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Borch

Turkey hunting, the Off Season

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Borch    313
Borch

Well I'm gearing up for the pre-pre-season of turkey hunting. After I get my application in there has always seemed to be a lull that I fill with ice fishing. I just took and inventory of my wood and other supplies and put orders in for more that I need. It's close to sawdust making time turning chunks of wood into sweet sounding turkey calls.

I'm getting the shakes as I haven't turned a call since late June when the heat of summer drove me out of the shop. I'll be getting my garage heater hooked up in the next week or so and I'll be ready to see what calls are hidden under all that wood. laugh.gif

Anyone else getting the itch?

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Powerstroke    20
Powerstroke

I hear ya Borch. I see a nice flock of birds every day on my way home from work. I know I got to get that app in soon.

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Scott M    3
Scott M

Borch,

I'd like to see how that's done. Maybe I can come visit your shop and see you work one up this winter. Then we could sneak off to the 'Shoe for some cats. Sound like a plan?

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Borch    313
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Quote:


Borch,

I'd like to see how that's done. Maybe I can come visit your shop and see you work one up this winter. Then we could sneak off to the 'Shoe for some cats. Sound like a plan?


Well my shop is my garage. So not a tradtional woodworking shop.

But that would definitely work. laugh.gif

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bassphish2005    0
bassphish2005

Would love to hear how that 'home made' call sounds??? Borch must be a craftsman [wish I had them skills] I am SET for area 277 C AND CANNOT WAIT.........is April here yet?

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Borch    313
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I enjoy making a few calls that the turkeys seem to like and don't look too bad. ;\)

A craftsman? Well lets not get carried away. \:D

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Nate McVey

Although I wish I had the skills, equipment and space to make my own calls, that is not the case. I use this lull to practice my calling on my 45 min. drive to work. It's amazing some of the looks I get at stop signs grin.gif

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8point    0
8point

O yea I've been turning some orders now and Im pumped. Since Im a custom call maker I would like to see some of the pots you made. I'll hopefully post a slate/slate call that I made out of a piece of crotch walnut.

Take Care

-Kevin

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bassphish2005

Kevin,can you e-mail me back on some of your calls and prices?,yes I am interested in a custom call.

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8point

Ok email sent

-Kevin

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Borch    313
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Here are a few I made for the contest last year.

HSOContestCalls.jpg

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8point    0
8point

Holy cow those look great! How did you do in the contest?

-Kevin

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Borch    313
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 Originally Posted By: 8point
Holy cow those look great! How did you do in the contest?

-Kevin

I made them for prizes in a turkey hunting contest we held here on HSO. Folks seemed to like them as did the turkeys I called in. ;\)

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8point

Are you going to make them again this year?

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