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by kcbullets
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Garmin Astro 320 with T5 collar
Replies: 6
Views: 10375

Re: Garmin Astro 320 with T5 collar

Can you text your location and what form of payment needed?
I live in KS. 913-271-3254.
by kcbullets
Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Garmin Astro 320 with T5 collar
Replies: 6
Views: 10375

Re: Garmin Astro 320 with T5 collar

Is the gps still available?
by kcbullets
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Tributes to the Departed
Topic: Thanks, Ezzy333
Replies: 41
Views: 15915

Re: Thanks, Ezzy333

Thank you sir. I wish you all the best with your health. God Bless. D
by kcbullets
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Astro 430, SportDOG TEK 2.0, or Dogtra Pathfinder?
Replies: 4
Views: 4767

Re: Astro 430, SportDOG TEK 2.0, or Dogtra Pathfinder?

I've been using the Garmin Astro for 3 years with no problems. I wouldn't hunt a dog anymore without one.
by kcbullets
Tue Jan 31, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lab breeders
Replies: 7
Views: 4816

Re: Lab breeders

I forgot about Double TT British Lab Kennel out of Sylvia KS. All mentioned have good reputations.
by kcbullets
Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lab breeders
Replies: 7
Views: 4816

Re: Lab breeders

Also check out Castile Creek Kennel and K and L Kennels. Both within an hour of KC.
by kcbullets
Mon Jan 30, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lab breeders
Replies: 7
Views: 4816

Re: Lab breeders

Scott Bodamer occasionally has pups. Located around Tonganoxie.
Greg Nelson is a trainer out of Plattsburgh Mo and raises a litter sometimes.
Both may also know of other quality litters.
by kcbullets
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Customer Service
Replies: 8
Views: 6324

Re: Dogtra Customer Service

I don't disagree with what you are saying but for the receiver to come off in the field on the first hunt indicates the rivots or whatever didn't do the job. I would think that if their product is quality, and I'm not arguing that point, they would know that's not normal and from a CS standpoint hon...
by kcbullets
Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Dogtra Customer Service
Replies: 8
Views: 6324

Dogtra Customer Service

My hunting partner purchased a Dogtra 2500T&B. The second time in the field the receiver fell off the collar, and was never found. This happened after about 4/5 hours in the field. He contacted Dogtra and was ultimately told "we don't cover lost product". They did offer to sale another one for 1/2 p...
by kcbullets
Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:57 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 20ga recommendations
Replies: 41
Views: 28229

Re: 20ga recommendations

Completely agree with Vman.
by kcbullets
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pheasant Fest 2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1609

Re: Pheasant Fest 2016

I was thinking of going tomorrow.
by kcbullets
Fri Feb 12, 2016 3:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Planted Birds
Replies: 16
Views: 5399

Re: Planted Birds

X2, what cj and RayG said.
by kcbullets
Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: PLEASE WATCH! Cont. w/video - Shy Dog and Pigeons
Replies: 20
Views: 6081

Re: PLEASE WATCH! Cont. w/video - Shy Dog and Pigeons

Nice pup. Personally I don't think you have any worries at all. All puppies mature at different times. The pup is birdie. I would lay off birds for a few weeks and just take him out for walks and let him explore. This will allow him to mature a little more, and help build confidence. Then try bird a...
by kcbullets
Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Which Dogtra E-collar
Replies: 3
Views: 4529

Re: Which Dogtra E-collar

Just for my clarification, the Edge has different buttons for each dog so running two dogs in the field there is no switching toggles, just select the right button correct? I know it has a toggle for N/C/L/V but to me those are preset mostly for the way I use the collar. The RT you must flip the tog...
by kcbullets
Mon Dec 21, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Which Dogtra E-collar
Replies: 3
Views: 4529

Which Dogtra E-collar

I am considering selling my near new Garmin Pro 550 and getting a Dogtra 2 dog product. I train and hunt my pointing breeds, and also train and hunt my retriever. I hunt two dogs in the field for upland. Which Dogtra product do you recommend? I would be happy with a remote that hangs around the neck...
by kcbullets
Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations
Replies: 52
Views: 29840

Re: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations

Mask x2
by kcbullets
Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations
Replies: 52
Views: 29840

Re: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations

I had a dog from Nitro Kennels years ago that was mediocre at best in the field.
by kcbullets
Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations
Replies: 52
Views: 29840

Re: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations

Yes sir, my dog from Prince's Kennel is a family dog. She is now 2, and I got her at about 8 weeks. She is house broke and great personality. I would tell whatever breeder you go with what type of personality of a dog you desire. I have had hyper dogs and calm dogs. In my older age, the calm dogs ar...
by kcbullets
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:53 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Kansas lodge for pheasant and quail?
Replies: 16
Views: 7686

Re: Kansas lodge for pheasant and quail?

I've always done poorly on wiha.. maybe i am just unlucky.
by kcbullets
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations
Replies: 52
Views: 29840

Re: EP / GSP Breeder Recommendations

GSP - don't overlook Prince's Gundog Kennel in Pittsburg KS. I have one from there, and have seen others from there. Quality gun dogs..... I've hunted with a lot of dogs and highly recommend John Prince.
by kcbullets
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: BERETTA OR BENELLI????
Replies: 13
Views: 8695

Re: BERETTA OR BENELLI????

I was going to say, the one that fits you the best.
by kcbullets
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: "CLICK"ER TRAINING
Replies: 31
Views: 8034

Re: "CLICK"ER TRAINING

Also, although i do not know Polmaise, I have read his posts on here and other forums. Since he is from Scotland it is difficult for me to understand sometimes. But with that said, from what I do understand, he is very knowledgeable. I think the difference in communication seems to allow some misrea...
by kcbullets
Thu Sep 03, 2015 1:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: "CLICK"ER TRAINING
Replies: 31
Views: 8034

Re: "CLICK"ER TRAINING

OP, you can get lots of good advice hear. Just learn to discard the bs, and use the comments that seem to make sense to you as well as applicable to your dog. Don't get discouraged... good and bs in all.. good luck with pup
by kcbullets
Sun Aug 23, 2015 8:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: FF for Pointer?
Replies: 28
Views: 12433

Re: FF for Pointer?

Hunted with a lot of pointers that retrieved. I believe it's important to train to hunt dead bird. You can train a shepherd to retrieve why wouldn't you think you can't train a pointer! FF is FF regardless of breed.
by kcbullets
Sat Jul 18, 2015 7:28 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Shortening Up a Big Running Bird dog
Replies: 26
Views: 8244

Re: Shortening Up a Big Running Bird dog

I use e-collar and I want my dog to have a conditioned response to the whistle. To me it doesn't matter if the dog is on scent or not, a dog that is conditioned appropriately will do so. If the dog is associating the scent to a stim, I haven't done my job to teach and condition to the command.
by kcbullets
Sun Jun 07, 2015 6:02 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: High energy lab?
Replies: 10
Views: 3872

Re: High energy lab?

Well I have owned a high energy lab myself. I could have done a better job with OB which would have helped and if I had it to do all over again I would have went about it differently with this dog. But the dog was super high energy and absolutely miserable to be around. I sold the dog informing the ...
by kcbullets
Sat Jun 06, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Retrieving work
Replies: 4
Views: 1336

Re: Retrieving work

Trapping it is just her way of knowing she has it, and playing with it. Use clipped wing bird, she will eventually pick it up and carry it. I would lay off a week and try again. Let her mature a little. When she does, let her carry it for a few proudly. Don't take it right away, and get her to you a...
by kcbullets
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:31 am
Forum: Training
Topic: High energy lab?
Replies: 10
Views: 3872

Re: High energy lab?

I would add to research the following to find a program that fits you. Evan Graham (Smartworks), Bill Hillman, Lardy
Also check out the leerburg.com website (michael ellis). Some of his videos on dog training are amazing.
by kcbullets
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Training
Topic: High energy lab?
Replies: 10
Views: 3872

Re: High energy lab?

I am wondering if the dog was ever obedience trained? From the sounds of it, you need to OB train the dog just as if it was a 6 month old dog. Back on leash, or check cord working commands. One command at a time until the dog knows the command and obeys it over 80% of the time. Then collar condition...
by kcbullets
Mon May 18, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 17317

Re: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP

X2 what Jim said. Adding another dog to the mix might add to the problem. Determine what standard you want from your dog and "teach" it; then reinforce when needed. Stop killing, and train.
by kcbullets
Wed May 06, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Collar Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1508

Re: Collar Help

I have not used the Garmin you mention, but did have a Garmin Delta Sport. I was very dissatified.
by kcbullets
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What ecollar? And GPS?
Replies: 6
Views: 2443

Re: What ecollar? And GPS?

I forgot, I have a Garmin 320 GPS which has worked very well. I have only used it for one season, but I wouldn't want to hunt without it now. I personally like the GPS and e-collar as a separate unit. Mainly in case one has problems then I have the other unit available, and I don't like having the G...
by kcbullets
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What ecollar? And GPS?
Replies: 6
Views: 2443

Re: What ecollar? And GPS?

I had a Garmin Delta Sport that basically performed similar to your description. From my perspective it was near useless in the field. The barking eliminator did not work at all. I purchased a TT Pro 200 which I like and it performs well. They discontinued that model but Garmin has a Pro 550 that ge...
by kcbullets
Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: 11 week old puppy seeing his first pigeon
Replies: 20
Views: 7124

Re: 11 week old puppy seeing his first pigeon

Personally I don't intro the gun until pups are 6 months old, but I know others do. I don't like to rush it. I would let him carry the bird around and be proud of it. I wouldn't take it away until after petting him and letting him realize you won't take it from him immediately. I would use more bird...
by kcbullets
Thu Apr 09, 2015 8:05 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Advice on retriever training
Replies: 7
Views: 2702

Re: Advice on retriever training

You might also join Retreiver Training Forum. Tons of information and guys that do nothing but work with retrievers. Great resource.
by kcbullets
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Working OB Off of Check Cord
Replies: 13
Views: 3704

Re: Working OB Off of Check Cord

Get a reputable program and follow it. But a simple answer is collar condition when the dog knows the command. Learn about collar conditioning. The e-collar is used to reinforce a command that is ALREADY known.
by kcbullets
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pointing Lab Take Home Date
Replies: 5
Views: 1855

Re: Pointing Lab Take Home Date

It may be better to wait, but my experience with my most recent GSP is I brought her home at 6 weeks. She is one of the best dogs I'ver ever owned. Great personality, great temperment, and a heck of a bird dog. It might be an exception but that is my most recent experience.
by kcbullets
Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: check cord training question
Replies: 9
Views: 3612

Re: check cord training question

Try not doing OB training for a few days and let her drag the CC outside. The dog may be thinking CC equals OB training or some type of pressure. Might be anticipating the commands. Try using live birds (pigeons) to increase drive and see what happens.
by kcbullets
Sun Feb 15, 2015 8:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Looking to buy GSP
Replies: 7
Views: 3315

Re: Looking to buy GSP

Agree with above posts.. Need a lot more detail to know if worth $2k. They would have to be doing a lot of what is asked above before I would consider it.
by kcbullets
Thu Feb 12, 2015 2:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training Programs?
Replies: 6
Views: 1811

Re: Training Programs?

Pointing dogs, x2 for Perfect Start and Perfect Finish..
by kcbullets
Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP not as advertised
Replies: 66
Views: 20296

Re: GSP not as advertised

The breeder should refund your money but I am guessing that since he mislead you to begin with that is a long shot. But you should try.. I am afraid I would show up on his door step!
by kcbullets
Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: chasing deer
Replies: 35
Views: 10158

Re: chasing deer

Yessir. Best advice I can give you is sell the Delta and get one that is known to work well in the field. Then follow the above advice on trash breaking. One or two times with a quality e-collar and problem solved. Good luck. PS-i hope the Garmins that replicate the TT Pro Models are as good as the ...
by kcbullets
Sun Jan 18, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: chasing deer
Replies: 35
Views: 10158

Re: chasing deer

I am familiar with the Garmin Delta. The one I had worked ok in the yard when the dog was less excited, less occupied, and less hard headed. However in the field, it was useless. It did not have a high enough setting for the stimulus to effect the dog. I tried it on two different dogs, both differen...
by kcbullets
Sun Jan 11, 2015 6:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: running & jumping
Replies: 20
Views: 5750

Re: running & jumping

$80k dog, wow...
by kcbullets
Sun Jan 04, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 26 versus 28 in barrell
Replies: 13
Views: 9057

Re: 26 versus 28 in barrell

I use a 20 ga semi auto and only use improved cylnder with no issues. My semi auto has 26 in barrel. If I was shooting a sxs or o/u 20 ga I prefer 28". But if I was using a 12 ga I like 26". Its all in the feel (weight and type of gun impacts the barrel length for me). Get what feels good and swings...
by kcbullets
Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:52 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What do you feed your Dogs?
Replies: 285
Views: 104315

Re: What do you feed your Dogs?

thanks ezzy.. i appreciate that.
by kcbullets
Sat Jan 03, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What do you feed your Dogs?
Replies: 285
Views: 104315

Re: What do you feed your Dogs?

Ezzy... i probably missed it but just wanted to know what dog food you feed? Thanks
by kcbullets
Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: Training
Topic: can a dog run "big" ....just for fun? ....hurt hunting?
Replies: 12
Views: 3787

Re: can a dog run "big" ....just for fun? ....hurt hunting?

Gundogguy-nice videos, well trained dog.

SetterNut-i noticed the KSU purple on your screen. Go Wildcats!
by kcbullets
Sat Jan 03, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog tug of war?
Replies: 29
Views: 7983

Re: Dog tug of war?

I play tug of war with my 13 mo old GSP inside the house with a large rope (she loves it). It hasn't had any negative translation to the field. They know the difference if they are trained.
by kcbullets
Wed Dec 31, 2014 5:04 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Franchi Affinity
Replies: 8
Views: 6611

Re: Franchi Affinity

I have used a m1 super 90 20 ga. for years. I love it. The Affinity is just a cheaper version of the Benelli. For the money you probably can't go wrong. I had a Franchi AL48 too and it was a good field gun with little value. I am a Benelli fan. I would buy another M1 if I could find one for the righ...