Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Gunners Up?
Gunners Up is a subsidiary of GoFit.net which is a 10 year old manufacturer of fitness products such as kettlebells, resistance tubes, training gloves and other fitness accessories. GoFit is a vendor to most major sporting goods chains in the United States. And shares the its customer service staff with Gunners Up.

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What is the Gunners Up Remote Launcher?
The Gunners Up Remote Launcher is a remote bird launcher for Retriever and Upland dog training. The Gunners Up remote launcher throws a perfect 35 - 40 yard mark every time to help your dog develop better marking skills. The affordable price makes it possible to do multiple mark set ups without breaking the bank and multiple marks is what it is all about in the Field Trial and Hunt Test Game.

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What is the Gunners Up Remote Launcher made of and how much does it weigh?
The Gunners Up Launcher is made of industrial quality aluminum tubing and weighs approximately 15 pounds.

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What are the demensions of Remote Launchers?

Original Gunners Up Launcher:

  • Weight - 16 lbs
  • Height - 64.5 in
  • Width - 26 in
  • Thickness - 2 in

Gunners Up Box Style Launcher:

  • Weight - 12 lbs
  • Height - 10 in
  • Width - 23 in
  • Length - 19 in
  • Pouch - 14x17 in

Son Of A Gun Launcher:

  • Weight - 15.5 lbs
  • Height When Folded - 49 in
  • Width - 24 in
  • Thickness When Folded - 2 in

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How far will it throw a mark?

Original Gunners Up

  • Duck: 25 Yards
  • Bumpers: 35 Yards
  • Dokkens: 25 Yards

Son Of A Gun (SOG)

  • Duck: 15 Yards
  • Bumpers: 25 Yards
  • Dokkens: 20 Yards

Gunners Up Box Launcher

  • Duck or Pheasant: 30 Feet
  • Pigeons: 60 Feet
  • Large Bumper: 50 Feet
  • Small Bumper: 60 Feet

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Does the Gunners Up fire an attention getting shot?
Yes, the Gunners Up launcher fires a 209 Primer for an attention getting noise. The hole that the primer is fitted into is bored out completely; this generates an un-muffled and very loud "bang" or attention getting noise.

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Do I need to stake the Gunners Up launcher down to use it?
No, the launcher is very stable with four points of contact with the ground and sets up very easily and quickly.

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What powers the Gunners UP Launcher?
The Gunners Up launcher is powered by heavy duty Latex Tubing. This tubing is designed to be long lasting and to provide many launches before needing to be replaced.

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Can I purchase spare tubes?
Yes, you can purchase spare tubes from Gunners Up and we would recommend you having a back up set. Visit our product page for more details on Gunners Up Tubing.

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If I order a Gunners Up launcher how long does it take an order to ship?
All orders ship within 24 hours if received Monday-Friday before 12:00 PM Central Standard Time (barring order issues). If we receive an order before 12:00 PM Central Standard time it will ship the same day. If orders are received over the weekend they will ship the following business day. We are centrally located in Tulsa, Ok., so most orders will be received within 2 to 5 days. You can see more information on our Shipping Information page.

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Can I purchase Gunners Up launchers with a credit card?
Yes, this is the quickest and most efficient to make a purchase. We accept Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

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If I purchase on-line is the transaction secure?
Yes, all transactions are done through a secure server, guaranteeing your transaction maximum protection and security.

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What is the warranty for the Gunners Up Remote Launcher?
See Warranties section.

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If I have trouble with my Gunners Up remote launcher what should I do?
You can reach us at 888-530-4441 9:00 to 5:00 Central Standard Time (Gunners up shares the 888 number with GoFit, please state that you are calling for Gunners Up when you call) or you can reach us via e-mail by filling out our contact form. We will do everything in our power to make you happy. See more information on our Contact Gunners Up page.

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What if I don't like my purchase?
Gunners Up has a 30 day money back policy. We ask that you return the launcher in its original shipping carton back to Gunners Up for a full refund.

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How safe are Gunners Up Launchers to use?
Gunners Up Launchers are a serious tool for retriever training and must be respected as such. Gunners Up has taken great care in the design and manufacture of this launcher, failure to heed the safety warnings and follow the operating procedures set forth in this manual can result in bodily injury to yourself or others.