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by b2major9th
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: Nathan vs GE
Replies: 23
Views: 579

Re: Nathan vs GE

It was good of you to go to photo trouble to post this,thanks. I would ask a step further,measure the bore depths of the ge ,with a depth mike,preferably,but a caliper will do also. With these numbers this horn could be duplicated in sound ,or close as possible. Thanks Not really, because you have ...
by b2major9th
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: Nathan vs GE
Replies: 23
Views: 579

Re: Nathan vs GE

It was good of you to go to photo trouble to post this,thanks. I would ask a step further,measure the bore depths of the ge ,with a depth mike,preferably,but a caliper will do also. With these numbers this horn could be duplicated in sound ,or close as possible. Thanks Not really, because you have ...
by b2major9th
Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: Nathan vs GE
Replies: 23
Views: 579

Re: Nathan vs GE

That tag on the "GE" horn really has me thinking "Made in China"
by b2major9th
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 1977 Leslie S3L
Replies: 3
Views: 280

Re: 1977 Leslie S3L

spm54usn wrote:Could you be more specific? Does it matter if it was off of a GP38 or GP40?

lol!
by b2major9th
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: Horn Sound Notes
Replies: 16
Views: 1401

Re: Horn Sound Notes

... That sound is before a large figure in Union Pacific asked for their own K3 chord . ( forgot the man's name , but he wore a black cowboy hat) The Union Pacific style chord is D# G B . yes B . I’ve never seen, in more than 20 years, a 2 bell that sounded G natural, as you stated above. They run ...
by b2major9th
Mon Sep 03, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: Horn Sound Notes
Replies: 16
Views: 1401

Re: Horn Sound Notes

Another thing to keep in mind is that the bells, as produced seldom blew exactly the advertised notes. Most of the time, regardless of era, the #1 bell was pretty close to D#, within +/- 10 cts. The #2 bell most of the time blew sharp, often as much as 50 to 70 cts sharp meaning it was between F# an...
by b2major9th
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: Nathan P Bell Lengths
Replies: 7
Views: 604

Re: Nathan P Bell Lengths

Leslie S5A wrote:Well that would have to be the bell lengths of the 247, 277, 311, 370, and 440 bells.


That doesn't say how long it was
by b2major9th
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: K Bell Repair
Replies: 3
Views: 566

Re: K Bell Repair

510trackside wrote:Nah I’ve alrwady talked to Mike, and this isn’t something he’ll do


Too labor / time intensive for compared to the cost of replacement
by b2major9th
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: S3BJ and replica SL4T
Replies: 12
Views: 1348

Re: S3BJ and replica SL4T

Im pretty shire the sl4t is a real one. Here is my original Leslie SL4T ex-Amtrak EMD SDP40F #531 Leslie17.jpg Leslie16.jpgLeslie15.jpg I see now. The real on is lower. No, not true. The real one is not lower. The replica is pretty much a spot on copy of the Leslie low-profile 5-chime manifold. Ken...
by b2major9th
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Locomotive Air Horns
Topic: S3BJ and replica SL4T
Replies: 12
Views: 1348

Re: S3BJ and replica SL4T

Here is 2 horns S3BJ and replica SL4T I picked up yesterday at Ed Kaspriske's. The S3BJ is mine and the replica SL4T is Ryan Grantham's. Ed and I had a awesome day chasing trains that day. I will be posting more on that day soon. Plus we went to Steamtown Scranton, PA.521.jpg517.jpg523.jpg Im prett...

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