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by jimbo&rooster
Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bibs? Dan's or Mules
Replies: 7
Views: 1191

Re: Bibs? Dan's or Mules

We grew up wearing WICK stuff chasing coon hounds, and coyote hounds, and I always swore it waas the best stuff out there. When I got back into upland hunting a few years ago WICK was out so I bought Filson stuff. I do like Filson, but after looking up some of the dans stuff I am going to be in the ...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:29 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Bore specs for 16ga?
Replies: 5
Views: 2203

Re: Bore specs for 16ga?

thanks Chris.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Dec 11, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Bluetick coonhound help
Replies: 8
Views: 3158

Re: Bluetick coonhound help

Part of the problem with hounds, is that for a very long time they have been bred to be indipendent. Many hounds man have the same relationship with their hounds that they have with their boots, put em on go to work and put them away when they are done. This is not to sat=y they can not be managed, ...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Bore specs for 16ga?
Replies: 5
Views: 2203

Bore specs for 16ga?

Ok guys, I am looking for the bore specs of a 16ga shotgun as it would relate to "choke". If I remember correctly my buddies grandfather had the bore opened to "cylinder" but, I'd like to have some refrence numbers so that I can stick a Mic in the old girl. for example Full: Mod: IC: Cyl: Thanks Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:36 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Bluetick coonhound help
Replies: 8
Views: 3158

Re: Bluetick coonhound help

I spent many years chasing hounds, we started alot of our dogs on squirrels, to get them the idea of treeing, and then moved them on to night hunting. squirrels are pretty simple, take the dog out, knock a squirrel out of the tree and then hang it in the fork of a smaller tree and encourage your pup...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: quail hunting with a springer spaniel
Replies: 9
Views: 3633

Re: quail hunting with a springer spaniel

I spent a few years hunting quail over a flusher (lab) to be honest it was a blast shooting flushed quail over her. You will never see a covey rise like when a fired up flusher pushes them out of the giggle weeds.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Dec 05, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Summer/winter Camp ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3111

Re: Summer/winter Camp ?

I can't say as I have ever heards of anyone sending a dog to winter camp so my assumption would be that, this might be a refrence to ssomeones hunting trip. When someone sends a dog to summer camp, often times it is someone with a field trial prospect and essentially they are putting their dog with ...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 28, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?
Replies: 20
Views: 7913

Re: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?

JKP wrote:IMO...the 243 settles the discussion...58 gr Vmax @3800 or 85 gr @3200 ... my favorite round for Yotes and it has plenty of energy at 400 yds.

Yup, 55gr nosler is what i'm pushing through my 243 and it basically has made my other varmint guns collect dust.

JIm
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Ecollar strap replacment
Replies: 8
Views: 2741

Re: Ecollar strap replacment

Any of the 1in truglo or rubber dipped nylon straps should fit it. that's what I have on one of mine.
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Turkey Day Chat!?
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Turkey Day Chat!?

Well we are all fat and lazy...... lets swap some lies!

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:01 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?
Replies: 20
Views: 7913

Re: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?

At 50-100yds Id be looking at a 3.5in shotgun and buckshot or a 22mag. I will verify each of the rounds above to 400+yds on coyote sized game with the edge in range going to the '250 or 204, though I have a buddy who shoots 1000yd comp and has been beat many times by 223. Like I said my Prefrence is...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:41 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Too Noisy for hunting
Replies: 17
Views: 3344

Re: Too Noisy for hunting

I hunt with several guys a year who don't have dogs, and occasionally they will bring a friend or 2. I dont really care Im there for me and my dog most of the time. Anyhow, once in a while I will have a non dog owner (and occasionally a dog owner) Will start to hack at MY dogs cause my dogs tend to ...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:51 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?
Replies: 20
Views: 7913

Re: .204 vs .223 vs .22-250?

Im a 223 guy through and through, Its what I grew up shooting, and have had really good luck with it. The only real,experience I have with the .204 is my buddy shooting one at Prarie dogs, and it did a fine job. I do know a couple guys who shoot 204 at yote and they are satisfied. Everyone around he...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hunting Vehicle
Replies: 45
Views: 12183

Re: Hunting Vehicle

I guess I have never really considered buying a vehical based on its hunting atributes. I currently drive a F250 ex cab longbed 4x4, I own it more for the farm, and it gets used for everything my Jetta doesnt. I also have a 79 powerwagon that is my go to beater for hauling wood and such. I do have a...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:31 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: fatboy straps?????
Replies: 11
Views: 5968

Re: fatboy straps?????

Horse is built funny...yeah, right :wink: . I swear! :lol: :lol: haha. In all seriousness this little paso mare is the only one on the place (of 17) that I have any trouble with the saddle rolling when i go over. I dont know if its cause she doesn't have much top line, or what but to keep the saddl...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Nov 22, 2013 7:24 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Scott Linden jaeger lead?
Replies: 8
Views: 3491

Re: Scott Linden jaeger lead?

http://www.permatack.com/permatack_covey_rise_cd_004.htm I got my jaeger lead from permatack and have been very happy with it. the material will resist rot, and and the fairly common occasion, that I leave it in the bed of my truck, or hung on the kennel there is no issue with mold or mildew. i have...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:24 pm
Forum: Horses
Topic: fatboy straps?????
Replies: 11
Views: 5968

Re: fatboy straps?????

http://www.dogsunlimited.com/i/2118/fat-boy-saddle-strap.htm Yeah this mare will also hold her breath, so i will tighten her down, then walk her a few feet to where im gona jump on and finish tightning the girth, but I think more of it has to do with her build, high peaked back, and high withers. do...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Horses
Topic: fatboy straps?????
Replies: 11
Views: 5968

fatboy straps?????

Any of y'all used a fat boy strap? I have one mare who is oddly built and I find that no matter how tight I get the saddle I tend to find the saddle slipping as I pull my self over. It doesn't matter if i grab the mane or the saddle to get on. I was looking at a catalog the other day and saw these "...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:55 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27959

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

[quote="Vision Private landowners are compensated with subsidies, price supports, land bank payments, lower green belt taxes, grazing allotments on state and federal lands, etc all paid for by the taxpayer. What the farmer needs is a good dose of reality on who actually pays his way.[/quote] ^^^YES^...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:40 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Rem 48 16ga
Replies: 5
Views: 1853

Re: Rem 48 16ga

Oh, its already bought and in the case awaiting some "maintenance" gona have to repair the forearm, and find a bolt handle, but Im in no rush.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Nov 19, 2013 7:47 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: But wait ... what would you pay?
Replies: 127
Views: 27959

Re: But wait ... what would you pay?

Unfortunately this is quickly becoming the world we live in. I have lost literally hundreds of acres of good bird hunting due to landowners leasing it out to deer hunters. Am I not willing to match couple grand a year some of these deerleases go for? Im not gona lie, if its gona cost me $100 a day t...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Training with tethered pigeons
Replies: 14
Views: 2721

Re: Training with tethered pigeons

[quote="DonF[/quote] Got a question Ray, Why would you tether a pigeon to do that? Why not just flush and let it return home? A game bird i can understand.[/quote] I started to use tethered pigieons, because I found that FT quail have a tendency to only "hop" about 20-30ft on the flush and I not onl...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Nov 15, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: When is the end?
Replies: 20
Views: 4681

Re: When is the end?

This is a question only you can answer. I will say that I recently had to roll this idea around with a young dog I have on the place. Everything I own has a value..... whether to sell, repair, or replace. that includes the horses, the dogs, my truck, whatever. In my mind I know what that magic numbe...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 07, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Classic SxS or O/U
Replies: 95
Views: 48836

Re: Classic SxS or O/U

for $2-3k you should be able to find a ton of guns that will fit the bill..... some of the more common Parkers, L.C. Smiths, Navy Arms and such should be fairly easy to come by at gun shows. As far as new goes, again, any number of "bleep" fine SxS, and O/U scatter guns can be had in your price rang...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Nov 07, 2013 7:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: to approved bitches.
Replies: 20
Views: 4390

Re: to approved bitches.

To be 100% honest in my mind if I have a stud, I want to make sure the female doesnt carry anything she is gona pass on to my boy, and I want cash..... Other than that, in truth I have no real concerns. If I have a female i'm looking to breed, my biggest concern is can I get rid of a litter of pups,...
by jimbo&rooster
Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do I stud my dog out?
Replies: 33
Views: 9598

Re: How do I stud my dog out?

Mr.Favor, I think we would all agree that a dog needs little more than a pulse and a pair of testicles to be able to breed, but when someone comes here and says the want to STUD their dog out because he is pretty I have to assume they really havn't thought it through. From what I gather from the OP ...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do I stud my dog out?
Replies: 33
Views: 9598

Re: How do I stud my dog out?

I guess my subject should of said ( what do I need to do if I want to stud my dog out) didn't think that Through :lol: Really, If you want to have puppies out of your dog, your best bet is to go out and buy a female...... What I mean is, just like with horses, MAYBE 1/1000 dogs is worthy of being a...
by jimbo&rooster
Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7321

Re: Garmin DC-50

[quote="Coveyrise64]I thought that was one of the reasons for having a scout. cr[/quote] Thats all fine and well if you have a good scout, but all to often, I find my self begging a scout out of the gallery, or worse yet, find myself scouting for some one and a dog I dont know. I was at a trial in C...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Rem 48 16ga
Replies: 5
Views: 1853

Re: Rem 48 16ga

I figured for $100 I couldn't be in too bad a shape......
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7321

Re: Garmin DC-50

displaced_texan wrote:
jimbo&rooster wrote: Once the old guard gives it up, and the participation trophy generation takes over we wont even have to unload the dogs, they will just mail you a CH.

Jim
As part of that generation... Sadly it will come to that.

I was born a few decades to late.
You and me both

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:26 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Rem 48 16ga
Replies: 5
Views: 1853

Rem 48 16ga

Hey guys, a buddy of mine is selling his gradfathers old Rem 48 16ga. He doesnt want much for it, and I figure since I knew the old man, and I figure in a few years my buddy might wish he had it back Im going to buy it. So, since Im going to buy it I do intend to use it some, the old man was an avid...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 31, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7321

Re: Garmin DC-50

I never liked the idea of tracking collar's in a trial in the first place. Not sure if I've ever really understood this either. :? cr What about a dog that goes on point 100 yards off course in the bottom of a gully and no one can see him..... Hence the tracker collar allows the handler to locate h...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Ruger Red Label on shelves
Replies: 8
Views: 1866

Re: New Ruger Red Label on shelves

I hope so. I have owned a couple 12ga and as much as I like em, I dont use a 12 often enough and have gotten rid of them. It has made my goal of owning a redlabel in every ga a little difficult though.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 30, 2013 12:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Aggression towards a puppy
Replies: 15
Views: 3745

Re: Aggression towards a puppy

What would you have done? What do other people do when their dog needs punishment? (That's probably an entirely separate thread, huh?) What would I have done? Probly the wrong thing..... I grew up with hounds and live stock and often will make a few harsh corrections that stick early, and after tha...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Aggression towards a puppy
Replies: 15
Views: 3745

Re: Aggression towards a puppy

sounds like scout is establishing his place in the pecking order..... My dogs will all roll a new puppy that shows up on the place a few times then it is a non issue. I'm curiouse why people feel the need to put a dog on its back and hold it there? i have owned dozens of dogs including some very agr...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 30, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7321

Re: Garmin DC-50

Cant they just feel inside the collar for prongs? They don't look the same underneath. If I'm a judge I have no desire to climb off my horse and reach under the collar of every dog with questionable equipment. In most cases judges ride up to the line from their "meeting" just in time to find out wh...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Field Trials vs. Hunt Tests
Replies: 29
Views: 6442

Re: Field Trials vs. Hunt Tests

I have found that most FT pros and successful amatures are more than willing to help a newbie...... after the fact over coctails. It is a competitive venue and most folks bring a dog that they expect to place with. I have found that as far as being welcoming and socializing most FT crowds are more l...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Ruger Red Label on shelves
Replies: 8
Views: 1866

Re: New Ruger Red Label on shelves

Just heard about them a few days ago, local mom and pop joint announced they got two in stock today. Sad news is they only have 12 gauge, I hope that sell well enough to expand their line. Are they only offering 12ga at the moment or thats all your local shop had? I looked briefly at them on rugers...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Trial Dogs
Replies: 60
Views: 10784

Re: Trial Dogs

It takes a combination of three things to make a great competitive dog. Take away any of the three and the dog will never achieve greatness. 1. The dog must have great natural ability and intelligence. 2. The dog must be thoroughly trained. 3. The dog must be campaigned. Seems to me it was Rex Carr...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Oct 28, 2013 11:01 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Woodcock!
Replies: 104
Views: 59834

Re: Woodcock!

I Havnt ventured too far into the "jungle" yet after timberdoodles this season, but we have a few marshy CRP fields that will hold a few from time to time, and are often good fro a mixed bag of woodcock and bobwhites the first week of quail season. However no doodles this weekend, so Id say Ill be h...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Trial Dogs
Replies: 60
Views: 10784

Re: Trial Dogs

I would venture to saythat the training for a BROKE hunting dog and an FT dog would be similar i.e. the steps taken to reach the end. I think the biggest difference is in the individual dog, some dogs no matter how broke will never be competitive either in mind or on paper. thats not to say these do...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:49 am
Forum: Training
Topic: How to train puppy not to pee in crate
Replies: 15
Views: 3294

Re: How to train puppy not to pee in crate

Small crate no blanket in it. I heard this advice from my breeder, basically you put them in a small enough crate they cant pee in the corner and get away from it, and you dont put something absorbent in it where they can pee on the blanket and push it into the corner. They dont want to lay in it an...
by jimbo&rooster
Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is happening here?
Replies: 44
Views: 9550

What is happening here?

I joined this forum several years ago, to kind of get a feel for a few GUNDOG related issues I was having. At the time there were several pro's who were willing to help folks out given the opportunity, even invite you to their place to give a days lesson. Most of those pro's have since left, or rema...
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog got cut up by a cat, any reason to worry?
Replies: 12
Views: 2200

Re: Dog got cut up by a cat, any reason to worry?

The biggest issue I have ever had from cat scratches/bites, Is that my dogs dont seem to forget. at the moment of the 5 hunting dogs I have 2 of them have been Lit up by cats and they are heck on the farm population. Id say my 2yo GSP has killed upwards of 20cats with no ammount of correction slowin...
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People who hate e collars..
Replies: 25
Views: 4894

Re: People who hate e collars..

No..... most of my friends have common sense. Some folks have never seen a dog beaten in the name of correction, they have never seen a dog shot with bird shot for chasing deer. I would venture to say most of the people you were talking to have no concept of what a well trained dog is.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Why do you come onto this forum?
Replies: 67
Views: 19175

Re: Why do you come onto this forum?

I come for knowledge. I have have learned a lot on training and other stuff. I am glad I found this place Maybe i'm not looking in the correct topics? :/ I find mean people.. And i see people arguing with each other about the most simple topics. I saw people arguing rudely, about what dog food is b...
by jimbo&rooster
Mon Oct 21, 2013 8:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do I stud my dog out?
Replies: 33
Views: 9598

Re: How do I stud my dog out?

If very pretty, and one JH pass are your selling points Id say you will have a hard time, unless you know someone who is just looking to sling puppies. A true stud needs to bring something to the table for most people to consider breeding to it. Titles and health clearances not necessarily in that o...
by jimbo&rooster
Sun Oct 20, 2013 6:56 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Increasing Range?
Replies: 10
Views: 1333

Re: Increasing Range?

At 9mo I wouldn't be to worried. your dog will start to stretch with confidence and experience. Put your dog on the ground and walk. Don't say anything.

Jim.
by jimbo&rooster
Wed Oct 09, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: 2 champs named 1 open major won
Replies: 13
Views: 3354

Re: 2 champs named 1 open major won

Congrats Tony! It was an enjoyable brace...... at least to the water barrel. Haha.

Jim
by jimbo&rooster
Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:32 am
Forum: Training
Topic: First exposure to hunting
Replies: 5
Views: 777

Re: First exposure to hunting

you have 10+ years to take your dog along. what you describe is a recipe for disaster.

Jim