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Author Topic: Trough Calls  (Read 355 times)

Offline GML6587

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Trough Calls
« on: January 07, 2021, 10:02:23 PM »
Hello everyone,

I’m a new member to the forum but have been enjoying reading posts for a while. I’ve been trying my hand at making box calls and scratch box calls for a couple years now with decent success and would now like to try trough calls. I’m pretty sure I have a good handle on the build but am unsure on how best to attach the slate. Is the slate only glued on each end of the trough or should there be a small lip around the edge of the trough to glue the slate to? Any advice is greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

Offline callmakerman

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Re: Trough Calls
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2021, 04:00:38 PM »
Sounds dumb I guess but like anything in call making it's a guarded secret. Trial and error is the best way to learn.

Offline M,Yingling

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Re: Trough Calls
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2021, 12:03:17 AM »
 i  dont make them but  looks like the secrets out lol   maybe this will help u out

http://oldgobbler.com/Forum/index.php?topic=43685.0
and another
http://oldgobbler.com/Forum/index.php?topic=59316.0
« Last Edit: January 12, 2021, 12:19:35 AM by M,Yingling »
Not taking orders for calls at this time ,,,but my have some on hand  ,,,I Dont sell strikers
I do like copper pot calls,,,,Get them While u can
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Offline GML6587

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Re: Trough Calls
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2021, 10:09:37 AM »
I thought the intricacies on how the slate is "attached" to the call may be a closely guarded secret but I thought I'd throw the question out there anyway to see if I would get a bite. Haha!

Thank you for the links M, Yingling. They are exactly what I was looking for. Now I gotta see if I can make this chunk of wood talk turkey!