tried and true striker woods

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Tidewater Tom
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tried and true striker woods

Post by Tidewater Tom » February 22nd, 2021, 10:25 am

I love one piece strikers and I already have more than I need. My favorite striker wood is snakewood. What is your go to striker wood on most surfaces?

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by paboxcall » February 22nd, 2021, 11:24 am

I have a liking for hand whittled strikers. My favorite is an osage orange, whittled with a pocket knife by an old turkey killer from WV.
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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by firedup » February 22nd, 2021, 8:28 pm

Dymond wood absolutely. I have heard Thin win is very similar (maybe the the same) and is also very very good. Nothing at all wrong with snake tho!

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by youngoutdoors » February 22nd, 2021, 8:51 pm

I like old Black Locust.
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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by Turkinator » February 22nd, 2021, 10:46 pm

I will always be carrying a Howard Fowler snakewood, and a Neal Herrman Rutland dymondwood

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by Tail Feathers » February 22nd, 2021, 10:49 pm

I have a dymondwood or however you spell it that rocks. I have a canary wood that rocks on every call.

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by decoykrvr » February 22nd, 2021, 10:52 pm

I've made strikers out of over 75 different woods from all over the world in my signature Boat Paddle design so variability is minimized. There are some great domestic woods such as Chinaberry, hard rock maple, black locust, osage orange, dogwood, black walnut, etc. and a lot of softer hardwoods like cedar, apple, pecan, mulberry. I always carry both soft and extremely hard wood strikers when I hunt, but wouldn't consider going into the woods without a striker made of Ipe and Massaranduba/Bulletwood. I also usually carry a striker tipped with synthetic corian and a dymondwood. Other great imported hard woods are jajoba, Honduran rosewood, Brazilian cherry, Hormingo negro, tulip wood, Australian cypress, purple heart, bloodwood, yellowheart, snakewood, paduk, babinga, wenge, pink ivory, black and white ivory, ebony, blackheart, etc.

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by Jbird22 » February 23rd, 2021, 6:50 am

Tulipwood

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by tracker8320 » February 23rd, 2021, 9:31 am

Frogwood, Black locust...

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Re: tried and true striker woods

Post by ol bob » February 23rd, 2021, 9:53 am

The best strike I have ever run was muscadine.

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