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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 03-18-2014, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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E-collars

Gonna start shopping for one. Our old one, a tri-tronic sat in my closet for years and it corroded inside, will not hold a charge. I had used it for recall with my malamute, trained with it twice and it worked, didn't need it again. Ranger has developed a few bad habits during his TPLO recovery that need to stop now. We have the trainer coming by this weekend to get DW started.
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I like the Dogtra collars.

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I like Einstien especially the tracking light and boost just wish the transmitter was not round and had a belt clip.
The mini Dogtra looks good too and does have a transmitter with belt clip.

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I like Einstien especially the tracking light and boost just wish the transmitter was not round and had a belt clip.
The mini Dogtra looks good too and does have a transmitter with belt clip.
Also vote for Einstein. And they do have belt clips


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Another vote for Einstein!
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Lot more options out there than I realised, any model Einstein or Dogtra you guys recommend? I noticed Dogtra has some models with a page button for vibration, anyone use this effectively? Can't seem to find the dogtra mini, I'll keep looking.
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I have a Dogtra Sure Stim H plus. I started out with a different model (2300NCP advance) but I lost the transmitter on a very snowy hike on 4th of July pass. Heh. When Dogtra sent me a replacement, they sent me the Sure Stim receiver.

I personally find the vibrate to be more irritating and disruptive to the dog than controlled stim at his working level. Just my .02.

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Do you mean the leather case that goes on your belt?
Yeah.

Black Leather Holster With Snap and Belt Clip - $29.00 : Dog Equipment, Police Dog, Schutzhund, Service Dog, Dog Agility

And this one should come with it.

Belt/Saddle/ Purse Quick-Release Transmitter Holder - $9.00 : Dog Equipment, Police Dog, Schutzhund, Service Dog, Dog Agility



OP- I started with the Einstein mini educator and loved it. I recently got another ET400ts plus with 2 receivers and no complaints there either.

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Yeah.

Black Leather Holster With Snap and Belt Clip - $29.00 : Dog Equipment, Police Dog, Schutzhund, Service Dog, Dog Agility

And this one should come with it.

Belt/Saddle/ Purse Quick-Release Transmitter Holder - $9.00 : Dog Equipment, Police Dog, Schutzhund, Service Dog, Dog Agility



OP- I started with the Einstein mini educator and loved it. I recently got another ET400ts plus with 2 receivers and no complaints there either.
I saw those but decided to just use the lanyard. ( I do get strange looks from people who see a what looks like a yellow fisherprice toy around my neck) Reason being I like instant access to the buttons. The belt holster looks like it might block the buttons or am I not seeing it right?

My old dogtra transmitter was very unobtrusive. Went on my belt and I could use it without talking it off my belt. Like I said no tracking light or boost which is a big like for me on the Einstien not to mention their customer service.

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