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Author Topic: A Train Whistle for the Orange Blossom Special II  (Read 2016 times)
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« on: July 31, 2006, 02:35:44 PM »

Thanks to Richard (DML), the Orange Blossom Special II now has a solid brass train whistle.  So now when you see the Orange Blossom Special II coming, you just might also HEAR the Orange Blossom Special II . Wish I knew how to put the sound on here. I used a ball valve to control it and it sounds so sweet!  Jack
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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2006, 02:38:26 PM »

Glad you like it Jack. Sure looks great!
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Thanks to Richard (DML), the Orange Blossom Special II now has a solid brass train whistle.  So now when you see the Orange Blossom Special II coming, you just might also HEAR the Orange Blossom Special II . Wish I knew how to put the sound on here. I used a ball valve to control it and it sounds so sweet!  Jack
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2006, 03:15:02 PM »

Jack,

Very Cool!

Now I would love to see a picture from the front Grin    Pleaseeeeeeeeeee!

Cliff
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2006, 03:17:35 PM »

Jack,

It sure looks good.....

Richard,

Do you have any more?

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2006, 04:40:13 PM »

NOpe. Just had the one that I had purchased about ten years ago and never got installed. As I recall, there is a manufacturers plate on it with model number.
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Jack,

It sure looks good.....

Richard,

Do you have any more?

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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2006, 06:07:46 PM »

Jack,
A friend of mine has the same horn,He mounted it on the front right between the wipers.
Yes they do sound good.
You can buy them here= http://www.berubes.com/p06.html .
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« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2006, 08:26:24 AM »

Personally have the Buell horns listed there. You can buy them from Buell direct for $199 (when last checked).  They are very loud and have a sound all their own.  Even though they have an electric solenoid, you can get different sounds by how you tap the switch.  Good Luck, TomC
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« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2006, 09:11:10 AM »

I have heard the Buell horns and they are loud with a distinct sound, however, I was looking for the sound from the old steam locomotives not a modern diesel train.  Jack
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« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2006, 10:13:11 AM »

OK Cliff,
   Here is a closer photo showing more of a front view.  Jack
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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2006, 11:37:20 AM »

Jack,

Thanks,

That is really a piece of art there.

Cliff
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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2006, 02:01:43 PM »

I bult one simular to this years ago, and operated it with a exhaust bypast on my first motorhome.  Still have it. It sounded verry realistic.  Duane B.
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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2006, 06:37:11 PM »

I've got a set of diesel locomotive air horns.  All I need now is a bus to install them on!  Boys will be boys, huh?
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