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Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« on: February 28, 2017, 02:05:31 PM »
Hey guys in preparation of the 2017 season that's fast approaching was wondering if anyone has picked up phelps game calls new amp frames and unleashed tube?? Just looking for some none Bias input?!
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2017, 02:17:03 PM »
Got the tube - very beefy. Sounds good.  Hadnt heard about the Amp frame. Going to check those out. I like the locator - very easy to blow. 

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2017, 03:33:26 PM »
my opinion probably isn't worth much, but i snagged some new amp frames as my first diaphragm calls last week and I am already making consistent and decent (at least in my opinion far better than the hoochie mama or primos cow girl) cow calls with them.
looking to order a few more and the new tube  :tup:

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 06:02:48 PM »
I picked up a package at the sportsman show to try out.

Not sponsored by anyone pay same price for everything. I will be using them probably exclusively this season.

  My  :twocents:..... the system allows the most control at high volume of any calling system I have played with to date.   I currently have probably close to 10 tubes from several manufacturers and a variety of reeds. None are bad, my opinion when it comes to elk calling is that scenario and setup are 90 percent of the equation, maybe more. But the calling system and ability comes into play when  those scenarios are less than ideal. I wont go into my theories, but I really like to call LOUD in the majority of my situations. But I often struggle with pitch control, and overpressure when trying to make big volume calls. The phelps stuff definitely helped.

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2017, 06:25:44 PM »
I haven't bought any yet. But I've talked to Phelps a few times and he's a stand up guy and seems to hold himself to a really high standard.
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2017, 06:57:00 PM »
Thanks everyone. The response to the new AMP diaphragms and UNLEASHED tube has been overwhelming in a positive way. They lived up the the hype that eas created when all the beta testers started providing feedback.

These calls will forever change our small game call company.  Thanks for all of the support  :tup:

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2017, 07:52:43 PM »
Hmmm... Maybe I need to try one.  I have been really successful with Bugling Bulls though.  So far haven't found one that comes close, and have wasted money on almost every one out there. 

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2017, 08:15:39 PM »
Wow thanks everyone! I'll be ordering some asap! Always great to hear thanks again guys
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2017, 08:18:43 PM »
Hmmm... Maybe I need to try one.  I have been really successful with Bugling Bulls though.  So far haven't found one that comes close, and have wasted money on almost every one out there.

Tip- try a pair of external cow calls.  Phelps' one is good.  Primos single another. Seems to bring em in better than bugles for me.

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2017, 09:12:04 PM »
I picked up a tube and some amp frames at the show a few weeks ago.  I've never been able to use diaphragm calls well but the new amp frame and been easy to use.

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2017, 07:54:49 AM »
I have seen a lot of people say the amp calls have helped them on facebook. Rick
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2017, 08:02:52 AM »
Hmmm... Maybe I need to try one.  I have been really successful with Bugling Bulls though.  So far haven't found one that comes close, and have wasted money on almost every one out there.

Tip- try a pair of external cow calls.  Phelps' one is good.  Primos single another. Seems to bring em in better than bugles for me.

I am super happy with my external cow calls.   Thanks though.  I was referring to the diaphragms as that is what I do 90% or more of my calls with.  Bugles and cow calls both. 

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2017, 08:10:56 AM »
Hmmm... Maybe I need to try one.  I have been really successful with Bugling Bulls though.  So far haven't found one that comes close, and have wasted money on almost every one out there.

Tip- try a pair of external cow calls.  Phelps' one is good.  Primos single another. Seems to bring em in better than bugles for me.

I am super happy with my external cow calls.   Thanks though.  I was referring to the diaphragms as that is what I do 90% or more of my calls with.  Bugles and cow calls both.
Gotcha just saying when I switched to using 90% external cow calls I had better results -  sounds like they are working for you also.

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2017, 08:27:22 AM »
One thing we found this year while testing these calls..the cow calls are more effective than any other diaphragm we've ever used (it may be a function of circumstance or timing) but the results are from multiple states spread across 6 weeks. 

The testers all said they were able to cow call herd Bulls and satellites in more frequently without having to resort to Bugling.  When I asked them why they believe it is the nasally estrus sounds these diaphragms seem to produce on their own.

We can't wait to get one more year worth of full reviews now that my data set isn't a small group of 50 users.

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2017, 09:24:36 AM »
I really like the frames I picked up.  The wife doesn't seem to like them as much.  Told me she was going to shove that big black thing right up my.......well you get the idea.

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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #15 on: March 03, 2017, 06:43:26 PM »
What reeds do you guys like?

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ORANGE
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #16 on: March 03, 2017, 08:05:40 PM »
The amp frames work great! Easy to use and great sound! A couple bulls met their maker using them this past season! 
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #17 on: March 05, 2017, 02:49:03 PM »
thanks guys!! appreciate the feedback
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Re: Phelps game calls amp frame / unleashed tube ?
« Reply #18 on: March 05, 2017, 03:09:16 PM »
What reeds do you guys like?

WHITE
ORANGE
GREY
Black

I like the white and grey the best, they seem to be a little heavier latex. The orange is super easy to make cow sounds with though, never tried one of the black ones yet.

 

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