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617 skopje179 Re: Horn dead again --- what is the best replacement? 9/12/2005 21:33:00

Kevin,

I'm looking at a nice new set of Ongaro dual trumpets. Best price on
line was from Boatfix.com. I'm going to pull the boat to the house in
late Oct to prep for my annual CBBT trip(s). Will install the horns then.

Thanks for the tip.

Dave

--- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=WCSk1iYbewvgwaga8ugIi6BUSuYeiXBcqTz-RJDhSOSKE6f7jjNTsvvCd6R_pCKpPivlB4Q6vJD_oOwMH9CEBKAE">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "megabyte2520" <captfarrell@m...>
wrote:
> Dave,
>
> The AFI horns are stainless on the outside, but mild steel on the
> inside. If you got two seasons out of yours, you've done better than
> most folks. The AFI's I had lasted less than a year for me. Junk,
> plain and simple.
>
> I replaced my AFI's with a set of all stainless dual trumpets from
> Ongaro Marine (item number 10028).
>
> <a href="http://www.ongaromarine.com/horns.htm">http://www.ongaromarine.com/horns.htm</a>
>
> I bought my horns online, but recently saw them on the shelf at the
> Boat US store off Jennifer Road in Annapolis, so word is getting
> around.
>
> The Ongaro 12v electric horns are 122 db horns, while the best
> replacement air powered horns I could find were only 121 db.
>
> It's an easy replacement. ;)
>
>
> --- In <a href="/group/parkerboats/post?postID=WCSk1iYbewvgwaga8ugIi6BUSuYeiXBcqTz-RJDhSOSKE6f7jjNTsvvCd6R_pCKpPivlB4Q6vJD_oOwMH9CEBKAE">parkerboats@yahoogroups.com</a>, "skopje179" <skopje180@e...>
> wrote:
>
> > I replaced the factory installed horn with an AFI dual trumpet SS
> > model. It lasted two seasons. Must not be 100% SS, because there is
> > rust running out of the trumpets.