Short reed tuning...broken in guts.

Discussion in 'Duck & Goose Calling Forum' started by Wade Walling, Mar 21, 2008.

  1. OneShotBandit

    OneShotBandit Elite Refuge Member

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    GREAT article! :tu I was messin' w/my Goozilla and it now sounds really awesome! Maybe I'll get brave enough to try this on my RNT/KP call!
     
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    do you find that you have to increase the amount of gap with broke guts? It seems that without, the reed has a bigger tendancy to stick. Will you flare reed tips for broke guts? if so, how do you do it? why is it impt to minimize the gap if makers (grounds) are selling them with flared reeds?


    I have found that the more my guts have become worn in the more prone it is to sticking when I realy lean on it. I have started to bend the very tip of the reed up a litttle. It might take a bit more air to operate it, but the sound is real goosey.
     
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    Good post blaux, Can someone please post some pics of how they bend the tip of the reed. Ive heard so much of doing this method but noone ever posts pics for a visual:sp
     
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    I use hemostats to bend the tip on my reeds.Start with a little bend and see if its what you are wanting,you can always bend more if you need it.


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    DrakeStar!! thankyou appreciate it man!!:tu
     
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    This thread needs to be stickied.
     
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    Very good post Wade!:tu
     
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    thats some great info there Wade ............. thanks a bunch :tu
     
  9. reggart

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    Extremely helpful information, thank you.
     
  10. DeweyDuckHunter

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    What is different when they say they are "broken in"?

    Is this something that can be done at home by a novice?

    What is different with the sound with "broken in" guts?

    I saw on the GK page that they sell broken in guts. Can a person buy a set from GK and install it in another call (foiles,BGB, or any other)?

    Can this also be done on flute style calls. I have an Eastern Shoreman (poly) and would like to play around with it more. It made it in my blind bag a few times last year (for kicks mostly). The guys I hunt with blow pretty loud and higher pitched, I thought adding in a flute just made it sound like different geese even more.

    Lastly, thoughts on the GK flute -vs- the Eastern Shoreman (acrylic)? I am on a flute kick lately for some reason.

    Thanks in advance, and great thread (very informative).
     

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