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Air Horns

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by PLOWMAN45, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    Looking for a set i want something really loud to go over those loud systems i think i have room to put a small compressor in
  2. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,796

    Check out the kits from hornblasters.com I don't have anything from them but have heard good things about them from others.
  3. BlueRam2500

    BlueRam2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 765

    Hornblasters is good but pricey for the kits. They do use good products such as Vaiair (sp) for their compressors. I have a set of Grovers under my truck hooked up with my exhaust brake compressor and tank.
  4. Gicon

    Gicon Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 989

    I have the Whelen Electric Air Horn that the cop cars have. 10x better than any air horn, and its hidden. That thing is the way to move traffic.....
  5. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

  6. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    yeah i know that place they have those combos with hi los and sirens i just want mack truck loud horns
  7. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    They may have the setups that can work for you. They may still sell the air horn setup that uses a starter motor to run a compressor that blows a real air horn. They used to have just electronic air horn setups too.
  8. Lifted4x4Astro

    Lifted4x4Astro Senior Member
    Messages: 130

    I installed a set of big rig air horns on my 98 Astro. I used the stock A/C compressor for an on-board air system. I mounted an air tank in the rear and plumbed in some air chucks. The horn is run from a 12 VDC solenoid and uses the stock wires from the horn button.

  9. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,951

    i was just on wolo.com i heard the chiefs horn excatly what im looking for
  10. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    wolo is about your only non compressor choice. You must put a few drops of oil in the unit and still some of the electric air pushers will go weak. They'll still work but, half capacity. Their cheap enough but, do expect a few to go bad before you find the one that will last.