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Top of the Line Calls

Postby A_Winnie » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:06 pm

I have been looking at three brands in particular Zink, RNT and Echo I have heard a lot of good things about all of them so far. We all know RNT has won the most duck calling championships and Echo is in the number 3 spot. I think the reason Zink calls hasn't made their debut yet is because they are still a fairly new company. What are y'all opinions on these three brands?
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby Blackmallard40 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:24 pm

Zink calls stick, RNT calls stick, Echo doesnt have enough range for me. Ive have them all, Lares Hybrid is what you need sir. Will out perform ANY call on the market. jjlares.com
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby jaysweet3 » Sat Sep 14, 2013 2:40 pm

Sounds good. Your way to big to say otherwise.
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby ducksNgeese91 » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:46 pm

Echo is my first choice of the 3 you named. XLT or pure meat is the model I would go with over all there other models.

Rnt would be my second choice I would go with the short barrel out of all of there models that are in current production.

Zink makes a decent call, but there are better call makers out there. If I had to choose a model I'd go with the NBG but like I said there's better calls out there.

It's all about what you like, I prefer a single reed but your preferences will differ most likely.
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby KillerKowalski » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:24 pm

jaysweet3 wrote:Sounds good. Your way to big to say otherwise.


Funny sh*t! I was thinking the exact same. You would take up two spots in the pit. I bet you I can carry more BFs than you though! Eh, maybe not.
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby biscuitsandgravy » Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:34 pm

I don't think any of them are top of the line.....they might be the most advertised. :thumbsup:
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:45 am

Zink is fairly new??? Maybe compared to RNT and Echo, BUT try all got big around the same time(late 90's-early 2000's)Zink just didn't take 20 years to do it. I can say Zink is mainly a goose call company although the 2 newest duck calls he has out are pretty good little hunting calls.

My choice would still be RNT though, they are chosen by the best contest callers for a reason. They have the best tone, range, and operation of any duck call out there. Echo is a close second though
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby lag1365 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 6:28 am

Over the summer i bought an RNT (DC) and an Echo (XLT), but I have to say I don't think either compare to my JJ Lares hybrid, but all three you listed will bring birds in feet first. But now is a great time to get the blackout DC from cabelas, regardless of what some say about looks; it is way under priced in my opinion at $80.
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:30 pm

lag1365 wrote:Over the summer i bought an RNT (DC) and an Echo (XLT), but I have to say I don't think either compare to my JJ Lares hybrid, but all three you listed will bring birds in feet first. But now is a great time to get the blackout DC from cabelas, regardless of what some say about looks; it is way under priced in my opinion at $80.

A lares is loud and raspy, it also covers up a lot of problems in air presentation. Honestly, Echo and RNT both have more range when run correctly
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby A_Winnie » Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:54 pm

Thanks for all the advice I won't be buying a new call till next year and by then I will have my mind made up also do y'all prefer single or double reeds?
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby Trevor Shannahan » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:03 pm

Single if you have proper air presentation
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby goosehunter64 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:15 pm

My favorite and can keep right up with the rest of those three is Winglock calls.
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Re: Top of the Line Calls

Postby mayhem96 » Thu Sep 19, 2013 7:30 pm

RNT or Lares for me. I agree with Trevor on the range that you can get out of RNT calls.
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