Short reed tuning...broken in guts.

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

  1. CaptSanner295

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    Very informative. Thank you for your time and effort.
     
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    Thanks for all the info! My 10 year old decided to take our calls apart and clean them. With the info posted we were able to get the calls back together and sounding better than before.
     
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    :l sounds like a good little helper there
     
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    Never had much luck tuning, etc.....

    Great job on this post
     
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    Great post Wade! Thanks for taking the time to break it down! :tu
     
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    I just took a call out the box, took it apart and tuned it back up using your help here. Thanks a million Wade!
     
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    Wow! That worked awesome!!!! I had just finished changing a reed in my SMH the other day, the original had bubbled. I had some reeds and guts here so I put a new reed in the call and it was stiffer to blow. I read this tutorial then gathered up my call and all the necessary paraphenalia and followed your instructions to the letter. After a few tries to fine tune after installing the guts and reed again, the call sounds better than it ever did. I don't contest call so I prefer shaved reeds for hunting too. Thanks for the great tutorial and advice.....:tu

    I agree with some of the others...this should be a sticky!!!!!!!!!!!:reader
     
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    I did as Wade said and I took a really fine emery board and sanded the edges of the reed to fit in the groove that's become worn into the tone board. I also sanded the front edge to ensure the reed fit the shape of the tone board perfectly......it is not sticking at all, sounds amazing and talk about incresed volume!! WOW!!!
     
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    I was having heck of time trying tune the set of your BIGS in my canuck but now i have them tuned and they rock in that call. Thanks again :bow
     

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