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Offline Henry H

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Some other Reelfoot measurements
« on: August 08, 2013, 10:39:51 PM »
Fred inspired me, and finally got around to documenting a few of the calls in my collection.


Here is a pic of the calls, topt-to-bottom then left-to-right in order on measurement sheet.


Hope this is legible and helpful.

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Re: Some other Reelfoot measurements
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2013, 01:09:27 PM »
What an unselfish thing to do Henry. I know it will help a lot of folks a lot.

                                      :thanks:


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Re: Some other Reelfoot measurements
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2013, 03:29:16 PM »
I know how much work this represents Henry.  Thanks for sharing it with us.

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Re: Some other Reelfoot measurements
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2013, 09:46:41 PM »
Happy to help - lots here have helped me.  Managed to get my hands on a Turpin call recently and got these measurements.  It is a bigger bored call (.8" at the mouthpiece) "Glodo'd".


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Re: Some other Reelfoot measurements
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2013, 10:13:02 PM »
Great new addition right there.

Some people consider Turpin to be the "master" others would point to "Johnny Marsh".
Of the more modern masters I would vote for Glynn Scobey.

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Re: Some other Reelfoot measurements
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2013, 08:48:54 PM »
 :thanks: for sharing. Also like the sweet lookinh calls
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Re: Some other Reelfoot measurements
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2013, 03:22:34 PM »
Read all the tutorials at the top of the Reelfoot forum.  I get the rise angle by inserting a spacer block under the end of my tone board jig and then cutting the tone channel to depth with a round nose milling cutter. You can make the cut with either a mill or a drill press and an X,Y table.
Antique calls were made by drilling the tone channel hole at a 5-6 degree angle and then cutting away the waste .  The resulting tone channel will be at the angle of the drilled hole.  The further down you cut the shorter the resulting tone channel will be.

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