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Comp call reviews

Postby KyMike » Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:45 am

Going to get my first comp call. Looking for true review or comparison of the different calls for Main Street/Meat/live duck. If you just want to bash a call maker please skip this post.

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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby BonzaiDuck227 » Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:04 pm

You'll see but one answer here………MVP. Save yourself the trouble and just get one lol
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby mayhem96 » Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:49 pm

The biggest thing is to find something that fits you. There really isn't a duck call out there that you can label "the best duck call". A MVP has had many wins but there are plenty of other good choices. I run a LCC Punisher and have done good on it because it fits me. There may come a day when they don't fit me and I will have to find something else. And this pretty much goes for every type of comp. duck calling. For Meat and Live Duck, I run a Lares T-1 simply because I like the sound and the way they run :thumbsup:
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby Justin Weber » Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:09 pm

I havent gotten into competition calling but I honestly feel like you can adjust your calling to fit a specific call. I have done it. That being said the MVP has the most wins for a reason...
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby KyMike » Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:34 am

MVP is definitely at the top of my list. Anyone use a Boss, Stage Rage or other comp calls?
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby coach_1 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:13 am

For "Main Street" it's the MVP and Kryptonite

For "Meat" it's a coco RNT Short Barrel. The Echo XLT is pretty nice also.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby KyMike » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:09 pm

Why is the MVP better? Is it louder, better bottom end, more control? Or just is it the number of wins?
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby coach_1 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:24 pm

KyMike wrote:Why is the MVP better? Is it louder, better bottom end, more control? Or just is it the number of wins?

D. All of the above
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby mayhem96 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:39 pm

KyMike wrote:Why is the MVP better? Is it louder, better bottom end, more control? Or just is it the number of wins?


It's just the way they are made. The MVP has all of those things but that doesn't mean other calls don't have these things.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby SPatrick » Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:32 pm

There is a reason for all those wins...look at brad allen switches to MVP and wins worlds that year. If you want a MS call get an MVP and don't think twice. If you want a meat call, there are a bunch out there that are solid, the T1 is taking home a bunch of wins right now though.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby KyMike » Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:45 pm

Sounds like the MVP is definitely the way to go for MS. So the T1 is doing well with Meat. I had a A5 and liked it pretty well. I heard a DC is a good one as well. Any others that the group would recommend?
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby mayhem96 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:54 am

KyMike wrote:Sounds like the MVP is definitely the way to go for MS. So the T1 is doing well with Meat. I had a A5 and liked it pretty well. I heard a DC is a good one as well. Any others that the group would recommend?


T-1 buddy :yes: :yes:
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby ccduck » Sun Sep 08, 2013 11:08 pm

You really need to go somewhere and try a few. I'll give you my thoughts on what I have tried.
Rnt MVP - great call top to bottom. To me it was easier to get a better sounding feed than the others.
Echo boss - again a great all around call. I could get always get duckier more powerful hens from this call. Has a loud and ducky top end as well.
BG kryptonite - had a good powerful top end and a raspy sucky lower end. To me I had problems with transitions and never could really get comfortable with the lower end specifically the feeding call.

With all that said. If I were going to get back in the game I would get MVP. I like it the best because I could transition through all parts of my routine better and could finesse the bottom end a little more.
I still recommend if possible to try to try a few at a store or maybe call a couple of call makers and talk to them about what you are looking for. If you do that don't leave out Wayne Betts. He makes a very fine call as well.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby KyMike » Mon Sep 09, 2013 4:41 am

CCducks, thanks for the review. Exactly what I was looking for. I've been to Gander, BPS and Cabela's. They did not carry the comp calls. Any idea who does? May not have had all their calls in yet.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby DMBgoosehunter13 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:54 pm

MVP = Finesse Comp Calling very versatile with range
Kryptonite = the loudest comp call I have heard and own (the older ones)
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:51 pm

DMBgoosehunter13 wrote:MVP = Finesse Comp Calling very versatile with range

Yes and No, As RNT has both finesse AND power callers
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby KyMike » Tue Sep 10, 2013 3:12 am

Trevor your a comp man. What do you use or have used and why? Interested to hear your opinion.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby DMBgoosehunter13 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:09 am

Trevor Shannahan wrote:
DMBgoosehunter13 wrote:MVP = Finesse Comp Calling very versatile with range

Yes and No, As RNT has both finesse AND power callers

Which proves my point. The RNT MVP can do it all for any caller. Whether power or finesse. I was just saying the if you want that or balls to the walls loud then go with the Kryptonite.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Tue Sep 10, 2013 6:29 am

KyMike wrote:Trevor your a comp man. What do you use or have used and why? Interested to hear your opinion.

RNT MVP for mainstreet, Daisy Cutter for meat. Best tone and versatility is the reason why I use them
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby Gunnysway » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:03 pm

Anybody try The Hat Trick from Calef?

I'v been eyeing it up, as I like underdogs... :thumbsup:
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby BonzaiDuck227 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:01 pm

Eaisest Main Street call I ever ran was the echo boss, def not my favorite but def the easiest IMO.
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Re: Comp call reviews

Postby dso190 » Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:34 pm

Anyone try the Mean Street?
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