Goose Flute Prototyping

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    Old School goose flute enthusiasts . What do you think Committed Custom Calls goose flute prototyping is under way in 2017 . Cody Fink demonstrating the smooth old school flute tones . Would like to hear your feedback . Thanks .

     
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    Never jumped on the short reed wagon, have always used a flute, Will definitely be keeping a eye on your newest project, sounds good, keep us updated.
     
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    Awesome Gary! Good Luck with the Flute!
     
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    Thanks for the feedback guys I appreciate it .
     
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    Having never used a flute, how do they compare to short-reeds in learning how to use?
     
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    Hi there Rcaron . The flute is different than the short reed in that it gives you more of that natural sound just by blowing air into it . You don't have to use voice inflection or hands nearly as much to create the different goose tone or deep goose tone .

    You might notice you don't have to pitch the notes off to break like say you would with the short reed in order to get that nice rich goose . You can almost blow through to get your break . I close my hands down on the end of the note when you break it , where as short reed I do the opposite I open my hand somewhat to an extent at the end of the break to throw the sound (think like a duck call).

    Many of us started out on flutes before shortreeds really took off . Now you don't hear of many guys still using flutes . Some say flutes are "easier" . It's a different animal in many ways than a short reed . But if you've been around calls and calling it's one those things a guy can pick up on quick with alittle practice and dedication .

    We are going to use them heavily this fall guiding and prototyping and maybe I will make a run of flutes for guys and we are going to test and see if giving them something different will give us an edge this year.
     
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    Sounds good. I've been blowing a flute for many years and that's all I use. Howard Harlan made a run of 10 and he gave me #10. It is butt ugly and has a crack in it but still makes sweet music. It was turned out of walnut. Good luck.
     
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    Thanks for the response. Hopefully the prototypes return good results.
     
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    Thanks guys hopefully I'll get some made I'll post them up here when I do .
     
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    I was hoping for a price list and order form for the up coming season.
     
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