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Ear Wizard

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by Deerman, Dec 2, 2021.

  1. Deerman

    Deerman Member

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    Is this tool still available to purchase, if it is dose anyone know where? Or something similar?
     
  2. Lee Lackey

    Lee Lackey New Member

    I wish I had one too
    If you find one please send one my way too
     

  3. gobbler71

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    The number on mine is 717-762-1103. I think Gary has since sold the rights to another party. Or shoot me a text and I'll send a pic, it would'nt be hard to make. Mine came from his brother who worked with me briefly. 301-302-9741
     
  4. Lee Lackey

    Lee Lackey New Member

    Thank you very much sir for your time. I will give them a call tomorrow.
     
  5. Clovis Point

    Clovis Point Active Member

    alright you have piqued my interest, whats an ear wizard?
     
  6. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    It’s a bench mounted tool that you operate with your foot for opening an ear. I never saw any advantage it would have for ear opening over my 40 year old Jonas Brothers ear pliers.
     
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  7. oneshot

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    Is way easier on your hands.
     
  8. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    My employees say I have "vise grip" hands!
     
  9. NID-20

    NID-20 Well-Known Member

    When you get good with one you can turn an ear in less than a minute. They are great especially for bears ,deer, moose ,elk and other big eared animals. Right now we are fleshing 6-8 capes a day . The old jonas pliers are in the drawer. I need another one to replace this one because I have about worn this one out .
     
  10. moonshine

    moonshine Active Member

    I got lymes 4x and rock mt spotted fever so i battle with arthritis so the wizard is a blessing for me
     
  11. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    I do 6 -7 a day by myself .with Jonas brothers type . Seriously
     
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  12. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    I do 2 every morning with my Jonas openers, 100 mornings a year! Mt hands won't let me do over 3 per day, and it's not from ear opening, it's from repetitive scalpel fleshing on the lips, nose, eyes, and ear butts.
     
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  13. Lee Lackey

    Lee Lackey New Member

    My wife and I turn hundreds of ears a year and have for years. Her hands hurt her bad enough from all the detailed scalpel work from turning the eyes lips and nose. By the end of the day when she has to turn the ears of a big old buck with split up ears I see her struggle.(she is a tiny little thing) I have been trying all year to get her a ear wizard with no success. I have called and text both numbers that were posted with no response. If anyone has another contact number it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Joey for being so kind and helpful to others on hear it’s very admirable!
     
  14. oneshot

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    :)
     
  15. oneshot

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    You may have to build one yourself.
     
  16. Deerman

    Deerman Member

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    Looks like I'm going to have to keep using these old hands.
     
  17. Lee Lackey

    Lee Lackey New Member

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  18. Lee Lackey

    Lee Lackey New Member

    It’s not a ear wizard but, I u bolted a pair of ear pliers to one of my stands and it made life much easier. It took away all the struggle of trying to squeeze the pliers down or smash them into your thigh after your tired. You can lean on them or push down and they open right up! My wife is barely 100 pounds and she is now able to open ears with ease. It really helped speed up production for sure and made our hands not hurt near as much a win all the way around. A simple but great addition to our shop!
     
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  19. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    Very cool , great idea . But I have to ask , aren’t you worried bout blowing ears open , heck I worry bout it doing it by hand , you know, those ears that are tick bite bad or open so easy you just pop them at the seam . Just wondering as I really like the concept. Thanks
     
  20. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    Very good idea! Thanks for sharing!