Shock Collar - Page 2 - IAWaterfowlers
Duck Hunting
 

Go Back   IAWaterfowlers > Waterfowl Forums > Gun Dog Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-10-2015, 07:18 PM   #14
Ringneck
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Oskaloosa
Posts: 139

Thanked: 39 times
Default Re: Shock Collar





Sportdog for me it was the customer service lost my transmitter last year went up to pheasant fest and was talking to the rep up there he ended up giving me a deal on a new one . Added my old collar to it and now I always have s charged up collar
Jrl7175 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2015, 07:33 PM   #15
Ringneck
 
CWSauve's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Mason City,IA
Posts: 101

Thanked: 93 times
Default Re: Shock Collar





I've used Tritronics beeper collars for years and have had good luck with them, never had to shock a dog though, I figure if I have to go that route, I either chose the wrong breed/breeder, or I haven't spent enough time with the dog.
__________________
"At first blush I am tempted to conclude that a satisfactory hobby must be in large degree useless, inefficient, laborious, or irrelevant."
— Aldo Leopold
CWSauve is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2015, 08:27 PM   #16
Pintail
 
Team 1hd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Iowa, Mn, SD, WI, ND
Posts: 300

Thanked: 156 times
Default Re: Shock Collar

Love my Sportdog!! No problems at all for me..
Team 1hd is online now   Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-10-2015, 11:04 PM   #17
IAW Veteran
 
Dirty Frank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: ****ing with sasquach
Posts: 4,543

Thanked: 1,923 times
Default Re: Shock Collar

I have 2. An older tritronics that works well, just has a big remote. Other model is a sport dog and I do like the small remote and the lanyard. Seems to have more than enuf power to get the command reinforcement also. I thought I had lost the remote and they no longer make this model and much like PB, they offered a helluva loyalty deal even though I bought it used. Luckily I didn't lose it, somehow it ended up in my wife's winter coat pocket...thank god for a 9 a.m. softball game with a temp of 38°
__________________
There is a place for all of God's creatures... right next to the potato's!!!

C/SW District Chair, DU

geese-24
mallards-2
gw's-5
pinnies-5
gadwall-4
bw's-44
smilin mallards-8
spotted owls-69
Dirty Frank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2015, 08:19 AM   #18
IAW Veteran
 
Delfate16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Bettendorf, IA
Posts: 927

Thanked: 457 times
Default Re: Shock Collar

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dean Downer View Post
Customer service for Tritronics/Garmin has made several former dealers go to Dogtra
Dean

This is a shame to hear. TriTronics is what I've used since my first retriever 15 years ago. Still have that collar, and it still works great.

I suspect when the time comes, I'll give SportDog a chance. I know their collars were suspect a few years ago, and I haven't used a new model myself, but their design changes appear to be working well. I also really like that small remote design.
Delfate16 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2015, 09:11 AM   #19
Bluewing Teal
 
avianhunt's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: North Liberty
Posts: 31

Thanked: 11 times
Default Re: Shock Collar

I started out with a Tri Tronics judge in the 90's later traded up to a field 90 2 dog that thing ate controller batteries, couldn't keep a charge for more than a day. TT customer service was very helpful sent new batteries and charger. looked to trade up again and garmin bought TT. No more tradins. I talked to a Rep. at a PF show and got a 30% off code. I picked up the Pro 550 and an extra collar for less than the cost of the single unit. Sold the field 90. out of pocket was $100 can't complain about the Pro 550 so far. Still in it's first season.
__________________
Semper Fi 86-90
avianhunt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2015, 09:58 AM   #20
Ringneck
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Certainly NOT Bettendorf!
Posts: 96

Thanked: 29 times
Default Re: Shock Collar

Sure you are going to hear as many thoughts on this as there are on where the migration is or isn't. I go with the Garmin Delta XC
. No bark limiter but that is not an issue with my springer. Rarely do i use anything other than the beep as a correction. I am sure alot of it goes into what your dog requires to be reminded. I have little need for nicking but it is there when I absolutely do. Gun Dog Supply has a ton of tutorials and ideas that I used to make my decision. My Garmin has held up great in water and the field and has solid battery life. $169.00 at GDS.
Tykarasam is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
shock collar huntingfreek Hunting Gear 4 11-28-2013 11:39 AM
Shock Collar for the pup? YoungGun11 Gun Dog Forum 12 09-18-2012 06:47 PM
FS Shock Collar riverbottomboy Classifieds 2 03-14-2011 07:58 PM
WTB shock collar riverbottomboy Classifieds 2 10-18-2010 10:19 PM
shock collar AJB Gun Dog Forum 13 03-23-2009 09:11 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:45 AM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2008 - 2017, IAW - Some Rights Reserve
.