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#5526139 - 01/07/15 04:15 PM Got my Faulks
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New to calling and I just picked this up after another thread recommended it. Why didn't someone tell me it was so damn hard! I took it out of the package after seeing some videos on how to best use the call. So I went to use it and after about 30 seconds I collapsed on the floor from the lack of oxygen. I came to but I'm still twitchy and out of breath. Holy smokes! Man this is gonna take A LOT of practice, many nights of being cursed out by friends and family in listening distance and the butt end of many jokes.


And this is supposed to be the "easy" call! Lol



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#5526145 - 01/07/15 04:17 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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You will build up your tolerance pretty quick... Just think, you have 9 months to practice and get your lungs in shape!

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#5526304 - 01/07/15 05:32 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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I will be one of those callers yall make fun of rofl
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#5526336 - 01/07/15 05:54 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Try to blow from the other end

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#5526340 - 01/07/15 05:56 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Just work on a single note quack.when you get that down you can work on putting several together. up

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#5526505 - 01/07/15 07:06 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Thanks for the tip sir. So far the only two I use is Whaaa wha wha wha and digidu. Feeder seems is easier for me. Any other tips?
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#5526831 - 01/07/15 09:02 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Something is bad wrong if a faulks is requiring a lot of air. Bad wrong! I would claim tou should lock it up, long before you ran out of air.
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#5526850 - 01/07/15 09:14 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: wal1809]
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Originally Posted By: wal1809
Something is bad wrong if a faulks is requiring a lot of air. Bad wrong! I would claim tou should lock it up, long before you ran out of air.


He is learning, the key is back pressure.
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#5526871 - 01/07/15 09:26 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Doesn't take much air to produce sound. Putting together a string is what harder though.
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#5526874 - 01/07/15 09:27 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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You'll be ok. You have the only two guys in the world that would recommend a Faulks call helping you out.
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#5526876 - 01/07/15 09:28 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Well thanks for the vote of confidence...I need all the help roflmao
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#5526892 - 01/07/15 09:35 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: BuckRage]
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Blue it every chance you get, the more ya do the easier and better you will get
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#5526973 - 01/07/15 10:09 PM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: beaversnipe]
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Originally Posted By: beaversnipe
Try to blow from the other end


roflmao
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#5527125 - 01/08/15 12:55 AM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: #Hayraker]
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Originally Posted By: Hayraker
You'll be ok. You have the only two guys in the world that would recommend a Faulks call helping you out.


Back pressure is your friend and practice. That call should not be that bad to work. Though I have some other calls and several costing a lot more the Faulks on the lanyard gets lots more use than the others combined.
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#5527403 - 01/08/15 08:29 AM Re: Got my Faulks [Re: #Hayraker]
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Originally Posted By: Hayraker
You'll be ok. You have the only two guys in the world that would recommend a Faulks call helping you out.


That funny! Have you noticed they are both call makers confused2. One of which hs been making calls longer than any of us have been alive. The question was not what is the "Best" call on the market. The original question which he and I both had an answered Faulks was, "What is the best call out there for around $20". There are better calls out there but not a lot for $20.

If we are being honest. I bought a spec call from Faulks. It was $18. I got ripped off. It is about half the size of a kids toy, hard to run and I just don't care for it. I wouldn't recommend that call for even $5. For their duck call, $20, you can't beat a Faulks. It has a much softer sound. Right now I can tell you the greenheads at my lease are so jumpy you can't honk at them. About the most you are going to do it some short pops, a quack when they way out on a swing and some feeding chuckles (Not when they are close to you). Anything more than that right now would run off the birds at my place.
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