[Discuss] Painting horns

Bob Miller EMAIL HIDDEN
Sat Dec 24 22:51:38 PST 2011


Musical instrument, yes.  Painting will affect
the timbre.  Car/truck/tugboat horn, no.  The
change will not be significant.  Paint away.

On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 4:05 PM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> Shop has clamps.  Plastic and metal.
>
> On Dec 24, 2011, at 3:55 PM, Ben Hallert <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>
>> Thanks, guys, good points and suggestions.  Followon, I'm leaning
>> towards building a bracket to hold them all (or at least a bunch) for
>> mounting on the roof of my car, I'll probably be using the little
>> sheet metal press.  I found the missing part for bracing stuff, if I
>> can dig up some clamps it'll be ready to use.
>>
>> - Ben
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Nathan <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>> I know who would have more information on this. Brad at work. He is a horn
>>> expert. Granted he knows about the musical instruments and not the annoyance
>>> releasing devices but the same rules apply I would think.
>>>
>>> - Nathan
>>>
>>> Sent from my fLying fOrtress
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 12/24/2011 2:41 PM, James Hukill wrote:
>>>>
>>>> IMHO, it's chromed to protect it, not to add any acoustic properties.  If
>>>> you clean them up and paint them it can only make them louder and more crisp
>>>> in tone.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my iPad
>>>>
>>>> On Dec 24, 2011, at 2:34 PM, Ben Hallert - Vipmail<EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>>>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone know whether painting a metal horn would change its tone or
>>>>> acoustics appreciably? I have some stuff to chrome ones that I was thinking
>>>>> of cleaning up than painting matte black. Any insight from the group would
>>>>> be appreciated, thanks!
>>>>>
>>>>> - Ben
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