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by nikegundog
Thu Oct 29, 2015 8:44 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 20 or 28 for quail?
Replies: 20
Views: 7457

Re: 20 or 28 for quail?

Looking for a new lightweight SxS. I've got plenty of shotguns in 12 and 20, just looking for something lighter that won't damage too much meat. I don't know your level of knowledge in the area so forgive me if you already know this. But a light 12 gauge load will do less damage than a heavy 20 gau...
by nikegundog
Sun Oct 18, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GWP and DD
Replies: 43
Views: 14274

Re: GWP and DD

cjhills wrote:Ezzy, are you saying you would lie to see more control in breeding. There was a man who believed in the theory. I believe his first name was Adolph...........................Cj
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxAaK0iJ2vQ
by nikegundog
Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: ever had a pheasant...
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: ever had a pheasant...

Never watched one run inside a hole, we have lost a couple that the dogs tracked to and alerted at badger holes.
by nikegundog
Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:37 pm
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Are you an NRA member?
Replies: 122
Views: 46416

Re: Are you an NRA member?

Well this year our Democrat controlled Senate, Republican controlled House and Democrat Governor signed into law the NRA backed bill. "SF 878 contains the following pro-Second Amendment provisions: Prohibits any government agency from confiscating or regulating the lawful possession, carrying, trans...
by nikegundog
Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:47 am
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Are you an NRA member?
Replies: 122
Views: 46416

Re: Are you an NRA member?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/14/us/gun-shop-held-liable-for-purchase-linked-to-shooting-of-police.html?_r=0 I thought those interested could do their own Google. But you are missing my point, I suspect they are guilty, and I don't care if they are put out of business. They were sued under existin...
by nikegundog
Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: search engine not working
Replies: 3
Views: 652

Re: search engine not working

1326 matches when I tried.
51 under, advanced search "titles only"
by nikegundog
Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:00 am
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Are you an NRA member?
Replies: 122
Views: 46416

Re: Are you an NRA member?

Neil, according to the past President who retired in June, the college didn't have armed security when he left. http://www.nytimes.com/live/shooting-at-umpqua-community-college/plan-for-armed-campus-security-guards-was-dismissed/ Are you serious? You refute my statements and accuse me of being irre...
by nikegundog
Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Are you an NRA member?
Replies: 122
Views: 46416

Re: Are you an NRA member?

Neil, according to the past President who retired in June, the college didn't have armed security when he left.
http://www.nytimes.com/live/shooting-at ... dismissed/
by nikegundog
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wolf Attack
Replies: 68
Views: 14942

Re: Wolf Attack

Turns out they managed to get a photo of one of the wolves. :D

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by nikegundog
Sat Oct 03, 2015 12:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wolf Attack
Replies: 68
Views: 14942

Re: Wolf Attack

Also, I have a hard time believing a wolf, an animal that can run down a deer, elk, or bison, missed a stationary man. World's most uncoordinated wolf I guess. There are better things to do than sit at a computer trying to find any little thing that might say someone else's post is wrong. Just not ...
by nikegundog
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wolf Attack
Replies: 68
Views: 14942

Re: Wolf Attack

Brazosvalleyvizslas wrote:LOL.. No self respecting Army Vet would carry a .380. I call B.S. :D Serious though, Wolves would be very low on my list of concern.
And empty chamber?
by nikegundog
Thu Oct 01, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Legislation & Hunting Rights
Topic: Are you an NRA member?
Replies: 122
Views: 46416

Re: Are you an NRA member?

No. I'm sick of the crazies who supposedly represent me, the NRA is just one example. Given your perspectives on Second Amendment issues, I doubt you have to worry about the NRA representing you, but Bernie Sanders might be doing a pretty good job of it. Its not looking good, the two Republicans an...
by nikegundog
Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:58 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Yildiz
Replies: 25
Views: 8858

Re: Yildiz

Ranger351 wrote:So I know the opinions are mixed on these guns because the aren't one of the killer B's but from those who own or have owned one what is your opinion on them? I know they arent a 1k$ gun but are they decent
http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/viewforum.php?f=104
by nikegundog
Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shotgun Over/Under for ladies info
Replies: 36
Views: 7974

Re: Shotgun Over/Under for ladies info

jetjockey wrote:Syren.com

I wouldn't go to that in a workplace, you might lose your job. :D

This is the one
http://syrenusa.com/

I've seen the ads in passing I didn't realize they are a division of Caesar Guerini
by nikegundog
Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What to pack for hunting trip?
Replies: 58
Views: 14514

Re: What to pack for hunting trip?

50 years ago, I (and and other knowledgable hunters and mountaineers) used beeswax-based Sno Seal to waterproof our leather boots, not bear grease. Grease is bad for leather, is softens both the stitching and the leather on expensive boots. Needing to re-apply bear grease every hour might have give...
by nikegundog
Tue Sep 08, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What to pack for hunting trip?
Replies: 58
Views: 14514

Re: What to pack for hunting trip?

I'm heading to Maine in Oct. I'm just looking for tips of what to buy/bring. Iv never been grouse hunting and never been to maine. What's the weather like? Tick repellant? I have a brush vest for dog, gps collar, bell?, first aid kit and my fall/winter hunting clothes. Are my insulated hunting boot...
by nikegundog
Fri Sep 04, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Securing Dog Crate
Replies: 13
Views: 3134

Re: Securing Dog Crate

An unsecured crate ain't coming out of a truck bed unless you roll it, and if that happens I don't believe a strap is going to be much help anyway. In my opinion...... But if it makes you feel better have at it. I have heard creditable accounts of plastic dog crates being blown out of a truck bed, ...
by nikegundog
Fri Sep 04, 2015 12:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Securing Dog Crate
Replies: 13
Views: 3134

Re: Securing Dog Crate

An unsecured crate ain't coming out of a truck bed unless you roll it, and if that happens I don't believe a strap is going to be much help anyway. In my opinion...... But if it makes you feel better have at it.
by nikegundog
Thu Aug 20, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand
Replies: 33
Views: 10080

Re: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand

Huh? How is Fox Red Yellow? Fox yellow is referred to in the breed standard. Silver is a disqualification, at least according to the breed club who is suppose to set the standard, AKC feels differently and is giving the middle finger to the breed club. "Yellow - Yellows may range in color from fox-...
by nikegundog
Thu Aug 20, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand
Replies: 33
Views: 10080

Re: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand

Huh? How is Fox Red Yellow? Fox yellow is referred to in the breed standard. Silver is a disqualification, at least according to the breed club who is suppose to set the standard, AKC feels differently and is giving the middle finger to the breed club. "Yellow - Yellows may range in color from fox-...
by nikegundog
Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand
Replies: 33
Views: 10080

Re: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand

The breed club has been trying to put a stop to it, the AKC wants it to continue, its all about the money $$$$$$. How do you know the AKC wants it to continue? I see no possible reason for them to want that since all they do is keep the studbook for the breed club. 1) The letter that was written to...
by nikegundog
Thu Aug 20, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand
Replies: 33
Views: 10080

Re: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand

The breed club has been trying to put a stop to it, the AKC wants it to continue, its all about the money $$$$$$.
by nikegundog
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand
Replies: 33
Views: 10080

Re: Crayola Labs are getting out of hand

First it was chocolate . Then silver. Just heard of "Platinum" the other day (apparently super white?). Now today someone on a FB group asked about good "charcoal" Lab breeders. ...Charcoal??? I didn't know Kingsford had it's own line of Labs. They're really stretching on their marketing attempts.....
by nikegundog
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Are we slowly killing off our dogs?
Replies: 35
Views: 9899

Re: Are we slowly killing off our dogs?

I only feed them corn. In before the lock, regards................ Why would it get locked? I think that most people assume that ALL ingredients are listed on the packaging and shocked to find out that they are not. You must be new to the forum. :D Well, I'm off to put red dye number 2 on my dogs c...
by nikegundog
Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Are we slowly killing off our dogs?
Replies: 35
Views: 9899

Re: Are we slowly killing off our dogs?

I only feed them corn. In before the lock, regards................
by nikegundog
Sun Jun 07, 2015 10:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gun dog organizations
Replies: 14
Views: 3028

Re: Gun dog organizations

Interesting, are there no contests for waterfowl? I realize I'm in the minority of this website by focusing more on waterfowl than upland game. Unfortunately, there are very few upland hunting opportunities around Lansing, MI. :| :| Retriever hunt tests and field trials, are orientated around water...
by nikegundog
Mon May 25, 2015 12:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non-tox upland shotshells
Replies: 38
Views: 12937

Re: Non-tox upland shotshells

gonehuntin' wrote:You do need non tox in SD WPA's.
Yes, for waterfowl and small game (pheasants). Although there is plenty of walkin areas where it's not required.
by nikegundog
Sun May 24, 2015 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non-tox upland shotshells
Replies: 38
Views: 12937

Re: Non-tox upland shotshells

I won a case of copper plated lead shot in a Duck's Unlimited Raffle about thirty years ago. They were 4 shot and I never hunt waterfowl....in fact I only used these for hunting pheasant and I haven't done that in about twenty years. Are these shells still legal? They are still readily available an...
by nikegundog
Sun May 24, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non-tox upland shotshells
Replies: 38
Views: 12937

Re: Non-tox upland shotshells

I won a case of copper plated lead shot in a Duck's Unlimited Raffle about thirty years ago. They were 4 shot and I never hunt waterfowl....in fact I only used these for hunting pheasant and I haven't done that in about twenty years. Are these shells still legal? They are still readily available an...
by nikegundog
Tue May 19, 2015 7:17 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Non-tox upland shotshells
Replies: 38
Views: 12937

Re: Non-tox upland shotshells

I'm quite sure that you are aware of a non-tox option from RST in several gauges...I reckon those cartouches would be a feel-good solution, if one imagines a need for such shot. I like lead shot and real butter, personally. Non-tox is a solution in search of a problem, however it does give writers ...
by nikegundog
Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Favorite upland pants
Replies: 61
Views: 26609

Re: Favorite upland pants

Never could figure out why one needs special pants to go hunting. Everybody I know wears Jeans. I have been going more toward Carrhart Bibs as my belly gets a bit bigger. The legs need to be tailored a bit because the are huge. Comfort and light weight are most important. I don't like being locked ...
by nikegundog
Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bird Dog's anyone ever try to get out of this game ?
Replies: 44
Views: 11491

Re: Bird Dog's anyone ever try to get out of this game ?

When my lab was near the end of his life, my wife and I had a discussion and made the decision to go without a dog for a while, nothing to tie us down and we could go on extended vacations without any worries. I made it a month and a half.
by nikegundog
Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Watching Westminster?
Replies: 50
Views: 11116

Re: Watching Westminster?

Show judges are paid professionals, the Brittany club requires that the judges must attend a seminar that contains a Power Point emphasizing the field ability. So it is the member clubs not AKC that is to blame. The Britts still have problems with some field dogs several inches over standard, looki...
by nikegundog
Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Watching Westminster?
Replies: 50
Views: 11116

Re: Watching Westminster?

Last year after two absolute obese Labradors won their breed category, the Labrador Retriever Club (the club that sets the breed standard), posted a strongly versed letter to confirmation judges about their complete disregard to the standard. Once again the judges completly disregarded the standard ...
by nikegundog
Wed Feb 04, 2015 9:05 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Seeking Employment
Replies: 20
Views: 10078

Re: Seeking Employment

In my mind deflating the ball is like corking your bat. Yes you need talent to use it, but it's still an advantage outside of the rules. But Gundogguy if you're a Cubs fan then you have my sympathy! I don't get the "bean ball" comparison, I agree with the corked ball comparison regards to deflated ...
by nikegundog
Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Seeking Employment
Replies: 20
Views: 10078

Re: Seeking Employment

5 times this season the Seahawks gave the football to lynch on the one yard line. One time resulted in a touchdown. Their luck just ran out. a bit better execution and it would have been a touchdown. Everybody is a expert when the game is over. It is only a bad call if it is not successful New Engl...
by nikegundog
Thu Jan 08, 2015 8:33 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The Spaniel Spot
Replies: 1740
Views: 495395

Re: The Spaniel Spot

The videos and photos posted looks pretty relaxing compared to the snow filled cattail sloughs, gullies and ravines us flatlanders hunt. :wink: Perhaps we could learn a little bit, if we partook in casual strolls with our walking sticks between drives. :lol: Anyways, I'm sure the elevation makes al...
by nikegundog
Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The Spaniel Spot
Replies: 1740
Views: 495395

Re: The Spaniel Spot

Polmaise I'm just not sure where you were going with that comment. And that walking looks like nothing compared to marshes and thickets I trudge through. The photo posted by polamaise was a shot of what may takes place between drives. Not know the estate and the size of bag they may have 8-10 drive...
by nikegundog
Sun Jan 04, 2015 5:53 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Need a great retriever training book. Upland flushing to be
Replies: 28
Views: 7739

Re: Need a great retriever training book. Upland flushing to be

I have me a 4 month old lab, and I realize I can't exactly just hop around blind without a program of some sort. Please any advice is helpful. I was thinking Tom dokkens book but apparently there's some controversy? If you guys could explain? Thanks. I'm looking to train flushing and waterfowl. Coo...
by nikegundog
Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Can someone chat with me about field trials and events?
Replies: 27
Views: 7328

Re: Can someone chat with me about field trials and events?

Sorry if this is in the wrong area, im not sure if this is related to hunting or training or where so i went the safe route and put it here. lol Okay so you may or not know, i dont have a huntin dog just yet. My plan is to get a Black lab (color doesn't matter, i know. :p) and just do upland birds....
by nikegundog
Fri Jan 02, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Can someone chat with me about field trials and events?
Replies: 27
Views: 7328

Re: Can someone chat with me about field trials and events?

Almost every Lab Ad talks about their "Championship bloodline" pups, and buried far enough back in the pedigree you will probably find one. If it matters to you, request a pedigree and see what is really there. And remember you are looking for Field Champions, you don't want to see Show Champions in...
by nikegundog
Wed Dec 31, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ATV advice
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: ATV advice

SetterNut wrote:Thanks for the insight all.

I ended up buying a Polaris 570 EPS. Also got a wench and a plow for it.
A wench? Congrats..... :D
by nikegundog
Wed Dec 31, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: remington 1100 value
Replies: 1
Views: 1190

Re: remington 1100 value

If it is in average condition, 15-25 years old with fixed chokes, they are going for around $300-$375 in the gun shops around here, I believe.
by nikegundog
Wed Dec 31, 2014 9:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: ATV advice
Replies: 14
Views: 2938

Re: ATV advice

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by nikegundog
Thu Dec 25, 2014 4:01 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: The Spaniel Spot
Replies: 1740
Views: 495395

Re: The Spaniel Spot

polmaise wrote:Bill,
The video clip was taken at the IRISH SPANIEL CHAMPIONSHIP !!
The dogs in the clip are Field Trial Champions!! ..
This is NOT a working test !
The 7 foot, water retrieve?
by nikegundog
Thu Dec 25, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breaking on Flush?
Replies: 49
Views: 12996

Re: Breaking on Flush?

Turning a mark into a blind is counterproductive. As to training, its a step beyond the sit whistle and a step below roll over (and about as useful), a cheap parlor trick if that's your thing. :D Let me have the key to your medicine cabinet when you are finished with it :lol: Merry Christmas Merry ...
by nikegundog
Thu Dec 25, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breaking on Flush?
Replies: 49
Views: 12996

Re: Breaking on Flush?

I don't think it an advantage on grouse or woodcock, but I feel it is a huge advantage on pheasant. I believe more birds are recovered the quicker the dog is on them. I agree with this. The quicker the dog is on a wounded fast running bird the better. Wounded game is wounded game,pheasant ,rabbit o...
by nikegundog
Thu Dec 25, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breaking on Flush?
Replies: 49
Views: 12996

Re: Breaking on Flush?

deseeker wrote:
41magsnub wrote:
gonehuntin' wrote:I don't think it an advantage on grouse or woodcock, but I feel it is a huge advantage on pheasant. I believe more birds are recovered the quicker the dog is on them.
I agree with this. The quicker the dog is on a wounded fast running bird the better.
X10 on pheasants
x11..........
by nikegundog
Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Complete Hunting Breed
Replies: 27
Views: 8520

Re: Complete Hunting Breed

birddog1968 wrote:
nikegundog wrote:Wesselpointer, what do I win?
A wesselpointer :)
Ouch!
by nikegundog
Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Hunting
Topic: Complete Hunting Breed
Replies: 27
Views: 8520

Re: Complete Hunting Breed

Wesselpointer, what do I win?