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Old 07-06-2013, 10:34 AM   #1
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Any manufactures looking for a new product idea? I'd like a good horn. A recent post talked about air horns and some members posted ideas on fitting them or going to pep boys for some Euro sounding attention getters. I use the horn rarely. But when I do, I want it loud and commanding respect. You can market it as the "Road Rage Blaster horn." I'm thinking something either train horn, fire engine or ocean liner with the startle effect of the shrill German Police siren. It also needs to combine the technology of the Rumbler now marketed to American law enforcement which uses low frequency to shake the car ahead of you. Cool! I want the functional equivalent of "Get the **** out of the way!" or "Get your head out of your ***!" Oh, and it needs to fit discretely in my Corvette. Am I asking too much?
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Old 07-06-2013, 10:38 AM   #2
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You could always just deploy a finger to communicate your displeasure with other's driving skills!
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:03 AM   #3
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No, they can't see it through my tinted windows. Besides, they are not paying attention to other cars in the first place. I need something more aggressive that a toot, but less than a shotgun.

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Old 07-06-2013, 12:14 PM   #4
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How about I sell you the horns from my Honda Fit. It won't scare anyone, but they will be laughing so hard they will have to pull off the road.

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Old 07-06-2013, 01:25 PM   #5
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And you think a horn would sell well????

Ok!!
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:34 PM   #6
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Ok look seriously I want my click back!
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:39 PM   #7
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A really slow 4th of July weekend in Tampa I'm guessing . . . .
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:45 PM   #8
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Really, a horn, wow...................
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Wow? So sorry you wasted your time not only reading my post but offering a comment of no value. FYI, we had a fine 4th here in Tampa albeit rather hot with thunderstorms.

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Old 07-06-2013, 08:01 PM   #10
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Not even sure what my cars horns sound like. Use a horn maybe once every 3 years for some clown sitting at a green light.
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Wow? So sorry you wasted your time not only reading my post but offering a comment of no value. FYI, we had a fine 4th here in Tampa albeit rather hot with thunderstorms.
Well then let me add a whoopee for you.
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Really, a whoopee, wow......
Can you at least run over to Wegman's and get me some Genny and white hots?
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Really, a whoopee, wow......
Can you at least run over to Wegman's and get me some Genny and white hots?
Being a Police Detective you should be able to figure that answer out all by yourself. Or if you wish head over to Winn Dixie and pick up a can of boiled peanuts.
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Old 07-06-2013, 08:30 PM   #14
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I'll trade boiled peanuts for white hots anytime!
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I'll trade boiled peanuts for white hots anytime!
Well the next time I am in your area I will be a nice Corvette Brother and bring you some white hots and if you insist some genny beer.
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Look forward to it. I'll keep an eye out for a can of boiled peanuts to keep on standby!
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Look forward to it. I'll keep an eye out for a can of boiled peanuts to keep on standby!
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Here ya go...Hornblasters. Slap one of these on and you scare the crap out of anyone

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I'm thinking something either train horn, fire engine or ocean liner with the startle effect of the shrill German Police siren.
A few clowns around here have equipped their Hummers with train horns. This has exactly the opposite of the intended effect. When you startle other motorists with a train sound, everybody looks around for the _train_, not some attention-seeker in a car.

If anything, sounding like something you're not is a good way to get ignored, or even accidentally brake-tested. So much for people getting out of your way.

Whatever you do, please get a horn that sounds like a car.

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