Train Horns anyone?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Petr51488, May 6, 2009.

  1. Petr51488

    Petr51488 LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,377

    Anyone have train horns on their trucks? I'm looking into buying a set. It won't be my main horn, but will have a little button on the side. After doing some research on them... their really expensive (1200) their really redneck, but i really want them! Anyone have them?
  2. Chop Stuff Up

    Chop Stuff Up LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 457

    I already have a 120v compressor on-board for tools powered with an inverter and an 8 gal aux. tank. I got a set of horns on ebay, $50. You can get a tank for like 30 bucks and re-fill it with your shop compressor whenever you want to get horny. These is the horns I got, they are LOUD. Same guy has compressors and tanks for cheap that run on your 12v.
  3. Truck_Stuff

    Truck_Stuff Inactive
    Messages: 17

  4. SiteSolutions

    SiteSolutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,114

    How much for a set that plays "Dixie" like the General Lee?
  5. Truck_Stuff

    Truck_Stuff Inactive
    Messages: 17

    Wolo Music Time Electronic Musical Speakers (w/ Dixie + On The Road Again)
    SKU: 003

    It's an electric horn, but Dixie none the less. haha
  6. SiteSolutions

    SiteSolutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,114

    Something to consider.

    If Banks will make an exhaust brake for the Ford 6.0, I would buy it. And then I would have air in the truck, so I would probably add air bags in the back and air horns. Electric horns lack the ability to generate real urgency in the mouth-breathing retards that seem to have been born to pull out in front of me while I am grossing 20,000 lbs.
  7. Truck_Stuff

    Truck_Stuff Inactive
    Messages: 17

    I hear ya on that. Ps you can listen to all the horns on our site.
  8. mtg97

    mtg97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    I bought a set of horns and compressor and all the wiring and air lines and fittings for 417 dollars last year, Go to My buddy bought a set off of ebay and they are junk, mine blows his out the water, if you buy cheapies the diaphrams in them break and get worn out, and arent strong at all, thats what makes all the noise.
  9. GravelyNut

    GravelyNut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,594

    Leslie 5 chime. Anything less just isn't the same.
  10. gabomatias

    gabomatias LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    i have a kit from horn blasters it sounds verrrrrrry loud cops don't seem to like it very much though. Ill try and post some pic's latter

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