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About BlackLabGuy

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  • Birthday 09/16/1960

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    Shakopee, MN USA
  1. Purple Martins

    We have a couple both right next to trees but also close to the lake. Both have been full of Martins for several years. I don't think they have an impact on the bugs but they are very enjoyable to watch and listen to. They also only do the dive-bombing when the babies are young and getting ready to fly, the especially bomb the dog and he doesn't even care! I'd highly recommend putting a few houses up, the plastic gourds you can buy work good also.
  2. Window screens

    I ordered replacements from Home Depot for my Anderson windows, cheaper than direct from Anderson also
  3. Furnace recomendations?????

    Our 90% Efficient 25 year old Trane died this winter, we had a 96% eff. 2 stage, variable speed Lennox (and a whole House Humidifier)installed on short notice for just under $4K. New unit is quiet, works great and heats our similar sized house no problem, no regrets on this or the installer. We had Ron's Mechanical out of Shakopee do the work and they did a good job, they showed up when they said and did nice work. We did save some money by paying in full with a check vs. financing or CCard.
  4. British Labs that Point???

    Check out Cashman Kennels (put the words together for the HSOforum). We got a black male thru them and have been happy, might find what you are looking for also.
  5. Anyone know what the count is this week... Last weekend was dang quiet except for all of the pheasant hunters... We need some bad weather Up Nort' to get them moving south!
  6. Dog Food recommendations

    I've had mine on Nutri Source since he was a pup 2+ years ago and have had no issues. Made in MN also...
  7. Thanks for the info. No matter it'll still be fun to get out and hunt...
  8. Anyone know if any migrants arrived at LQP yet?
  9. lets see your dogs

    Tucker, about 1.5 yrs old,
  10. Microchip Question

    Does the chip contain your contact info or just a code that they call in to retrieve your contact info? WHat I'm wondering is do I need to pay a yearly fee or is that for extras I really don't need? (HomeAgain...) Thanks
  11. Any issues bringing a dog into Canada

    Thanks for the replies. I'll bring the shot records and have the dog food in the original bag. Wish it was happening today instead of in a couple weeks...
  12. We are planning on bringing our lab to canada later this summer and it appears that we just need a rabies vacination certificate to present at the border. The dog is 10.5 years old. Anyone have any other comments on this? Thanks
  13. Dinnerpail Question

    Hey Mike, How did the season end up for you and Randy? Did you get the private email response that I sent back after you responded to my post? Let me know and I can resend to your wifes hotmail account. Randy
  14. Hey DinnerPail, Are you hunting in the Sugar Hills area ? Are you and your buddy Mike and Randy? If so I've got a couple of questions for you as we've met and talked while hunting in that area. If so please private email me at ra_baldwin at hotmail dot com.
  15. If you go to the DNR web site, Select Hunting, then Waterfowl and then look for the Migration Report. This is usually updated on a weekly basis so you can get some numbers usually on Thurs or Friday. We were out at LQP last weekend and saw a decent flight of birds in the mornings, not great but better than other years at this time. Really glad the moved the season back and we get to shoot 2/day.