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by bossman
Mon Sep 05, 2016 4:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Re: Best Shave

Timewise65...Couldn't agree with you more! Soap from England...Very interesting. I usually order most of my stuff from Maggard Razors ( good selection of soap and creams as well as all shaving stuff). Stirling Soap Company offers some great soaps as well. I like their "Barbershhop" flavor. Thanks fo...
by bossman
Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:13 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Re: Best Shave

Thanks Bill ! Its been enjoyable for sure. Thanks for all your advice in getting me started.

Jerry
by bossman
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Re: Best Shave

Thanks for the additional information. demsdogs..Happy you are satisfied with the Dollar Shave Club. Pretty well settled into my routine and loving it. My "go to" blade's are Voskhod's (about 12 bucks for 100). Rotate between a couple of soaps and creams, two razors and a variety of after shave balm...
by bossman
Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: North central Kansas
Replies: 3
Views: 1261

Re: North central Kansas

Have hunted that general area for the past several years after Thanksgiving. Quail numbers this year were very good. Best pheasant year in recent memory. Good luck. Have fun. Stay warm!
by bossman
Sun Dec 27, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My dog is nearly 16, but she still LOVES to hunt!
Replies: 6
Views: 1581

Re: My dog is nearly 16, but she still LOVES to hunt!

Great video! Thanks for sharing. Gives us all that have some older dog's encouragement! Took three GSP's to Kansas a couple of weeks ago. Had a great hunt, and yes, the 12 year old still "LOVES to hunt"
by bossman
Tue Nov 24, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kansas Trip
Replies: 5
Views: 2058

Re: Kansas Trip

Thanks for the encouragement. Headed up there Saturday for a few days.
by bossman
Thu Aug 20, 2015 7:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Re: Best Shave

Understand what deke is saying. Beards really do seem popular right now. However, I'm enjoying my new process. The PolSilver blades are great. If you have a Whole Foods close, their 365 Glycerin soap makes a great pre-shave conditioner. About a buck fifty a bar...bar seems to last forever. For the l...
by bossman
Tue Jul 07, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Running dog's
Replies: 31
Views: 8954

Re: Running dog's

Great idea. Some really spectacular pictures. Thanks to all for sharing! You have given me a new goal for this bird season!
by bossman
Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11276

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

We can always run into problems in Texas ( javelina, hog's, coyote's, bobcat's, deer to mention a few). When running in open country, we always run with e-collar's. Just a thought.
by bossman
Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Re: Best Shave

Been looking at the site for the last 30 min. Didn't realize there were shaving "aficionado's" on the forum. My next post may have to be on which cigar you smoke after a good hunt. :D Thanks for the help, The Harry's stuff should be in this week. I'll see how it performs with my Art of Shaving cream...
by bossman
Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Re: Best Shave

Great information from you both! What are some of the better double edge blades? Charlie, totally with you on the shaving soap and brush! Looking for a viable alternative to usual mass marketed blades. Thank you both. Additional opinions always appreciated.
by bossman
Sat Jun 27, 2015 6:19 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13012

Best Shave

These Gillette Proglide blade's getting way too expensive. Even ordered some stuff from Harry's online to give a try. They got pretty good review's. As I get ready for retirement every $$ saved can go toward another trip to Kansas. :) What is everyone else using to get your "best shave" ? Thanks.
by bossman
Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11276

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

Ezzy....I appreciate your comment. I appreciate this forum! Now if we can just keep finding some birds on our trips to Kansas :D
by bossman
Sat Jun 20, 2015 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11276

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

RaiderZack, Thank you. You are a gentleman. If I am the only one that thought it was inappropriate, then that is something I will have to deal with. I really don't think I am. Ezzy, Of course not. If that is the intent of the hunt that is an entirely different story. I would hope the owner of the do...
by bossman
Sat Jun 20, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11276

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

As I said, just my opinion. Just don't see how it supports what I hope are the values of a sportsman. If the animal was injured in some way, he should have been shot. If no weapon was available, nature should have been allowed to take it's course. The owner of the dog showed little respect for eithe...
by bossman
Sat Jun 20, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)
Replies: 46
Views: 11276

Re: Anyone ever experienced this on a hunt? (GSP kills Coyote)

Must admit, did not watch the video. No reason too. In all due respect, bad decision by the dog owner to allow this to happen. Bad decision on the part of the moderator's not to delete original post imo. Can't Coyote's carry rabies? Was the dog wearing an e-collar? Sorry, don't intend to offend anyo...
by bossman
Fri Jun 19, 2015 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ecollar and beeper
Replies: 11
Views: 1300

Re: Ecollar and beeper

Congratulations. Hope you enjoy it. If you don't mind me asking, do you have experience using an e-collar?
by bossman
Tue Jun 16, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ecollar and beeper
Replies: 11
Views: 1300

Re: Ecollar and beeper

Good luck. Great looking pup! Your fortunate to have many happy years of hunting with your pup to look forward too. Take it slow and don't rush things.
by bossman
Tue Jun 16, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Ecollar and beeper
Replies: 11
Views: 1300

Re: Ecollar and beeper

My favorite is the Dogtra 2500. Beeper points toward the ground but still has a good tone imo. It can also be controlled from the transmitter. I have the two collar system and have been using it for several years. Good luck. You'll need to make the decision about the "bank"
by bossman
Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: which Victor formula for puppy
Replies: 4
Views: 1125

Re: which Victor formula for puppy

+ 1 on the ACooper suggestion. Have had very good luck with that formula. 42% is to high imo. Good luck with the pup!
by bossman
Sat May 30, 2015 9:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Meet Alice
Replies: 11
Views: 2236

Re: Meet Alice

Congratulations. Absolutely a great looking dog! If her registered name is "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"....Have her give me a call :D
by bossman
Mon May 25, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 14313

Re: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP

If your not already doing so, think about hunting with someone with more experience with pointing dogs. Get a "mentor". Join a club. What are your current priorities? Birds in the bag or development of your dog? I agree with Hustonmc. If you have too many birds on the ground, chances are you have so...
by bossman
Fri May 22, 2015 6:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 14313

Re: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP

Continued good vice! Here's a thought. Continue to work and hunt your dog for two years. By then she will have some maturity and needed experience. Then breed her to QuillGordons' male pictured above. Not only is he good looking, but appears to be a retrieving "fool" (meant as a compliment). By that...
by bossman
Mon May 18, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP
Replies: 41
Views: 14313

Re: 2nd Hunting Dog to run with GSP

First day with a professional for an 18 month old and your ready for another pup because the dog isn't retrieving. I like to put birds in the bag, but not at the expense of giving up on a young dog. You and I may have different priorities in the field. Work with your trainer and try your dog another...
by bossman
Fri May 15, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rattlesnake vaccine
Replies: 18
Views: 5825

Re: Rattlesnake vaccine

I would refer back to some of the information posted by Kninebirddog from Red Rock Biologics. Good luck
by bossman
Fri May 15, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rattlesnake vaccine
Replies: 18
Views: 5825

Re: Rattlesnake vaccine

I thought about the vaccine years ago, but decided not to use it. Our vet never even heard of it, much less had it, when I asked him about it. Lots of rattle snakes in North PA, never seen one during grouse season. What type of rattle snakes do you have up there? Vaccine may not be may not be effec...
by bossman
Sat May 09, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Rattlesnake vaccine
Replies: 18
Views: 5825

Re: Rattlesnake vaccine

Hunted in deep south Texas for over 25 years. Always did the "snake breaking" in late Sept or early Oct. Always gave the snake vaccine. Visited the local vet and verified emergency phone number on the first trip down of the season. Also helps if the temperature has had a chance to freeze a couple of...
by bossman
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:49 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Victor Dog Food
Replies: 18
Views: 5705

Re: Victor Dog Food

Good luck and congratulations on the move. We switched our three Shorthairs to Victor about two years ago (also feeding the Hi Pro Plus). Have had bird dog's for 40 years and have never been more satisfied. Our best hunting buddy made the switch about a year ago. Reasonable price for such a quality ...
by bossman
Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Storm @ Winter Camp
Replies: 7
Views: 1544

Re: Storm @ Winter Camp

Good looking dog! Thanks for sharing
by bossman
Sun Aug 31, 2014 12:05 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Retriever Dog Food- DO NOT PURCHASE
Replies: 49
Views: 18691

Re: Retriever Dog Food- DO NOT PURCHASE

I have slowed down on my posting because of "threads" like this (going back to the "lemon colored GSP puppy" fiasco). But hate not to visit the Forum, too many really good people. IMO, using words like "deadly" and "dangerous' without educational or scientific support is simply irresponsible in my o...
by bossman
Fri Apr 25, 2014 6:51 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Gspc of Eastern Iowa / Hawkeye Championship
Replies: 3
Views: 1322

Re: Gspc of Eastern Iowa / Hawkeye Championship

Always good to see Rich and Joyce take a blue. Congratulations to dogs, owner's and handlers. Both nice looking dog's!
by bossman
Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Searching for a new dog food...
Replies: 45
Views: 18500

Re: Searching for a new dog food...

We've been feeding Victor for about two years. Very happy. Buy it at our local feed store.
by bossman
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Decline of Field Trials
Replies: 249
Views: 45224

Re: Decline of Field Trials

As a previous trialer and old (67) person that loved trialing, I just ran out of energy. I would rather spend that energy on loading the dogs in the truck and driving 6-7 hours and spending a few days at my pace getting the dogs into wild birds. Having a good day in the field with my wife and dogs i...
by bossman
Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Scott Linden jaeger lead?
Replies: 8
Views: 3389

Re: Scott Linden jaeger lead?

Agree on the Permatack. When it comes to leashes and check cords, will buy nothing else.
by bossman
Wed Jan 01, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Late Nov Kansas Quail Hunt
Replies: 5
Views: 1372

Re: Late Nov Kansas Quail Hunt

Thanks Charlie. Your comments are always appreciated. We also found a couple of great restaurants in Salina. Always fun to watch a young dog "get it". Thanks for your comments about Moose. I'll go downstairs and tell him...if I can wake him up and get him off of Julies lap :D Hope all is well with y...
by bossman
Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Late Nov Kansas Quail Hunt
Replies: 5
Views: 1372

Late Nov Kansas Quail Hunt

A much belated thank you to Jim Gourley of Beverly, Kansas "setterdogs.com", for another great quail hunt. My wife, nephew, close friend and I spent three days hunting wild quail with Jim in late November. We paired our Shorthairs with some of Jim's outstanding Setters. We have started making the jo...
by bossman
Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Credit where it's due
Replies: 5
Views: 856

Re: Credit where it's due

Great product, great service, great people!
by bossman
Tue Nov 05, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Saddle Bags
Replies: 2
Views: 1626

Saddle Bags

Any recommendations on where to buy quality saddle bags (new) to be used for field trialing? Thanks
by bossman
Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:00 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Thanks Outbak Kennels.........
Replies: 17
Views: 6413

Re: Thanks Outbak Kennels.........

Couldn't be happier for you, Jill, Rich and Joyce. They are quality people ! Let me know when she finishes so I can send that cigar to you that I'm saving
by bossman
Mon Oct 21, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hit the one year mark.
Replies: 12
Views: 1549

Re: Hit the one year mark.

Very nice pedigree. Luke particularly likes the top side.
by bossman
Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ND
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: ND

You not driving from Frisco, Tx by any chance are you ?? :wink: We were just talking about ND this morning.
by bossman
Sun Oct 20, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hit the one year mark.
Replies: 12
Views: 1549

Re: Hit the one year mark.

Great looking dog, ultra! Pedigree? What do you mean "one" of your girlfriends ??? :D
by bossman
Mon Oct 14, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DAVE WALKER
Replies: 19
Views: 4654

Re: DAVE WALKER

Neil, we were there to see Loyd Budd inducted. Scipio's Little Chick was inducted the same day. Good, good memories!
by bossman
Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: DAVE WALKER
Replies: 19
Views: 4654

Re: DAVE WALKER

While I believe it's been about eight years since we have seen Dave and Faye in Grand Junction, Tn., have know them for about forty years. Many great memories. One of the best was being braced with Dave and Natl. Champion Beans Blaze in a rather large All Age Stake in north Texas many years ago. Alw...
by bossman
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: SportDog Supplements
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: SportDog Supplements

Also think they aid in "recovery" time....
by bossman
Fri Oct 11, 2013 9:02 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: SportDog Supplements
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: SportDog Supplements

In my opinion, yes to all questions. I think they do work a little harder and longer. I really don't know what you consider "significant", but do see improvement. Can't hurt, give them a try. Many years ago Purina put out a performance bar, the dogs wouldn't eat them. Many people were looking for a ...
by bossman
Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: SportDog Supplements
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: SportDog Supplements

I have used the performance bars with my three shorthairs the past two seasons. Dogs eat them with no problem. May be my imagination, but the bars do seem to have a positive effect on "performance". I plan to use them again this year. Headed to Kansas in about four weeks for a week. Good luck.....
by bossman
Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Rio Shotgun Shells
Replies: 7
Views: 2782

Re: Rio Shotgun Shells

Thanks much to everyone. I have just always shot the Golden Pheasant and have been very happy with them. Headed to Kansas in a few weeks and Cabelas had very few Fiocchi on the shelves so a went with a case of the Rio's. Hearing from coop and you guys makes me feel much more comfortable. Most of the...
by bossman
Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Rio Shotgun Shells
Replies: 7
Views: 2782

Rio Shotgun Shells

Anyone have any experience with Rio Shells. In the absence of finding any Fiocchi Golden Pheasant, I bought some 20ga 7 1/2 Rios 2 3/4', 1 oz., 1250 velocity in hopes of finding some quail. Good or bad? Thanks
by bossman
Sun May 12, 2013 5:18 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Fc Time To Pay The Piper
Replies: 5
Views: 1229

Re: New Fc Time To Pay The Piper

Matt, Congratulations! Great looking dog, love the pedigree.......