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Arkansas Duck Hunter’s Almanac Hunting Book

Jan 7th, 2011 | By
Arkansas Duck Hunter’s Almanac Hunting Book

Arkansas Duck Hunter’s Almanac Hunting Book The Arkansas Duck Hunter’s Almanac is the ultimate book on mid-south duck hunting, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The Arkansas Duck Hunter’s Almanac has received rave reviews since it was first published in soft cover in 1998. Few books have so well-described and preserved the past while bringing
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The Little Torch by Smith

Jan 6th, 2011 | By
The Little Torch by Smith

The Little Torch by Smith Equipment is an excellent choice for flame polishing your acrylic duck call or goose call barrels.  Below you will find more information regarding this torch.  However, please also visit our “Shop Talk” section for picture and video tutorials on using this setup for flame polishing your duck call barrel. When
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How to make a duck call insert

Nov 24th, 2010 | By
How to make a duck call insert

Here you will find a complete tutorial on how to turn a duck call insert.  Not every call maker does it the same way, therefore this is the method that I use. I start by cutting a 6″ piece of 1″ acrylic (I do it the same for wood, antler etc).  I then mark the
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Meet the publisher

Nov 19th, 2010 | By
Meet the publisher

Tom Gray



Duck Calls of Illinois 1863-1963

Nov 19th, 2010 | By
Duck Calls of Illinois 1863-1963

Few possessions are as highly prized by duck hunters as their favorite calls.  Skillfully crafted and highly individualized calls enable the hunter to attract waterfowl by mimicking their sounds.  In recent years, the appreciation for duck calls and the art of duck call making has increased notably among waterfowl enthusiasts.  As collecting has grown in
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The Art Of American Game Calls

Nov 19th, 2010 | By
The Art Of American Game Calls

The Art of American Game Calls is a book about a unique American art form, the game call.  Calls are most familiar to duck, goose and turkey hunters.  However, many other types of calls exist and one has been made for nearly every type of sporting hunt as well as for the hunting of most
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Call Makers Center Vise

Nov 18th, 2010 | By
Call Makers Center Vise

The pen blank drilling center vise is a great tool to center your duck call blanks for drilling the center hole.  It is a great tool to add to your drill press table that will aid in holding and centering your call barrel blanks when drilling.  I purchased this one from Penn State Industries and
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Nov 17th, 2010 | By

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Acrylic Drill Bit

Nov 16th, 2010 | By
Acrylic Drill Bit

If you want a drill bit that will cut through your acrylic duck call barrel blanks with ease and exit the blank without chipping, then this is the one you’ve been looking for!  This drill bit will also drastically minimize your duck call barrel bore sanding as well.  You can purchase it at Webfoot Custom
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Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls

Nov 16th, 2010 | By
Turning Custom Duck and Game Calls

Calling game of all kinds: ducks, geese, turkeys and even big game and large predators is an essential part of the hunt today, whether the hunter’s instrument is a gun, camera or binoculars.  As a result, an amazing array of commercial game calls is available.  Outdoor sporting goods retailers often carry several brands of game
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