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    Looks like tater tots and chicken nuggets for...

    Looks like tater tots and chicken nuggets for them what don't know good eats.
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    Given the givens, I thought he played a...

    Given the givens, I thought he played a remarkable game.
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    Gotta be rough to be one of the gung-ho LSU fan's...

    Gotta be rough to be one of the gung-ho LSU fan's who became so emotionally invested in running Coach O off.
  4. Pretty sure Cherry's book had Carr atop his van...

    Pretty sure Cherry's book had Carr atop his van...
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    Just an FYI for Benelli owners before this topic...

    Just an FYI for Benelli owners before this topic slips too far away: Benelli also uses the red Loctite requiring heat to loosen on the threads attaching the stock retaining nut screws to their recoil...
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    Fwiw, I've had ejector case allen screws with the...

    Fwiw, I've had ejector case allen screws with the blue Loctite back out with use. Hasn't happened with red.

    But...it now sounds like David is talking about the extractor claw and spring in the...
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    The two allen screws holding the ejector case in...

    The two allen screws holding the ejector case in place are 1.5 mm metric and red Loctited, meaning you'll need to heat them before they'll loosen. And that you'll also want to re-red Loctite them on...
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    The HK import SBE part prone to breaking wasn't...

    The HK import SBE part prone to breaking wasn't the ejector "spring" but the ejector "plate" (though most called it a "pin"). Benelli changed the plate's 90-degree cut lug to a radial cut that...
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    Pretty silly to blame the dog, let alone the...

    Pretty silly to blame the dog, let alone the breed, for a poor training progression. A more solid "come/here" foundation would solve your current issue - and others to come.
  10. Thread: Unca Jerry?

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    You might take that Texan out of the honky-tonk,...

    You might take that Texan out of the honky-tonk, but you couldn't take the honky-tonk out of that Texan. We had some pretty sobering phone conversations, but even then you could dang near hear a...
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    The bug was the smallest of 11 pups and has...

    The bug was the smallest of 11 pups and has always growled when eating and when the bowl's picked up. Could always take food from it while he was eating or remove the whole bowl without getting...
  12. Thread: Unca Jerry?

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    Don't open many threads here anymore, but this...

    Don't open many threads here anymore, but this was one title I couldn't pass up.
  13. Thread: Feeding Wet?

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    When my current charge slowed and then all but...

    When my current charge slowed and then all but stopped eating during his first season of daily hunting, I tried adding just enough water to make a taste of kibble "gravy," and he was back to...
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    Much thanks, guys.

    Much thanks, guys.
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    Would someone be kind enough to post a photo of...

    Would someone be kind enough to post a photo of the Watson whistle? (Wore poor Google plumb out searching for an image.)
  16. That was the case in the only experience I've had...

    That was the case in the only experience I've had with it. Don't remember the circumstance exactly, but we bobbled a hunting hand-off when new opportunity appeared, and when my attention returned to...
  17. Try swapping Milk Bones for birds, and you may...

    Try swapping Milk Bones for birds, and you may just see a thaw.
  18. When I first learned of the internet (from a SD...

    When I first learned of the internet (from a SD pheasant outfitter - "go figure"), I was excited about being able to question folks with experience in areas new to me - until forewarned, "The rub is...
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    Lord only knows how many this whistle junky has...

    Lord only knows how many this whistle junky has auditioned, and I may not be done, yet. But for my non-trialing purposes, I've stuck with just two the past few years: an Acme 212 with remarkable...
  20. Tried a couple of the DTs some years back on your...

    Tried a couple of the DTs some years back on your recommendation, and they didn't hold up well to life in an open truck bed.

    Much older EZs are fine - as have been the teeth of the dogs that...
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    I've no doubt there are souls out there who'll...

    I've no doubt there are souls out there who'll think "SHR" meaningful, but would think your chances of finding them are mighty slim. Odds would seem a whole lot greater that "started dog" shoppers...
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    We've been out "amongst 'em" pretty much daily...

    We've been out "amongst 'em" pretty much daily since '83 and only had two dogs bitten by cottonmouths in that time. One in the leg as I watched him run over it on a retrieve and one in the face...
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    When at the last holding blind, it's long been my...

    When at the last holding blind, it's long been my ritual to tell the pups, "Win, lose or draw, you're still my guy." Puts me in a the right frame of mind. (Not a one of them to date has been...
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    Don't know that it was ever a "rule" other than...

    Don't know that it was ever a "rule" other than you can't use your hat in a manner that intimidates the dog, which casting a dog wouldn't seem to be.
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    Holy crap! Someone still knows voila from...

    Holy crap! Someone still knows voila from "walla".
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