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    I'm fortunate enough to have an abandoned 9-hole golf course, to train on (with countless terrain features) just a few minutes away from where I live. For training on COLD BLINDS....I'll plant the Blind, then Drive away the distance I want to send him from, after he makes the retrieve, I just load him up in the truck and repeat it, working my way across the golf course. It's a great "Time Saving" method of doing Multiple Cold Blinds....

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    Once you repeat it, it's no longer a cold blind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evan View Post
    Once you repeat it, it's no longer a cold blind.

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    Evan,
    I don't repeat the Blind from the same location. Once the blind is completed, then I Drive to a new location, and then repeat it-working my way across the golf course. Wouldn't that be a "Cold Blind"...?
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    It would sort of be a "cold route" to a repeat destination, if you see what I mean. If it's not a repeat blind, why not run it to a new location? That would be a cold blind. Sounds like you've found quite a resource!

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    I do run them from a new location/line to a new destination.

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    Bill,

    I guess I'm not understanding you then. By "repeat it", what are you repeating?

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    I would setup a 5 leg pattern, when your dog can line each pile then I would send down one line then handle to another pile. After a couple of weeks in would move to a new area and start over.

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    He's repeating the driving, setting out, and driving away to run the blind... Repeating these steps to run various cold blinds throughout the golf course. That's how I read it..
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