Information on duck calls and duck calling tips.
Moderators: Mallyard, stumpjumper, okiequacker, callinfowl
This might be a stupid newbie question. What is the difference between acrylic and poly vs wood?
Is it louder sounding or just tougher material?
- Posts: 4
- Joined: Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:31 pm
Acrylic will tend to have a more crisp sound and be tougher as opposed to wood or poly.
Not a thing wrong with wood or poly either.
"No man's Second Amendment rights are safe when the legislature is in session,especially when Democrats are in charge" Mark Twain
I carry a gun,because a cop weighs to much
Annoy a Liberal,work hard and be happy
- Posts: 2148
- Joined: Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:25 am
- Location: Northern Colorado
Acrylic is cast into rods. It's a version of Plexiglass. The calls are turned from the rod whereas polycarbonate calls are poured into molds. All calls will break but acrylic is usually more durable. Wood calls will change their tone significantly in extreme cold. You must separate the insert from the barrel of a wood call or they will get stuck. All calls will change sound with cold weather. Wood is more susceptible to it. I have never owned a good sounding call that would not stick when it's extremely cold. Have had wood calls completely crap out when it's below 32F. I have never had an acrylic call do that to me in those conditions.
Super Elite Cubic Zirconia Geritol Pro Staff
- Posts: 157
- Joined: Fri Nov 29, 2013 11:42 am
- Location: Shooting Your Swing Ducks
Return to Duck Calls and Calling Forum
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests