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Offline The100Road

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Turkey pot call
« on: May 15, 2017, 11:56:40 AM »
Just made my first pot call that I'm pretty happy with. This is turned from cocobolo and is anodized aluminum over slate. Hoping to get out this Saturday to put it to the real test. But might be kind of late in the season so we'll see!


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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2017, 02:37:37 PM »
 :drool: thats gorgeous!!! nice work! :tup:

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2017, 02:52:34 PM »
:drool: thats gorgeous!!! nice work! :tup:

Thank you!

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2017, 02:57:25 PM »
Awesome looking call. What kind of striker are you using? Any way you can let us hear what it sounds like ?

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2017, 03:20:44 PM »
Awesome looking call. What kind of striker are you using? Any way you can let us hear what it sounds like ?

I've been using a maple striker with a red mallee burl handle from a call i bought. I'm hoping to make a couple different strikers this weekend. I'll see if I can't post a video once I do.

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2017, 07:05:03 PM »
Here you go @gaddy

Let me know what you guys think!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-xl9dkxJs0

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2017, 07:41:08 PM »
Up and coming game calls there. :tup:

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2017, 07:52:01 PM »
I like the looks of that pot a lot. The sound is great as well it's a little high pitched but that's the aluminum for ya. I have used an aluminum call for close to 15 years and finally found a bird 2 years that liked it. Aluminum is great in the rain and when it's dry.

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2017, 08:38:12 PM »
I like the looks of that pot a lot. The sound is great as well it's a little high pitched but that's the aluminum for ya. I have used an aluminum call for close to 15 years and finally found a bird 2 years that liked it. Aluminum is great in the rain and when it's dry.

Thanks!
Couldn't be more right. I personally like the sound of slate calls the best but every call has its own purpose and place in our arsenal!

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #9 on: May 22, 2017, 01:36:04 PM »
That is awesome craftsmanship rigjt there.

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2017, 02:10:54 PM »
Sounds great! I could see playing with different strikers for sound variation. Again, gorgeous call.

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #11 on: May 22, 2017, 02:16:45 PM »
Oh yeah for sure, strikers can make a big difference in sound. I'm liking the one piece strikers the best but they take so much longer to make! Haha.

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #12 on: May 22, 2017, 02:20:15 PM »
That is awesome craftsmanship rigjt there.

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Thank you!

Here is another one in the works.


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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #13 on: May 22, 2017, 08:40:10 PM »
Finished!

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Re: Turkey pot call
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2017, 02:52:07 PM »
Cool!

 

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