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Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 calls?

Postby ducksNgeese91 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:25 pm

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It'd be a bargain at twice the price
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby The Duck Hammer » Sat Jul 06, 2013 1:56 pm

They have been out for awhile. I believe they came out right after the show became a hit. Their website was sold out of all the plastic calls but had those in stock at the time.
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby ducksNgeese91 » Sat Jul 06, 2013 2:04 pm

I wouldn't buy one for $10 much less 179.99
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby The Duck Hammer » Sat Jul 06, 2013 2:08 pm

Definitely not worth it but I bet they sell\sold a few....hundred.
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Indaswamp wrote:easy...just manipulate the ruler to make the inch shorter so that 28" reads 30"..... :thumbsup:

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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Normmcclean » Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:42 pm

Made in China then slapped together in Louisiana. The American way. You notice that there are no tools in the shop so they don't even fine tune. I think the reeds even come to them pre cut. What a joke. Only thing they have ever made themselves are their kids.
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby mayhem96 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:14 pm

Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Sun Jul 07, 2013 6:27 pm

mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby stumpjumper » Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:37 pm

Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time


Yep!!!!!!!!!! Assembly line on tv..... :fingerhead:

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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:16 am

Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.
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Postby MN BMX Dad » Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:10 am

I'm not sure why anything done in a CNC would be a bad thing. More consistent parts with less scrap in a fraction of the time.

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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:22 am

Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby The Duck Hammer » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:19 am

Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Stop trying to stir things up and go back where you came from. :hi:
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Indaswamp wrote:easy...just manipulate the ruler to make the inch shorter so that 28" reads 30"..... :thumbsup:

That's how I got a 13" pecker.
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:56 am

Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in


But they did at one point, right? You could be right, just seems like a tv set to me...
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:58 am

The Duck Hammer wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Stop trying to stir things up and go back where you came from. :hi:

:lol:

Not trying to sir it up, just my $0.02. :grin:
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:06 pm

Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in


But they did at one point, right? You could be right, just seems like a tv set to me...

A long time ago yes. Injection molded stuff isn't made, it's assembled
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Feelin' Fowl » Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:14 pm

Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in


But they did at one point, right? You could be right, just seems like a tv set to me...

A long time ago yes. Injection molded stuff isn't made, it's assembled


I get that. They still offer some acrylic and wood to the best of my knowledge...
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby coach_1 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:09 pm

Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in


But they did at one point, right? You could be right, just seems like a tv set to me...

A long time ago yes. Injection molded stuff isn't made, it's assembled

Same could be said for cnc'd stuff as well.
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby The Duck Hammer » Mon Jul 08, 2013 4:51 pm

coach_1 wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in


But they did at one point, right? You could be right, just seems like a tv set to me...

A long time ago yes. Injection molded stuff isn't made, it's assembled

Same could be said for cnc'd stuff as well.

Not necessarily. The Acrylic DC calls that I have owned were literally "assembled". No tuning no nothing. They were CNCed and thrown together as fast as possible. That is a difference at least to me.
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:48 pm

Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
Feelin' Fowl wrote:
Trevor Shannahan wrote:
mayhem96 wrote:Mac (one of the guys that works for them, don't know his last name) has some CNC machines and lathes. I have always thought their acrylic was CNCed and do I dare say he turns the wood barrels?

No hand turning going on in that shop. Not for a long time

There's no way that the "shop" we see on TV is the real shop. I'd be willing to bet that the room we see was thrown together just for the show...Not saying that they don't run an assembly line, but I doubt that's it.

Why? They don't MAKE anything. They assemble pieces. All they need is a room to put it together and a warehouse to store it in


But they did at one point, right? You could be right, just seems like a tv set to me...

A long time ago yes. Injection molded stuff isn't made, it's assembled


I get that. They still offer some acrylic and wood to the best of my knowledge...

CNCd and slapped together. Still not made
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Postby DarenDeath » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:15 pm

Trevor Shannahan wrote:CNCd and slapped together. Still not made

As a CNC machinist, I take offense. Those machines work hard man! :tongue:

If you put a new $159 dollar paint job on a call, does its worth become +$159?
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Postby MN BMX Dad » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:34 pm

I agree. Our machines don't program, setup, run and adjust themselves.

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Postby WTN10 » Tue Jul 09, 2013 8:45 pm

If they're not made, do they just materialize ex nihilo?

They're made, they're just not made by hand.
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Postby Trevor Shannahan » Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:20 pm

WTN10 wrote:If they're not made, do they just materialize ex nihilo?

They're made, they're just not made by hand.

They aren't the ones making them. Little Chinese people are making the polys, and some machinist is making any acrylic or wood calls. All the DC boys are doing is assembling and giving a quick and completely unthorough tune job. They aren't making anything.
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Postby clampdaddy » Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:21 pm

Trevor Shannahan wrote: ......All the DC boys are doing is assembling and giving a quick and completely in-thorough tune job.....

You mean to tell me that the other call companies don't just blow three quacks before it goes into a package, or yell at a call tuner for turning up the volume in the shop? :lol3:
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Re: Anyone seen these super cool duck commander $179.99 call

Postby Hbnel5on » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:15 pm

Their acrylic and wood is cncd by random machine shops then shipped to them. One of my buddies that owns xciter calls has several cnc machines where he makes his calls and I have been in the shop with him and they do tons of wood for duck commander and various other BIG. Name call company's (no names mentioned) I could only assume their acrylic is done the same. The shop turns and tunes, then ships them off
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