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Old 10-11-2010, 05:44 PM
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Which shock collars do you prefer? How is the Field Trainer 400 by SportDog?
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Old 10-12-2010, 09:11 AM
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The 400 is adequate. I used one for two years before the transmitter was stolen. The best IMO is Tri-tronics.
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Old 10-12-2010, 02:16 PM
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My DT Systems H2O 1800 has worked well for me for 4 years so far. Although, the antenna unscrewed itself & got lost & I had to replace it. I also thought the electrodes stuck out too far, & got some shorter ones when I replaced the antenna.
When I have to change, I'll probably go Tri-Tronics, though. They seem to be preferred by the pros & heavy hitters.
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Old 10-13-2010, 12:45 AM
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I used the 400 for awhile, but then bought the Cabelas 6000 model and I really like it.
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:51 AM
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I have a tri-tronics Pro 500 and the Classic 70. Both work very well. I dont think I would ever switch to any other brand.
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Old 10-15-2010, 11:23 AM
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TT or Dogtra are good. BTW they are called E-Collars.
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Old 10-15-2010, 03:25 PM
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I love my Tri-Tronics E Collar (Flyaway Special?). I have had for 6 years now and have never had a problem with it. If I had to buy another it would be a Tri-Tronics.
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Old 10-17-2010, 05:57 PM
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had sport dog...too large and heavy...switched to Dogtra...great! very light & lots of settings
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Old 10-17-2010, 07:05 PM
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Tritronics is all that I would ever use.
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Old 11-01-2010, 07:00 PM
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I use the Dogtra 3500NCP Super-X. So far so good.
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