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Offline Roger Smith

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Request for Bull Elk calls
« on: January 21, 2014, 07:48:20 PM »
I have been requested to make a couple of bull elk calls.  I only see cow elk parts listed here.  Any suggestions on where to order?
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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2014, 09:42:20 PM »
A bull elk call would be a bugle. I'm not sure I have ever seen one that didn't incorporate a rubber/plastic tube and/ or a cut wiffle ball bat and latex reed. I have considered making the connecting piece between the bat and rubber/plastic tube out of wood for a nice accent. Other than that, not sure what you could do.
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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2014, 10:20:24 PM »
Chris typed out exactly what l was going to say.

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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2014, 12:24:35 AM »
Thanks for the info.  You can tell that I know nothing (definition of nothing is a zero with the rim knock off) about call making.  I will have to pass on these.
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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2014, 07:21:04 AM »
I can help you out. I have parts for Elk bugles I would be happy to sell you some as I have plenty of them. I have tone boards and the exhaust tubes you have to turn the barrel and then tune the call. It is a reeded type call.
PM me if you would like some.
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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2014, 07:48:52 AM »
Larry- you've peaked my intrest. Would like to see what you have for bugle parts. Is it an open reed? Very curious.

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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2014, 08:49:19 AM »
Tone board, reed, wedge, closed reed. Little touchy to set but they work.

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Re: Request for Bull Elk calls
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2014, 07:19:06 PM »
Thanks all for the help.

Larry, thanks for your help.  I have completed the two calls and will deliver them tomorrow.

One id Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) with a lot of spalt in the sap wood.  The other is some other wood from Brazil.


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Jatoba

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