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Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« on: March 30, 2023, 06:53:59 AM »
Any recommendations on small frame diaphragm turkey calls? The Legacy small frame calls are a bit too big and the Woodhaven have a bit too little tape on them, hard to get a seal.

For elk calls, the mini amp's are just about perfect for reference.

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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2023, 06:55:44 AM »
You can trim down the tape.  Just take a small amount off at a time.  Like a scissors blade width at a time.
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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2023, 07:51:43 AM »
I might try that with last season's calls. I've heard it can get stringy, frayed ends. Is it just a matter of using super sharp scissors?

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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2023, 08:58:51 AM »
I might try that with last season's calls. I've heard it can get stringy, frayed ends. Is it just a matter of using super sharp scissors?
Yes don't use crappy scissors.

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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2023, 12:00:36 PM »
For elk calls, the mini amp's are just about perfect for reference.

Just use the elk calls for turkey hunting.
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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2023, 12:45:42 PM »
Hmm, they have the metal piece in them. Never tried to turkey call it one like that. Might be worth a shot lol.

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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2023, 04:32:06 PM »
Hmm, they have the metal piece in them. Never tried to turkey call it one like that. Might be worth a shot lol.

I just looked at them, sorry I didn't realize they had that little piece of metal.  Give it a shot and see if they work.  :)  If not I would just use some really nice sharp scissors and trim the regular calls down until they fit you.
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Re: Small Frame Diaphragm Turkey Calls
« Reply #7 on: March 30, 2023, 05:25:54 PM »
Elk calls will work, but they don't  very in call tone and not raspy

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