anybody know how

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  1. harold wright

    harold wright New Member

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    Howdy
    Do any of you readers know how to make a "DUMBBULL"? I saw this thing mentioned by a man in MS but can not comm. directly with him.
    I heard old timers talk about them in 50's--said they would make livestock break out of a barn to get away. Thanks
    Harold
     
  2. Ross

    Ross Moderator Staff Member Supporter

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    What's its intended use as there are probably better ways to demolish a barn! A bull call?
     

  3. agmantoo

    agmantoo agmantoo Supporter

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    This any help?
    a keg with a strip of raw-hide stretched across one end like
    a drum-head, while the other remained open. A waxed cord
    inserted in the middle of the drum-head, and reaching down
    through the keg, completed the instrument. The pulling of
    the hand over this cord made a hideous bellowing, hence
    its name.
     
  4. fordy

    fordy Well-Known Member

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    ...................At first I thought that you were asking , how to make a "DumbBell" , and I was going to Raise my hand , but then I realized I wasn't familiar with the object about which you were inquiring . Must be the way life has been challenging me lately . , fordy.. :)