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  1. Thank you Chris, this site is a wealth of...

    Thank you Chris, this site is a wealth of knowledge and entertainment. There aren't too many places on the internet where inexperienced dog guys can go to ask questions and get truly useful answers...
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    That's interesting. To throw a theory out...

    That's interesting. To throw a theory out there...does the fur on a dog (vs a bare skin hand) change the results of that test?
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    It depends on the price point. I bought a...

    It depends on the price point. I bought a tritronics sport basic (actually 2) for both my dogs. I thought of just having one transmitter but I trained both dogs at the same time and didn't want to...
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    I would Google Hrc's in your area. I found one...

    I would Google Hrc's in your area. I found one quite a few years ago and it has been priceless for me. Be careful though, I just wanted a good hunting dog, ended up running my first started test last...
  5. Both of my dogs did that for a short time. Both...

    Both of my dogs did that for a short time. Both of them did the same exact progression from run 'near' me and drop bumper, to run beyond me, then beyond and back to me, to plow into me, then return...
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    Now THAT is funny!

    Now THAT is funny!
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    I just looked at the 1 atm rating and converted...

    I just looked at the 1 atm rating and converted meters to feet. 10 meters is 32 feet, that's pretty deep and a lot of pressure. My dog isn't gonna be diving that deep!
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    I called Garmin, here's what they told me. The...

    I called Garmin, here's what they told me. The collar is designed to be in the water on the dog swimming. Water intrusion would not void the warranty but they would ask a lot of questions like was...
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    Granddaddy I understand where you are coming...

    Granddaddy I understand where you are coming from, that's why I started this thread and asked this question. The SPECS on Garmin's site to me says it's suitable for what we do with our dogs, the...
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    Dogtra claims to be fully waterproof, I got that,...

    Dogtra claims to be fully waterproof, I got that, thanks. My question was about the Garmin/Tritronics. TT used to say waterproof, now under Garmin they say water resistant, the info Chris obtained...
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    I suspect that Dogtra and everyother manufacturer...

    I suspect that Dogtra and everyother manufacturer may stop using the terminology "waterproof" if they get a warranty claim from a purchaser where the product was accidentally submerged for an...
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    Thanks Chris, that's kind of what I thought,...

    Thanks Chris, that's kind of what I thought, expected, and hoped to hear from Garmin. That's what I like about this site, lots of info and an admin who will find out info and correct himself if he's...
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    I just looked at other models and the delta...

    I just looked at other models and the delta models have a rating of ipx7 for the receiver, same as the transmitter on pro 550. I can only assume that the collar is designed for what we do with our...
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    I've only had 2 pups that I've trained, but both...

    I've only had 2 pups that I've trained, but both did this at about same age. What I did was the second the dog started to play with it I'd start hollering in excitement and run the other way. She'd...
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    I'm planning on giving Garmin a call and asking....

    I'm planning on giving Garmin a call and asking. The rating chart seems pretty 'scientific' and like they've actually tested the products (maybe 3rd party?). It probably gives them a legal leg to...
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    Garmin/Tritronics Pro 550 and water use

    I have been researching new collars and really like the features of the pro 550 but am a little leery about the "water resistant" rating of it. The old TT sport basic says its "waterproof" yet the...
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    Garmin/Tritronics Pro 550 and water use

    I have been researching new collars and really like the features of the pro 550 but am a little leery about the "water resistant" rating of it. The old TT sport basic says its "waterproof" yet the...
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    With my first dog I used the rocks to get her...

    With my first dog I used the rocks to get her help her know where the bird fell when she couldn't see, before she could handle. You will be amazed what experience will bring, eventually the 'switch'...
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    Is Adequan an injectable form of Dasequin? I...

    Is Adequan an injectable form of Dasequin? I thought a vet had mentioned that to me once.
  20. Thread: 1st Hunt Test

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    I'm sorry but I am laughing hysterically at the...

    I'm sorry but I am laughing hysterically at the picture of that! Video would've been awesome! Congrats on doing good on the first set at least.
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    Oh and when you do start breathing again remember...

    Oh and when you do start breathing again remember that you had fun!
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    I just ran my first HRC started level test in...

    I just ran my first HRC started level test in September. THE MOST IMPORTANT ADVICE IS.... REMEMBER TO BREATHE! I know, you are shrugging this off. Everyone gave me this advice too. I took it with a...
  23. Thread: Parastar plus

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    Thanks. That was what I was hoping to hear! I put...

    Thanks. That was what I was hoping to hear! I put it on her on Sunday and she literally spent all day running around outside, she was exhausted that night. She was still very tired yesterday which...
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    I second that t-pines. Mine does it out in a...

    I second that t-pines. Mine does it out in a goose field as I'm picking up decoys. She will make 3 or 4 laps around the spread and truck. I just sit and laugh. Recorded it once it was so damn funny.
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    Also, any side effects noticed?

    Also, any side effects noticed?
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