[Discuss] Painting horns

Ben Hallert - Vipmail EMAIL HIDDEN
Sun Dec 25 09:54:14 PST 2011


Already started!  :)

- Ben

On Dec 25, 2011, at 7:18 AM, Laura Harris <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> You should make an air-powered duck-call for that rig . . . 
> 
> From: Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> To: James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN> 
> Cc: "EMAIL HIDDEN" <EMAIL HIDDEN> 
> Sent: Saturday, December 24, 2011 10:51 PM
> Subject: Re: [Discuss] Painting horns
> 
> 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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