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    I prefer the 4 shooters with two of the guns pointed opposite of the others which works great for doubles. If you are working on singles, you can skip one gun so you can shoot another to the same area if the dogs needs help. The guy I train with has three 4 shooters. We use his for triples and add mine for walk ups and diversions.
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    How heavy are the four shooter's?

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    About twice as heavy as a 2 shooter. I'm sorry. I couldn't help myself.
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    about 25 lbs i think i have never weighed mine
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    I have 3 - 4 shooters I chose them for the versatility of being able to shoot 2 directions if I wanted. The 8s and 12s shoot one direction. Some one posted you can skip a station, how do you do that mine launch in order 1,3,2.4 ?

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    I called BB when they first came out and talked to them. I'd decided I needed 4 shooters and they talked me out of it. I got 2 shooters instead. I was impressed that they talked me out of the "upsell."

    I think I've posted this before, but with a two shooter and especially with a four, be sure to run young inexperienced dogs last when there are no bumpers left unfired on the BB. I had one get to the fall and saw the bumper on the BB and start dragging the whole works in. It didn't go off but it was a scary experience.

    Brokengunz, I've always wondered about the bi-directional capabilities on the BBs. I never got how you would use them. Do you have one stickman there or two? Does the dog see it as two areas or 1 in front of the gun and 1 behind?
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    Do you guys recommend the digital audio or not?

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    the new bb I think only come with advanced sound the duck and goose sound good the others $uck. the 4 shoooter can be assembled to shoot in opposite directions. left right forward or back poor mans double. i liked the versatility.

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    I don't really see the need for anymore sound I mean the pound bang they make

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    Two shooters I find easier to work with. IMHO
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