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by prairiefirepointers
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:32 am
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Retirement gun?
Replies: 30
Views: 7051

Re: Retirement gun?

Not from what I've ever witnessed.
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair
Replies: 7
Views: 1133

Re: Garmin Astro 220 Screen repair

A shot in the dark for sure, but you migh check with any of the places that repair cell phone screens and such. Or, call up collar clinic or even Garmin and see if you can buy a screen, if you haven't done so already. If you get one, dig out your screwdriver and go to town. I know it stinks, but I'd...
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Interceptor wormer
Replies: 6
Views: 615

Re: Interceptor wormer

I use and am extremely pleased with Worm Protector 2x - Butterscotch flavored for palatability... Yum! :lol:
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:12 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: 1st puppy shot
Replies: 30
Views: 4679

Re: 1st puppy shot

I have always given 5 way shots to young puppies and then give the 7 way shot when they are older than 10 weeks. I am with those who cautioned you about buying vaccines from anywhere but a vet or veterinary supply. I wouldn't take the chance myself.
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:05 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: dew claws
Replies: 23
Views: 5516

Re: dew claws

Have seen a dew claw get ripped pretty bad while in the field, far more painful and took longer to heal than the $85 surgery to have them removed at 6 mos. Will always have dew claws removed. +1 I have actually had a dog (my first, heinz 57 birddog) who didn't have her dew claws removed when I got ...
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Glucosamine
Replies: 26
Views: 5439

Re: Glucosamine

I don't currently use anything, but next year I will probably start my brood gyp on some. Just as a preventative. I'm a believer in "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" I have however sold alot of the Glucosamine 2x with Chondroitin by Retreive Health. There was a member of this forum t...
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:43 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Trainer in Texas
Replies: 8
Views: 1900

Re: Trainer in Texas

If I were you, i would look up Adrian Jackson out of Poker Straight Kennels in Amarillo, Texas. He does his own dogs and field trials them. I am pretty sure that he trains gun dogs for clients also. He does alot of work for the Boys Ranch so sometimes he can be hard to get in touch with. Just leave...
by prairiefirepointers
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Avery True Bird ATBs
Replies: 8
Views: 2460

Re: Avery True Bird ATBs

I must admit, I don't sell many of the Avery trainers. I personally own and highly regard the Dokken DFT as the best retriever trainer on the market, Bar none. :wink:
by prairiefirepointers
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:37 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Do you buy Christmas presents for your dog(s)?
Replies: 22
Views: 11993

Re: Do you buy Christmas presents for your dog(s)?

Yep. They don't get "Presents" per say, but they have stockings full of treats. Rawhide bones, Snausage type treats, Pig Snouts, Dried Cow Esophagus, etc... Depends what kind of "Goodies" the feed store is pedeling at the time. :lol:
by prairiefirepointers
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:34 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Dog Food
Replies: 295
Views: 196554

Re: Dog Food

Diamond High Energy for my adult dogs, and PMI exclusive when we have puppies. I really like the Red Flannel, but it is pretty pricey compared to the Diamond around here.
by prairiefirepointers
Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:28 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Which shotgun brand do you use?
Replies: 176
Views: 124939

Re: Which shotgun brand do you use?

Benelli Legacy Y2K Limited Edition 1 of 250
Benelli Legacy 28
Benelli Performance Shop SuperSport

Kinda got a theme goin huh? :mrgreen:
by prairiefirepointers
Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Economy and Vets
Replies: 32
Views: 5189

Re: The Economy and Vets

If you want to make yourself sick, go in and have them give your dogs the vaccinations and pay your bill. Then next time go in and ask to buy the vaccinations to give them yourself. Go home, take out both receipts and compare the two. It'll churn your stomach to know how much they charged you to dra...
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra EDGE
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: Dogtra EDGE

Really wanted to get an idea of what kind of reviews it got from someone who's used it and what the thoughts were. Also how it compared to the TT as far as ease of use. Saw the Edge listed on one site and thought they had the price wrong for a 4 dog set up so emailed to verify. Should have ordered ...
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's Your Rig like?
Replies: 101
Views: 50612

Re: What's Your Rig like?

Winchey wrote:Image Have you all beat, 08 Hyundai Accent
Did it come with a complimentary bag of rice. :P jk jk
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:46 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Lion Country Supply
Replies: 17
Views: 6874

Re: Lion Country Supply

GUNSMOKE wrote:Last time I checked this is still AMERICA and people have the GOD given right to spend their money wherever they want.
BOOM! :lol:
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dogtra EDGE
Replies: 5
Views: 1021

Re: Dogtra EDGE

What do you want to know? :D

That Edge runs 909.96 for a 3 dog setup. Shipped
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Help .... tritronics holster needed
Replies: 6
Views: 756

Re: Help .... tritronics holster needed

Before you ask, I have looked online at gds and lion country. I am looking for a tritronics holster I saw being worn by a gentleman at the National PF Birddog Classic last Saturday (which was AWESOME by the way). It was an orange shell for a tritronics transmitter. It wasn't the cheesy fabric ones ...
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Economy and Vets
Replies: 32
Views: 5189

Re: The Economy and Vets

Surely never hurts to know how to do it yourself, regardless of the number of dogs or the economy. I have saved myself THOUSANDS over the years knowing what to do. Knowledge is power. :wink: +1 I don't hesitate to call the vet when I need to though. I have an outstanding vet. Cute little country ga...
by prairiefirepointers
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tracker Tracking System
Replies: 8
Views: 2205

Re: Tracker Tracking System

Just an FYI before you go buy one, Tracker is discontinuing its line of RF tracking collars.
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Feb 08, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Bickmore
Replies: 1
Views: 798

Re: Bickmore

rkappes wrote:Anyone use Bickmore Bick 4 on their hunting boots?
Never heard of it... I usually just use mink oil or "Doc Balm"
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The passing of a legend.
Replies: 4
Views: 747

Re: The passing of a legend.

Didn't he pass away on the 6th of Jan???? What's the link to that website. Ha! You're right.... Wow, I know I'm behind but apparently further than I initially thought. :lol: I just read it today and I guess I read the "6th" and computed that to yesterday and overlooked the January in front of it. :...
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The passing of a legend.
Replies: 4
Views: 747

The passing of a legend.

Larry Moon's dog Elhew Fibber Mcgee whom was willed to him by the late Bob Wehle, passed away yesterday. There is a nice article on the AF website.

Godspeed, Fibber.
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Jan 30, 2012 9:47 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: 12 0r 20??
Replies: 31
Views: 13167

Re: 12 0r 20??

I've always had 12 gauges. I've had all different makes and models but everyone knows I am Team Benelli all the way. My staple for hunting has and always will be a 12. However, I recently added my 28 to the cabinet. I love it. You'll never get tired carrying around a 4.9 pound shotgun. :wink: In sum...
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Jan 29, 2012 12:28 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Retirement gun?
Replies: 30
Views: 7051

Re: Retirement gun?

Franchi, which is owned by BENELLI :wink:
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What's Your Rig like?
Replies: 101
Views: 50612

Re: What's Your Rig like?

I have a '94 F250 4X4 with a new Cannonball flatbed that I've had since I purchased it in 2000. "Whitey" has, and continues to still be a great truck. He's hauled humans and hounds to countless hunts. I recently bought my new pickup (2007 F150 King Ranch SuperCrew) and I love it. However, the only d...
by prairiefirepointers
Fri Jan 27, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best time, 2nd dog?
Replies: 8
Views: 1560

Re: Best time, 2nd dog?

Best time for a second dog? How about yesterday! Pull the trigger. :mrgreen:
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Jan 25, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pre registered by breeder...
Replies: 106
Views: 20492

Re: Pre registered by breeder...

WOW!!! Tough to understand how so much can be written about a seemingly unimportant issue. Every breeder deserves the right to name his/her pups. Why changing the name would be so important is beyond my comprehension. If a buyer has a problem with that, I would say the motives of the buyer should c...
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Late Bloomers
Replies: 99
Views: 18004

Re: Late Bloomers

Cull and move it down the road... I personally don't have the patience or time to tiptoe along with a pup/dog like that. It doesn't mean that in 2-3 years that dog won't be a good dog, because it might. For me, Its just going to have to be on someone elses dime and time. What may not work out for yo...
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Jan 24, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Any Retriever Owners Here?
Replies: 13
Views: 1194

Re: Any Retriever Owners Here?

I owned & trained Labs long before I started raising pointers... Upland hunting was only something we did on "Bluebird" days when it was too nice to H2Ofowl hunt. Since my brother went into the military a few years back and had to go to Iraq, and now Afghanistan, we don't do it much anymore. However...
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Jan 23, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pre registered by breeder...
Replies: 106
Views: 20492

Re: Pre registered by breeder...

I have no desire to name an entire litter, but do ask people to use my name in front of what they want to use as their name. I figure after breeding for 30 years I deserve that. Never had any issue with anyone not complying. I agree with Brenda. I have a hard enough time coming up with names for th...
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Retirement gun?
Replies: 30
Views: 7051

Re: Retirement gun?

I like having two chokes better than having three shots. I am a big fan of SKB sxs's and o/u's. That being said I do have a Benelli Ultralight that I use on rainy days. It is a good reliable gun that is pretty much weather proof. For an automatic, It's not too ugly. I am a fan of SKB's too. The pic...
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Gamers. I know you're on here.
Replies: 32
Views: 4860

Re: Gamers. I know you're on here.

Love my 360. Mostly play NCAA FB 2011. However I did get MW3 for Christmas. Handle is EPBirddog :D
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Expecting a litter
Replies: 18
Views: 3910

Re: Expecting a litter

I pay absolutely NO attention to the temp. Many times its made a liar of itself. What I pay attention to: A) When she's reached 60 days into gestation B) The weather (front coming in, etc) C) If she didn't eat That is a better litmus test IMO than anything else. Just curious, did you not have an are...
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Doors
Replies: 4
Views: 513

Re: Dog Doors

I have been using those doors for only a couple years and I don't really like them. If they are the best out there I would use them again, but I would like to find something else. I have never had a problem with raccoons or anything getting in a doghouse. It would take a pretty ballsy creature to c...
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Jan 22, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pre registered by breeder...
Replies: 106
Views: 20492

Re: Pre registered by breeder...

Some folks can find an issue with anything. I have dog now that is registered under the breeders kennel name, I could care less he did the work and bred the litter. I wanted a pup out of that litter, so I guess I fail to see the issue. +1 Coop, don't you realize that a dogs name, and/or color is th...
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Jan 18, 2012 3:31 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Retirement gun?
Replies: 30
Views: 7051

Re: Retirement gun?

Bang! - Bang! Done...... Crap, I am carrying a worthless stick.... Sure wish I had a few more shots. :wink: :mrgreen: To each their own... I've owned REALLY nice OU's and Really nice Autos. They each have their place. I have nothing against OU's, I won alot of Trap comp's with the one I sold last sp...
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Jan 17, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Retirement gun?
Replies: 30
Views: 7051

Re: Retirement gun?

I am a loyal Benelli customer. Anyone that knows me, knows that. :lol: That being said, the Montefeltro is IMO a nice and very reliable gun, but its kind of homely looking. Like the girl at the high school dance (you've all seen her) She ain't dog ugly, but not too many dogs are chasin her either!)...
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:50 pm
Forum: Guns and Ammo
Topic: Retirement gun?
Replies: 30
Views: 7051

Re: Retirement gun?

I am a loyal Benelli customer. Anyone that knows me, knows that. :lol: That being said, the Montefeltro is IMO a nice and very reliable gun, but its kind of homely looking. Like the girl at the high school dance (you've all seen her) She ain't dog ugly, but not too many dogs are chasin her either!) ...
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Jan 17, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Those of you who microchipped your dogs...
Replies: 20
Views: 3824

Re: Those of you who microchipped your dogs...

We microchip our dogs and clients dogs on request with HomeAgain chips as they are not affiliated or linked to the HSUS.
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Dec 14, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Free Range Bird Dog
Replies: 23
Views: 4367

Re: Free Range Bird Dog

3 of my birddogs have the entire fenced backyard accessible to them 24/7. They have a dog door in the mudroom that leads out to the backyard. My hounds run and hunt just fine.... If only I did at the moment.... I just had knee surgery last Wednesday. :| :lol:
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Nov 09, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Lion Country Supply
Replies: 17
Views: 6874

Re: Lion Country Supply

gittrdonebritts wrote:PFP Supply is the way to go the owner is kind of a Tool :wink: :mrgreen: but gives great customer service, and fast delivery.
Thanks Plote. I hadn't had my chuckle for the day yet! :lol:

I shipped out your launchers this morning. You want the tracking number?
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Versatile Hunting Pointers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1943

Re: Versatile Hunting Pointers?

Thanks for the kind words, folks. Every breeder puts out good dogs... just ask them. :lol: But when you see the "proof in the pudding" and happy customers, I feel estatic. Especially when you see your breed kind of pushed outside their comfort zone (for lack of better words) and excelling. One good ...
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best ecollar with vibrate feature?
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

Re: Best ecollar with vibrate feature?

wberry85 wrote:Why cant they just make a collar with vibrate/tone/continuous/momentary stimulation all in one??
They do. My ProHunter has Vibrate, Tone, Momentary, and Continuous Stimulation.
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Versatile Hunting Pointers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1943

Re: Versatile Hunting Pointers?

Great pics!!! nice to see more folks testing EP's in NAVHDA. Hutch did well, he was the youngest pup there I guess, (5.5 months) and earned a prize level II. Greg said he got dinged some points because he wouldn't retreive the bumper from the water. Said he'd readilly retreive the dead birds, but w...
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best ecollar with vibrate feature?
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

Re: Best ecollar with vibrate feature?

I like the vibrate feature just fine on my SD-2525 Prohunter. :D
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Versatile Hunting Pointers?
Replies: 9
Views: 1943

Versatile Hunting Pointers?

Late Sunday evening, I checked my email to find I had 2 emails... Both of them from from clients who had pups from us. Both from New Mexico, and from 2 different litters. Neither client knows the other, and both dogs are from different breedings but share the same sire (Cy dog). They had both sent p...
by prairiefirepointers
Wed Nov 02, 2011 1:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Skunk Smell Removal - Collar
Replies: 17
Views: 4052

Re: Skunk Smell Removal - Collar

Just an FYI, but Mendota Dura Soft collars repel moisture and odor... You wouldn't be de-skunking your collar right now. Something to think about in the future. :lol: :D
by prairiefirepointers
Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog Transport
Replies: 3
Views: 415

Re: Dog Transport

tripleshotsgsp wrote:Anyone know of a good, reliable transport service? Chuck from the Gun Dog Express wont be coming to the West Coast until mid November and I have a female pup I need picked up.

Thanks,
Kevin
LOL - thats because he'll be in Kansas at my house Friday enroute to Jackson, WI. :D
by prairiefirepointers
Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Vibrating collar reccomendation
Replies: 6
Views: 638

Re: Vibrating collar reccomendation

Sportdogs new lines have the vibration and tone features along with stimulation. The SD-1225, 1825 and new Houndhunter 2525 all have it.

If you have any questions forthcoming, you can always PM me. I'd be glad to help you.
by prairiefirepointers
Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Which line of Pointer do you think is the most intelligent?
Replies: 51
Views: 10886

Re: Which line of Pointer do you think is the most intelligent?

I have Elhew, Miller, and FRB lines... They all have their attributes. However, I hands down prefer my big ol Elhew dogs. And, my preference isn't soley based on intelligence. However its complicated because there are things I really like about my FRB dogs that I don't see in my Elhew dogs. The best...