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    The Marshall will typically call out the 'on...

    The Marshall will typically call out the 'on deck' dogs so if you are in earshot you'll know when you should be ready to walk up. I'll normally air my dog well in advance and will be ready to walk up...
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    Its my understanding there are tailgate kits...

    Its my understanding there are tailgate kits available but I went the cheap route and bought a roll of 3/4 inch self adhesive foam weather-striping, solvent cleaned the surfaces and ran a bead of...
  3. Thread: Blank gun?

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    Looks like next time he will hit the jackpot...

    Looks like next time he will hit the jackpot unless you take steps to properly secure the firearm. in 2013 twelve cops nationwide were killed with 22's.
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    Just a thought on using a "real gun" for blank...

    Just a thought on using a "real gun" for blank gun duty. I used to belong to a group that trained with in the city limits of a Wisconsin City. Although we advised the local PD that we would be...
  5. Thread: Advice

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    If the trailer isn't to big you may want to...

    If the trailer isn't to big you may want to consider a simple hitch extension.
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    My Boykin is slightly larger than the breed...

    My Boykin is slightly larger than the breed standard (trim 50 lbs) and I use an intermediate. Medium Rufftough should be adequate for a smaller dog.
    Good Luck
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    I have always used Tri-Tronics for my labs but...

    I have always used Tri-Tronics for my labs but when I started collar conditioning my Boykin I found the Tri-Tronics was a little too hot for my dog. I purchased a Sport Dog which has lower intensity...
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    I was not sure how pet insurance was regulated...

    I was not sure how pet insurance was regulated but the National Association of Insurance Commisioners webpage indicates that pet insurance is subject to the same regulatory guidelines as any other...
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    Thanks for the post. Nice to see Boykins in the...

    Thanks for the post. Nice to see Boykins in the field
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    This has been an ongoing problem with HRC Judges...

    This has been an ongoing problem with HRC Judges regarding what constitutes a cast refusal.
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    Just want to share an unscientific 'case...

    Just want to share an unscientific 'case history'. My friend and I both purchased male lab pups from the same litter in 2004. Early on he fed raw (BARF) mixing turkey, veggies etc. while I fed Sam's...
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    We had the same problem a few years back with out...

    We had the same problem a few years back with out pheasant pen. Our solution was to 'rat wall' the exterior fence. A 'rat wall' is simply burying 1/4 galv. hardware cloth bent to an L shape approx. 1...
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    71730 Useful when introducing goose sized...

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    Useful when introducing goose sized birds to the smaller breeds. Gave him a head start on how to position the bird in mouth
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    68810 The Double Gun crowd has been using...

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    The Double Gun crowd has been using trigger guard bumpers like the one pictured for years. I have one on my Francotte 3" gun. Easier solution is to cut a bumper from a foam ear plug and mount...
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    6684966857 Over the years I have refurbished a...

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    Over the years I have refurbished a large number of Herters 72 & 63. Provided I'm not hunting alone:
    Doz - 72 Mallards
    8 - 63 Widgeon
    doz - Coots
    doz - Ringbills.

    Later in the...
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    I see Frontier Retrievers has a litter posted in...

    I see Frontier Retrievers has a litter posted in the General Sporting Breeds Classified section of this site. You may want to reach out to these folks as well.
    Phil Hinchman at: ...
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    You are correct I counted approximately 6 to 8...

    You are correct I counted approximately 6 to 8 club non-pro members that participated in the event.
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    The Master National Retriever Club commissioned a...

    The Master National Retriever Club commissioned a study which was published in 2015. Following are excerpts of their results.
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    If your dog does not already hold a Master Title the overall...
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    I have done both and after using the tone for the...

    I have done both and after using the tone for the 'here' command on my last lab I switched to 'sit' for my current dog. The sit on tone command gives me a nice quiet sit while in the grouse woods...
  20. Watopa Retriever Club 2017 Hunting Test - Weaver MN - August 4th thru 6th

    Watopa Retriever Club Test has entries available for our Friday Junior and Senior stake as well as the Saturday - Sunday Master stakes. This is an excellent opportunity to participate in a Master...
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    Over the years I have had three labs which I ran...

    Over the years I have had three labs which I ran in both AKC & HRC hunt tests. With the benefit of retriever club participation along with mentoring by a couple of pro trainers we took our dogs...
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    Last Sept I used VetGen to test my Boykin. Just...

    Last Sept I used VetGen to test my Boykin. Just ordered the kit online, this is an adult dog so I did the cheek swabs. However most of our group is using Pawprint Genetics.
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    We also did dew claws. You want to remind vet to...

    We also did dew claws. You want to remind vet to use different scalpel or snips for each pup.
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    A passion of mine as well - check out...

    A passion of mine as well - check out duckboats.net
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    I got the same letter which surprised me as I...

    I got the same letter which surprised me as I never use a charge card to buy a magazine - prepay only. I sent the collection agency a terse letter indicating I did not owe the money and my letter had...
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