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  1. Thread: QA2 title

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    IMO they should have just left it alone. If they...

    IMO they should have just left it alone. If they where going to make a change, the dogs that have AA placements should have been rewarded. All Field Trial Stakes are as only as tough as the...
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    Paul I want you to know that my family and I are...

    Paul I want you to know that my family and I are continuously praying for you and your family. I will always remember the first time I saw your dogs run, it was the first time I've ever seen a Field...
  3. Thread: FTP problem

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    This being a 2 years old dog going through Force...

    This being a 2 years old dog going through Force makes this a whole different project. Learning to work at the age of 2 isn't easy for the trainer or the animal. You are going to have to finesse this...
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    Big Junior, I'll make sure to be watching.

    Big Junior, I'll make sure to be watching.
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    Ok, I do believe that we were talking about Ammo,...

    Ok, I do believe that we were talking about Ammo, Rascal, and Roux during the stars aligning conversation not MH status dogs. Sorry lets not over exaggerate what it takes it get a dog to a Master...
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    Mike not bad for a dog that went to a home with...

    Mike not bad for a dog that went to a home with very little experience lol. Haha great dog and trainer/handler.
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    We all know that there are special animals out...

    We all know that there are special animals out there but if they never make it to the right homes they will never be seen. There are countless Lean Mac potential retrievers digging holes in backyards...
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    Competitive retrievers are a product of their...

    Competitive retrievers are a product of their environment. You can't base chocolates being slower learners because most FTers choose to put black dogs with the top trainers across the nation. HAHA, A...
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    With a good trainer any pup out of a quality...

    With a good trainer any pup out of a quality breeding will at least make a Master Hunter status. There really isn't any bad breedings post on RTF or Entry Express. Color has zero to do with the...
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    I truly believe that its all about who the pups...

    I truly believe that its all about who the pups end up with as trainers and handlers. A good breeding is only like 20% the other 80% is all about the training and exposure. Example, If Ammo didn't...
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    Yeah spinning can be from pressure but not...

    Yeah spinning can be from pressure but not always. You can usually tell the difference between one that spins because of pressure/ nervous and one that does it from just excitement. Like randy...
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    Prayers are sent everyday for Paul and his...

    Prayers are sent everyday for Paul and his family. Paul is an amazing contributor to this sport. He has been one of the backbones for the Tulsa Retriever Club for many years now. Its has always been...
  13. Thread: Which Shotgun?

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    20 gauge Remington 870 express youth. That was my...

    20 gauge Remington 870 express youth. That was my first gun and I still use it today. They are very durable, they can take a beating.
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    Its always hard trying to give advice when you...

    Its always hard trying to give advice when you don't actually know what and why the dog is doing what it's doing. It sounds like a confidence issue, like she is unsure or just doesn't want to mess...
  15. Thread: Open/qual blinds

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    I agree with Wetdog, categorizing blinds is not...

    I agree with Wetdog, categorizing blinds is not the way to go about this. A blind is a blind whether its in an Open, AM, Q, or MH event. Our experiences as handlers makes the difference most of the...
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    Check your dog out make sure she isn't hurt. That...

    Check your dog out make sure she isn't hurt. That area is a probably a Hot spot now, try a new location. If that doesn't work go back to marks to get her excited. She should be fine keep your head up.
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    Yeah if that dog has already seen extensive...

    Yeah if that dog has already seen extensive amounts of pressure for bumpers and its as advanced as you say it is through basics, this dogs need FUN TIME on birds. Forget all the control stuff and let...
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    So I'm guessing that with this new QA2 the old...

    So I'm guessing that with this new QA2 the old QAA or *** won't even be a status now.
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    Sorry what are the requirements? Is it the same...

    Sorry what are the requirements? Is it the same thing as QAA, if so why is it a title now.
  20. Thread: Vocal on the send

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    Haha I remember one that I had, I'd get on the 4...

    Haha I remember one that I had, I'd get on the 4 wheeler and let her run by me to calm her down before marks. It really worked but can't do that at a trial.
  21. Thread: Vocal on the send

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    A slip in the clutch on takeoff isn't that bad...

    A slip in the clutch on takeoff isn't that bad and more than likely will fix itself as a dog gets older. Barking at the line and singing all the way to the bird is a different story. If that is the...
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    If you doing it for a profit you'll be lucky to...

    If you doing it for a profit you'll be lucky to break even, unless you end up with a world beater. Co owning a competitive dog can be a recipe for disaster, both parties have to be on the same page...
  23. Thread: Judging bias

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    Every Judge is not the same, they all have...

    Every Judge is not the same, they all have differences in what they see and like. All we can do is run and just be proud of the hard work that our teammate has accomplished. Yeah of course we all...
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    [QUOTE=helencalif;917868] FC AFC Itchin To Go...

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    FC AFC Itchin To Go has my vote. That is one beautiful dude!!!
  25. Thread: Tx trainers

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    I met this guy at a field trial last fall very...

    I met this guy at a field trial last fall very humble and generous. At that particular trial I wasn't prepared for the derby not to finish in one day; no dog food plus I had to work the next day. He...
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