Years ago I bought a H81 honker call. It was a good beginner's call, as I could make decent sounds out of the package. After I advanced to a short reed a few months later, I gave it to the kids. Have not tried any other goose calls by them.
I bought a MH-00 Magnum Honker and I like it. But I've switched to a short reed and only carry it on the lanyard for a backup.
For the same price, which is 30 bucks, you can get a Tru-tone polycarbonate goose call that sounds awesome.
Haydel doesn't have a bad call, but you can do a lot more with a short reed. I also have a Buck Gardner polycarb I bought for 20 bucks at Bass Pro and with a little tuning and a different reed, it was the easiest call to blow.
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