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Oldest turkey call ?

Old 03-30-2016, 01:02 PM
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Default Oldest turkey call ?

Fellow fan addicts,
Each season there are new versions of calls, many with a new tweak or feature that somehow improves it over its predecessors. After a recent discussion with a friend I got to wondering, what the oldest calls folks are using are.

What is the oldest call you still have, that you used at least once to kill a gobbler? It can be any style. It has to be yours; inherited, bought, found or traded for. Pictures would be cool.

I can't wait to see the results. I'm sure there's a few awesome Neil Costs or Tom Turpins out there.

Me: Nothing special, a M.A.D. Super Aluminator I bought in 2001. It still rides in my vest.
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Old 03-30-2016, 05:34 PM
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Tom Gaskins call! My father grew up with the grandson and we have one of the few original calls with the original stamps on the box. Actually have a 4 of them.
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:05 PM
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Lynch world champion box call I inherited from my uncle, its dated 1958.
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:25 PM
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I've got an Ashby box call that was bought from Wal Mart back about 1991. That's about it. I only dream of those special calls.
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Old 04-03-2016, 04:25 PM
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Lynch® World Champion™ No 102 Box Call, and Lynch® Jet Slate™; both from 1977.
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Old 04-04-2016, 06:17 AM
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Don't know how old it is but I have a original promos box call.. Called down to Primos and a woman walked back to Wills office and described call to him and he told her it was his first box call they came out with... It's called the Hen Box's by primos
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Old 04-04-2016, 12:06 PM
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A used H.S. Strut glass call given to me by a fellow NWTF member who helped me get started in turkey hunting in 1994. It is still my fav. call and it has brought in many toms that I have taken.
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