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Old 3rd December 2008
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Default For Newbies - How to choose a horn kit

This how to is for the newbies that have no idea on which hornblasters train horn kit to get...

Choose which you would rather have; price, volume, size, compressor and PSI. The higher the PSI the louder the horns will be (psi used are 120, 145, 150, 175, and 200). The bigger the air tank the longer the horns will sound (Hornblasters sells a 1.5, 2, 3, or a 5 gallon tank). Also, the higher the price the better the tank, compressor, and psi.

These are just some recommendations... This list is ordered by price.

These kits use the Shocker 4 train horn:

1. Shocker 127VX Train Horn Kit
The Shocker 4 train horn at $404.99, this kit is the best bang for your buck..
uses 1.5 Gallon tank, Viair 275C Compressor, at 120psi


2.Shocker 228VX Train Horn Kit
The Shocker 4 train horn at $439.99
uses 2.0 Gallon tank, Viair 280C Compressor, at 145psi


3.Shocker Classic 238VX Train Horn Kit
The Shocker Classic train horn at $509.99
uses 2.0 Gallon tank, Viair 380C Compressor, at 200psi


4.Shocker Classic 248VX Train Horn Kit
The Shocker Classic train horn at $544.99
uses 3 Gallon tank, Viair 280C Compressor, at 150psi


5.Conductor's Special 248 Train Horn Kit
The Shocker XL train horn at $564.99
uses 2.0 Gallon tank, Viair 480C Compressor, at 200psi


The best all around Shocker4 Train horn kit
5.Conductor's Special 540 Train Horn Kit
The Shocker XL train horn at $594.99
uses 5.0 Gallon tank, Viair 400C Compressor, at 150psi


Real Train Horn Kits:

1.Nathan AirChime P3 Train Horn Kit
Nathan P3 AirChime kit at $1334.99
uses 5.0 Gallon tank, Viair 280C Compressor, at 150psi


2.Nathan AirChime K3LA Train Horn Kit (K3)
Nathan K3LA AirChime kit at $1499.99
uses 5.0 Gallon tank, Viair 400C Compressor, at 150psi


The LOUDEST Train Horn Kit you can buy!
3.Nathan AirChime K5LA Train Horn Kit (K5)
Nathan K5LA AirChime kit at $2279.99
uses 5.0 Gallon tank, Viair 400C Compressor, at 150psi
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Very good write up! Kudos my friend
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solid write up
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5 gallons....Viair 480c....Shockers....Psychoblasters....1/2" line....200psi...FTW

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nice presentation
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what about the low-cost-sets? i search for some loud and cheap horns. ok - sounds like trashy tuning... maybe a kit below 200$ with a good sound. some advice?
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hornblasters sells the lower quality kits called the horn bargins, but after awhile you will wish you got the bigger set. trust me, took me 3 horns sets to realize it
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what about the low-cost-sets? i search for some loud and cheap horns. ok - sounds like trashy tuning... maybe a kit below 200$ with a good sound. some advice?
I think most of these guys will tell you to spend a little more and get shocker s4
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brizzal,i copied this onto another forum,Tamparacing.com,i made Matt a shop forum there
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yea man np thats what it posted for
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I have a set u s4 and they are loud but like others have said i my self want bigger horns like the k5la those are loud as funk and saound just like a frieght train....by the way good job matt nice product you have i'm sure we will get more
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