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by postoakshorthairs
Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:02 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: What are you watching on TV?
Replies: 39
Views: 12589

Re: What are you watching on TV?

Justified
Love this show! I don't like it quite as well as Deadwood but still love it. Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire are two of my favorites too
by postoakshorthairs
Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Renovating (and adding a gabled roof) to a stone house.
Replies: 8
Views: 3739

Re: Renovating (and adding a gabled roof) to a stone house.

Let me preface this by saying I'm not a contractor. I have a fair amount of construction experience from working construction through school and building two of my own houses. Twenty feet isn't that big of a span. My great room area is 40 feet wide with no interior framing. Mine is framed with sciss...
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Music With Dog Themes?
Replies: 36
Views: 8836

Re: Music With Dog Themes?

Ron R wrote:Save a horse and ride a cowboy - Big and Rich

I can't believe that nobody has mentioned it.
You beat me to it.... it was the first thing that popped into my head
by postoakshorthairs
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: gsp breeder
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: gsp breeder

PM sent
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Feb 10, 2012 10:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: gsp breeder
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: gsp breeder

Are you talking about the one in Tolono Il? I can help a little if that's the one.
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's Your Rig like?
Replies: 101
Views: 50853

Re: What's Your Rig like?

Chukar12 wrote:that picture is awesome
Agreed! Whatever it takes to get ya there.
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's Your Rig like?
Replies: 101
Views: 50853

Re: What's Your Rig like?

Maybe you should mind your on business instead of playing internet nannie. I am sure, and she proved this by HER reply, that she is quite capeable of her own replies. As far as the condecending jerk I feel the EXACT SAME ABOUT YOU, hence my reply! :lol: :lol: :lol: I'm not gonna keep arguing with y...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra EDGE
Replies: 5
Views: 1056

Re: Dogtra EDGE

I have to two dog T & B as you do and like the unit a lot. I've never had an issue with mine. One of my buddies has used the service dept with one of his and had good luck. I've looked at options for expanding to more collars but, to be honest, i'd have a hard time keeping track of which dog i had i...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Concrete Pointer
Replies: 7
Views: 923

Re: Concrete Pointer

You mean the life sized ones? If so, there's a place near me that sells yard ornaments that has them. They can pain them to match what you want. I'm sure there are similar places everywhere. I can get you the info if you want. They're near Pana Illinois.
by postoakshorthairs
Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's Your Rig like?
Replies: 101
Views: 50853

Re: What's Your Rig like?

She said It was a Liberty CRD..so I assume it is a diesel. Thanks for posting the obvious AFTER wems cleared it up, thanks for babysitting!!!! Wems, I just missed it in the origonal post. I wish my libby was deisel! Thats cool that it does so well on gas! A keeper for sure! I doubt that the tiny tr...
by postoakshorthairs
Sun Jan 29, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's Your Rig like?
Replies: 101
Views: 50853

Re: What's Your Rig like?

She said It was a Liberty CRD..so I assume it is a diesel.
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pre registered by breeder...
Replies: 106
Views: 20699

Re: Pre registered by breeder...

This must be an AKC thing. This type of pre registered litters doesn't happen with FDSB bred pups.. I don't have an issue with it. It might be an AKC thing to ask a buyer to carry the kennel name but I've seen a LOT of FDSB pointer pups carry the Elhew and Miller prefix generations past the point t...
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mix Breeds?
Replies: 29
Views: 4150

Re: Mix Breeds?

There's an ad on one of the breeder sites now with a purposeful breeding of a GSP and a standard Poodle. They're touting it as a "puddlepointer type" dog. They're not attractive in my opinion and what they turn out will depend on the genetic mix each one receives.( I can't even recall if the poodle ...
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Jan 12, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: deleted
Replies: 20
Views: 4346

Re: AKC "Champions"

I don't care one way or another Then why start the thread? Don't think there aren't some AF champions that won against a lesser field or had their one shining day in a designated "championship"... I know of a couple myself. I don't actively compete in any format regularly but ive been to most types...
by postoakshorthairs
Wed Jan 11, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Opinions on these 2 mistakes
Replies: 18
Views: 4580

Re: Opinions on these 2 mistakes

I am still tying to get my head around if the bird went back over the dogs head... And it jumped... How did he almost shoot he dog? Unless he shoots really low birds or birds close to his dog on a regular basis...or the dogs Michel Jordan... I am sure here is a way I guess. He almost shot his dog b...
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:25 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Need recommendation for ACL surgeon in IL
Replies: 8
Views: 761

Re: Need recommendation for ACL surgeon in IL

I have no experience with this but I know my vet sends most specialty issues to the University of Illinois Vetrinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. I found this contact on their website: Small animal :: 217.333.5300
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How tall for dog box?
Replies: 10
Views: 1916

Re: How tall for dog box?

I think 18 is the same as mine. Either way, if he can fit two coonhounds in one box then one GSP should fit fine. I agree with Ultracarry...I'd rather them lay down than try to stand.
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First crack at sketching in awhile.
Replies: 42
Views: 6427

Re: First crack at sketching in awhile.

wems2371 wrote:
postoakshorthairs wrote:88 or 89....did they have colored pencils back then or was everything black and white? :mrgreen:
What?! You're like 2 years younger than me... :D

LOVE the sculpture SCT.
I knew you'd like that! :wink:

The sculpture is awesome.
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Jan 03, 2012 6:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First crack at sketching in awhile.
Replies: 42
Views: 6427

Re: First crack at sketching in awhile.

Very nice! :mrgreen: I use to love drawing. This is one I kept from highschool art class--ugh like '88 or '89. Must've been some kind of scale enlargement. It's not all that great, in looking back on it, but it makes me think maybe I should go practice some and see what I can do. Your post is a lit...
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Jan 03, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First crack at sketching in awhile.
Replies: 42
Views: 6427

Re: First crack at sketching in awhile.

northern cajun wrote:I use to draw I stopped. This is the last thing I did. I only see the mistakes. :oops: :oops:

Image
That is VERY cool! Love the detail!
by postoakshorthairs
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My Urban Pigeon Coupe
Replies: 15
Views: 2586

Re: My Urban Pigeon Coupe

Looks good. I'm a pretty advanced weekend carpenter (with most tools you can think of) and have built a few things with basic hand tools. It makes me better appreciate the buildings, furniture etc. that were built years ago. Those guys must have been some kinda craftsmen!
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Training
Topic: planting birds for puppy (need to reuse birds)
Replies: 20
Views: 4289

Re: planting birds for puppy (need to reuse birds)

I've used a weighted teather (length of a garden hose) tied to the pigeons leg to reduce their flight distance and make them easier to re-catch. I'm sure you're aware that the downside of this is it makes it easier for the pup to catch the birds also. Good luck.
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Added one to the string....
Replies: 23
Views: 3573

Re: Added one to the string....

Congrats!
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder question
Replies: 89
Views: 12176

Re: Breeder question

It wouldn't surprise me if it's not the same deal for every female pup buyer. Someone else gets the work and the if the original breeder doesn't go on the dam's papers, it allows them to avoid multiple litter recordkeeping inspections from AKC. +1. that was my thoughts....might have been the same s...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder question
Replies: 89
Views: 12176

Re: Breeder question

Did the breeder say up front they were included in the pick order? I've seen scenarios where the breeder had the litter to keep a pup out of but they made it known up front that they would have the first choice. I think the scenario you explain would pi$$ me off. It wouldn't bother me. It's his lit...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeder question
Replies: 89
Views: 12176

Re: Breeder question

Did the breeder say up front they were included in the pick order? I've seen scenarios where the breeder had the litter to keep a pup out of but they made it known up front that they would have the first choice. I think the scenario you explain would upset me.
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 23, 2011 9:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Elhew Sinbad
Replies: 20
Views: 4837

Re: Elhew Sinbad

ElhewPointer wrote:It was a joke. Your guys' sense of humor is as long as your guys' dogs tails.
My mistake. I generally like a little ball busting but on here you can never tell and i missed the Ha on the end.
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Elhew Sinbad
Replies: 20
Views: 4837

Re: Elhew Sinbad

PM SENT From a gsp guy??? Ha. Because he has GSPs he can't have any knowledge of pointer lines? I've been around several of Brutes off-spring. The ones i was around were anything but soft and they took correction better than most dogs i've seen. This particular trainer was not afraid to put hands o...
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: To switch foods or not?
Replies: 13
Views: 3035

Re: To switch foods or not?

Are you gonna continue to drive that far long term? If it were mine I'd find a good all life stages food that's easily obtainable in your area and transition now and lose the puppy food. I know you your not supposed to switch abruptly but it sounds like your gonna switch eventually anyway.
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 22, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Barrel Alternatives
Replies: 25
Views: 3789

Re: Barrel Alternatives

We may be getting lost in semantics but in my view while your transitioning from the check chord to the collar your still teaching until it's mastered. I've seen several guys start with the collar while still using the whoa post in order to transition.
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Preventing Accidental Pregnancy
Replies: 11
Views: 2708

Re: Preventing Accidental Pregnancy

Treat the dog like you have an impressionable 15 year old daughter that hangs out with the football or wrestling team... you should be fine. That's funny! I, having one of those, can picture all the obstacles i provide between my beautiful young daughter and all those horny little ba$tards! :mrgree...
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Barrel Alternatives
Replies: 25
Views: 3789

Re: Barrel Alternatives

Don't believe there is anyone that uses a collar to teach WHOA
I don't know any who use the collar to initially introduce "whoa" but there are plenty who use the collar (around the flank and/or neck) to reinforce the command and extend their reach for teaching.
by postoakshorthairs
Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting discouraged with Brittany
Replies: 30
Views: 4305

Re: Getting discouraged with Brittany

I'm a little suspicious about the story you were given but it is what it is. You say the dog is birdie part of the time around the pen but runs away from birds when it gets around them. Have you had her on birds by herself? Birds she can bump, chase etc. To build up her desire? Maybe the fire hasn't...
by postoakshorthairs
Mon Dec 12, 2011 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cancun
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: Cancun

You can have a drink with ice as long as there is alcohol in said glass :) I've had alcohol in almost every "said glass" I've had on resorts and I've never had an issue, :D My wife and I have also had lots of fountain soda without alcohol without issue but we have only stayed at nicer places throug...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cancun
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: Cancun

Doc, if this is for you and your wife, go to the Rockhouse in Negril Jamaica. I have been to almost all the islands, some more than once, and that resort is one of the finest I have been to. It is also a steal of a trip. Flights are easy to Montego Bay. Because of the location on the cliffs childre...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cancun
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: Cancun

I've been to Mexico twice (and several other places like it). The kidnapping problems are mainly on the other coastline and are in areas that as a tourist I wouldn't go anyway. We use a travel agent because I want someone to contact if things aren't right. We had a friend buy a trip from an online s...
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 08, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Another recall- River Run
Replies: 27
Views: 4617

Re: Another recall- River Run

I don't feed River Run, I have in the past and my brother still does. It is kind of humerous that they are recalling dog food from a year ago. I don't have any of the dog food left I bought a month ago...let alone a year ago.
by postoakshorthairs
Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:42 am
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP initial training
Replies: 29
Views: 5016

Re: GSP initial training

I do understand the whole 2x4 thing, be he didnt have time to teach him from the field. He was a contractor who took him to the jobsite him and worked with him there. But thanks for the insite on it. Shes got alot more to learn before we get to birds but I want to know what im up against and what t...
by postoakshorthairs
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: GSP initial training
Replies: 29
Views: 5016

Re: GSP initial training

The main thing im wondering though, is whats the best method, in your opinion, to break her from being gunshy? My uncle trained my late lab with 2x4s, cracking them together until he didnt mind any more... Should I take the same approach? No offense to your uncle but it's a wonder that more dogs do...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color
Replies: 112
Views: 15752

Re: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color

Chukar12 wrote:I think that Stalin would be worried more about the color, while Greg's mother would never breed for poor bite...most mother's like to feed and are concerned with cost of orthodontics. Myself, I would prefer to have proper bites first and color is secondary to me...
:lol: :lol:
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog size
Replies: 5
Views: 671

Re: Dog size

ezzy333 wrote:I thought he meant 15 pounds but hard to say from reading it.

Ezzy
Ahhh. could be. I didn't even think of that.
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog size
Replies: 5
Views: 671

Re: Dog size

did you see his parents? that's roughly what size he'll be. You said he's 15...15 weeks, months etc? If he's 15 weeks see the previous. If he's 15 months he probably won't grow a lot more in height but will fill out.
by postoakshorthairs
Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Scientific Paper on Dominance Theory in Domestic Dogs
Replies: 37
Views: 5780

Re: Scientific Paper on Dominance Theory in Domestic Dogs

I am sorry age alone doesn't warrant respect. I think respect is something that is earned and is much harder to earn when you are younger...especially when you disrespect those who came before you. I agree that you don't have to respect someone just because of their age but I was taught to respect ...
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 12 gauge?
Replies: 21
Views: 6082

Re: 12 gauge?

So what is a .410 good for? Squirrels? We had beagles and hunted rabbits for years when i was growing up. .410s were the only guns we ever used. I shot many rabbits and squirrels with a .410 single shot and i remember my dad and uncle knocking down several quail with them as well. It wouldn't be my...
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need video/photo software editing help
Replies: 3
Views: 1434

Re: Need video/photo software editing help

Sorry I don't have an answer but I love using the windows movie maker! Last year i was volunteered to shoot some video of a local HS girl for a recruiting video for Volleyball. I decided to try my hand at creating a movie for her and was surprised that in a few short hours it was done..complete with...
by postoakshorthairs
Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color
Replies: 112
Views: 15752

Re: GSP DQ faults bad bites versus color

I would not breed for bad bites or color......I hate bad bites, I hate white washed ears and heads, I hate blazes, I hate barking sob's runoff AA wanna be's, plodding plow driven I can walk faster than you hunt, field, show GSP DK I dont care which one. I have seen em in every aspect of the breed e...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Thanksgiving hunt
Replies: 20
Views: 4565

Re: Thanksgiving hunt

Sounds like a great time and great memories were made. I'm in the same boat as my son is 17 and in his senior year. Seems like yesterday he was a baby now it's baseball, basketball, girls, friends....(not in that order) in front of old dad. We got a chance to deer hunt a little together last weekend...
by postoakshorthairs
Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: To breed or not to breed... for bite
Replies: 44
Views: 8892

Re: To breed or not to breed... for bite

I went to look at some pups (pointers) a few years ago and could see the pups dam standing there with her bottom teeth visible with her mouth closed. I was a little surprised that he did it but more surprised of his general lack of knowldedge about genetics. I asked a guy i trained with who'd had an...
by postoakshorthairs
Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Boxes and ATV's?
Replies: 6
Views: 677

Re: Dog Boxes and ATV's?

codym wrote:Did you have any problem with the crates coming loose? My biggest fear would be going down a dirt road and loosing a crate with a dog in it!
No. Secured the 2xs with brackets then ratchet strapped the box to both. It's not a real smooth ride for the dogs so we didn't ride real hard.
by postoakshorthairs
Wed Nov 16, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Boxes and ATV's?
Replies: 6
Views: 677

Re: Dog Boxes and ATV's?

We used to mount plastic dog crates on the back rack of a standard ATV. Their light so when you add the dogs it's not so rear heavy. We mounted some 2x runners across the rack to widen and raise it then mounted the crates to the rack facing backwards. Sorry don't have a pic.