The Original Cutdown is a modern version of the old school traditional Arkansas style keyhole cutdown. It boasts a modified tone board cut down by Spencer Halford 2014 Cutdown Classic Champion. It's LOUD and RASPY and has that distinctive sound that duck hunters are looking for! If VOLUME and BARK are what you want on your lanyard the Original Cutdown is what you are looking for!!! As with all RTGC products, the original comes with an unconditional lifetime guarantee.