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by jwnissen
Thu Jan 08, 2015 9:41 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Franchi Affinity
Replies: 8
Views: 3948

Re: Franchi Affinity

So an update... I LOVE this gun!!! it shoots nice and is extremely lightweight. I need to change the shims a little, but other than that, A great purchase.
by jwnissen
Sun Nov 09, 2014 2:13 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 31
Views: 12454

Re: Concealed carry

The Ruger LCP 380, keltec 380, smith and wesson bodyguard in 380 are also good pocket guns if you want something that small. The Rugers are one of my best sellers and I concur with the posts above, I get a lot of positive feedback from my customers. Stay away from the Taurus 380, I have seen many o...
by jwnissen
Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:30 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 31
Views: 12454

Re: Concealed carry

The Ruger LCP 380, keltec 380, smith and wesson bodyguard in 380 are also good pocket guns if you want something that small. The Rugers are one of my best sellers and I concur with the posts above, I get a lot of positive feedback from my customers. Stay away from the Taurus 380, I have seen many of...
by jwnissen
Sun Nov 02, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Concealed carry
Replies: 31
Views: 12454

Re: Concealed carry

I have carried the Ruger LC9, Ruger LCR (revolver) in .357 and the springfield XD-s in .45. My favorite is the XD-s and the .357. Both carry well inside the pants and have the knock down power. The XD-s ONLY kicks a little harder than my LC9 (9mm) which I wasnt expecting, and was very accurate for a...
by jwnissen
Sun Sep 14, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: First aid kits
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Re: First aid kits

[quote="41magsnub"]I keep vet wrap, scissors, gauze, tweezers, a quickclot pad, and EMT gel in the vest. I figure with those I can stabilize most any cut and splint a broken leg well enough to get the dog to the truck. In the truck I keep lots more vet wrap, and this kit: http://www.gundogsupply.com...
by jwnissen
Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: First aid kits
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

First aid kits

Looking to buy a first aid kit to carry with me in the field. What kits do you use and why do you like it.

Thanks,
John
by jwnissen
Sun Sep 07, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Franchi veloce sp 20ga
Replies: 3
Views: 1925

Re: Franchi veloce sp 20ga

Do a google search and for the gun and put for sale after it. I saw 2 for sale with a quick search, 1 from cabelas for 1100 and the other was on armslist for 2000. Quite a bit of difference so im not sure if there are other options for your gun. Hope this helps.

John
by jwnissen
Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:40 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Stopping a puppy from jumping up
Replies: 4
Views: 1141

Re: Stopping a puppy from jumping up

Knee her harder. My shorthair did the same thing and I would cock my knee back when she would start coming toward me and I would let her have it. I just kept kneeing her harder and harder until I got a pain response from her. Also, try stepping on her back feet, they dont like that. There is another...
by jwnissen
Tue Jul 29, 2014 7:51 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Always hungry
Replies: 11
Views: 3906

Re: Always hungry

As far as the counter surfing, we tried everything. What finally worked was baiting mousetraps. I was worried about hurting the pup so I snapped myself first to make sure I wouldnt break a toe. She has been hit by mouse traps a couple times and got the hint. Now she stands up on her back feet to loo...
by jwnissen
Mon Jul 28, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Always hungry
Replies: 11
Views: 3906

Re: Always hungry

My shorthair does the same thing. She loves toilet paper and papertowels. On the advice on many of the wonderful people on here, i watch her body and adjust her food accordingly. I feed her 3 cups a day, 1.5 in the am and pm. I would just watch her weight.
by jwnissen
Tue Jul 22, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: How to make pup stop jumping...
Replies: 32
Views: 8622

Re: How to make pup stop jumping...

Mine did the same thing. A few good knees to the chest and she stopped. Still have to remind her every now and then. Also, step on his back feet. Sometimes a knee wasnt enough for my shorthair so I would step on her feet as soon as she jumped up. It seemed to hurt her a little more than a knee to th...
by jwnissen
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:22 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Type of treats do you use ?
Replies: 12
Views: 3064

Re: Type of treats do you use ?

carrots, blueberries, raspberries, bell peppers... basically most any vegetable or fruit, she loves them all. In moderation of course. Carrots are a good source of fiber.
by jwnissen
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:19 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What type of shotgun?
Replies: 36
Views: 10245

Re: What type of shotgun?

GrayDawg wrote:How about this one? :lol:

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Thats exactly what I am talking about!!!! :D i bet I could whack a few birds with that, although there might not be much left. But it sure would be fun
by jwnissen
Sun Jul 13, 2014 8:38 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Franchi Affinity
Replies: 8
Views: 3948

Re: Franchi Affinity

Thanks, I have heard the inertia guns do kick a little harder. I shoot an 870 now, they dont kick much harder than that!!
by jwnissen
Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Franchi Affinity
Replies: 8
Views: 3948

Re: Franchi Affinity

Im kinda suprised no one has anything to say about this gun. Well, later this year, I will let all of you know how I like it.
by jwnissen
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Franchi Affinity
Replies: 8
Views: 3948

Franchi Affinity

SoI have been in the market for a new shotgun and have another post with lots of input. It came down to the Benelli M2 20 ga if I can get 1400 together and I was looking for another cheaper auto for around the 800 mark. Stumbled across the affinity and I really like the way it feels. It is very simi...
by jwnissen
Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Gun Shy Tips
Replies: 44
Views: 8866

Re: Gun Shy Tips

+2 SetterNut The best way to expose a dog to gunfire that I have seen and used is to get the dog chasing a bird. When the dog is running hard after the bird fire the gun away for the dog and watch for a reaction. Then let them chase another one and don't fire, just watch. If you see a reaction to t...
by jwnissen
Mon Jun 30, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What type of shotgun?
Replies: 36
Views: 10245

Re: What type of shotgun?

Go shoulder a beretta a300 outlander it's a sweet handling gun for half of your budget \ The only problem with the A300 if that it only comes in a 12ga. I went and looked at some benelli's yesterday and REALLY liked how the M2 20 ga felt. For a little cheaper, I liked the SX3 but the stock was real...
by jwnissen
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:23 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What type of shotgun?
Replies: 36
Views: 10245

Re: What type of shotgun?

The reason I asked about 12 or 20 is because it seems that all of the pheasant I am shooting are fairly close and even with a 3 second head start, I am blowing the crap out of them. Wild birds or pen raised/released ? . Both. I tend to kill more pen raised birds because I know where they are :D but...
by jwnissen
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What type of shotgun?
Replies: 36
Views: 10245

Re: What type of shotgun?

The reason I asked about 12 or 20 is because it seems that all of the pheasant I am shooting are fairly close and even with a 3 second head start, I am blowing the crap out of them. I am using #6 shot and an modified choke. After the last season I changed to an IC choke hoping that might help. I am ...
by jwnissen
Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 14
Views: 4249

Re: Loose Stools

Submariner, there is about 100 calories more per cup in the new dog food which is why I cut back from 3 cups to about 2.5. Calorie wise, it equals out to about the same plus or minus. She was a little heavier on the other food but looks like she should on the new food. Doc E, I feed the flax seed me...
by jwnissen
Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:37 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What type of shotgun?
Replies: 36
Views: 10245

Re: What type of shotgun?

What do you hunt and at what range do you shoot? Is your shooting sedentary or are you walking? Do you hunt in rough country? The answer to all of the above will impact what kind of gun would be best for you. I hunt upland, pheasant, quail, grouse etc... I hunt on foot with a dog so I'm usually wal...
by jwnissen
Sat Jun 28, 2014 7:58 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: What type of shotgun?
Replies: 36
Views: 10245

What type of shotgun?

Looking for a new shotgun and cant decide. I dont understand why people love O/U so much, probably because I have never used one. I currently use an 870. Lets stay around 1500. O/U or auto, 12 or 20 mainly for upland and why...GO!!!!
by jwnissen
Sat Jun 28, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 14
Views: 4249

Re: Loose Stools

I looked really hard at victor but the nearest place to buy it is almost 60 miles away. I talked to the local feed store where I buy the food and I think I might be giving her too much flax seed. I just eyeball it and dump some in which explains why the loose stool happens every couple days. My wife...
by jwnissen
Sat Jun 28, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 14
Views: 4249

Re:

Ricky Ticky Shorthairs wrote:Go back to the Eukanuba.
Yea I have been thinking about that but I left because their prices are going up and the size of the bags are going down so I was trying to save some money and find another quality food. She definitely poops less on the new food, which is nice.
by jwnissen
Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:26 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Loose Stools
Replies: 14
Views: 4249

Loose Stools

So I recently changed foods and have been noticing a strange pattern. I have a 1.5 yo Shorthair and she has been on the new food, Nutrisource 30/20, for about a month and a half. I have noticed that every few days she has really loose stools that are kind of mucosy (if thats even a word). The old fo...
by jwnissen
Thu Jun 26, 2014 2:26 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Pro trainer investment
Replies: 9
Views: 5796

Re: Pro trainer investment

Price depends on where you are. Here in NE Washington I pay $800 a month. I paid $650 a month for the first 2 months and got a dog back that was extremely gunshy and birdshy. So make sure you do your homework. These 2 trainers were the 2 recommended trainers. It turns out the cheaper one is a little...
by jwnissen
Mon Jun 23, 2014 4:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9896

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

So here is something I just thought about. With all the new rules and steel shot, will Miroku o/u's hold up to steel shot or do I need to look a newer gun?? I know most older guns can't shoot steel shot because the barrels wont hold up. I have decided to get a Miroku unless it will not handle steel ...
by jwnissen
Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9896

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

Thank you all for the input. It seems like its the age old question, which is better Ford, Dodge or Chevy??? I appreciate any and all opinions. Looks like I need to find a large gun supply and go shoulder them all and see what fits better. The answer is Chevy, by the way :D That's why I suggested M...
by jwnissen
Wed Jun 04, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9896

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

Thank you all for the input. It seems like its the age old question, which is better Ford, Dodge or Chevy??? I appreciate any and all opinions. Looks like I need to find a large gun supply and go shoulder them all and see what fits better. The answer is Chevy, by the way :D
by jwnissen
Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9896

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

i hate when i ask question about specifics and getting answers for different brands....but, i bought a beretta a300 for 700 and i love it. shoots great, looks good, and easy to disassemble. and beretta puts out good products. not saying that cz and weatherby don't, but i am partial to beretta and w...
by jwnissen
Sat May 31, 2014 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9896

Re: CZ, Weatherby or ?????

A 1 1/8th oz load from a 12ga doesn't do any more damage than a 1 oz 20ga load. In fact you can further reduce shot by using bigger shot and using more open chokes.. Thats what I started doing. I changed to an IC choke and bigger loads. I think a 12 is a little big for what I am hunting, but the ol...
by jwnissen
Sat May 31, 2014 8:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CZ, Weatherby or ?????
Replies: 47
Views: 9896

CZ, Weatherby or ?????

So I am in the market for a new semi-auto shotgun and starting to do some research. I will be going from a 12 to a 20 because im tired of shredding birds. I mainly hunt pheasants but will be going after Huns and quail this year. I am looking to keep my price in the $500-700 range. I am looking at th...
by jwnissen
Sun May 18, 2014 9:34 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 22 LR ammo
Replies: 8
Views: 4239

Re: 22 LR ammo

It is mostly Hoarding. The local Gander Mtn. store received 22,000 rounds of .22 ammo on Wed. and was sold out by Fri. aft. They are bought by some who then go too the weekend gunshow and sell the ammo for a profit to the gullable who will pay 2x what it is worth. They are there on Wed. am. when th...
by jwnissen
Sat May 17, 2014 7:36 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 22 LR ammo
Replies: 8
Views: 4239

Re: 22 LR ammo

Yup, its a nationwide thing. I work for a gun store part time and we are finally starting to see some come in more frequently. If the HOARDERS would stop buying it, then there might be some for everyone. FYI, there is only 1 ammunition facility, ATK in Lewiston Idaho, that has a dedicated 24/7 rimfi...
by jwnissen
Sun May 11, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

It is a little higher priced than what I want to pay, but the quality and more calories allow me to cut back by about a third. Sporting dogs aren't really big around here so I don't have a lot of options in my area and would like to stay local. That being said, it was between this and diamond extrem...
by jwnissen
Sun May 11, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

Thought I would give everyone an update. I decided to use Nutrisource and so far I really like it. It costs $63 for a 40 lb bag and they have a buy 12 get 1 free program. It has a higher calorie count so I feed her less. We are cutting her food from 3 cups a day down to 2. Dog seems to be doing well...
by jwnissen
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:05 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

I have decided to go with Nutrisource 30/20. it is readily available, with a higher calorie count so a bag lasts longer and it looks like a really good quality food. thanks everyone for your input.

John
by jwnissen
Sat Apr 12, 2014 8:22 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

Anyone ever heard of or used Nutrisource? I was looking at food that is available in my area and ran across this one. All thoughts and comments are welcome. Thanks
by jwnissen
Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

Anyone else use Kirkland brand and like it? Looks like a good food and readily available. Thanks again for everyones feedback, definitely giving me some more options. John If you are near a COSTCO Kirkland dog food is a deal for the quality. We have been feeding five dogs on it with the oldest being...
by jwnissen
Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:16 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

Just ran across a lawsuit from the end of 2012 into 2013. What are your thoughts about that? Anything to be concerned about or just a fluke incident? I like the price per lb but dont want to chance another bad batch.
by jwnissen
Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:08 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

Thanks for the replies and please keep them coming. I am leaning towards victor but the closest place to buy it is 35 miles away. Online it is $52 a bag unless someone knows where to get it cheaper. Thanks again
by jwnissen
Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18574

Searching for a new dog food...

So yet another dog food question. I have searched through old posts and most of them are about 1 or 2 brands and I dont have a lot of time to search them all. I have a 2.5 year old female shorthair around 55lbs and am currently feeding Eukanuba premium performance and I really like it. The problem i...
by jwnissen
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Elk hunting
Replies: 9
Views: 3897

Re: Elk hunting

I did some bow hunting in western Oregon a few years back. My friends use to say "if you can see farther than 15 yds, then you're not in the right spot". I would say if your going to hunt western WA, be ready to do some hiking and hunt the cover. The Re planted trees were some of the better spots. G...
by jwnissen
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:25 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: credit card hacker
Replies: 16
Views: 6146

Re: credit card hacker

Had 3 cards hacked recently, one of which hasent been used in a few months and are currently in the process of changing all of our cards now just so we don't have to deal with this again. It's been a bad year for us and a good year for hackers. We are keeping a close eye on all accounts. If you had ...
by jwnissen
Sun Feb 02, 2014 9:27 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Eagle Pack Power
Replies: 7
Views: 2109

Re: Eagle Pack Power

I fed eagle pack for a while, changed from blue buffalo, and dog did good. Trainer recommended eukanuba premium performance and my shorthair does really well on it. The trainer couldnt keep weight on her and switched her to that. Ever since, her coat is shinier and she keeps weight on.
by jwnissen
Sun Jan 26, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Can a dog get he flu?
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Can a dog get he flu?

I took my dog in for some shots and my vet recommended that she get her flu shot. I asked a lot of questions, because I didnt even know dogs get the flu, and she said that they do get the flu and it can get bad. I dont remember the percentages, but dogs do die every year from the flu. I want to say ...
by jwnissen
Sat Jan 11, 2014 8:20 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Filson upland boots
Replies: 11
Views: 5916

Re: Filson upland boots

Once broke in a stiff pair of boots by soaking them with water and wearing them till they were dry. Worked perfectly!!
by jwnissen
Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP gone cranky!
Replies: 22
Views: 5211

Re: GSP gone cranky!

It must be the terrible 2's!! My shorthair is 2 and she is doing the same thing and even doing things she has never done before, like counter surf. Good to know its not just my dog. I'm assuming they grow out of this stage??
by jwnissen
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:28 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: New Dog Afraid of Camo Clothing-HELP?
Replies: 10
Views: 2626

Re: New Dog Afraid of Camo Clothing-HELP?

So sorry to hear about your dog. I have had a similar situation with a trainer and when I got my dog back, she was gunshy and afraid of birds. I found a highly recommended trainer who I talked to and asked a lot of questions. Through the recommendations from people on here took her to a new trainer....