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« on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 10:52 pm »

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« Reply #1 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:00 pm »

never heard of them, is it a type of car horn or something???
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« Reply #2 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:02 pm »

foghorns usually, has some sort of piston arangement and dual air supply, but can't find any details on actual mechanics of it.
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« Reply #3 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:06 pm »

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diaphone

has a link at the bottom:

http://www.gamewelldiaphone.com/diaphone_techinfo.php

looks like some diagrams in there
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« Reply #4 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:17 pm »

seen the wiki thing, not much use.
the other looks ok, thanks.
found a few links but mostly of collectors... like this.....
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« Reply #5 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:21 pm »

serious collectors!!   eek



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« Reply #6 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:24 pm »

wow, are you going to collect them too, or make them or something??? eek
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« Reply #7 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:27 pm »

 

not likely, i just came across the diaphone concept in something else i was looking at. got me curious.
pinky will tolerate a lot, but i don't think one of them in the garden would go down at all well!!

 
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« Reply #8 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:31 pm »

seen the wiki thing, not much use.
the other looks ok, thanks.
found a few links but mostly of collectors... like this.....
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« Reply #9 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:36 pm »

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« Reply #10 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:38 pm »

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« Reply #11 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:39 pm »

 

now... this is from a great series that robbie coltrane did a few years ago...

how about one of these babies in the basement? 

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« Reply #12 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:45 pm »

 
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« Reply #13 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:52 pm »

hmmmmm that would be excellent revenge on the local boy racers. chuck in a CD of Frank Sinatra and go hoon around the neighbourhood 
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« Reply #14 on: Wed 22 July, 2009 - 11:58 pm »

hmmmmm that would be excellent revenge on the local boy racers. chuck in a CD of Frank Sinatra and go hoon around the neighbourhood 

 

doesn't play music!!!  they are fog horns!!!

although.... pulling up next to a boy racer at the lights and letting rip with a truck full of those....
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« Reply #15 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:01 am »

hell yes!!!   
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« Reply #16 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:03 am »

A lot of small towns use them for fire sirens, in Bulls they sound it at noon on Saturdays as well, I think so you can set your watch for the week to the correct time maybe
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« Reply #17 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:06 am »

hmmmmm that would be excellent revenge on the local boy racers. chuck in a CD of Frank Sinatra and go hoon around the neighbourhood 

 

doesn't play music!!!  they are fog horns!!!

although.... pulling up next to a boy racer at the lights and letting rip with a truck full of those....

surely you manly men could set them up so they can become speakers? 
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« Reply #18 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:09 am »

A lot of small towns use them for fire sirens, in Bulls they sound it at noon on Saturdays as well, I think so you can set your watch for the week to the correct time maybe
nah... they use air cutter sirens... like what westy got up close and personal with....  eek
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« Reply #19 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:13 am »

oh ok, I'm having a night of getting stuff wrong
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« Reply #20 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:13 am »

hmmmmm that would be excellent revenge on the local boy racers. chuck in a CD of Frank Sinatra and go hoon around the neighbourhood 

 

doesn't play music!!!  they are fog horns!!!

although.... pulling up next to a boy racer at the lights and letting rip with a truck full of those....

surely you manly men could set them up so they can become speakers? 

sorry, no can do.
totaly different concept.
you'd need something in a type of folded horn....

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« Reply #21 on: Thu 23 July, 2009 - 12:15 am »

oh ok, I'm having a night of getting stuff wrong



i happens to us all, at sometime 

 
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