^%#%&**& HATE #@!&^%%#!% Ropes." Glad to see...

    "I ^%#%&**& HATE #@!&^%%#!% Ropes."
    Glad to see someone else say this!
    What I see is what I would like to see in every lab pup.

    "When I get a new pup I am thinking about what I want 1,2,3,4...
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    Buds been doing this for a long time. Knows how...

    Buds been doing this for a long time. Knows how to train retrievers. Has the grounds. Honest. What more can you ask for.
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    Went to Collar Clinic web site, looks like they...

    Went to Collar Clinic web site, looks like they are still repairing pre G2 & G3 Pro 500's, $149.
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    Collar Clinic can make it like new, great...

    Collar Clinic can make it like new, great company!!!
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    I love Brits, first duck dog I owned, did not...

    I love Brits, first duck dog I owned, did not know any better. At the time I lived in San Diego and hunted the Salton Sea/Indio area. So no worry about a cold weather dog. Would not even consider...
  20. Thread: Training

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    6 month old, collar condition to "Here" and...

    6 month old, collar condition to "Here" and "Force Fetch".
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    "Pros are not the problem either. The whole issue...

    "Pros are not the problem either. The whole issue is that there is a huge demand for a limited supply."
    Pro's have every right to enter, but without the Pro's there would be a lot more supply.
    Over...
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    Don't think so, never heard of Jon playing dog...

    Don't think so, never heard of Jon playing dog games. He owns Mid-American Hunting Association.
    Whoops, turned out to be Jon Nee Jr., he also does not play dog games.
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    15 years ago there were almost no Pro Trainers...

    15 years ago there were almost no Pro Trainers running AKC Hunt Tests (at least here in the Mid West) and you rarely had more than 30-40 dogs in a test. How times have changed.
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    Call Ainley, tell Ron what you need. If you are...

    Call Ainley, tell Ron what you need. If you are leaving from Whiteman, you can pick it up on the way. There might be a better made box than Ainley, but I have never seen it.
  25. Poll: Ok, everything I posted happened today. 5 year...

    Ok, everything I posted happened today. 5 year old lab, excellent coat, excellent health, runs 3 - 5 miles everyday, hunts 3-5 times a week, very experienced duck dawg. The dog, Huey, was wearing a...
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