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Offline PA BEN

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #15 on: March 29, 2011, 05:32:08 AM »

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #16 on: March 29, 2011, 05:33:19 AM »
Very nice start

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #17 on: March 29, 2011, 02:28:55 PM »
I don't know why, but the gobblers really respond to a wingbone call. I have always been tone deaf and have lost most of my high hearing. I am a poor caller, but have had very good luck with a wingbone call. I have got replies when I could not get a reply to my box call. A wingbone,  coupled with a scratch box call, I feel is a very good combination. I use the scratch box for the soft sounds.

Your calls look very nice, much better than mine. I also do not have any artistic ability. My first wing bone I put some tracks on it and wrote what it was, when and where I got the bird at. I used epoxy to join the pieces together and epoxy putty to make a smooth transition from piece to piece.

Good luck this spring.

PaBen, I get very discussed with many of the remarks and thinking of a lot of the people on this web site, to the point I think about not looking any more.  You then put on some thing that reaffirms my belief in people. You do a good job.

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #18 on: March 29, 2011, 02:50:09 PM »
Nice job on the sound file. I had not heard one before today. Many thanks!!!! Mike

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #19 on: March 30, 2011, 12:04:31 PM »
Those are very cool.
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #20 on: March 30, 2011, 01:43:25 PM »
I learned sometging today thanks PA for the explanation, I guess I have been living under a rock for the last 20 years.  :)

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #21 on: March 30, 2011, 02:06:16 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 #22 on: March 30, 2011, 02:08:35 PM »
I don't know why, but the gobblers really respond to a wingbone call. I have always been tone deaf and have lost most of my high hearing. I am a poor caller, but have had very good luck with a wingbone call. I have got replies when I could not get a reply to my box call.

I believe it is becasue the other calls are used by the masses and they get bombarded with loud aggressive calling.  Wingbone calls tend to be softer and more hen like, I believe that is why they respond when other calls fail to get a response.
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #23 on: March 30, 2011, 04:28:09 PM »
The first year Quaker boy came out w/the aluna-slate call I called in each and every tom that year. Hasn't worked at all after that first year. :dunno:

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #24 on: May 12, 2017, 07:51:42 AM »
This is an old post but wingbone calls came up this year so I though I would repost this thread. I started using deer antler in my calls I'll see if I can post a few pictures.

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #25 on: May 12, 2017, 05:13:50 PM »
I still need to finish these.

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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #26 on: May 16, 2017, 11:20:38 AM »
Nice!  :tup:
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Re: Wing bone calls
« Reply #27 on: May 16, 2017, 11:32:01 AM »
My first mentor made this one for me from the first tom I killed. I'm betting I've posted this before.  :)


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