Friction Call Choice

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TheCallDr
 
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Friction Call Choice

Postby TheCallDr » March 6th, 2013, 1:27 am

What do you prefer... Slate, Glass, Crystal or other and why?
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icdedturkes
 
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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby icdedturkes » March 6th, 2013, 8:04 am

Bronzed Glass or Crystal is probably the most pleasing to my ear..

But for killing turkeys IME a well built aluminum call is very tough to beat.

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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby retranger » March 6th, 2013, 8:11 am

I like the premo freak in the frictionite. I tried it and thought it sounded good and it works for me. I have trouble with the glass. I use the "quaker boy grand ole master" to get a bird coming then switch to the freak.
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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby Treerooster » March 6th, 2013, 8:59 am

Long box.

Walnut over Black Limba. I think box just sounds real, especially at a little distance outside.
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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby Cut N Run » March 6th, 2013, 9:05 am

I've definitely killed more with a slate, only because that's what I've used the longest.

I have been using a long box for distance calling and a bronze glass (Thanks, Scott!) for the close work lately.

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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby mossyoakpro » March 6th, 2013, 10:05 am

I'm a boxcall guy myself....I guess because I have the most confidence in it and it has brought a pile of birds to the gun. If I use a pot call it is usually a slate...although I have a copper call that sounds very good. I hope to seduce one with it this season...

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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby scoot12 » March 6th, 2013, 10:49 am

crystal or glass has best sound to me. Scoot

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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby bcknuts » March 6th, 2013, 11:40 am

Slate is my fav but a crystal will do for me.

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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby Chief Many Longbeards » March 6th, 2013, 11:44 am

i've shot more toms using crystal, but i use it more than glass or slate. i like the way yelps and cutts crackle on a crystal call when runnin and gunnin.
but, without checking my journal, i'd guess i have taken more birds using mouth calls than pot calls.

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Re: Friction Call Choice

Postby onpoint » March 6th, 2013, 3:08 pm

Billy White Hustling' Hen. Purple heart lid/Mahogany box in Gibson style. favorite call however is a wingbone
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