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  1. Restless leg (RLS) is not leg cramps. There can...

    Restless leg (RLS) is not leg cramps. There can be a genetic compontent to why it occurs, but I think in most cases it is related to meds. For me almost any form of antihistamines sets me off....
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    It is 100 times more work and worry for the...

    It is 100 times more work and worry for the hosting club to use live flyers. I love flyers, but it does complicate a test when compared to throwing dead ducks.
  3. Thread: ATV's

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    Own a kodiak and a rancher, bought a Polaris...

    Own a kodiak and a rancher, bought a Polaris Sportsman 550 for under 6k a few months ago, Polaris had a hell of a sale going on. Really like this ATV.
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    W.C., I would consider a pup force fetched if on...

    W.C., I would consider a pup force fetched if on a refusal, the pup will fetch when pressure is applied. I have found some pups, that no matter how much bench work, walking fetch, etc. you do, you...
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    The problem is not using the bird for training...

    The problem is not using the bird for training (at least here in Missouri), it is the possession limit and tagging of the birds.
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    Great reply. After being around 100's of dogs,...

    Great reply.
    After being around 100's of dogs, one thing I would bet the farm on, this dog is going to bite someone again, if you do not keep it away from people, other than your family. I would...
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    Pat I was trying to think how to say what you...

    Pat I was trying to think how to say what you said. Having owned 6 Chessie's, I unfortunately had a rage dog, 2nd Chessie. I kept that dog because he was a good working dog, never let him get into a...
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    Great point. Also it is important to note that...

    Great point. Also it is important to note that they are running against a "Standard" and not against each other.
  9. You want some real fun, don't shackel or clip...

    You want some real fun, don't shackel or clip their wings. They will come out of the winger doing 300 mph.
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    What exactly does that mean?

    What exactly does that mean?
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    Is the pup crazy about retrieving? That is where...

    Is the pup crazy about retrieving? That is where you should start. Once the pup will retrieve 100% of the time on land, transistion to water. First throw should be right at the edge, 1'-5' into the...
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    If you are looking for a HT Pro hard to go wrong...

    If you are looking for a HT Pro hard to go wrong with Dan Heard, Downtown Retrievers.
  13. 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...
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    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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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...
  25. Thread: max 5000

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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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