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cow/bull horn wanted

Post by George Hand » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:25 pm

Looking for a mechanical bull/cow horn. there is one on my new to me pickup but it isn't working has a cable & lever unit to operate it but it does not work, nothing from JC Whitney, Advance, or anything I could find on the Web. I do not want an electric horn!!

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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by Novice » Sun Feb 17, 2019 5:53 pm

George. I have a Bull Horn that is cable operated on My 26 touring. The horn is electric and the cable operates the internal switch in the horn. Perhaps the wire going into Your horn broke off ?. If You Goggle Bull Horns there are a bunch of cable operated electric horns available. I have never seen a
non electric Bull Horn, But there could well be some out there ?

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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by George Hand » Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:11 pm

Jim, Well maybe that is the problem, will look closer, looks to have had a stop lamp switch no switch, wires are hanging. Thanks

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Ole Bully

Post by Novice » Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:51 pm

George. If Your horn is like Mine it will wake the dead. Makes a moanful sound like Ole Bully got the family jewels hung up in a electric fence. the electric wire on My horn is on the opposite side of the horn from the control cable connections. the wire goes through a open hole in the housing.
I would use it sparingly as it could startle drivers close to You and cause a un planned reaction.

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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by Tbird » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:43 am

George,
This one has a lever you pull
https://www.superiorhorns.com/bull-soun ... lever.html


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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by George Hand » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:05 am

Jim, That is it, found wire, but horn is junk, has duct tape over bell portion, bet it was to muffle sound. Thank You, Mike yes It looks like that, going to order replacement, Thank You

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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by Mark Gregush » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:35 am

Don't buy a cheap plastic one get a good Jubilee Bull Horn. They are on ebay at a lot off different price point, if someone does not come up with one here. I just found one myself after reading this. It had the bell changed and was repainted black. The true ones seem to be red with a curved horn and decal on the front.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNWbuEYT8ag
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1UcGdOB034
http://wolo-usa.com/340%20english.pdf
Looks like there are 6 and 12 volt ones, 12 might be more prevalent.
I know the voices aren't real but damn they have some good ideas! :roll:

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Mystery Solved

Post by Novice » Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:04 am

George. Glad you found the problem. Like they say "it's the little bugs that eat Your lunch". You might want to consider replacing the bull horn with a different type horn, My understanding is the Bull was not a factory horn but a accessory. and the bat horn both battery and magneto were factory horns, on the model T. Ask Larry Smith He will know.
The popular oooga horn was not a factory model T horn. became standard on the Model A but most people associate it with the model T area. The Bull horn cable can be a real pain and the electric horn button takes up less room on the steering column than another leaver to contend with. My opinion is the bull horn is more of a novelty horn but it will make folks jump out of their skin for sure. But for normal driving I think a second horn either bat horn or oooga is needed and use the bull horn for shows and demonstrations makes a unique sound and You vary the pitch and loudness with the control cable leaver.
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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by George Hand » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:26 am

Jim, No, wrong answer, will be buying a replacement Bull Horn, to replace the one I found dead on Stanley. Stanley came with an Ahooga, a Bulb Horn, the Bull Horn and I have added a Cow Bell, and a Hand Plunger Horn. I will be adding a Bermuda Ding-Dong Bell after that. My other 3 T's at home have their Factory Horns, not happening with Stanley!!!


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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by Kuhner » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:23 am

Doesn’t sound much different than the battery horn on 26 -27 T
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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by d stroud » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:16 am

Greg, if you heard one in person, you'd know that it doesn't anything like a T horn, anything else either! ;) Good luck George! Dave
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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by d stroud » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:18 am

it doesn't sound anything like. :roll: Dave
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Re: cow/bull horn wanted

Post by d stroud » Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:27 am

George, just thought of something. Keep your eyes open at antique stores and flea markets. I've been noticing in the last 20 years or so, they have a lot of "antique" auto parts and related things that we used back in the day. ;) Dave
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