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    I enjoy looking at test setups. I have written up one of the nicer complete MH tests I have run. My favorite being the 3rd series. I have tried to "paint" it best I can, obviously it doesn't do it justice. But the marks complimented each other beautifully. It was very inviting to run the shore on the go bird. With that less water thought in mind, on the next bird retrieved (1st bird out) they were liable to cheat the corner and run shore down to the AOF and then hunt all over since the wind wasn't giving it away, possibly getting back towards the blind if they didn't check down. After picking that up, they had to mildly angle entry into the water, swim past the idea of where they had once gotten to run around the shore, and think more water all the way out to the middle bird. Dogs that cheated got caught up in the drag back scent, and most had to be handled out of it.

    There are probably stronger and more difficult HT tests out there, but for the way the marks influenced and built off each other, I felt it was a very solid and well put together tests.
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    Post your favorite tests -posting why you liked about them would be great too!
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    Abby,

    My favorites are the ones Nash passes. Ha Ha
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    I know you've run some good tests Chris! Amazing how much fun the are to run when you have a good dog.
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    Im just happy if theres a Mexican Restaurant within stumbling distance of the Hotel!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Joby View Post
    Im just happy if theres a Mexican Restaurant within stumbling distance of the Hotel!
    I 2nd that!!

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    Those tests look like the Backwater test i judged this fall, thanks Abby. I like to challenge the dogs and judge accordingly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SWIPER View Post
    Those tests look like the Backwater test i judged this fall, thanks Abby. I like to challenge the dogs and judge accordingly.
    Credit where credit is due! Looking forward to running future tests under you as a judge (:
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