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    I train about 95% by myself and most of the people that know me know that I prefer it that way. I find it very therapeutic and truly enjoyable being out in a big green field or along a body of water with just me and my dogs. Not that I donít train with a group, I try to a couple of times a month, it is good for my dogs and I am not completely antisocial. I will usually set up all three of my mini zinger wingers with one of them being retired and a couple of blinds and then run it depending on the dog or what I am trying to accomplish that day. Below are pictures of some of my training equipment. I have a quad and a trailer, I store my mini wingers under the quad for transporting to the field. I then lay them on the rubber covered rack along with my stickmen and bungee them down to take them out into the field. I use 3 plastic grocery baskets that fit in the front rake, one for bumpers, one for electronics, whistles, leads, etc. and one for birds. Because I am retired, I usually train about six days a week but most of the times I only do one setup a day. Sometimes I will do one setup, eat lunch and then take a nap and then do another setup, it's a tough job but somebody has to do it. If you have time on your hands and some extra money this is a great way to spend both.
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    Looking like a very tough job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnydee View Post
    I find it very therapeutic and truly enjoyable being out in a big green field or along a body of water with just me and my dogs.
    Amen. I couldn't agree more.

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    "I train about 95% by myself and most of the people that know me know that I prefer it that way. I find it very therapeutic and truly enjoyable being out in a big green field or along a body of water with just me and my dogs."

    Frankly, you're not alone.
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    Very nice equipment. Have fun. I train alone and walk! I like what I see.
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    I like the part about taking naps
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    Very nice.

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