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Does anyone have the Guners UP Box Launcher? What do you think of it. Do you use the T-T remote? How does it launch the different size birds?
 

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I started using the GU Box Launcher last year when a guy from our club was getting ready fo the Master National. It works great for walk ups. Its easy to hide and gives a large enough throw for the closer range. For work under 50 yards they are fine but if your thinking longer then go with a winger.

As for the distance- We used mallards but really Dokkens work better. I would guess they throw a mallard about 15' high.

I now carry it on the trailer all the time.
 

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Thanks for the reply. My interest in this launcher was to get ready for an Upland Test. I want to throw live pigeons or Chukars to prepare my dogs for Sit-to-the-flush. Simulate hunting with the box in some lite cover then remotely release the bird when the dog gets close. Will the box hold that small of a bird? Or will it escape? Do I need a Duck or Pheasant?
Rick
 

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rick, a pigeon will be secure in the launcher. they have velcro strips on the ends that enable you to close the pouch around the bird. i think they work well. Bill
 

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Rick, A pigeon or chukar will work great. They will go higher and they will not escape. The box is really designed for upland training but as I said we use ours for walk ups.
 

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teaching sit to flush is what I use mine for and it tosses a pigeon or Chukar very well ,. I use the Dogtra electronics but that should not make a difference
 

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I have a couple and they work okay inside 50 yards as previously stated. I don't like using them for marks because I fear that a hard running dog (mine) will run into it because it does not stand out like a winger or blind once the dog gets close.
 

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Thanks everyone. Sounds like a great product. Now I have to talk the boss into it.

Rick
 

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Depending on if you want a launch or a natural flush... Look at Higgins Gun dog boxes. They open quiet and let the bird flush on their own.
Just another option for you to look at.
 
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