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    Default Bumper Boy Retired gun feature

    I'm considering 2 four shooters, I've heard mixed reviews on the retired gun feature. Some love it, others say it's a pain to set up and blows over easy.

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    You will learn shortcuts to setting it up. Experience counts. A pain to set up? Not for me.

    Will it blow over in a strong wind? Yes it will. How many windy days do you have? Just use the retired gun feature on non windy days. I'm not trying to "open a can of worms" here, but you have probably noticed that it is not a perfect world. I've seen a few wingers blow over with enough wind.
    You can also make a couple of U shaped stakes, with one side longer than the other, and place the U shaped end over the opposite corners of the BB base, and drive it into the ground. That will hold it.
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    waste of money in my opinion
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    Quote Originally Posted by lablover
    Will it blow over in a strong wind? Yes it will. How many windy days do you have?

    Come train with us...it's windy here 4-5 days a week

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    Cray,

    I'd love to, but you are a little outide of my driving range for training.

    BB's can be staked down, similiar to wingers.

    I'll make a suggestion to the BB folks about this issue.
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    Richard,

    Feel free to contact me if you are ever traveling through the area, we can train if you've got an extra day or 2 or if you just need an area to air dogs...or want to stop and have a bite to eat.

    Cray

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cray Stephenson
    Richard,

    Feel free to contact me if you are ever traveling through the area, we can train if you've got an extra day or 2 or if you just need an area to air dogs...or want to stop and have a bite to eat.

    Cray
    Or to play a game of "tag" with Cray's older son.

    "You're it!" OUCH!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Atkinson
    Or to play a game of "tag" with Cray's older son.

    "You're it!" OUCH!

    HaHA, I've almost stopped him from doing it to Derek.

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