With the high volume of coyote pics on cameras this fall, I'm planning to declare war on them this winter. This is an Oregon myrtle distress call, an idea I had kicking around for a while. This is run #1 at it. The bell end of the call is not open, so leaving the large hole on the side of bell lets the jackrabbit distress read work. Cover that hole with your finger and you get the coaxer reed. Sort of a one stop shop distress call so you can easily shift from a loud to a soft coaxer without switching calls.
This is technically a cow elk call, but if you don't bite down hard on the mouth piece, it makes a really cool deer distress call. Much deeper distress call, sounds just like a spined whitetail (not that I would know what that sounds like...). "Firefly" Spectraply laminate, and I added a chunk of heat shrink over the plastic mouth piece to make it a little easier on the chompers.
I had an old howler I really liked, a Primos Lil Dog. Stock parts all around, but I had been wanting to turn a wood barrel for it. I figured osage would pair well with the green reed assembly. This came from a random chunk of an osage limb a coworker gave me a few years ago.
Se-xy. In looks and in sound.