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Offline PA BEN

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Wing bone calls
« on: March 27, 2011, 01:58:02 PM »
Just starting on a new batch. These wings are from last year. Hope to finish them to pay for my gas to hunt this year.

Some calls from the past.



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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2011, 02:19:39 PM »
Very nice work....   after seeing your's...  I'm gonna hide mine
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2011, 02:20:15 PM »
Nice work PA

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2011, 02:34:08 PM »
I'm a no-body. There are some good looking calls out there. ;)

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2011, 03:58:29 PM »
Here's a new one for me. Got this idea off the net. It's not finished, here's the start. The wing and hook are off the same bird.



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Re: Wing bone calls
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2011, 10:09:25 PM »
I love the looks but pardon the ignorance. But what do they call and how do they work?
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2011, 03:20:48 PM »
I was thinking the same thing Movemonger, I'm clueless. But they look cool.  :)

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2011, 03:27:26 PM »
 :chuckle:...................turkeys.

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2011, 03:59:22 PM »
Those are really cool! What are you asking for them?
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2011, 04:15:18 PM »
I love the looks but pardon the ignorance. But what do they call and how do they work?

They call turkeys.   I can show you how to work one, but kind of hard to explain how they work.  They are an excellent sounding call for clucks, purrs and yelps.
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2011, 04:53:45 PM »
Very Nice Ben !

How much do your calls go for ? I would be interested in getting another, but using 3 bones instead of 2.

How goes it Fred !!!

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2011, 05:24:40 PM »
Very nice job! Looks great!

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2011, 07:07:30 PM »
Very nice work, interesting using the spur and wing bone. Maybe down the road a small sound file?

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2011, 05:29:37 AM »
•The wingbone turkey call yelper
Instructions
Difficulty Level - Difficult
Step One: Holding The Wingbone Yelper
There are different ways to hold the wingbone yelper. However, the principles are the same. The idea is to hold the wingbone instrument between the base of your thumb and index finger, and close the top of your index finger over it. Taking your other hand, cup the first one by placing the other thumb over the area where the index finger of the first hand closes. You are now holding the instrument correctly.

Step Two: Starting OutThe mouthpiece of the instrument must be held correctly for the sounds to come out. Tightly close your lips and press the wingbone end into it, or alternatively, insert it on the side of the lips. Ensuring that your lips are covering one end of the instrument, suck in the air and keep practicing till a smacking sound comes out. This could take some time, so while you practice, do not become frustrated if you do not hear sounds in the beginning.

Step Three: Practice, Practice, And More Practice!The first type of call that you will learn is a yelping sound. You need to keep practicing until this sound comes out easily. The next thing to do is to try out different pitches of yelping. Remember, you must start with basic exercises to improve your tones and sound sequences. Practice breathing through the nose as it will help you to control the tones of the calls. When you begin, start out with short tones, which require the use of mouth and jaw. As you progress to longer screeching tones, you will be using your throat. The breathing technique, through the nose, will make it easy for you to practice and master long tones as well. The pitch of the sound is dependent on air. The greater the amount of air that is sucked in, the louder the volume of the sound.

Step Four: Learn Different Calls And Refine SoundsAs you practice, you will be able to refine the quality of the calls. Try to learn more about the various bird calls. Doing so will enable you to apply the new knowledge to your practice sessions. Slowly, you will gain mastery over making softer or louder sounds, as the situation demands.

Tips•Take time to practice even if you become good at the calls. This will help to maintain tonal quality.
•Do not lose patience. It takes time to learn, so keep at it and you will master the wingbone!

 

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