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We sell the Retriev-R-Trainer in several different formats. This is the Retriev-R-Trainer set. You get the handheld launcher, one canvas white dummy, and 100 of the medium power loads.



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Customer Review #14103

By: Josh Cochran From KS

Owns 7 dogs. Competes. Simple and effective. I've noticed already that you'll really need to clean after each use. The loads have a lot of residue. However, being able to make 80-100 yard marks training solo is amazing. Thanks again!

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14103
Reviewed: 2014-09-28
Customer Review #14414

By: Ronnie Ferriss From LA

Hunts. Gun Dog Supply's services and delivery of items ordered was excellent. Order the retrieve-R-trainer dummy launcher set with a couple of throw dummies late one afternoon. All items were delivered as promised with 24 hrs. Great service and great products.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14414
Reviewed: 2014-10-10
Customer Review #14487

By: Ronnie Ferriss From LA

Hunts. Gun Dog Supplies services and delivery of items ordered was excellent. Order the retrieve-R-trainer dummy launcher set with a couple of throw dummies late one afternoon. All items were delivered as promised with 24 hrs. Great service and great products.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14487
Reviewed: 2014-10-13
Customer Review #13616

By: Jim Henderson From TN

Hunts. Family pet. Works great. Love the product.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 13616
Reviewed: 2014-09-11
Customer Review #12364

By: Dusty Bernard From LA

Hunts. Family pet. Good quality and very useful for proper training. I strongly suggest purchasing a stock for this piece. When you begin to train at longer distance the hand shock can be brutal.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 12364
Reviewed: 2014-07-27
Customer Review #11181

By: Stan Jones From TN

Lab. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Quality product that was a value at the price. Very easy to use.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 11181
Reviewed: 2014-05-30
Customer Review #10457

By: Harold Miller From IL

Owns 4 dogs. Hunts. Competes. I bought one of these many years ago and used it extensively until I wore it out. Just purchased a new one, and noticed its much improved design. Dogs love it.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 10457
Reviewed: 2014-05-04
Customer Review #11014

By: James Collins From LA

labrador. Hunts. Very pleased with the service. Order was processed and expedited very timely

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 11014
Reviewed: 2014-05-23
Customer Review #7114

By: Rick P. From AZ

Chocolate Lab. Hunts. Family pet. Have used it several times now and works great. It's a great training aid.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7114
Reviewed: 2014-01-05
Customer Review #6132

By: Terry Cary From TN

lab. Hunts. Competes. surprising on how well it lunches and the distance it will throw defiantly recommend

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 6132
Reviewed: 2013-12-03
Customer Review #4622

By: Richard McKissack Jr From LA

lab. Hunts. Launcher works great.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 4622
Reviewed: 2013-10-31
Customer Review #3010

By: Alan Pine

choc. lab. Hunts. very fast service arrived right on time and it works great the medium blanks really send it.VERY pleased

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3010
Reviewed: 2012-02-25
Customer Review #3496

By: Dylan

lab. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. let me tell you this thing kicks a$$ with the medium loads it came with shot probably 250ft my newest dog is 6months and although the report was louder than i thought she handled it well and her excitement about it is off the hook definitely worth the 80bucks

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 3496
Reviewed: 2013-08-22
Customer Review #1832

By: Richard Ellis From Fl

Hunts. I don't recall seeing a warning about how strong these things are, but it had been about 13 years since I last used one of these. The first time I tried to test it out it came out of my hand and I lost the dummy. This is purely a user error.

Definitely loud, and very strong. Only use this where you have 100+ yards of clear area to train in.


Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1832
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #2244

By: Robert Parent From LA

lab. Owns 4 dogs. Hunts. Like all.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2244
Reviewed: 2011-09-01
Customer Review #2035

By: Richard Kemman From WA

field bred english cocker. field bred english springer spaniel. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Competes. If you have to train alone, the Retriev-R-Trainer is a valuable tool in the steadying process. Our traing group also uses them for re-enforcing steadiness by lining up our steady dogs and sending one at a time while the others stay seated (hupped) during the retrieve. This process is repeated until all dogs get atleast one retrieve.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 2035
Reviewed: 2011-08-31
Customer Review #1976

By: Kevin Cranford From IL

Italiano Spinone. Owns 4 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Competes. The launcher shoots the dummy a long way. The first time I used it I was amazed, not knowing what to expect. I got the combination of knowing whether my dogs were gun shy and training them to retrieve the dummy on land and water. I like it alot. I recommend it to anyone who wants to train their hunting dogs or even just for fun watching their dog retrieve in water or land.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1976
Reviewed: 2011-08-31
Customer Review #1849

By: Michael Brown From CA

Lab. Hunts. Family pet. I really like this product to add distance and excitement to training. It is not the best for marking work as the bumper is being launched from the line and is not being thrown out in the field. But for someone that is training by them selves, as I do most of the time, it is a great item to have.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1849
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1845

By: Peter Richmond From WA

English Springer Spanual. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. It works great. The only issue is if you use the largest load it is very hard on your wrist but other loads don't hurt.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1845
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1842

By: Frank Green From OH

Duestch Drahthaar. Hunts. Family pet. Overall nice product! Excellent quality and reliable

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1842
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1839

By: Scott From MS

Lab. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Competes. This is a great training aid. It really helps stretch out the dogs. Great price and fast shipping.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1839
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1837

By: Genevieve Villamizar From CO

Wire Hair Pointing Griffon; Golden Retriever. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. They love it. We launch from our deck and they run BACK through the house to retrieve them from the pasture...works smoothly perfectly every time. No quibbles or issues.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1837
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1836

By: Austin

Black Lab. Hunts. Family pet. This product has been excellent for getting my dog use to the gun shot along with retrieving the dummy. Great product I would recommend to anyone, even dog owners who dont use their dog for hunting.

Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1836
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1838

By: Scout

black. Hunts. Family pet. great tool for training

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1838
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #7282

By: Zach Stevens From TN

Lab. Hunts. Shoots great. It's hard to get the empty casing out after firing.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 7282
Reviewed: 2014-01-13
Customer Review #1835

By: Matt Birk

labrador. Owns 11 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. Good tool. Never had a problem with it after several years and hundreds of rounds. Suggest getting a shoulder mount with it as the recoil will get to your hand and wrist.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1835
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1911

By: Lisa

golden retriever. Owns 2 dogs. Competes. Handy, light, excellent tool.

However, basic launcher dummies aren't that good.

Plastic plate in the bottom breaks easily in winter. Also I have had some minor difficulty with wet dummies - insetad of loud bang thre is only soft puff.

Anyway, I'm very satisfied for it's performance.


Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1911
Reviewed: 2011-08-31
Customer Review #14561

By: Judd Moorhouse From MN

labrador. Owns 2 dogs. Hunts. Family pet. For the first use, it worked quite well. Seems to be well made. Proper hand position is important. Time will tell on how much I like it after years of use.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 14561
Reviewed: 2014-10-16
Customer Review #1834

By: Jeremy Lewis From LA

Labrador. Hunts. Family pet. Pros: Better than throwing dummies by hand all the time. Adds sound and distance.

Cons: Once dummy gets wet, launcher does not shoot it as far as when dry.

Warning: the launcher does have some kick to it even though it is only a 22 blank, don't take it for granted.


Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1834
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1833

By: Sean From GA

Lab. Hunts. Family pet. Works well and fires the dummy alot higher and farther than I could possibly throw it. The sound when it's fired is REALLY loud. My dog doesn't have any trouble standing next to me when I fire my shotgun. However, when I fire this he always tries to back away a few feet. We'll see if he gets used to it but it's alot louder than I expected from a .22 cal charge. Overall it serves it's purpose and works well for launching dummies.

Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1833
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1830

By: Lott Lewis From AL

Rhodesian Ridgeback. Hunts. Family pet. I like the concept but it actually shoots too far and its very powerful in the hand. a lighter load or something that can be shot pain free multiple times would be great

Product Rating: 3 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1830
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1841

By: Keith Accardo From LA

labrador retriever. Hunts. Family pet. Well, the first three times I used this launcher, the training was great. I used the yellow .22 blanks, and took proper care of the launcher and launcher dummies. However, the fourth time I took the launcher out for training, I launched 3 dummies. On the fourth shot, nothing happened. I checked the launcher and blanks thoroughly and could not find any problems.

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1841
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
Customer Review #1831

By: Baine Smith

Lab. Hunts. shell won't eject, I have to use knife or key to pull the used shell out

Product Rating: 2 out of 5-stars.
Review ID: 1831
Reviewed: 2011-08-30
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RETRIEV-R-TRAINER Dummy Launcher "Set"

Combines the sound of the shot with the flight of the dummy.

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    Our BEST SELLING Hand-Held Launcher!

    The Retrieve-R-Trainer Dummy Launcher combines the sound of the shot with the flight of the dummy. Varying distances from 100' to 200' can be attained accurately and easily by using different power loads and dummies. The Retrieve-R-Trainer launcher is guaranteed for 3 years from date of purchase against factory defects.

    Note: The Retriev-R-Trainer should only be used with dogs which have already been satisfactorily conditioned to gunfire. The use of "heavy" loads will shorten the useful life of the dummies. Increased distance can be obtained by using the plastic dummies and by varying the angle of fire.

    For safety purposes, we recommend that you handle the Retriev-R-Trainer as you would a firearm.

    To prevent molding or premature deterioration, dry dummy thoroughly following retrieves in water.

    The Retriever-Trainer set includes the dummy launcher, one white canvas dummy, instructions and 100 medium loads.

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    Retriev-R-Trainer Instructions

    The Retriev-R-Trainer is a practical aid for training retrievers. Training dummies designed for the use with it can be power thrown two to three times farther than hand thrown dummies. They are useful on land or water. Extra dummies can be used to throw doubles, triples, etc. The Retriev-R-Trainer uses blank power charges for throwing power. The accompanying report eliminates the need for a blank pistol.


    Blank Power Charges:

    Choose your power charge based on the distance you wish to throw the dummy. Use only those charges intended for the Retriev-R-Trainer:

  • Light Green Load -- Distance of approximately 150'
  • Medium Yellow Load -- Distance of approximately 200'
  • Heavy Red Load -- Distance of approximately 300'


    Maintenance:

    User must thoroughly clean the barrel, chamber, and hinge areas with a good gun cleaning solvent after each use. Failure to properly maintain the RRT Launcher may result in serious injury or death. You may purchase the RRT Cleaning Kit to simplify this process. A small amount of gun oil applied to the hinge area after cleaning will help to insure smooth operation. Cleaning of the chamber can be enhanced by using a .22 caliber wire brush. Also, thoroughly clean and dry the inside of the dummy tube after each launch to be certain that, prior to each time you launch the dummy from your launcher, it is free of debris both internally and externally. Failure to properly maintain the aluminum insert tube in your dummy may result in serious injury or death. A rubber "O" Ring in a grove near the outer end of the barrel provides a seal for the release gases of the power charge. This "O" Ring will wear causing some of the gases to escape, thereby reducing the flight distance of the dummy. Apply a thin coat of Vaseline, or any other lubricant safe for use on rubber components, to prevent drying and cracking of the o-ring. Replacement "O" Rings are available separately.


    Preparation for Firing:

  • Place an RRT training dummy over the barrel and slide it down. The distance of the throw can be controlled by how far the dummy is placed down the barrel -- all the way for maximum distance, less for shorter throws.

  • Open the breech by pressing the thumb release/latch located in the middle of the launcher just above the hand grip. The launcher will now pivot open exposing the open chamber for receiving the blank power charge. Fully seat the charge in the chamber as you would a single shot rifle or shotgun.

  • Close the unit and press the thumb latch to insure that it is fully closed.


    Launching:

    Firmly grasp the launcher handle in one hand with the thumb latch oriented toward the shoulder of the holding arm. The heel of the holding hand should be facing the thumb latch and your fingers should be wrapped firmly around the grip. Your thumb will be closest to the Pull Knob. Bend the elbow slightly and position the launcher about waist high and one foot from you body. Aim about 45 from the horizontal off to your side toward the target area. Pull the firing knob back to its fully extended position and release it to launch.

    NOTE: NEVER DRY FIRE your Retriev-R-Trainer!


    Cautions and Warnings:

    Your RRT Launcher is not a firearm, but the same handling, care, and safety precautions must be exercised. Your Retriev-R-Trainer is provided with certain built-in safety features, but these are not substitutes for safe handling practices, which include the use of ear and eye protection as well as the use of heavy leather gloves.

  • Firing the dummy is equivalent to firing a six to eight ounce bullet. A heavy recoil and loud report should be expected, especially when using red power loads. ALWAYS use eye and ear protection and wear heavy leather gloves when firing.
  • Expect a loud report when the launcher is fired. Prolonged exposure to loud report may affect hearing to dogs and surrounding persons.
  • Never attempt to load your Retriev-R-Trainer with bullets or charges other than those recommended.
  • Always remove the training dummy from the barrel of the launcher before storage.
  • Before loading or firing, ALWAYS make sure the barrel and the metal insert in the dummy are free of obstructions.
  • The Retriev-R-Trainer is NOT A TOY! Do not allow children to play with or operate the unit.
  • NEVER POINT OR FIRE The Retriev-R-Trainer AT A PERSON OR ANIMAL!


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