Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

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Ben Sobieck
 
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Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby Ben Sobieck » September 3rd, 2009, 4:39 am

After much anticipation, here are the winners of the Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition. These were selected by T&TH staff. By no means was judging easy. There were many, many excellent calls. These were the best of the best. Congratulations to everyone who entered!

Working Box Call Category

First Place: Dave Halloran, Great Valley, N.Y. Call description: checkered short box, purple heart lid
and bottom, Missouri cedar sound chamber, spalted maple ends.

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Second Place: Josh Shoemaker, Lebanon, Va. Call description: Cost-style hewn-out box made of Spanish
cedar and walnut.

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Third Place: Ernie Moyer, Schuylkill Haven, Pa. Call description: Working box call

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Honorable Mention: Chad Zutter, Minneapolis, Minn. Call description: Long box

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Working Friction Call Category



First Place: David Halloran, Great Valley, N.Y. Call description: Cherry pot cacklin' crystal over glass, with a dymondwood striker and ebony striker.

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Second Place: Clint Corder, Mulberry, Tenn. Call description: Amboyna Burl Call.

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Third Place: Tom Tiberi, Fairbank, Pa. Call description: Slate over glass, hand-turned walnut pot,
purple heart striker with hickory top.

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Honorable Mention: Doug Keith, Ephrata, Pa. Call description: Walnut pot with maple inlay, strikers of hickory with a burnt tip and carbon.

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Honorable Mention: Jerry Elmore, Greenwood, Ark. Call description: 3-inch slate call with cherry pot and cherry sound board with walnut striker and hickory striker, both with maple tops.

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Honorable Mention: Zink Custom Calls, Port Clinton, Ohio. Call description: Power Slate.

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Honorable Mention: Zink Custom Calls, Port Clinton, Ohio. Call description: Power Aluminum.

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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby Dcoleinpa » September 3rd, 2009, 7:58 am

congrats to all of you

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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby Bobbyparks » September 3rd, 2009, 10:18 am

Congrats from me as well.
 
Really good sounding calls in my opinion. Along with who knows how many others, I'd be interested  buying one of the boxes or pot calls.
 
Congrats again to everyone and thanks to T&TH for making this an interesting event.
 
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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby icdedturkes » September 3rd, 2009, 11:38 am

Are we ever gonna get to know the numbers of the calls in relation to the callmaker in the soundfiles?

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Brian Lovett
 
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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby Brian Lovett » September 3rd, 2009, 12:31 pm

A big thank you to everyone who entered. There were some awesome calls. Remember, we'll have a full feature on the winning call-makers in our Winter issue.

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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby Turkeybuster » September 3rd, 2009, 1:27 pm

Congradulations to all the winners of the Turkey and Turkey Hunting call competition!
Thanks to all of the entrants for the tedious hours spent making calls and their interest to enter the call competition.
Thanks to the Turkey and Turkey Hunting staff for putting this all together and hopefully we will do this again.
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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby rbewilson » September 3rd, 2009, 2:40 pm

Congrats,to the winning call makes,and thanks to T&TH guys for putting on the contest.

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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby Steve_In » September 3rd, 2009, 3:09 pm

Congraulations to the winners!![:D] 
Steve, I love "smoked" turkey

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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby WillowRidgeCalls » September 3rd, 2009, 5:11 pm

Congrats to Everyone that entered, and the T&TH staff we hope this is one of many more contests to come. [:)]
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RE: Winners of Grand Slam Turkey Call Competition Announced

Postby allaboutshooting » September 5th, 2009, 4:05 am

Hey Ben,

Thank you for holding this competition. A big thanks to all those who entered and congratulations to all the winners. I look forward to reading more about the calls in the Winter issue of "Turkey & Turkey Hunting".

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