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  1. Thread: 1 month off

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    1 month off

    So I have good news and bad news.

    I took a new job down near all of my family and our family land. Good news is I will now be living on 80 acres with plenty of places to train, and I will be...
  2. Thread: Puppy Marks

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    Why not collar condition to come and then use...

    Why not collar condition to come and then use that as a tool?
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    I havent had anything serious, but I forgot to...

    I havent had anything serious, but I forgot to take my foot out of a long rope I had on my pup when I sent him on a mark....after him running full blast and about 90 feet of rope dragging across my...
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    Thanks for all of the advice. We worked at a...

    Thanks for all of the advice.

    We worked at a closer distance with a rope yesterday and I sent him back on 5 bumpers.
    I noticed a few more things as I began to critique myself a little more.
    When...
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    I cant remember any problems with finishing at...

    I cant remember any problems with finishing at short distances, but we will shorten up today and run 4 or 5 FTP. Now do you recommend giving a nick on the 4 or 5 sends? Also, how short do you think I...
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    I'll try limiting the sends to 6 or 7 and see how...

    I'll try limiting the sends to 6 or 7 and see how that works.

    We spent 3 or 4 days on mini pile and I extended the mini pile to maybe 25 yards, all on a rope.
    We used a rope for the first few...
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    FTP-Two Problems

    My 9 month old YLM and I are working on FTP.
    We have been doing it for about 6 or 7 days at no further than 40 yards.
    The first 8-10 casts and he takes off fine, directly to the pile and back....
  8. That isn't holding true for my dog. At 4 months...

    That isn't holding true for my dog.
    At 4 months he was 40#. He is almost nine months now and 90#.
    My guess is he will put on at least another 10 before he stops growing and filling out.
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    81 down here yesterday. 51 or so today, but...

    81 down here yesterday. 51 or so today, but windy.

    Trained in shorts and flip flops yesterday. Probably jeans and a light wind breaker this evening... if I can get out of the dang office.:D
  10. Thread: Locked On

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    My 3 year old neighbor girl would say "I can see...

    My 3 year old neighbor girl would say "I can see his tail" (the red one) lol.
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    i made some pretty decent ones using plastic...

    i made some pretty decent ones using plastic fence posts and corrugated plastic sheets.
    Work really well and cost me about 3 bucks.
    However, I got the plastic sheets for free and I am in search of...
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    I have the one below that (w/o the bark limiter)...

    I have the one below that (w/o the bark limiter)

    It works well and I like the controls. Digital screen is fine, I dont know why people would have a problem with that.

    Luckily I have a soft dog,...
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    Funny, I have the exact opposite issue in my dog....

    Funny, I have the exact opposite issue in my dog.

    I can pour his food out and he couldn't care less about it.
    I pull a bumper out and he goes nuts!

    Kind of a good problem, but keeping weight...
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    [QUOTE=paul young;1190848] Well that clears it...

    Well that clears it up, no way someone could make enough to make it worth it.
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    I am not confusing my vocabulary. I was stating...

    I am not confusing my vocabulary.
    I was stating IF you could make 10K I could see doing it, but to make 1500 or less, heck no it is not worth it.

    However, I do see every test down in my area, the...
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    Oh I absolutely understand why a club chairman...

    Oh I absolutely understand why a club chairman wouldn't want to do it more than once or twice a year, but what about private individuals?

    I mean if they have an opportunity to make 10K over a...
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    Very true. I really do plan on joining waterloo...

    Very true. I really do plan on joining waterloo and attending some of their training days, my schedule just hasn't allowed it lately.

    Funny thing is, once I move down to where I want to live north...
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    No, I am not considering putting on an event lol....

    No, I am not considering putting on an event lol.
    But with all of the filled up MH tests, I was wondering how much money can be made on a hunt test, and if there is any to be made, why are there not...
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    Nope, just curious about the whole deal.

    Nope, just curious about the whole deal.
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    well, that is nice of the judges to do it for...

    well, that is nice of the judges to do it for free.

    So lets see, we have 120 MH dogs at say 85 a piece. That comes out to 10,200. 40 JH dogs at 60 and 50 SH dogs at 70 comes to 5900.

    So all...
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    I guess I should have been more specific in my...

    I guess I should have been more specific in my question.

    What do the judges typically require for payment?
    How much are the AKC and EE fees per dog?
    Is there a maximum you can charge for a MH...
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    Definitely not what I am insinuating, I am just...

    Definitely not what I am insinuating, I am just curious where it all goes. I mean 100 MH at 100 a piece... that is 10K, then tack on the SH and JH, there is a fair amount of money moved around over a...
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    Money in Hunt Tests

    Where does it go?

    Where does the money from your entry fee end up?
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    I wouldnt start collar conditioning today. I...

    I wouldnt start collar conditioning today.

    I would leave the collar on for a week or so, but leave it off. You don't want your dog to become collar wise.
  25. Dang, I was thinking about entering my pup in the...

    Dang, I was thinking about entering my pup in the JH test, but that is A LOT of dogs!
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