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    Senior Member Tony B's Avatar
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    Getting Horny

    I have a 36' Aft Cabin model and I need a new horn.

    I am trying to decide whether I want air-electric or just a plain electric horn. Which would be better? I plan on spending around $250.
    I have never owned an air horn before, unless of course, you count the Wally World throw away. LOL
    Houseboater at Heart
    1986 Mainship 36 Dual Cabin Pointed Ended House Boat

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    Air hands down.
    The fries are cold so we gave you extra.

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    My kids bought me a set of stainless steel electric trucker horns a few years back. They work fine for my purposes.

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    I had an electric horn on the Kingscraft and the Marinette has an over sized set of air horns. By far the air horns are the best. My boat has no issue announcing its presence.

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    Seems like air horns are winning.
    I don't want to spend over $250 and so here are a few contenders in the air horn arena. http://search.defender.com/?Action=2...7240cf407&ss=1
    Is anyone familiar with any of these air horns? I also want dual trumpets.

    Thanks in advance
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    Get a Train Horn:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/3606243...lpid=82&chn=ps

    This will turn heads.

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    What ever you pick MAKE SURE THE WIRING IS HEAVY.
    The fries are cold so we gave you extra.

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    I purchased a set of air horns for the Kingscraft and the new owner put them on. They are really good as well.

    Here they are.

    http://www.westmarine.com/buy/afi--d...r-horn--263806

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    i'm with banana tom.train horns from e-bay.best bang for your buck and will wake the dead. my neighbor has them on his and its frightening LOUD.!
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    I didn't even check the link for the ebay listing. That is a great deal!

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