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Old February 2, 2011, 09:52 PM   #1
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Electronic predator calling gear

My Johnny Stewart caller is dead. It was a cassette w/rechargeable battery and 50 foot corded speaker.

Anyway, I'd like a cordless/remote model.

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Old February 2, 2011, 10:00 PM   #2
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I've had good luck sitting behind a Foxpro Scorpion. The new Scorpion X1B looks pretty sweet, and has the new Foxbang program which looks awesome. That's a lotta call for $350, it's what I'm going to buy when I buy one. Otherwise, I've heard good things about the Spitfire.
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Old February 2, 2011, 10:06 PM   #3
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I have a Foxpro Firestorm, paid right around $500 for it. Let me say it is worth every penny! Around here they put a bounty on them last year so every Tom, Dick, and Harry were out "calling" for them. Needless to say all the yotes around here are educated. Before I got the Foxpro I couldnt even get one to howl, first time I set up I got two old yotes. I would think any of the foxpros would work but I just like the Firestorm, and the Foxbang feature is amazing.
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Old February 4, 2011, 02:44 AM   #4
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If you want to go on the cheap but pretty darn good call the Flextone echo er1 is a nice call. Can't load sounds but it comes with 100 and the remote has worked out to 200 yards for me, line of sight with the caller a couple feet off of the ground. has them for $116 but they are on backorder. Volume is supposed to be about like the spitfire if not a little louder since it has a two speakers. Also you can't add external speakers which is a down fall. It has 90 WT sounds so they are pretty much the best quality you can get. Sound is crisp with no distortion even at peak volume.
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Old February 4, 2011, 01:00 PM   #5
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the radio shack homemade job is fairly easy and cheap to accomplish, just look it up on However, finding a variety of freebie mp3 calls is more difficult.

sorry didn't catch the remote part.
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