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    My one year old dokken mallard dummies smell like they have been sprayed by a tom cat. The cell foam takes up and holds water. I don?t always have time to totally dry from one training session to another.
    My training buddies aren?t pleased. Does anyone have any ideas.?
    It has been suggested I soak in bleach. Has anyone tried this?

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    mine smell also, the best thing is to hang them up somehow and let them dry. If not, your dokken will smell like and ol tom cat.
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    They roped me in too.

    But they are just a bumper. Nothing more. Throw marks with the $4 bumpers or buy birds and a freezer. Mine are all thrown in the trash except for a goose my wife bought the dog for Christmas. That thing doesn't get used much, too heavy.

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    This is weird. Mine sit in a 5 gal bucket all the time in the back of my truck. Get wet about 4 times a week and have never smelled this way. I think some of the more recently manufactured ones smell bad. I have heard this from a good number of people. I have had mine about 4 years and they never smell like cat pi$$.
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    Default dokken smell

    Mine as well have never smelled, I keep them in a bucket in the training van, never hand them out to try or anything and they are fine. But they are also a couple years old. Also if someone has a goose dokken they dont use anymore that is in good shape let me know, I would be interested in buying it.
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    Mine stunk - I posted to the list about this some time ago. Now when I'm done I let them air dry either in the sun or, in the winter, just hang in the garage.

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    I've had mine for a minimum of 3 years, don't smell although they aren't as "bright" as the use to be.

    I like them for days I don't have the real deal and have a super long mark.

    I have a Goose DFT, only retrieved a few times in the yard by Flash - make an offer.

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    It's not just the new ones. I bought mine in 1999 and they've stunk like cat urine since the first time they got wet.

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    Did you use scent? That may be the problem.

    No smell on ours either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCreek
    Did you use scent? That may be the problem.

    No smell on ours either.
    nope, i never scented it?
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