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Old 08-05-2009, 10:41 PM
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Has anyone tried the disc retriever. Does it work?
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:42 PM
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I have one and it works quite well as long as you can see your disc.
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:45 PM
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Yeah. Has definitely saved me from getting wet a few times. Just make sure you remember to hold on to the other end lol.
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:45 PM
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I don't have one, but have used one and was very pleased with the way it works. Like mentioned, it works best when you can see your disc, if you can see it, you can pretty much get it with little effort, at least that's been my experience with it.
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Old 08-05-2009, 11:19 PM
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I don't have one, but have used one and was very pleased with the way it works. Like mentioned, it works best when you can see your disc, if you can see it, you can pretty much get it with little effort, at least that's been my experience with it.
or if you know roughly where the disc is.
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Old 08-05-2009, 11:25 PM
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I have one and I agree - you really need to have a good idea where your disc is for it to work - it's best if you can see it. Also, if your in a mucky pond full of sticks and other gunk, it absolutely doesn't work.

Also see:

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...lden+retriever

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...lden+retriever

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/forums...lden+retriever
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Old 08-05-2009, 11:25 PM
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I don't have one, but a guy with one saved me a swim the other day. It looks like it works great, though as others have said it would be less effective if you didn't know where the disc was or couldn't see it.
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Old 08-06-2009, 11:24 AM
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it does work great when you can see the discs or know roughly where it splashed into the water. Mine gets used the most using the retriever as a weight and dragging my dragon to the shore with the rope part. I have easly paid for this ten fold with the amount of discs I have gotten back
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Old 08-06-2009, 11:28 AM
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Make sure you hold on to the other end of the string and double check the knot that is keeping the metal part attached. I know people who have lost theirs one of these two ways. The golden retrievers are great and it will pay for itself eventually.
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Old 08-06-2009, 11:32 AM
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Yeah, the guy who had one left the end tied to his bag so there was no chance of throwing the whole thing out into the water. Good point about checking the knot at the other end too, that would suck to throw it out and pull back nothing but the string.
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