Hunts. Family pet. Competes. The launchers I ordered work great. I use the medium loads, and they work great and launch the dummies plenty far enough for hunt test training and are plenty loud enough to simulate gun fire. The only thing is you do have to keep the rails clean and lubed, so they work with no misfires. They work great and the tone is loud, so the dog knows where look for next mark.
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 19046 Reviewed: 2015-03-01
Customer Review #20894
By: Method Man
Hunts. My dog and I both love these launchers! Great tools for training!!!
Product Rating: 5 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 20894 Reviewed: 2015-05-14
"Great for multiple marks"
By: Harry Akins From AL
Lab. Hunts. Competes. Need to keep Clean Don't use to much oil just wipe with a clean cloth Great for multiple marks
Product Rating: 4 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 3783 Reviewed: 2013-10-18
Customer Review #20998
By: Andy Mortenson From IA
Hunts. Family pet. Competes. Returned it. I love the concept, but 1st time in the field, out of 8 attempts, 7 failed, 1 launch. 2nd time, one of the receivers wouldn't boot up. I was done. Called DT Systems. Their only comment, 'don't return it to us'.Gun Dog Supply was great. Emailed return label and issued full credit.
Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 20998 Reviewed: 2015-05-19
Customer Review #24791
By: Stanley Lobitz From PA
Hunts. Family pet. I wanted to love this. The concept is great. The portability is superb. Sadly the engineering and quality control need serious work. Out of the box one unit fired successfully once. Period. The second unit misfired 100%. After 3 different brand of blanks and lubricating per the instructions one unit would misfire 50%, the other still 100%. The firing pin always hit the blanks but would not detonate them. Gun Dog Supply customer support was outstanding and shipped me two more units. Each of those misfired better than 50 and 80% of the time in ideal weather conditions. Machining on the aluminum on two of the units was rough to the point of being a laceration risk. The nuts that hold it together should be lock nuts. The height adjustment knob on one unit kept binding. The remote for the release seems to be built like a cheap kids toy. Great in concept but their design engineer/manufacturer should be ashamed. Customer support from DT Systems was of no help. Gun Dog support readily accepted them for return. I replaced them with Zinger Uplanders and couldn't be happier.
Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 24791 Reviewed: 2015-11-14
Customer Review #28624
By: Ryan From OR
Hunts. Family pet. Competes. Save your money. These things are horrible. I understand that these used to be high quality, that is no longer the case. I was glad I bought them from Gundog. Gundog was amazing during this experience. I ordered two, when they arrived I assembled them, grabbed one and tested it in the front yard. That one worked as it should. Next time I was able to train I set up both launchers. The one I tested worked, the other did not. Contacted Gundog and they shipped replacements and arranged for shipping of the old units. When the second set arrived I took them out. One would not fire, and the other fired half the time. You would think for the amount of money paid for this item that DT systems would supply a product that works. They do not. Fit and finish of these launchers is poor. I managed to cut a finger while reloading one. If you really feel compelled to buy one of these, make sure it's from a company like Gundog that has amazing customer service, you are going to be using it. I do not fault Gundog at all, they didn't build these units. During some of the many phone conversations I had with Gundog I suggested that they stop selling these. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THESE.
Product Rating: 1 out of 5-stars. Review ID: 28624 Reviewed: 2016-04-06
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Loads and Batteries NOT included.
Includes 2 Super Pro Remote Launchers, 2 DT Canvas Dummies, 2 Remote Receivers, and 1 Handheld Transmitter.
The DT Systems Super Pro Remote Dummy Launcher combines their Super-Pro hand held dummy launcher with a small, compact, portable, and lightweight remote launching system, letting you launch dummies from a remote location from up to 1,200 yards away. The remote release system can control up to 16 launchers (sold separately) with one hand held transmitter to aid in setting up blind retrieves, multiple retrieves, or setting a course for hunt tests or field trials.
The lightweight aluminum frame and compact folding design aid in portability for ease of use in the field. The remote unit features a red blinking on/off LED indicator light and a locator / beeper to aid in finding a unit in the field or to help as a training aid. Uses the same .22 caliber crimped blank loads as the Super-Pro handheld launchers.
1200 yard signal reception range
Easily adjust launch angle from 0-75 degrees
Weighs less than 7 lbs.
Dual-Port Exhaust for increased range and reduced recoil
Solid aluminum and stainless steel construction
Self contained firing pin mechanism for long life
Up to 16 launchers programmable to one transmitter
Cross-compatibility with D.T. Systems Remote Bird Launchers
Uses existing patented D.T. Systems Super Pro Dummy Launcher base unit
Safe-T-Ratchet cocking mechanism to prevent misfires while cocking
Transmitter and receiver unit use replaceable 9v batteries
Audible beeper on launcher to aid in locating / marking unit
Convenient shell loading and extraction system
One year manufacturer warranty
NOTE: Red power loads can be used with the Super-Pro Dummy Launcher. However, DT Systems recommends the green or yellow loads for this launcher as the red loads can shorten the life of the launcher dummies.
The DT Feather-Weight Launcher Dummy is wrapped in 1000 denier nylon Cordura fabric. Specially coated, the fabric repels water, resists mold growth, gives longer life and has excellent scent-holding qualities.
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.
For Your Safety:
Use only .22 caliber crimped blank loads. Not for use with loads with wadded ends.
Each time before firing the launcher, make sure bore is free from obstruction. Clean after firing.
WEAR PROPER HEARING PROTECTION. Repeated exposure to gunfire or dummy launcher firing can damage hearing.
WEAR SHOOTING GLASSES TO PROTECT EYES.
Always keep your dummy launcher pointed in a safe direction.
FOR OUTDOOR USE ONLY!
Country of Origin: Made in Korea.
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