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  1. I like this answer. I am going to show the dog...

    I like this answer. I am going to show the dog the marks, subtley, if the judge thinks it's excessive they can tell me.
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    Hey I know that dog.

    Hey I know that dog.
  3. If they get a chance to talk to one another...

    If they get a chance to talk to one another you're in trouble:D
  4. Already is a Pro game from my stand point. This...

    Already is a Pro game from my stand point. This may just be the shot in the arm the FT folks are looking for. If it's going to cost more to play, get harder to enter and make chasing the MN the Holy...
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    Same here, High Energy maroon bag, works for the...

    Same here, High Energy maroon bag, works for the dogs,
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    It matters because" My lab weighs 115 lbs and...

    It matters because" My lab weighs 115 lbs and there is not an ounce of fat on him" Really, how many times have I heard that. Somehow size gets eguated with the ability of the dog or the hunting...
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    A whistle and teeth thread

    I didn't want to highjack the whistle thread but for those of us older folk with the finest store bought teeth money can buy, did it change your whistle selection? I know in my case it;s a heck of a...
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    I like the Answer (orange ) and I like the Fox...

    I like the Answer (orange ) and I like the Fox 40s but they can be hard on your ears.
  9. Try this...

    Try this www.bumperboy.com/support_ownersguides.php. If it doesn't get you there Google Bumper Boy manuals.
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    BB came out with the new Hawx electronics just...

    BB came out with the new Hawx electronics just before they went away. Unfortunately when they went Hawx went with them. I believe it's all proprietary stuff. I am having the same issues with the Hawx...
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    Its annoying but that's all it is. I see no...

    Its annoying but that's all it is. I see no reason for non participating dogs , unless they are puppies, I love puppies, to be in the gallery. If I had been giving you advice it probably would have...
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    You didn't give a lot of details, age or where...

    You didn't give a lot of details, age or where the dog is in his training but it sounds like a dog that has been handled or helped on too many marks. Young dogs will sometimes run to the area of the...
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    Why would you want to?

    Why would you want to?
  14. I would not name a dog anything close to a...

    I would not name a dog anything close to a command that would be used in the normal course of training, competition or hunting.
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    There are those that have a rather strong opinion...

    There are those that have a rather strong opinion that the Wildrose kennel and programs have less to do with good dogs and training than they do with slick marketing. Therefore the term "get the...
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    I may be able to dig one up (if I can find it)...

    I may be able to dig one up (if I can find it) Shoot me a pm with Contact info and I'll see what I can do.
  17. Nah, you need a chessie for that, they're about...

    Nah, you need a chessie for that, they're about half hound anyway.
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    Carol , I have a Chessie and a German Shorthair...

    Carol , I have a Chessie and a German Shorthair that do the same thing daily. One barks at the other and the chase is on, back and forth up and down the fence line, teeth flashing, hair up and...
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    I don't really pay much attention to rules,...

    I don't really pay much attention to rules, however, I know from prior discussions that I cannot take my dog to the line on a choke chain in Juniors. Hope that helps.:)
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    Man I've heard , and read, this argument all...

    Man I've heard , and read, this argument all year. What difference does it make who enters who's dog? The pro is doing his or her job if they have 2 dogs or 20 those folks paying said pro have just...
  21. In the big scheme of things your kids are way...

    In the big scheme of things your kids are way more important. Have a great FD.
  22. At the risk of sounding like a smart a&%. Unless...

    At the risk of sounding like a smart a&%. Unless the hold is so sloppy and inconsistent as to be truly bothersome I could give a rip. When they start running HTs or FTs with bumpers and deduct points...
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    Ed, just go 84 to 5. There are other routes but...

    Ed, just go 84 to 5. There are other routes but on some if you break down your a long way from nowhere. Good luck in the National Am.
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    As in all things subjective Gooser it is just my...

    As in all things subjective Gooser it is just my opinion. However I have no problem testing my dog with a concept harder than some might think fair for the stake. I don't know a lot of folks running...
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    If it were me and according to your diagram you...

    If it were me and according to your diagram you have a ton of room down the middle. A senior dog shouldn't have any problem with that. Anyplace else you place it is going to be harder technically.
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