Varmints Inc. Custom Calls



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Cherry and Mesquite

Posted by Lonehowl on November 25, 2018 at 5:35 PM

Couple more  old style enclosed reeds. Arizona mesquite and cherry.

Nother Osage...

Posted by Lonehowl on November 23, 2018 at 3:15 AM

Fun to make...simple cottontail screamer...Circe style. 

Osage Circe Style

Posted by Lonehowl on November 18, 2018 at 6:25 PM

This is the first one of this style. Ive always liked the scalloped lip rest of those old calls, along with the simple shape. Ive added a coaxer to the barrel of mine, and the internals are the same as my other wood enclosed reeds. This one aint perfect...the coaxer reed is not perfectly inline with the lip rest, its a tiny bit off center. I built a couple of jigs to line things up but looks like Ill have to tweak em a little. All in all though, it turned out perty good. Mig...

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A howler for me!

Posted by Lonehowl on October 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Built myself a new howler today. Its turned out of Ash and Jet-Phen micarta. Mouthpiece is machined out of polymer with a standard .010 thick reed.

Handbuilt Howlers...

Posted by Lonehowl on October 19, 2018 at 12:45 PM

Turning up some custom howlers. These are Thompson style, but most everything on them is different. I always liked the deeper barks and howls you can get out this style if toneboard. Super easy to get high pitched puppy whines etc. as well.

Custom Handbuilts

Posted by Lonehowl on October 17, 2018 at 3:40 AM

Love turning wood...

Camaru and blackwood...getting ready to get sleeves and reeds istalled.

New... Superlight Green howler

Posted by Lonehowl on August 26, 2018 at 6:10 PM

This is a new, 2 reed lightweight howler. Its made with super thin latex that makes it easy to blow and control. Great for higher pitched howls, puppy whines and ki-yi's.



Posted by Lonehowl on February 2, 2018 at 2:55 PM

 This newest call to the lineup is the Deuce. It is a small open reed with a dual air channel toneboard. It is high pitched and can get raspy on the low end too. Great call for fox and cats. Great bird sounds with that two tone birdy squeal when you get out on the tip.

 This call is the same size as the Sweetpea. 1/2" toneboard and bore...
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Deathpunch and Sweetpea

Posted by Lonehowl on February 2, 2018 at 2:25 PM

Released these two open reed calls recently. Always trying to improve my calls, and they all may evolve in the future.

 I described the Sweetpea a bit in a post below. The Deathpunch is a bigger call. It has a 5/8 toneboard with a bigger air channel The reed is standard .010 with a tapered cut.. The exhaust/bore is 5/8 as well.  It is brassy and loud for a call this size.
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Suckerpunch Revival....

Posted by Lonehowl on January 14, 2018 at 9:35 PM

This is an enclosed reed call that is in the same linup as the new model Sweetpea open reed posted below. It has either a single or double reed setup inside, with a coaxer reed mounted in the barrel for great coaxing peeps to pull in those hung up coyotes and cats that last few yards.

This call is designed to be tough and versitile. It has that sort of hollow distress sound ...
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