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    What do you guys use as the first bumper for FF? I have seen commercial ones available specifically for use in FF, but I would think they would be easy enough to make with a dowel and a couple blocks of wood. What are good dimensions if I go that route rather than buying commercially made.

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    I use a paint roller prior to switching to a bumper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scully View Post
    I use a paint roller prior to switching to a bumper.
    Me too. The bumper I switch to first is a small white plastic knobby. But I keep them on rollers until we're ready for Walking Fetch.

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    Normally I start with small bumpers. But because Rowdy is so small I started with a paint roller on force hold then switched to a 1 1/2 bumper.
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    I use the wooden ones with the flat wooden panels on each side. Forces them to grab in the middle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by yellow machine View Post
    I use the wooden ones with the flat wooden panels on each side. Forces them to grab in the middle.
    That is what I am looking for. I believe that style also makes the transition to picking up off the ground easier too. Found some on GunDog supply. I went ahead and ordered from them....

    Thanks for the inputs in the other replies.

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