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by smittysmith777
Sun Sep 26, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: preventing collar rash
Replies: 6
Views: 752

preventing collar rash

i just noticed my dogs neck is geting nasty ..red and scaby from the prongs on his E collar.. i know how to treat it but any idaes on how to prevent it?
by smittysmith777
Mon May 31, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Almost Sitting on Point?
Replies: 18
Views: 2719

Re: Almost Sitting on Point?

the best setter that i have ever owned has that same thing going on.. the first year i would grab hold of his tail and stand him up but i said the heck with it the dog is steady and has a nose and a half.. and i could not be more happy with him .. thats his style so i let it be.. it looks like he is...
by smittysmith777
Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:38 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Hunter 16 Gauge SXS
Replies: 2
Views: 999

Re: Hunter 16 Gauge SXS

i would not go as far to say it is a good deal .. but it is a fair price for that gun... see if you could get him down a little
by smittysmith777
Wed Dec 30, 2009 7:18 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: batterys for sportdog 1800
Replies: 1
Views: 2122

batterys for sportdog 1800

i was wondering if i could get batterys cheaper then ordering them from sportdog?
by smittysmith777
Sat Aug 22, 2009 7:19 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: What type of shotgun are you using for your bird hunts?
Replies: 214
Views: 103442

Re: What type of shotgun are you using for your bird hunts?

it's funny you say that live4point i justlet my 500 go and boy do i miss her i just pick up a 280e but it dont fit me as good as the 500 did
by smittysmith777
Fri Aug 21, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: What type of shotgun are you using for your bird hunts?
Replies: 214
Views: 103442

Re: What type of shotgun are you using for your bird hunts?

man where are all the SKB'S you guys dont no what your missing
by smittysmith777
Sat Oct 11, 2008 6:48 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: JOY HI ENERGY
Replies: 7
Views: 567

Re: JOY HI ENERGY

Here are the first few ingredients in nutra. Chicken meal ground rice, corn gluten meal ,tocopherals, rice brain ,rice flour. I'm lost here what makes nura better.
by smittysmith777
Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:25 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: JOY HI ENERGY
Replies: 7
Views: 567

Re: JOY HI ENERGY

first ingredent is meat and bone meal
by smittysmith777
Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: JOY HI ENERGY
Replies: 7
Views: 567

JOY HI ENERGY

I was haveing a hard time keeping weight on my setter swiched feed to nutra and it worked well but 44.00 a 40.lb . I can buy joy hi energy 24-20 for 22.00 a 50.lb bag anyone use this feed.
by smittysmith777
Sun Sep 28, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: EZ-launcher
Replies: 1
Views: 277

EZ-launcher

Have a chance to buy 2 ez lauchers with remote they are used but work well 250.00 deal or no deal
by smittysmith777
Wed Sep 24, 2008 6:09 am
Forum: Training
Topic: WHAT HAVE I DONE
Replies: 27
Views: 5118

Re: WHAT HAVE I DONE

Sorry ladies did not mean to ofend anyone. I will be more carefull next time.
by smittysmith777
Mon Sep 22, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: WHAT HAVE I DONE
Replies: 27
Views: 5118

Re: WHAT HAVE I DONE

THANKS men for the help. I think am gonna take oak creeks avice and see where that goes
by smittysmith777
Sun Sep 21, 2008 5:17 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: WHAT HAVE I DONE
Replies: 27
Views: 5118

Re: WHAT HAVE I DONE

Greg tyey are pen birds and most of the time he was relocating.but I had him trained to let me tap him on the head to release and in the begining he was prety good
by smittysmith777
Sun Sep 21, 2008 2:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: WHAT HAVE I DONE
Replies: 27
Views: 5118

Re: WHAT HAVE I DONE

YES in a way I was ham handed that pup is just to timid for the stimulation I gave him but its done now I know what not to do but I need to know how to get him back wher he was . He was great .
by smittysmith777
Sun Sep 21, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: WHAT HAVE I DONE
Replies: 27
Views: 5118

Re: WHAT HAVE I DONE

Thanks guys but I know where I went wong but need some advice fixing it
by smittysmith777
Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: Training
Topic: WHAT HAVE I DONE
Replies: 27
Views: 5118

WHAT HAVE I DONE

I have A 20 month old lhew setter pup turned out great very steady killed over 100 birds over him last season. But he started creeping at the and of the season .Gave him some time off and stated working with him when he would strat to creepI used the collar now he is blinking .Im sick over this had ...
by smittysmith777
Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:59 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Can I loosen up my NEW CZ SxS?
Replies: 6
Views: 1576

Re: Can I loosen up my NEW CZ SxS?

I use vaulve grinding compond works good on new guns wash off with brake cleaner
by smittysmith777
Thu Jun 05, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sportdog SD 1850 upland ecolar
Replies: 11
Views: 1694

Re: Sportdog SD 1850 upland ecolar

I've have been useing the 1850 fora year now works great seems to be very well madeI left the trans on the hood of my truck last week it went flying off at about 50 or60 no harm done
by smittysmith777
Mon Jun 02, 2008 1:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Selling a gun in KS?
Replies: 12
Views: 2392

Re: Selling a gun in KS?

I just took A citori lightning to cabeles thgun was like new I only had 2 boxes of shells shot out of it they made me an offer of 600.00 ha. ha
by smittysmith777
Sat May 31, 2008 6:27 am
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

Gone hunting . Something tells me your gonna be right about that.
by smittysmith777
Fri May 30, 2008 7:58 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

Thanks for the advice monk My pup will also stop dead when a shot is fired .But only to look up in the air for a bird. That was the problem. I shot to many birds over him his first year and was happy with him steady to flush but I got bored and instead of getting another pup I just thought I would g...
by smittysmith777
Fri May 30, 2008 10:14 am
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

GONE HUNTING ,.Itook the advice from Maurice and broke it down it seems to be working fine it;s only been a few days and he is almost there I am useing the collar instead of the cc it seems to work fine right now he is about 85% . HE just moves a step or so thats with no stimulatoin. Another week an...
by smittysmith777
Thu May 29, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

Monkman the problem I'm haveing is that I shot to many birds over him as a pup he was very steady but only to flush now I want him steady to wing and shot .Right now I have been working with him and I have him steady to wing .He also is steady to the shot but not together I tried to put every thing ...
by smittysmith777
Wed May 28, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

BEEN WORKING ON STEADY TO WING NOW FOR TWO DAYS .I USED THE E COLLAR THE FIRST FEW FLUSHES AFTER THAT HE HAS BEEN STEADY I'M GOING TO KEEP THAT UP FOR A WEEK AND THEN ADD THE SHOT.HE IS ALLREADY A GREAT GUN DOG .I JUST WANT A LITTLE MORE CONTROL AND MYBE SOME MORE STYLE THANKS GUYS
by smittysmith777
Tue May 27, 2008 6:50 am
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

THANKS FOR THAT MO SOUNDS LIKE GOOD ADVICE.
by smittysmith777
Mon May 26, 2008 2:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

Re: STEADY TO SHOT

YES I KNOW THAT .WHAT I HAE BEEN DOING IS WHEN HE IS ON POINT I HAVE MY SON FLUSH AND SHOOT THE STARTER PISTOL AT THE SAME TIME AND I HOLD THE DOG BACK AND MAKE HIM STAY .I'M TRYING NOT TO USE THE E COLLAR AROUND BIRDS PUP IS VERY TIMMID
by smittysmith777
Mon May 26, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: STEADY TO SHOT
Replies: 22
Views: 4402

STEADY TO SHOT

I HAVE A 16 MOUNTH OLD LWEW I TRAINED HIM EARLY TO BE STEADY TO FLUSH. PUP IS VERY STEADY KILLED 130 BIRDS OVER HIM ARE FIRST YEAR. BUT NOW I WANT HIM TO BE STEADY TO WING AND SHOT . I'M HAVEING A heck OF A TIME WITH IT.HE WILL WOA TO A SHOT IF THER IS NO BIRD BUT IF I FLUSH A BIRD AND SHOOT GAME ON...
by smittysmith777
Wed May 21, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: training books
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: training books

WHAT KIND OF DOG AND WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE HIM TO DO
by smittysmith777
Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: what is going on here
Replies: 30
Views: 2765

Re: what is going on here

I AGREE WITH MONK 9 MONTHS IS NOT TO YOUNG I START WHOA TRAINING AT 9 WEEKS ALSO AGREE WITH MONK ABOUT WOLTERS MY YOUNGEST DOG NOW IS 15 MONTHS HAVE KILLED 135 BIRDS OVER HIM WOLTERS BOOKS WILL NEVER BE OUTDATED.
by smittysmith777
Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:27 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Carded/hobbled pigeons
Replies: 6
Views: 655

Re: Carded/hobbled pigeons

CHEKCORD AND A GOOD PAL IHAD MY SON SEEMED TO WORK WELL LOST A FEW BUT NOT MANY. GOT A PIGEON COOP NOW THats the way to go if you can
by smittysmith777
Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: puppy pointing
Replies: 6
Views: 1258

WING ON POLE 12 FT OF LINE FLIP BACK AND FOURTH BUT DONT LET HIM GET IT HE WILL POINT IT AND HAVE ALOT OF FUN
by smittysmith777
Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Whistle
Replies: 21
Views: 4739

WHISTLES BELONG IN A FOOTBALL FIELDS
by smittysmith777
Thu Apr 10, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Best book for amatuer dog training
Replies: 16
Views: 3880

It works well with a young pup
by smittysmith777
Wed Apr 09, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Peeing when excited
Replies: 16
Views: 3167

MY wife been like that for yaers cant break her
by smittysmith777
Mon Apr 07, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Best book for amatuer dog training
Replies: 16
Views: 3880

how about gun dog by RICHARD WOLTERS
by smittysmith777
Mon Apr 07, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Is there a such thing as overdoing it?
Replies: 18
Views: 4339

IM sorry. wild rose I guess I was just bragging you are 100% RIGHT dont push a pup. BUT SOME pups justcome right along and fall right in line and have fun doing it
by smittysmith777
Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Is there a such thing as overdoing it?
Replies: 18
Views: 4339

I agree 100% wildrose it is easy to over train and you sould not push a pup but sometimes you get a pup that just falls in line and has fun doing it.IM SORRY I WAS JUST BRAGGING
by smittysmith777
Mon Apr 07, 2008 8:09 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Is there a such thing as overdoing it?
Replies: 18
Views: 4339

I like my dogs holding birds and shooting over them at 16 weeks. I was shooting birds over my last pup at 13 weeks old that dog is now 15 months and I have shot 235 birds over himand is allready all the dog Icould ever hope for great dog steady&retrieves
by smittysmith777
Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Is there a such thing as overdoing it?
Replies: 18
Views: 4339

I agree sounds like your right where you sould be with a good pup
by smittysmith777
Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Best Way To Train Whoa ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1045

I like to start at6-8 weeks with the siutcase method