Whistle recommendation for new coach

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Hi, I'd liike to buy a really nice whistle for a new (UK based) coach. Possibly get it engraved with initials. Does anyone have any recommendations please? Thanks.
 

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ACME Thunderer....the large variety (tapered mouthpiece )
Acme do a nice silver plated version in a presentation box complete with inscription and wrist lanyard.
 
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Thanks all. Much appreciated. I didn't realise there were so many variations! It looks like the Acme Thunderer 58.5 is the most popular for rugby?
 

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It's what I've been using for all my refereeing years and what I recommend tto all new referees that I deal with.

Hate when a referee uses anything else...but that's probably just me! !
 

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Wile E. Coyote concurs

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?That's about my vintage alright! !
 

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I think the 60.5 is higher pitched and tends to be used by football (soccer) referees.
 

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he's a coach, not a referee.

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Use the shiny whistles for looking at.

Use the Acme Thunderer 558 (polycarbonate) for making a noise.

Never had a shiny one since I bought the PC one.

They are a bit difficult to engrave granted.
 

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I always used the 558. Black plastic or whatever.

I think it is the loudest and has the deepest tone.
 
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