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by live4point
Sat Dec 05, 2015 8:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Say What? Dogs Poop Facing North?
Replies: 17
Views: 4773

Re: Say What? Dogs Poop Facing North?

I bet the guy that made this up is laughing his azz off knowing he's got people watching their dogs poop !
by live4point
Sun Nov 08, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Help me find a BOOT
Replies: 19
Views: 9245

Re: Help me find a BOOT

Treat your boots with Sno Seal if your boots are leather,ive tried about every other treatment out there and none of them do much,Sno Seal works.
by live4point
Sun Nov 08, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: First bird.
Replies: 8
Views: 1721

Re: First bird.

Looks like your off to a good start,good luck to you and the youngster.
by live4point
Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flusher or pointer
Replies: 25
Views: 6670

Re: Flusher or pointer

The only reason I hunt birds is to get to watch a good dog point.
by live4point
Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: Genuine BioThane Collars and Leashes
Replies: 25
Views: 20625

Re: Genuine BioThane Collars and Leashes

Do you plan on making any round collars.I've always liked the rolled leather collars but would give one a try.
by live4point
Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodlines verses Environment?
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Bloodlines verses Environment?

There is no doubt brain power I a part of it.I often think back to something my old trainer buddy told me-"Don't make excuses for a bird dog".At the time he told me that,he was confident in my ability to handle a bird dog,and what he meant was this.If the owner,handler,or trainer has done their job ...
by live4point
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodlines verses Environment?
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Bloodlines verses Environment?

We see individuals in humans and dogs that posess superior traits in all forms, why discount nose power? Does anyone really believe all dogs of the hunting breeds possess the very same scenting ability? Thats like saying there are no individuals, they are all the same.
by live4point
Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodlines verses Environment?
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Bloodlines verses Environment?

Any dog can be screwed up,but give a half azzed pup and a good pup to a good trainer and the better pup is still gonna shine.Its kind of like hot rod engines,put hot rod parts in a small engine and it will run better,but put equal hot rod parts in a big engine and it will make more power than the s...
by live4point
Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodlines verses Environment?
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Bloodlines verses Environment?

Any dog can be screwed up,but give a half azzed pup and a good pup to a good trainer and the better pup is still gonna shine.Its kind of like hot rod engines,put hot rod parts in a small engine and it will run better,but put equal hot rod parts in a big engine and it will make more power than the sm...
by live4point
Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:10 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Missouri opener
Replies: 13
Views: 3545

Re: Missouri opener

Found 4 coveys opening day and didn't have to work hard to do it,I believe it's looking better this year.All big coveys too.
by live4point
Tue Nov 03, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 22 LR ammo
Replies: 8
Views: 4289

Re: 22 LR ammo

The problem is hoarders.I've talked with workers at several wal-mart stores, they say the same people buy up the 22 ammo as soon as it comes in.I believe the whole problem could be easily solved though.Used to be, very few people bought big boxes of 22 ammo, you just bought a box or two of 50 becaus...
by live4point
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bloodlines verses Environment?
Replies: 27
Views: 5561

Re: Bloodlines verses Environment?

Bird dogs are born,not made-It's as simple as that.
by live4point
Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra or Garmin?
Replies: 15
Views: 4418

Re: Dogtra or Garmin?

I have the Garmin and am not impressed, I find that a setting that will work at 25 yds wont work at 50 yds, you have to go up in setting as your dog gets farther away.
by live4point
Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Clarification
Replies: 6
Views: 1646

Re: A Clarification

The beauty of it is,all you need to train a bird dog is a rope and a bird,and you can train a lot of dogs with one bird if you know what your doing.
by live4point
Mon Oct 26, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Clarification
Replies: 6
Views: 1646

Re: A Clarification

My mentor has been gone for several years,and he told me stories of the old trainer he learned from.Those old guys had to be inventive.Sometimes they had to hide helpers along paths they thought a big running dog would take to catch them and teach them something.One thing about it,those guys could t...
by live4point
Mon Oct 26, 2015 6:50 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: what is best energy suppliment for your dog?
Replies: 134
Views: 38441

Re: what is best energy suppliment for your dog?

If a dog that's fed a decent diet can't run a couple of 30 minute braces in a forty acre field, I'd suspect the problem is a poor conditioning program rather than lack of/excessive meat, fat, carbs, grain, amylase, phosphorus, chicken necks, salmon, or whatever anyone thinks they need to supplement...
by live4point
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: what is best energy suppliment for your dog?
Replies: 134
Views: 38441

Re: what is best energy suppliment for your dog?

I'm just an ole wild bird hunter, I will feed my dogs some uncooked hot dogs or half a lunchmeat sandwich before we hit the road to hunt and during a break or drive to the next hunting spot.Might sound hillbilly compared to all that fancy stuff mentioned, but it's worked fo me for many years and my ...
by live4point
Sat Oct 24, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Kinetic Dog Food
Replies: 15
Views: 4379

Re: Kinetic Dog Food

Why no red meat, is that supposed to be a bad thing now?
by live4point
Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Side by side repair
Replies: 3
Views: 1916

Re: Side by side repair

I think I'd try a few drops of wood glue in your screw hole, put your screw in, wipe off excess and let it set for a day.It should set up around your screw and bond to the wood also.l believe I would put a little oil on the screw threads and wipe off excess, so the glue wont bond too tight to the sc...
by live4point
Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Which sex do you prefer?
Replies: 41
Views: 10501

Re: Which sex do you prefer?

I have mainly had males over the years,but I have to admit I think a spayed female may be the best choice.A dang male dog has to stop and pee on every coyote and dog scent he comes across,and usually wants to pee 4 or 5 times marking things right out of the dog box before they settle in to hunt.It's...
by live4point
Sun Oct 18, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 26 versus 28 in barrell
Replies: 13
Views: 5483

Re: 26 versus 28 in barrell

I prefer 28 inch barrels on an o/u or sxs,I think they swing better.Remember,28 inch barrel on an o/u are still going to be shorter than the action and barrels on a 26 inch pump or auto.
by live4point
Sun Oct 18, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Yildiz
Replies: 25
Views: 8683

Re: Yildiz

I have a 410 o/u I bought from Academy last fall.If you get one get the salesperson to show you all of the guns in the box they have,some of them have some really nice wood.When I got mine,another guy was buying a 20 gauge of the same model,his had plain wood and mine had really nice wood.
by live4point
Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Too much dog?
Replies: 103
Views: 13405

Re: Too much dog?

The title of the thread is "Too much dog?"-It has nothing to do with being the dogs fault.If you wanted to plow a field I suppose you could do it with a team of Kentucky derby winners,but would it be the right choice?While my dogs might not be best suited to hunt the wide open big country as well as...
by live4point
Fri Dec 23, 2011 8:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Too much dog?
Replies: 103
Views: 13405

Re: Too much dog?

Yes,there can definately be too much dog for the situation.All this talk of it being the trainers fault,and has nothing to do with the dog is nuts.Too much dog usually means too much range.If a guy buys a dog out of big running bloodlines,but needs a dog that will hunt close and clean,he probably h...
by live4point
Fri Dec 23, 2011 2:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Too much dog?
Replies: 103
Views: 13405

Re: Too much dog?

All this talk of it being the trainers fault,and has nothing to do with the dog is nuts. Too much dog has nothing to do with if the dog is nuts. If the dog is nuts it is nuts and it is not too much dog - it is nothing. As for your hunting stuff - yes, I like a hunting dog. I don't hunt anymore - th...
by live4point
Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Too much dog?
Replies: 103
Views: 13405

Re: Too much dog?

Yes,there can definately be too much dog for the situation.All this talk of it being the trainers fault,and has nothing to do with the dog is nuts.Too much dog usually means too much range.If a guy buys a dog out of big running bloodlines,but needs a dog that will hunt close and clean,he probably ha...
by live4point
Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Garmin
Replies: 24
Views: 3535

Re: The Garmin

I often wonder how alot of people's hunting would go without a garmin,shock collar and beeper collar,could many even hunt their dogs without these devices? It sure is nice to know that if your dogs in the box,and you have your gun and some shells your set to hunt,and you dont have to worry about som...
by live4point
Sun Nov 27, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Bit - Now What?
Replies: 110
Views: 15873

Re: Dog Bit - Now What?

I'm glad you put the photos on here,you just might get through to someone and save a child.A dog is an animal,not a human,too many people seem to forget that.
by live4point
Thu Nov 24, 2011 3:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Bit - Now What?
Replies: 110
Views: 15873

Re: Dog Bit - Now What?

I know of a little girl who's face was bitten up by a lab and went through several years of surgeries on her face,this was a family dog that had never shown those tendencies.In my opinion you were luckily given a second chance,I don't care about all that dog whisperer crap or being politically corre...
by live4point
Mon Nov 21, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Warmer Gloves
Replies: 13
Views: 2228

Re: Warmer Gloves

I use a a pair of mechanics gloves I bought at wal-mart,they make pretty good shooting gloves and cost around 10 bucks.
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 10:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: FF without a table or bucks
Replies: 33
Views: 4959

Re: FF without a table or bucks

isonychia wrote:
birddog1968 wrote: But again not sure why not use the normal tools and a table to save your back???
I have a good back and no money?
:lol:
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunts & Trials
Replies: 44
Views: 7118

Re: Hunts & Trials

Just a pup backing a dog on the pond bank. Very nice CJ ...come live4point i know you've got a few pics I really don't have many hunting photos,wish I had taken some over the years as I lost my long time hunting buddy to cancer last year and wish I had photos.I do have photos of the best dog I have...
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunts & Trials
Replies: 44
Views: 7118

Re: Hunts & Trials

I knew it was either honoring or pointing from a heck of a good distance
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 7:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunts & Trials
Replies: 44
Views: 7118

Re: Hunts & Trials

That middle picture is pretty cool,your dog on point standing in water,I'd like to hear the story on that point.
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Foot Hunting/trial range
Replies: 113
Views: 13266

Re: Foot Hunting/trial range

My concern is whether or not FTs really are producing a better bird dog. I have bird hunted fo a long time,and have hunted,trained and owned many bird dogs over the years.I am a setter man at heart,but I would walk a mile to watch a good dog of any breed point a bird.Although I'm a setter guy,I hav...
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: any body ever use reducers in their scatter gun?
Replies: 6
Views: 3319

Re: any body ever use reducers in their scatter gun?

Yours are a lot different than the ones I had MTR,I believe mine were called "lil skeeters",they were just an aluminum tube,not as long as yours either.
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:57 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: any body ever use reducers in their scatter gun?
Replies: 6
Views: 3319

Re: any body ever use reducers in their scatter gun?

I have.I had a set of 410 reducers for a 28 gauge o/u I had.They were alright to play with,but I personally didn't want to fool with them for hunting.When opening an ejector gun with them you need to catch them as they come out of the gun or you will be looking around in the grass for them,I also ha...
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 6:28 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Hunting pheasants and quail
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Hunting pheasants and quail

Where I hunt in Mo. I am always hunting for both.Pheasant tend to like large,tall grassy areas,more so than quail.Quail are more of an edge bird,as in a hedgerow next to crops,or a tree lined ditch next to crops.With the weather as warm as it is now,the birds are liable to be anywhere,if your after ...
by live4point
Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What happened to Pine Coble setters
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: What happened to Pine Coble setters

I thought I heard something about a fire? May be mistaken though?
by live4point
Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Moderators ??
Replies: 7
Views: 1995

Re: Moderators ??

I read his first post,and all he did was pose a question,then others started the my dog can kick your dogs butt thing.What happened to our gentlemans sport,I wouldn't hunt with a lot of these people if I was paid to do so,if this is what the competition game does for you,I shure want no part of it.
by live4point
Wed Nov 16, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: If you were a betting man/woman
Replies: 67
Views: 12099

Re: If you were a betting man/woman

I think to make this fair,both contestants should be on foot,and I think it should be kept as simple and natural as can be,only a dog,a hunter and his gun.-No beepers,gps,shock collars,or any contraptions,just a man and his dog.
by live4point
Fri Nov 04, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Worst season ever in Mo.?
Replies: 34
Views: 6243

Re: Worst season ever in Mo.?

Hunted hard this morning,my dog found 1 covey and did a really nice job pointing and retrieving.Should have been more birds the places I hunted,but at least I got some good dog work and the dog and I got a little leaner and meaner.Good luck to the rest of you Mo. hunters!
by live4point
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Worst season ever in Mo.?
Replies: 34
Views: 6243

Re: Worst season ever in Mo.?

Isnt EVERY year the worst year ever in Mo? :roll: Sorry I couldnt resist. Kansas will also be down as a whole this year, although there are still a few hotspots in the state. Your pretty much right in your first sentence,but when you sharply decline from already poor numbers,I believe we are in rea...
by live4point
Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:18 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Worst season ever in Mo.?
Replies: 34
Views: 6243

Worst season ever in Mo.?

With our bird numbers in a steady decline for many years,I was worried that the deep,long lasting snow and cold we had last winter was going to make things worse.From what I saw on opening day I believe our already low bird numbers are quite a bit lower yet this year.Talked to 4 other hunters yester...
by live4point
Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:08 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Pheasants in Kansas?
Replies: 28
Views: 4797

Re: Pheasants in Kansas?

Great photos!
by live4point
Tue Oct 25, 2011 6:30 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training a big running pointer
Replies: 70
Views: 8893

Re: Training a big running pointer

Why is it that the #1 dog of choice,#1 dog most entered,and #1 winner,far more than all other dogs combined of horseback field trials,is not the prefered dog of choice of foot hunting trials,or by hunters all over the US in any area other than strictly bobwhite country, in the same numbers? Could it...
by live4point
Mon Oct 24, 2011 2:21 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training a big running pointer
Replies: 70
Views: 8893

Re: Training a big running pointer

RayG wrote, However, to use the Ferrari versus pickup analogy mentioned earlier...you CAN drive to the store in a Ferrari, you can take your dog hunting in a Ferrari and if you absolutely have to...you can strap a bale of hay to the roof and bring it home. It might not be the easiest thing in the wo...
by live4point
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training a big running pointer
Replies: 70
Views: 8893

Re: Training a big running pointer

Alot of the so called adjusting to cover,is not adjusting to cover at all,it's the cover adjusting the dog.Just like you and I can't run through chest high grass or the timber like we can open ground ,neither can a dog,put them in chest high grass and a close working dog gets closer yet,and a big ru...
by live4point
Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training a big running pointer
Replies: 70
Views: 8893

Re: Training a big running pointer

and when you get sick of that big running crap,get you a nice foot hunting dog and start enjoying the hunt again. OK, I will give you that...I must have over looked this statement and don't agree with calling a big running dog crap and can see where some may be offended by it. But I still stand by ...
by live4point
Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training a big running pointer
Replies: 70
Views: 8893

Re: Training a big running pointer

Like I said before,your right,I think everybody else ought to have one of those big running dogs,or better yet get 2 of them to hunt together!