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Lucky Launcher II Deluxe Gun Dog Set

All you need to get started: 100 medium loads, cleaning kit, dummies, and a case to carry it all!




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The Lucky Launcher II Gun Dog Set includes the Lucky Launcher II dummy launcher, one white canvas dummy, one white plastic dummy, cleaning kit, and a box of 100 medium loads. It combines the sound of the shot with the flight of the dummy and permits one-handed operation so that your other hand is available for training.

Uses the same launcher dummies and loads as our other dummy launchers.

Features:

  • Orange and black color scheme
  • Pistol-grip
  • Built-in removable rubber covered metal stock
  • Fire 1-handed from the shoulder or thigh

    NOTE: When training on water, make sure the launch tube in each dummy is dry before re-launching. If water is in the launch tube when the dummy is placed on the launcher, it can enter the firing port, drowning the load and causing a misfire. We recommend having multiple dummies available so the wet ones can dry between launches.

    Manufacturer Warranty:

    The Lucky Launcher II is guaranteed by the manufacturer to be free of defective workmanship and materials for a period of THREE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE. This guarantee is void if other than the recommended power charges are used or if the product is not used in conformance with its instructions.

    Lucky Launcher II Gun Dog Set

    Don't need the case or cleaning kit? Check out the Lucky Launcher II Set.

    Transcript from Steve's Video:

    This is the new Lucky Launcher. The folks at Retriever Trainer have made a couple of changes to it, making it an easier product to use. Youll notice the stock comes in two parts now. So, going to attach it together. This allows you to carry it in something smaller. When you buy it as the kit, you get a case that comes with it. So its easy to break down and you can carry it inside the case.

    The Lucky Launcher is one of my favorite dummy launchers. It works off of 22 power loads just like the Retriever Trainer. Open it up, put your loads in here. Close it up to fire it. Attach your dummy and then you cock it. And youve got a pistol grip that allows you to fire it when you are ready.

    Whats great about the Lucky Launcher is that it allows one-handed operation. When you are working with younger dogs, this can come in handy. It just allows you to have that extra hand in case you need it, unlike the Retriever Trainer, which requires to hands to operate. The Lucky Launcher, you can cock it and then fire when ready.

    One of the things I like to point out about the Lucky Launcher is that while this may look like a shoulder stock, its generally not recommended that you fire it that way. You can, but the kick on it is a little much for most people. Even though its got a little padding here, I just dont recommend it.

    Its actually designed to be fired off of your thigh. So then you angle it whichever way you need to. Having it as a one-handed operation comes in real handy, especially when you are working with younger dogs. It just gives you that option in case you need to do something else with that other hand.

    This is the Lucky Launcher kit. It comes with a hard-shell case, two dummies, a box of loads, plus a gun cleaning kit. We sell it several other ways. You can buy it as a set, which is just going to be the launcher, dummy, and a box of loads. And then you can buy the Lucky Launcher by itself. This version of it I like just from the standpoint that its easy to break apart. Its going to be a little easier to keep with you.

    The Lucky Launcher 2. Its a great dummy launcher for folks that are looking for a high-end launcher.






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    Customer Reviews

     
    Review Summary
    4.8
    145 Reviews
    5
    79% (115)
    4
    19% (27)
    3
    1% (2)
    2
    0% (0)
    1
    1% (1)
    99% Recommend this product (144 of 145 responses)
    By Chuck C.
    Ottumwa Iowa
    Lucky launcher kit
    May 29, 2024
    This launcher greatly helps with dogs that when training don’t break, but on gun shot they do. It also helps with getting your dog to run longer retrieve. I was throwing dummies and my lab was getting used to stopping about 30 yards out before you had to start casting here.
    By Kurt
    Iowa
    Very nice unit
    March 27, 2024
    This is much easier to use than the handheld style.
    By Tony R.
    Omaha, NE
    Great training tool in multiple ways.
    March 27, 2024
    Using with new pup to get her introduced to guns. Loves chasing and retrieving dummies as puppies do!
    Pros
    • Great quality
    • Multiple uses in training
    Cons
    • None
    By Sabot
    Charleston, SC
    Great trainer for distance and control
    March 21, 2024
    Great trainer from shot to bird fall and retrieve. Supports steady on shot and back commands. Medium yellow blank is more than enough. Adjust launcher angle for distance. I had to thoroughly clean and lube all parts of launcher and dummies before use.
    Pros
    • Sturdy, quality, range, altitude, blank eject mechanism
    Cons
    • O ring is unseating on only 2d use about 15 shots. The large metal ring at base of dummy can cause damage to dog teeth or gums. O ring lube is a must. A plastic cleaning rod for dummy well should be included.
    By David
    Paducah, ky
    Lucky Laucher II Dummy Launcher Set
    February 19, 2024
    This is a replacement for my 20+ year old Lucky Launcher, I'm very pleased with the improvement made to this model, manly the shell ejector. Easily removes medium load empty cases, haven't tried heavy loads. Quality of material is very good, better than my orginal launcher. Medium loads work great, haven't had any light loads or miss fires.
    Pros
    • better case ejector, larger hinge latch are huge improvements
    Cons
    • Havent' found any yet
    By ADT
    NJ
    Excellent retriever training kit
    November 16, 2023
    My versatile dog loves retrieving from this on land and water. The egg is a little harder for her to pick up, but she goes bonkers at the sight of the launcher. The case can fit more dummies so you can interchange while you wait for the others to dry. I find using the green or yellow ammo are suitable enough for distances. Definitely need ear protection when firing this off.
    Pros
    • Great training tool
    • Easy to operate
    By Dan M.
    Indiana
    Perfect
    October 20, 2023
    My other launcher is 15 years old; still works, but this gives us the chance to work multiple retrieves. I'm confident this one will get us through the next 15 years.
    By Dean D.
    Massena, Iowa
    Great folks with great products my old Lucky Launcher is over 30 years old! and I use both every day
    July 26, 2023
    If you have Retrievers this is a must have tool!
    Pros
    • All good!
    Cons
    • I seem to always run low on 22 blanks! Dogs love this tool
    By Tracy C.
    Texas/Montana
    Lucky Launcher Training
    June 17, 2023
    Awesome training tool.
    Pros
    • You get the sound of gunfire to Simulate real hunting situations. Great for steadinesses drills as well as for improve marking.
    By Aric
    Florence, Vermont
    Exceptional Launcher
    May 10, 2023
    Very satisfied with the Lucky Launcher! My Chesapeake Bay Retriever gets a good workout using this great tool. Highly recommend it to anyone doing retriever training or just someone trying to save their arm.
    Pros
    • Distance and ease of use.
    Cons
    • Would like a sling and vest that accommodates multiple launch dummies, ammo pouch, a couple bumper pockets , kibble pocket and two cord pockets; I know I'm asking for a lot but if the can build it I would be a buyer
    By Thomas l.
    15 Bethany court nj
    Had a little trouble with the o ring work it out going out sat to try out
    April 21, 2023
    Thanks for helping out with the problem and service great job
    By CJ
    Waldorf, Md
    Great Training Tool
    March 7, 2023
    Great tool for training, if you have a dog that breaks on the shot and doesn't when hand thrown bumper this is your tool coupled with E-Collar. I will say that you will only need the light loads to launch unless you get the uber large bumper which I haven't tried. The normal size bumper goes 100+ yards with medium loads.
    Pros
    • One hand operation so other hand can be on collar remote.
    • Launches further than hand thrown to condition your dog with exercise.
    Cons
    • Don't know of one.
    By Julio
    Florida
    Excellent
    October 15, 2022
    High quality product, very fast response and shipping. Definitely the best experience I ever have buying something on line, professional service in very high quality.
    Pros
    • Fast response, fast shipping, high quality product
    Cons
    • No at all
    By Derek
    North Idaho
    Awesome
    October 13, 2022
    Really enjoy this thing and so does my dog. It shoots a lot farther then you’ll expect at first.
    By Brian
    Missouri
    Duck launch dummy poorly made
    August 6, 2021
    I bought one last year for my new lab. I hve had some trouble with some loads but that trouble went away when I started keeping all my loads in plastic zip locks to prevent ANY moisture. The duck dummy launcher i ordered with the kit did not last more than 20 shots. The pressure from the shot opened up a small hole in the foam near the neck. This loss of pressure does not allow the duck to fly more than 10 yards I should have returned it last year when it happened but just got busy then the next thing you know a year has gone by, you know how it goes. I also had some issues with the packaging when I first received the launcher(the loads had come loose and were all over the box thee package sounded like a rattle.) The customer service was exemplary they immediately sent more loads. Overall the launcher works well and yes definitely wear hearing protective while using. And keep the orange bolt handle tight(it loosens up) keep a little Vaseline handy for the o ring. They should include an extra o ring. Most importantly my dog loves it!
    Pros
    • one hand operation
    • Customer service from GDS
    • Does what its supposed to.
    Cons
    • duck dummy poorly made.
    By Ed
    WA
    Good, but not perfect
    May 12, 2021
    The Good: The Lucky Launcher II launches the provided bumper a distance of 50 to 60 yards (measured) with the medium power loads that came with it. Right now, I'm using it to drill my dog on steadiness. The one-hand operation is important because it leaves my other hand free to hold her collar. The load report mimics the sound of a shotgun, adding to the stimulus. (The warning to wear ear protection should be taken SERIOUSLY.) In the near future, I plan to use it to create longer retrieves over varied terrain, including water, and the range will make this possible.
    Power loads are reliable. I've used about 1/3 of the 100 that came with it with no misfires.
    The Not-So-Good: The provided canvas bumper has a smoother surface than other canvas bumpers and my dog sometimes struggles to keep a hold on it. I have already ordered a compatible bumper from another manufacturer.
    The recoil is surprisingly heavy. It feels about like my 12 gauge O/U shooting 3" goose loads. Since it doesn't generate nearly the momentum of a 12 gauge, I attribute the felt recoil to the light weight and the rudimentary stock. I've taken to wearing a PAS recoil pad when I shoot it.
    Cleaning it is problematic. A bore snake will not go through it. Neither will a .22 pistol cleaning rod and patch. I got one stuck in the bore and had a time getting it out. I've taken to cleaning it with an aerosol bore scrubber and compressed air and lubricating/preserving it with a spray lubricant. Not as effective as I'd like but it works. Also, I only get about 10 launches before enough residue builds up in the chamber to make chambering a new blank difficult.
    Pros
    • Reliable
    • Good Range
    • One-handed Operation
    Cons
    • Heavy recoil
    • Bumper difficult for dog to grasp
    • Difficult to clean
    By Kyle c.
    Iowa
    Lucky launcher II
    January 26, 2021
    Solid product I have only used with medium loads so far. It doing what I needed. The trigger and shooting from the hip is awesome
    Pros
    • The hand grip and trigger makes it easy to use.
    • The shell kick out is a lot nicer than the older hand helds
    • I'm able to run doubles easy do to the easy of loading and unloading
    By John T.
    York PA
    Buy it!
    December 21, 2020
    Great product, I’m not sure who likes it more me or the dog! It’s a great training aid and tons of fun. Buy extra O rings. They are only 40 cents and if your dog likes it as much as mine does it’s good to have some on hand.
    Pros
    • Great product for a active dog
    Cons
    • It's got some kick for a 22
    By Greg
    Roseviile, Ca
    Dummy Launcher
    December 19, 2020
    Shoots far. Easy on wrist with stock.
    Pros
    • Launches far.
    By Customer
    MT
    Must Have
    October 2, 2020
    Training alone this is a must!!
    By Stuck G.
    God Forsaken, MT
    Launcher is great
    September 4, 2020
    It works well but the charges are almost never the same distance. Some don't get off the launcher, some go 10 feet and others might fly 200 with the medium charges.
    Cons
    • Definitely is a punch to your leg
    By Jim
    Ottertail Lake, Minnesota
    Lucky Launcher II
    September 4, 2020
    Wish I had ordered one of these years ago. Have used the hand held launchers for some time. The recoil from them has been harder to handle as I get older and I get more arthritis in my hands and wrists. The stock on this allows you to place it on your thigh to absorb the recoil. Very nice product and works as it should. I received a box of green (low) loads with the launcher but have had quite a few “duds” even after making sure things are dry. Would recommend the yellow loads which I believe are medium.
    By Rick
    Somerset KY
    Lucky Launcher ll
    September 2, 2020
    Nice product haven't gotten to that stage of training yet, so I can't comment on usability. Will review more at later time
    Pros
    • N/A
    Cons
    • N/A
    By John H.
    Pa
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Dummy Launcher Set
    October 19, 2018
    Works well so far. Had one years ago and the firing pin wore out, but it saw a lot of use.Great training tool.


    By Robbie F.
    TX
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Dummy Launcher Set
    October 19, 2018
    Works very well! It's easy enough that my son who is 7 is able to launch the dummies for me while we are working our dog. Great training tool for both of my young hunters.



    By Dennis S.
    CT
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Dummy Launcher Set
    October 18, 2018
    I use the Launcher all and at this point, I never had an issue with this or had to replace the O ring! Despite having a few acres I can't shoot a gun on my property! However, this mimics a gun and is legal! Love it!

    By Albert B.
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Deluxe Gun Dog Kit
    October 18, 2018



    By Kent H.
    CO
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Dummy Launcher Set
    October 11, 2018
    Good product but trigger return spring only worked for a short time. The launcher still works but I haven't had the time to trouble shoot the problem.


    By Robert M.
    TX
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Dummy Launcher Set
    October 11, 2018
    By Sandy M.
    Review for Lucky Launcher II Dummy Launcher Set
    November 8, 2016
    Love this trainer! My dog loves it too. :)
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