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    On one of the all time classic RTF threads Peake...

    On one of the all time classic RTF threads Peake called Kristi Wilder a "Lardyite", which if memory serves, she denied. Plenty of good stuff in the good old days before the site became obsessed with...
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    Word of mouth, period. If you can train a happy...

    Word of mouth, period. If you can train a happy reliable retriever, you won't need advertising, unless you just want to see your name there. Why solicit more dogs than you want to train?
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    Thank you Evan. I was down training with D.L....

    Thank you Evan. I was down training with D.L. Walters in 1975 and I asked him how long it took him to force fetch a dog. He responded that it took him 3 days. I never followed up on it and have...
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    Tommy Williams force fetching method

    Tommy Williams worked for Rex Carr and it was said that he did an excellent job of force fetching the dogs. Is anybody familiar with him and the force fetching process he used?
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    Someone posted some time back that Tommy...

    Someone posted some time back that Tommy Williams, who worked for Rex Carr, did an excellent job of force fetching. Doe anybody have information on how he force fetched?
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    This will be my last post here as I don't seem to...

    This will be my last post here as I don't seem to have the capability with people as I do the dogs. I just thought people with the same interests could learn something from each other through brain...
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    ChocolateLabb...

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    Why couldn't we have an open discussion about what works for you and what works for me and compare and...
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    Darrin you must have missed my point. Why waste...

    Darrin you must have missed my point. Why waste your time on people who don't want to learn and have closed minds? In dog training, if it makes sense what people tell you, it probably will work and...
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    If you love your dog, why put it through that....

    If you love your dog, why put it through that. It's tough enough when you have a dog that is bred for it.
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    Read the rule book and make sure you understand...

    Read the rule book and make sure you understand the rules. If you get a chance to attend a judges seminar where yo can ask questions would be of help. Don't get paranoid and go over board on training...
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    Believe me, I had plenty of hands on training...

    Believe me, I had plenty of hands on training when I started in 1966. There wasn't tons of information available then like there is today. You dug yourself deep holes and then figured out how to get...
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    Discussion Learning

    I have been training retrievers for 51 years and I have never seen groups of trainers or mixed groups of trainers and amateurs meet for discussion learning. Not only would you get old and new ideas...
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    There are trainers that know, and trainers that...

    There are trainers that know, and trainers that don't know that they don't know.
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    Unfortunately, some trainers were successful with...

    Unfortunately, some trainers were successful with their first dog that required more stern corrections than most other dogs. They then come up with the misconception that all other dogs they train...
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    personally have never had a website and never...

    personally have never had a website and never will.Have never advertised and never will.EVERYTHING is word of mouth.With that being said I make it mandatory for each owner to come at the end of 4 wks...
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    Rex Carr said that your dog should be ready to...

    Rex Carr said that your dog should be ready to run the competition way before entering into it. That's very good advice. Don't over react. Your dog should be confident and reliable before entering in...
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    If you don't talk to your dogs, you are an...

    If you don't talk to your dogs, you are an irresponsible dog owner.
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    The Lord must have been in need of a good dog...

    The Lord must have been in need of a good dog trainer and called him up.
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    The HRC has lost a valuable asset with his...

    The HRC has lost a valuable asset with his passing. Condolences to his family. I will pray for him and them. What will the grand be without Ernie?
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    You won't go wrong with Bill Hillmann's material....

    You won't go wrong with Bill Hillmann's material. He is a successful trainer and has been doing it at least for 50 years. Pay lose attention to his philosophy of training and how he teaches. Young...
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    It could you are working him too formally on his...

    It could you are working him too formally on his obedience or tossing too many dummies for him to retrieve and therefore boring him. He is only 5 months old and needs to be a puppy. I have had lots...
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    Little Launcher Inc.

    I would like to buy a Little Launcher for my H&R pistol. Also does anyone know the inventor Ronald Little's phone number?
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    I wouldn't think much of a judge if he/she would...

    I wouldn't think much of a judge if he/she would want a handler to show handling ability when a dog is on a line to a blind. Good judges don't do that. When whistle sitting our dogs, they expect a...
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    RVRVIEW blank 209 pistols

    Do you have any and what's your asking price?
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    209 Blank Pistol

    What reliable 209 blank pistol that is available for purchase and where..
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