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How to get a better sound from your air horns?


jaysm35a2
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I know mine used to sound "whimpy" years ago, til I figured out that the trumpet had come loose and it was leaking more air then blowing through the trumpet. I tightened it up and WOW.....it's pretty loud. I don't have the little twin set up, but a single long horn. Maybe that's the difference? I have another long one to put on, but missing the front support bracket.

Few years back our ATHS chapter used to be in a local parade. I'd get the "blow your horn" request and I'd let it rip(for 5 seconds or so--til it showed I was loosing too much air) and i'd either get a "YEAH!" or you'd see people holding their ears LMAO!!!!!

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Larry

1959 B61 Liv'n Large......................

Charter member of the "MACK PACK"

 

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I want to be able to do parades like that also. Im gonna mess with the horns today , Jay

take all the screws out,and the both covers off,,and thiers copper discs inside,,they will probably be full of dirt,and oxidize,,,scrape them off with a knife,and put back together,,but be carefull sometimes the screws break off..good luck,and drink alotta beer.lol.bob

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I think I saw a 'flick' with you in it at the last stag party I attended!

Quite possible. I attend as many as humanly possible. Everybody wants me you know......

Rob

Dog.jpg.487f03da076af0150d2376dbd16843ed.jpgPlodding along with no job nor practical application for my existence, but still trying to fix what's broke.

 

 

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