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by SHNOOL
Mon May 06, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: fencing
Replies: 4
Views: 2031

Re: fencing

I hope this helps (when you say you just tie them all), I am assuming you mean the rope... then yes... But you must insulate the rope from the ground (poles/trees/fenceposts)... http://www.shnool.com/images/FieldTrials/fencing/2012-11-30_07-31-33_818.jpg http://www.shnool.com/images/FieldTrials/fenc...
by SHNOOL
Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:57 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: fencing
Replies: 4
Views: 2031

Re: fencing

We used the poly-rope which is the "cheap" solution. Installed it in Nov.. and did a small paddock (about an acre) with it. We used a plug in style Zareba injector, which works pretty well, we got the 25 mile one, because ultimately we want a 6 acre pasture (pasture, funny since we have nothing but ...
by SHNOOL
Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Box Question
Replies: 4
Views: 645

Re: Dog Box Question

This enough air? Note the back and right side are "exposed" to the rest of the trailer... so we didn't want airflow for when it is cold. When it is warm we either turn on the fantastic fan in the bathroom, or place one in front of the dogs. We rarely trial when its warm though. http://www.shnool.com...
by SHNOOL
Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Registration - Name Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 3026

Re: AKC Registration - Name Ideas

Sorry I keep coming back to young Frankenstein and his monster. The Doc Fronk - un - STEEN, teaches the monster to do "Putting on the Ritz."
So basically I got nothing... But I share with you my picture, and therefore corrupt your process. Sorry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co6-tYS9k1U
by SHNOOL
Wed Mar 27, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: puppy ate end of nerf gun dart
Replies: 15
Views: 6272

Re: puppy ate end of nerf gun dart

We JUST went through this... NOT FUN. Except, in our case the dog didn't eat/drink/poop normal. Everything was coming up. We thought this one got a hold of earplugs (wasn't even 10 hours later)... and someone did, but that's another story. With 7 Britts in the house, it's a handful at times. Anyway,...
by SHNOOL
Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Registration - Name Ideas
Replies: 10
Views: 3026

Re: AKC Registration - Name Ideas

Are those the call names of the sire and dam, or registerred names, or both?

Cause Doc has lots of ways to go.
by SHNOOL
Mon Mar 25, 2013 1:24 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Doing the Brittany dual thing....
Replies: 21
Views: 6289

Re: Doing the Brittany dual thing....

You know the show people don't like that tail... but um, I don't see ANYTHING wrong with it... hmmm maybe it's my biased opinion ;)
by SHNOOL
Sat Feb 09, 2013 6:09 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Electric fence for dogs
Replies: 12
Views: 2369

Re: Electric fence for dogs

We use a solar powered one from TS... it works fine. Ground rod is helpful of course... generates about a 3000V pulse (whereas the cattle ones go 10-15kv)... The reason we put one on our fence was we had diggers that were trying to go under... This keeps them 6-8 inches away from the wire at all tim...
by SHNOOL
Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:53 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: UTV motor question.
Replies: 9
Views: 4159

Re: UTV motor question.

I'd like to add, that diesel's will run on home heating oil. If you are a farmer, you can usually get tanks to fuel your vehicles for your farm use only... therefore its easier/safer to keep larger quantities of fuel. Usually only applies to those with tractors as well, running on their own property...
by SHNOOL
Tue Jan 22, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: All-Around Best Pistol
Replies: 25
Views: 7160

Re: All-Around Best Pistol

The folks saying 1911, are right. if you are carrying and have the space and room to carry a .45, go with that.. either way SAO cocked and locked is the way forward (and don't mix gun types, DAO, DA/SA, wheel guns in the same house for your primary defense weapons). However, if you are trying to fin...
by SHNOOL
Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Jumpin in truck
Replies: 37
Views: 6342

Re: Jumpin in truck

I am telling you the tailgate is to high!
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by SHNOOL
Tue Oct 09, 2012 12:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What is your dogs favorite toy or chew?
Replies: 41
Views: 8788

Re: What is your dogs favorite toy or chew?

Steve007, no problem... Yep we got dogs deciding to burry them in the dog yard, and playing keep away with them... They are solid, and heavy, and make a huge THUD when they hit the tile... surely you know where the dogs are with them! Funny as all heck watching a 10lb Brit pup charging through the h...
by SHNOOL
Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:16 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What is your dogs favorite toy or chew?
Replies: 41
Views: 8788

Re: What is your dogs favorite toy or chew?

Got about 10 of these hanging around the house, in various stages of disintegration... Nylabones are about as safe as it gets, and if you start them as puppies with the puppy sized ones, they know these are "safe" to chew without getting in trouble for it. We have 2 year old puppies that still play ...
by SHNOOL
Fri Aug 24, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This one got me, kids got it right.
Replies: 12
Views: 2362

Re: This one got me, kids got it right.

Adults do have tendency to confuse things... Kids sometimes see more clearly without the complexities of "why."

Nice story.
by SHNOOL
Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:38 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Occupations
Replies: 239
Views: 103849

Re: Occupations

Information Technology manager. Sounds impressive doesn't it? Translate, I punch keys and sit on my keester. My degree is in Electrical Engineering, so I still can't figure out why I wound up here. Karen, my wife is our Senior programmer and works with me, she has written the software our company us...
by SHNOOL
Sat Jul 07, 2012 4:14 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Cabelas photo shoot
Replies: 5
Views: 1213

Re: Cabelas photo shoot

That is quite a cool honor!
by SHNOOL
Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Bird Dog Training Seminar with Pete DeAngelis
Replies: 5
Views: 1939

Re: Bird Dog Training Seminar with Pete DeAngelis

Pete's a helluva trainer, well worth the $$ if you can make it.
by SHNOOL
Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Litter
Replies: 8
Views: 1222

Re: New Litter

These pups/litter have to have a patriotic theme. Congrats!
by SHNOOL
Tue Jun 12, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: saddle questions...
Replies: 11
Views: 5458

Re: saddle questions...

There is a lot of difference between the brands of trooper saddles. They aren't for everyone of course. More importantly make sure you get a saddle that fits your horse. But there is a significant difference between, a Haggis, a Tucker, and a Tarpin Hill (Heskett), and frankly other really great bra...
by SHNOOL
Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Do you care what your birddog looks like?
Replies: 57
Views: 9640

Re: Do you care what your birddog looks like?

As champion's for the dual standard for our dogs... I'd say yes, but within those confines. I have no problems with people trialing dogs outside the standard. It makes it really sweet when we go up against "out of standard - aka large" breed Brittany's and beat them handily with our "in standard" do...
by SHNOOL
Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Dual Champion !!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2084

Re: New Dual Champion !!!!

Now that's impressive. Good looking dog.
by SHNOOL
Thu May 24, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Define "honest"
Replies: 32
Views: 4856

Re: Define "honest"

Ray's spot on (again)... Over the Hill Honest (I like that)... Ok, here's a scenario, of a "friends dog." Field trial, one of the dogs first few times out. Dog has a point, a find, a stop to flush, then gets out of sight... Handler error (it happens)... Get away from the last sight of the dog for mo...
by SHNOOL
Fri May 18, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Saying Hi
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: Saying Hi

Sorry for your loss... they are all family.

Welcome here though. We're sure you'll find your next pup through one of the many friends here.
by SHNOOL
Tue May 15, 2012 5:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog box help (Finished)
Replies: 16
Views: 2819

Re: dog box help (Finished)

I bow to your superior construction... VERY NICE!
by SHNOOL
Thu May 10, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: What gun dog breed do you currently own and why?
Replies: 184
Views: 99978

Re: What gun dog breed do you currently own and why?

I know this is an old thread and all, but a recent post brought it back forward, so I had to voice my reason for staying with Britts. Nothing better than bringing your Brittany (unassuming little waif of a dog) up to the line at an AF event. "Since when do we allow ground-hogs to compete." "Very fun...
by SHNOOL
Thu May 10, 2012 8:07 am
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 3
Views: 260

Re: New Member

Hate putting a dog down, hardest thing to do, but a decision only you can make for them. We're glad to have you... Lots of GSP guys on here. Those of us with the "other" breeds would be happy to share too. Welcome aboard, look around, kick some tires. Let us know how you use your dog... where you hu...
by SHNOOL
Wed May 09, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Sliced pad
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Sliced pad

if you can get to the cut and stop the bleeding superglue works wonders (seriously).. but you will still want to keep the wrapped/protected until it heals some naturally. Then light duty until it's 100% again.
by SHNOOL
Tue May 08, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Do the Dew?
Replies: 40
Views: 8503

Re: Do the Dew?

Hattrick wrote:How about a pic of ur dogs with a injured dew claw
Really? its been about 2 years. She'd catch it jumping up onto the deck skipping steps. when the claws spread out to stop she would break it right off.
by SHNOOL
Tue May 08, 2012 12:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Do the Dew?
Replies: 40
Views: 8503

Re: Do the Dew?

My Husky just screwing around in the yard used to tear her dew claws out on a regular basis. I had never heard of the practice of removing them.. but I have to say, you can't have a problem with them if they are gone!

We remove all the pups dews... end of story for us. Use that info as you like.
by SHNOOL
Fri May 04, 2012 4:39 am
Forum: Training
Topic: garmin astro 220
Replies: 8
Views: 1897

Re: garmin astro 220

We've used the unit sucessfully up to 3 miles in thick cover.. If I had to bet, your unit has a bad internal connection to the antenna on the astro. Since you've changed the external antenna's and also used different collars. Sounds like the handheld has an internal issue. These units aren't perfect...
by SHNOOL
Wed May 02, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Barking - Anyone feel bad limiting it?
Replies: 8
Views: 2539

Re: Barking - Anyone feel bad limiting it?

Timely topic.. My 7 month old learned what the shock collar was last night for JUST THAT! barking at 2am, at his mother coming and going to relieve herself after having gotten into the puppy food and eating WAY too much. NO need to bark for a dog he sees all the time... He does that on stake out too...
by SHNOOL
Tue May 01, 2012 5:11 am
Forum: Training
Topic: bark, yard, and e training
Replies: 10
Views: 1880

Re: bark, yard, and e training

Bark collars work great. Using the shock collar works too, but you have to be there EVERY time they bark... the bark collar can be, you likely cannot. Ours cannot tell the difference between the collars now, and our oldest ate the bark collar (someone left it on him for several days)... anyway, whil...
by SHNOOL
Fri Apr 20, 2012 8:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin GPS holster
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Re: Garmin GPS holster

Here is another one to consider. I have not purchased it yet, but am in the process. Thanks! Matt http://www.dogsunlimited.com/i/2715/garmin-gps-handheld-holster.htm We have this one (it's our second)... it fits the DC220 perfectly (our first one)... for the DC320 it fits very snug (our second), an...
by SHNOOL
Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Inside or outside?
Replies: 30
Views: 5793

Re: Inside or outside?

Ours are pretty spoiled... when we are home they are on the first floor with us... when we are not home they have the basement dog room for themselves with a dog door to a dog yard. The yard is probably 90x40, and fenced. Actually installed a web-cam to watch them during the day, and we've also put ...
by SHNOOL
Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:57 am
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: loss of a dog
Replies: 19
Views: 9100

Re: loss of a dog

That truly stinks, and we all grieve with you. I think all of us have lost a dog at some point. Tears your heart out. It really stinks they are only on this earth a short while.
by SHNOOL
Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Computer crashing--best fix?
Replies: 10
Views: 3544

Re: Computer crashing--best fix?

Norton has issues for sure (as does MacAfee)... But the fact that you have both on your computer still is not helping your situation. What would be good to is actually uninstall both... Control panel, Programs, select each, and uninstall. When it asks to reboot, please allow it too. Now other sugges...
by SHNOOL
Sun Apr 15, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Dog years
Replies: 8
Views: 2686

Re: Dog years

I would speculate that on an average, dogs are more overweight today compared to the old days, therefore cancelling out the positive aspects of modern technology. Even in bird dogs, most I see are overweight. Amen, I'll second that. We have a healthy spry, 12 yo, and he's just now showing his age w...
by SHNOOL
Fri Apr 13, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog giving me the stink eye!
Replies: 12
Views: 1609

Re: Dog giving me the stink eye!

Hey Karen, how come you got my boy as your Avatar, use your own dog! hehehe. Wait I gave him back to you last weekend because he was bad, nevermind carry on.

DECK Dog is right... oh and a helluva musky in the picture behind him. Or is that saltwater? hmmm.

"Boat Britt?"

Same thing.
by SHNOOL
Thu Apr 12, 2012 8:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I want to see your Brittany!
Replies: 58
Views: 14803

Re: I want to see your Brittany!

These are some great lookin Britts for sure.
by SHNOOL
Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I want to see your Brittany!
Replies: 58
Views: 14803

Re: I want to see your Brittany!

Blaze is a non-agressive dog, low man in the pecking order, but don't let that fool you.. he's extremely hard headed. He's also very aloof... You get the impression from him, that if he didn't need food, he'd have no use for us sometimes. But given that he's also at times extremely friendly, he give...
by SHNOOL
Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: This may be blasphemous, but.
Replies: 23
Views: 7276

Re: This may be blasphemous, but.

I'm still partial to Huskies...
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by SHNOOL
Tue Apr 10, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog box help (Finished)
Replies: 16
Views: 2819

Re: dog box help

Oh and Karen cut up horse stall mats (very heavy) to tightly fit the boxes... it minimizes the drainage with puppy accidents... OH and the puppies go on the bottom until they "like" their crates.
by SHNOOL
Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: dog box help (Finished)
Replies: 16
Views: 2819

Re: dog box help

we built ours like bookshelves, so the pieces slide into dado joints. This is a pretty tight seal alone... but then we painted it... this actually made it water tight. PAINT YOU USE MATTERS. Latex paint is not toxic (despite what the greenie weenies say)... Perhaps if a dog drank a gallon it might n...
by SHNOOL
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is "Head Crank" Hereditary?
Replies: 36
Views: 9289

Re: Is "Head Crank" Hereditary?

ultracarry wrote:download/file.php?id=5721

Birdman250 had some killer pups. Here is a pic of what a head crank looks like.
Thanks, and interesting.
by SHNOOL
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bill Trying to make Dog Crates Illegal?
Replies: 10
Views: 2075

Re: Bill Trying to make Dog Crates Illegal?

Do any of these morons realize how coyote pups live in the wild? We got dogs that "self-crate" when they are tired. They wouldn't give up their crate for anything... in fact one goes totally nuts if she can't find one open at night to rest in. Wow, sometimes I think this country has been succombe th...
by SHNOOL
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is "Head Crank" Hereditary?
Replies: 36
Views: 9289

Re: Is "Head Crank" Hereditary?

Pardon my stupidity, but you peaked my curiosity...
Head crank?
anyone have visual examples of one versus none?
by SHNOOL
Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: HOBBIES
Replies: 51
Views: 15840

Re: HOBBIES

Do some plinking with the pistols...
Guitar (been playing for 30 years and I still stink)...
But my other real passion is sailing. Picture below. This boat is 20+ years old, bought it last year...

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by SHNOOL
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:03 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: Horse Trailers
Replies: 12
Views: 6278

Re: Horse Trailers

Those HUT trailers are interesting and would fit the bill. Not sure on your price range (as Lakota makes a nice trailer, but not cheap). If you do research them, you'll find ONE person raised a helluva stink online about them being unstable. However, a more detailed research on it seems to prove the...
by SHNOOL
Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Small roading harness?
Replies: 22
Views: 7876

Re: Small roading harness?

It's a well built harness, all we changed was we shortened the stomach strap about 3-4 inches, and put a snap shackle on it, so that one does not need to buckle it in the field... adjust before you run your dog (for the size of the dog)... and when you need the harness, just snap it on. We'll take p...
by SHNOOL
Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: Garmin Lesson #1
Replies: 39
Views: 25037

Re: Garmin Lesson #1

Thought I'd update my original post... we now own a Garmin Astro 320. The new device is "friendlier" to get the "Dog Unit Track." I don't think it requires a memory card, but I cannot be sure. 1. Turn on the Astro 320 2. Turn on the DC 40 (or 30) collar (place it within 12 inches of astro) 3. From t...