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    Made this one for a friend

    A friend asked if I could make a call with a picture of his boy with his first turkey. He'd seen a call I made from maple burl and wanted that, so here it is.

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    That is a trophy in itself...

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    What??? That's crazy! Amazing work sir!
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    Beautiful piece of artistry, John!
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    Great work, John.
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    'Taint a thing wrong with that! Good looking call.
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    NICE!!!

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    Now that is another level of craftsmanship and a whole new list of clientele. Not everyone can afford to stuff their first or every bird, this provides memories of that animal and the hunt. That is great John!!!!!!!!
    Jon

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    What a great keepsake. I can see "grandpa" showing his grandkids that during a "when I was your age" story.
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