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    Default Top Gun Launchers

    What are the opinions on this remote winger? I like the fact that it shoots a 12 ga popper if desired. Looking for input as to the ease of use/reliabilty/durability. Thanks.

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    Kinda big clumsy and heavy. Throws a bird pretty well. I'd go with the Zinger Wingers, or maybe the Gunners Up.

    I haven't used them much but a training partner had two of them.
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    Ditto to what Howard said. I would like to add the new Zinger Wingers allow you to use three different blanks for a sound report primer, 22 cal and 32 cal blank which is not to far off of a popper report.
    http://www.zingerwinger.com/

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    Very reliable,easy to set up, stores small. Used 3 over the past 2 summers on club training night. Lost of use and very little failure. Popper feature is nice but not usually needed. Primer makes a lot of noise. Touchy trigger lock. Not a problem if you load it correctly. Not very heavy, made of aluminium.

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    Default Top Guns are tops!

    I have two top guns and love them. They are somewhat heavy but they are machined very well. They have never failed me and throw birds really great. I use the primers sometimes,the poppers also and whats great about them i also can throw silent throws if i need to. Hope this helps,Davey

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    I have three Top Guns and train with a friend who has three also. Easy to transport and set up, super reliable, and offer a great deal of flexability. Storage space on my truck is at a premium and Top Guns take up very little room.

    While use of poppers is not necessary, it is a nice feature because the change gets the dogs attention and pushes up the momentum (drive). A member of our training group is getting a Top Gun after he saw mine in action at a recent training session.

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    Anybody have a website address for the Top Gun wingers or phone number?

    Thanks,

    Keith

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    Keith,

    Contact Kyle Bateman at 651-402-0950 or go to the web site
    www.twohunters.net

    Hope this is helpful.
    Jim Hundemer
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    Is there any type of fire hazzard with using the poppers?
    Tom Dorroh

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    Jim,

    Thank you for the response and contact information!

    Keith

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