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#2037700 - 11/07/11 02:09 PM sport dog vs. tri tronics
midwestkid Offline
Seasoned Member

Registered: 01/07/06
Posts: 304
Loc: godfrey, illinois
I am in the market for a new shock collar setup. I have been using an older sportdog setup somebody had freed up and now they want it back. I never had any issues and it worked great. It seems like every really talks highly about tri tronics. So what makes the tri tronics better? I am looking at the sport dog hound hunter 3225 not sure what the equivelent TT would be. I would be using 3 collars. Thanks for the help

#2038164 - 11/07/11 10:16 PM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: midwestkid]
Boeydafunk Offline
Die Hard Member

Registered: 06/28/07
Posts: 562
Loc: Henderson NV
My first setup was a sportdog. It worked well and was easy to use. I then went to tritronics and found that the button set up for three dogs is ideal. Plus I dont think the model you mentioned has a tone feature, one that most decoy guys want. Plus, my tt on one is effective on my dogs. One on my sd and my dogs wouldnt even feel it

#2039498 - 11/09/11 01:58 PM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: Boeydafunk]
midwestkid Offline
Seasoned Member

Registered: 01/07/06
Posts: 304
Loc: godfrey, illinois
Thanks for the input. This model sportdog has vib/tone. I guess nobody has any comments.

#2039709 - 11/09/11 07:10 PM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: midwestkid]
Jesse lackey Offline
Die Hard Member II

Registered: 11/28/09
Posts: 1909
Loc: Michigan. Go Blue
If I could help I would, but don't use 'em.
If our wives were more like our dogs...... There would be a lot more happy men in this world.

"six potato chips all at once? wow, guess he is gonna make a decoy dog!" hahaha just kiddin guys!

#2039756 - 11/09/11 07:45 PM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: Jesse lackey]
Bull_357 Offline
Seasoned Member

Registered: 03/15/07
Posts: 181
Loc: Western, PA
I love my Sportdog have owned tritronics and sportdog I prefer the 1825 I own. It wouldnt be as convenient for more then 2 collars, but I only ever run two. Has better range then my tritronics and battery lasts longer in between charges. Plus its super simple to use and I like the vibrate option.
Hunters were born to survive....will you make it?

#2039932 - 11/09/11 10:00 PM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: Bull_357]
Duane@ssu Offline
Retired moderator

Registered: 04/24/01
Posts: 4095
Loc: Gods Country
I have used and abused Tritronics, day after day for years, I'm still using collars that are 10 years old, they are beat to heck, and still work. The range is honest, and they are tough.
I tried "SPORT DOG" Years back, and was not happy with actual performance, compared to what they advertised.
Not saying they are not good, just saying that Tritronics has been a good product for me over the last ten or so years.


#2039981 - 11/09/11 10:49 PM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: Duane@ssu]
DoubleCK Offline
Die Hard Member III

Registered: 01/15/09
Posts: 3485
Loc: Wauneta, NE / Gold Canyon, AZ
Are any of these electronics made in the USA?

What about tracking equipment?
Don't Go Ridin' on that Long Black Train!

#2040067 - 11/10/11 12:40 AM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: DoubleCK]
J.W. Offline
Seasoned Member

Registered: 11/12/04
Posts: 206
Loc: oklahoma
I run a sport dog and like it.
failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently

Henry Ford

#2042394 - 11/13/11 08:55 AM Re: sport dog vs. tri tronics [Re: J.W.]
gonzaga Offline
Die Hard Member with a vengeance

Registered: 01/22/02
Posts: 4365
Loc: Raton, NM U.S.A.
I have both units, and both have worked flawlessly. Although my Tritronics unit is older and doesn't have a warning tone, it has never given me any problems. This unit is probly 16 or so years old, it has a one mile range, and operates on a 3v battery, and a 9v battery in the remote. I use and purchased the sportdog collar because it offered the warning tone feature. I know that I can upgrade my Tritronics collar but that is an extra couple of hundred bucks that I just can't seem to pay at this time. Maybe in the near future though.
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