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    You aren't from Texas are ya? We'll paint damn...

    You aren't from Texas are ya? We'll paint damn near anything orange and think it's beautiful.
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    Don't think you are overthinking it Grasshopper. ...

    Don't think you are overthinking it Grasshopper. I'm in the same position and it's a valid concern. We often read of the dogs bonding to the other dog rather than the human so it's usually not...
  3. Thread: Need Antenna

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    Never saw an O ring. Did have a knurled nut to...

    Never saw an O ring. Did have a knurled nut to tighten, but I didn't have much success with it.
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    Is it just the rubber covered one that screws in?...

    Is it just the rubber covered one that screws in? I have a dead Pro 500 transmitter and I think two extra antennas as they kept coming unscrewed and I would lose them. Let me know if you think that's...
  5. Thread: EIC testing

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    If you would consider Brand X, I have four eight...

    If you would consider Brand X, I have four eight week old Golden females whose dam weighs 45 lbs and sire 65lbs. All health clearances and no EIC in Goldens. If interested check classifieds. I have...
  6. Logan- I was a die hard TriTronics (now Garmin)...

    Logan- I was a die hard TriTronics (now Garmin) fan, but no longer. If I we're replacing my e collar today, I would likely buy a Dogtra.
  7. Thread: Sit or Stay

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    J. Walker, I hear you even if no one else does or...

    J. Walker, I hear you even if no one else does or wants to.
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    Danielle- you need a more dog friendly job!😏

    Danielle- you need a more dog friendly job!😏
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    I think you are on to something. Once Tackett...

    I think you are on to something. Once Tackett stopped being involved, it seemed to head downhill.
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    Ali did not have a low IQ. I call BS on that. He...

    Ali did not have a low IQ. I call BS on that. He intentionally blew the tests so he could avoid being drafted. Then when they called him on it and lowered the standards he played the race and...
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    Mike - You shouldn't be such an a**hat when...

    Mike - You shouldn't be such an a**hat when someone like Wayne was misinformed and had already explained his mistake.
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    Great story!

    Great story!
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    All I know is this: While running a blind my dog...

    All I know is this: While running a blind my dog slipped around the end of a log on line he was supposed to hit. I stopped him, called him back and sent him over the log.

    After the trial, one of...
  14. Thread: Tires

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    Many years ago (20+) I read a review of off road...

    Many years ago (20+) I read a review of off road tires in a 4WD magazine. The top rated tire was the Armstrong TruTrac. Don't know if they are still in business. There were like 9 or 10 other tires...
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    I and two training buddies switched our dogs to...

    I and two training buddies switched our dogs to Victor about two years ago from puppies through older dogs and we have no complaints.
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    Forgot to clarify. I'm not really getting no go...

    Forgot to clarify. I'm not really getting no go from my side. It is when she's at a distance and usually after two or three successful casts. She suddenly shuts down or more often ignores the casts...
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    Gooser- I used Farmers materials for my basics...

    Gooser- I used Farmers materials for my basics from the start. I think I have followed all the steps. I have a very experienced training partner, but by his own admission, he doesn't do well with...
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    Can someone tell me what a Lab with a "good" case...

    Can someone tell me what a Lab with a "good" case of diaherrea looks like? In my experience, it's all bad!😳
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    Ok, I can tell everyone is trying to help, but I...

    Ok, I can tell everyone is trying to help, but I don't really know how to respond so I will try to give more information.

    The dog is nearly two and one-half. There have been some interruptions in...
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    If my dog wan't a golden i would think we have...

    If my dog wan't a golden i would think we have litter mates, although my situation is not quite as serious.

    We will be running blinds, and suddenly she will decide she is not going to take a...
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    I have read Golden Retrievers for Dummies. It is...

    I have read Golden Retrievers for Dummies. It is a good book and Norma Bauer is certainly qualified. However, it really doesn't go into field training much.

    I think a good introductory book is...
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    Second the recommendation of Mike Loggins.

    Second the recommendation of Mike Loggins.
  23. I may name my next female Lori Darlin'. Call name...

    I may name my next female Lori Darlin'. Call name Lori.

    Just a BTW John, Larry McMurtry lives about 25 miles from me. I know him some and his sisters. I will share some stories with you next time...
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    I would consider stopping tug of war. It can...

    I would consider stopping tug of war. It can create hard mouth problems that are difficult to cure later on. You will have plenty of time to teach him drop when going through force fetch.
  25. Thread: Books to read

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    Two golden oldies, not really relevant to today's...

    Two golden oldies, not really relevant to today's training , but fun from a historical perspective : James Lamb Free- Training Retrievers and Training Retrievers the Cotton Pershall Way by Bobby...
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