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by Greg Jennings
Tue Apr 21, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: 5-5-1 Chili Recipe
Replies: 6
Views: 3741

Re: 5-5-1 Chili Recipe

Nope. I'm from TN. We add beans as an extender to make it less expensive. Some people even add spaghetti noodles also. I've used the chili as a spaghetti sauce, but never added the noodles to the pot. I usually make a large batch and eat on it for a while. There is something about chili, spaghetti s...
by Greg Jennings
Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Wild Game Recipes
Topic: 5-5-1 Chili Recipe
Replies: 6
Views: 3741

Re: 5-5-1 Chili Recipe

Hi guys, I'm currently making this with 6 pounds of ground meat, the chili powder package from 2 Carol Shelby's chili recipe boxes, just one masa flour package. I use both cayenne packages and neither salt. 5 cans of Bush's best chili beans (medium or a mix of mild and hot) and 5 cans of Del Monte c...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Now my one and only
Replies: 10
Views: 4089

Now my one and only

Since our vizsla passed on, Shoother is our one and only. He is, properly, FC Snips Spot-On Shooter SH. He is super easy and consistent.

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by Greg Jennings
Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Are you part of the problem or part of the solution?
Replies: 14
Views: 4630

Re: Are you part of the problem or part of the solution?

We can agree to disagree, Al. I tried and tried and tried to get you to see the policy the way that I understood it from the beginning and directly from first hand phone calls with Grant...back then. Along about the time that the site changed hands, you took off several degrees away from what I knew...
by Greg Jennings
Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Are you part of the problem or part of the solution?
Replies: 14
Views: 4630

Re: Are you part of the problem or part of the solution?

Historical: Back in the day, when GDF was a small, family-oriented site, Grant and I promulgated a policy that required reciprocal links from commercial sites. The objective was twofold. 1. To help keep readers hitting pages on GDF as it was supported by advertising. Diverting readers away hit GDF w...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone familiar with the GWP Club trial at Highland?
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Re: Anyone familiar with the GWP Club trial at Highland?

Thanks. All. I appreciate the help!
by Greg Jennings
Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone familiar with the GWP Club trial at Highland?
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Re: Anyone familiar with the GWP Club trial at Highland?

Jagerdawg, I'll call this evening
by Greg Jennings
Tue Mar 18, 2014 8:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone familiar with the GWP Club trial at Highland?
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Anyone familiar with the GWP Club trial at Highland?

If anyone is familiar with the GWP club trial at Highland, MI and has time to chat, would you PM me?

Thanks!
by Greg Jennings
Tue May 21, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tri-Tronics G2 Heads Up
Replies: 1
Views: 503

Tri-Tronics G2 Heads Up

All, Just got off the horn with Tri-Tronics. Continues to be the Best. Customer Service. Ever. As a heads, up, the G2 goes out of support on 1 August. If you have something wrong, get it to them before then. If you have anything that has to be replace, they replace it with G3 items which continue to...
by Greg Jennings
Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:57 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Tick Prevention?
Replies: 32
Views: 7543

Tick Prevention?

What are you guys doing for tick prevention? Topical, collar, whatever. Just needs to prevent them from transmitting disease.

After several decades without a problem, both of my dogs have had erlichia or similar. One just back to being himself, the other just come down with it.
by Greg Jennings
Sat Apr 20, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Where are you all buying your Doxy from these days?
Replies: 10
Views: 2211

Re: Where are you all buying your Doxy from these days?

I just ordered the powder and will do what I have to do to get it down them.
by Greg Jennings
Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:03 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: 1960's
Replies: 35
Views: 5515

Re: 1960's

I was just a youngin', but I remember Joy dog food and scraps.
by Greg Jennings
Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogs from Nitro kennels
Replies: 24
Views: 7399

Re: Dogs from Nitro kennels

Not saying there will be any, but just a reminder about no negative recommendations on the open forum. If you have negative recommendations, please do it by PM.

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Thu Jun 28, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Roading dog with pedal bike
Replies: 13
Views: 3097

Re: Roading dog with pedal bike

My late dog Gunner loved to run on the treadmill. I'd made a box with 2x4s and thin plywood to put around the treadmill. It kept him on and provided a place to hook the roading harness to. I'd run with a lot of incline and run him hard. He would go to the treadmill and stand on it wanting to run... ...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Selecting breed question (more of a ratio thing)
Replies: 13
Views: 2713

Re: Selecting breed question (more of a ratio thing)

I grew up hunting quail with pointers and setters in TN. That's just what I like, so I have pointing dogs.

I could see how a good flusher would work great on pheasants a lot of the time.

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 25, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Where do your dogs sleep?
Replies: 31
Views: 5622

Re: Where do your dogs sleep?

No dogs in the bed.

The only time I break the rule is when it is storming and the Vizsla freaks out. I then get more sleep with him in the bed than do I with him crying to get in our bed room.

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 25, 2012 6:19 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Inconsistent powder drops
Replies: 15
Views: 3380

Re: Inconsistent powder drops

A polished bushing *does* throw more consistent. Way back when, I did a statistical analysis on it. What can I say, I was a math major in college at the time. Another thing to look at. If you are shooting in competition with reloads, weigh the charge of shot thrown. I always found mine to be throwin...
by Greg Jennings
Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Inconsistent powder drops
Replies: 15
Views: 3380

Re: Inconsistent powder drops

I start with the closest under throwing bushing and open it up. When you get it close, polish it very smooth. I use Iosso bore cleaner because I have it. Toothpaste would probably work about as well.
by Greg Jennings
Fri Jun 22, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tall Grass = Kryptonite
Replies: 9
Views: 2646

Re: Tall Grass = Kryptonite

My late and much beloved dog Gunner would shorten up in a large, uniform, field of tall grass. I'm thinking that he just could not see something that looked like an objective to him and defaulted into a "Z" pattern. That is, he would usually go significantly further out on the left to right than the...
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Breeding question...
Replies: 36
Views: 7347

Re: Breeding question...

Glad to be of help. I've never been to Abilene. I always wondered if I could see it on a clear day from the water tower on the hill above my house in West Fort Worth, though ;) .
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Breeding question...
Replies: 36
Views: 7347

Re: Breeding question...

I think this is probably it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Phantom_Hill .

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: this board should be proud!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 863

Re: this board should be proud!!!

First, thank you guys so much for the kind words about GDF GDF is, really, an online community. Like every other community, it is diverse and we have our little disagreements. For the most part, however, we get along because we love our dogs, our hunting and our dog games. Hope everyone keeps enjoyi...
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:36 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Breeding question...
Replies: 36
Views: 7347

Re: Breeding question...

I think its named after his proximity to Phantom Air Force Base. I may not be an authority on bird dogs, but I can tell you definitively that there is no Phantom Air Force Base. I do not believe that there has ever been a Phantom Air Force Base or field. It is not on my list of closed or renamed AF...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Field Champion! FC Snips Sixth-Sens Wyatt MH
Replies: 22
Views: 9681

Re: New Field Champion! FC Snips Sixth-Sens Wyatt MH

Huge congrats!

Yet another Fritz dog gettin' it done.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:29 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Help with pellet count in pattern
Replies: 8
Views: 2228

Re: Help with pellet count in pattern

I use 2-3/4", 1-3/8 oz of copper plated 5's with buffer. I push them hard. It's a good compromise load. I use it anywhere that non-toxic isn't required.

I keep looking for a good non-toxic shot to load that won't break the bank. If anyone has had a good experience, please let me know.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: IQ Test
Replies: 15
Views: 2531

Re: IQ Test

Here is an IQ Test.

Post anti-semtic crap all over the web, get banned from multiple dog forums, come back to GDF after getting banned twice, act out again, how long do you last?

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 18, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Breeding question...
Replies: 36
Views: 7347

Re: Breeding question...

1. Go get a dog.
2. Develop dog, train dog, hunt dog, test/trial dog.
3. If enough people come to you begging you to breed dog and with deposit money in hand, seriously think about breeding dog.
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hybrid Dogs ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4743

Re: Hybrid Dogs ?

Thread on VersatileDogs on Wessel Pointers. http://www.versatiledogs.com/forum/view ... 66&start=0 .

As an aside, we had a lady join up a couple of years ago that was doing someething similar. Might have been a labradoodle x GSP cross. I'll see if I can dig it up.

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hybrid Dogs ?
Replies: 19
Views: 4743

Re: Hybrid Dogs ?

The sales pitch going around here is that the first generation labradoodle sheds a little, but if you go with a second generation, for a substantially higher price, it won't shed at all. :roll:
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A True Versatile Gun Dog
Replies: 72
Views: 18764

Re: A True Versatile Gun Dog

BillThomas wrote: The word Versatile, as used by Bird Hunters is a canard, and disingenuous in how its used and errantly applied by so many here.
What you mean, Bill, is that it means what you want it to mean. No more and no less.

Greg J.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

ob·du·rate adj \ˈäb-də-rət, -dyə-; äb-ˈdu̇r-ət, əb-, -ˈdyu̇r-\ Definition of OBDURATE 1a : stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing b : hardened in feelings 2: resistant to persuasion or softening influences — ob·du·rate·ly adverb — ob·du·rate·ness noun See obdurate defined for English-language learners ...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

You know, I like French Vanilla ice cream. My wife likes Moose Tracks. I just don't care for it. She emailed me a couple of hours ago and told me that she was a scoop of Moose Tracks at lunch. If I had called her and told her that her preferences in ice cream were screwed up, that her preference as ...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

BillThomas wrote:[Im not sure the 3 trials I saw were AF, AA or AKC.
That, taken in total, is a non sequitur.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

Well, Bill, if your dog can hold its own, take him to a trail and put him down. Till you can compete, you're just taking out of your keyboard.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

I guarantee Nolan cannot smell a four wheeler, he was a good shot, but his nose was average...I don't even think he is Italian...but I am sure Buddy could smell four wheelers...and in every NSTRA trial I have ever been to there isnt more than a square foot of the grounds in a single day that didnt ...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions
Replies: 105
Views: 19329

Re: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions

Bill isn't BirdDogz unless he's moved to Ohio which he'd never do.

BirdDogz was narrow minded, but give him his due, he'd made the sacrifices to live the life he loves.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions
Replies: 105
Views: 19329

Re: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions

Ames is run on bob white on a plantation in West TN. I grew up not too far from there. It has MINIMAL overlap with hunting pheasants in CRP fields. It is also really NOT an AA venue. All the qualifying trials are AA, then the dog has to throttle it in at Ames. IOW, it's a test of the dog adjusting r...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions
Replies: 105
Views: 19329

Re: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions

BillThomas wrote:Please clarify for me.
I'm tell you that you shouldn't be pulling their pictures and posting them into a completely different context to support your point. Frankly, it's intellectually dishonest.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:05 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

Yep, but hunting in Ohio is entirely different from hunting quail, sharptail or chukar on the prairie or mountains. A dog that can get it done on a preserve west of Germantown isn't going to be optimal on the northeast MT grasslands or in west TX prairie. A breeding that has the drive and heart to r...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions
Replies: 105
Views: 19329

Re: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions

A lot of dogs are picked up at Ames not because they couldn't finish in an acceptable manner but because the handler knows he does not have a winning performance and decides not to just keep a dog down for the total 3 hrs. Judges should appreciate this attitude. Not only that, but dogs only have so...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions
Replies: 105
Views: 19329

Re: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions

Bill,
You're going to have to stop throwing up pictures to support your points if you don't have the context for the picture. The dog's performance could have been terrible and still picked up those birds. For that matter, the birds could have been pointed by another dog altogether.
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Easiest dogs to look at?
Replies: 57
Views: 12102

Re: Easiest dogs to look at?

This one is my favorite...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

BillThomas wrote:I hunt about 25-30 days per year, 1/3 of that are guiding. From Dove in Sept, through late season goose.
and where are you hunting 25-30 days per year?
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions
Replies: 105
Views: 19329

Re: Conformation, Endurance & Trial Misconceptions

A lot of dogs are picked up at Ames not because they couldn't finish in an acceptable manner but because the handler knows he does not have a winning performance and decides not to just keep a dog down for the total 3 hrs. Judges should appreciate this attitude. Not only that, but dogs only have so...
by Greg Jennings
Tue Jun 12, 2012 8:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?
Replies: 282
Views: 44804

Re: Great trial dog, great bird dog - One in the same?

I understand Charlie (Rose) has been breeding on his line of Shorthairs since the '70s and only just started trialing in the last several years with really phenomenal success. I think he finished a few dogs in just a few trials, if memory serves. His dogs are very trial bred even before he started ...
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is the driver behind endurance.
Replies: 62
Views: 9636

Re: What is the driver behind endurance.

Produce the report or cease and desist.
by Greg Jennings
Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is the driver behind endurance.
Replies: 62
Views: 9636

Re: What is the driver behind endurance.

BillThomas is not BirdDogz. OTOH, a certain person from Cincinnati, who has previously been banned from GDF, was fond of bringing up exactly this same conspiracy theory.
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: idiots
Replies: 37
Views: 7907

Re: idiots

I'm curious. UltraCarry, please explain yourself.
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:10 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: idiots
Replies: 37
Views: 7907

Re: idiots

Most people on here know that I'm not very tolerant of people getting personal with each other. It's cool to argue ideas. It's not cool to flame a person. For example "Using an e-collar on the dog while on point is a stupid idea" is harsh, but not going to get someone counseled. "John Doe is just pl...
by Greg Jennings
Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:23 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Your thoughts on debt.
Replies: 80
Views: 15940

Re: Your thoughts on debt.

Note: Grand Dad actually said "Don't ever spend all that you make". I restated it to "Pay yourself first". It just means more to me that way. Grand Dad understood that when people have money in their pocket, they tend to spend it. In today's world, my claim is that people will tend to take on monthl...