Stebel horn update
Looked up Steble horns after there was a freebie mount offered on the forum.
I got a Nautilus horn a while back. Never tried it and when i did, jumped it directly to the battery. A whirring sound and feeble squeak emitted for the legendary device.
Wow, POS. So I looked it up in the Strom library. Plenty of suggestions but nothing seemed to help this device. I tried putting my fingers over the small holes of the diaphragms, some improvements. So I taped over those hole, got a better squeak. By applying pressure to the diaphragms the horn started to work as it should. So I got a couple cotton balls and stuck them under the plastic caps that cover the diaphragms. Now it sounds good.
But I'll need to tape over the periphery of the plastic covers to keep moisture out of the cotton balls.
Reminds me of my Fiamms I had on my beemers. Loud when new but feeble when not used for a long period. Then it took a lot of massaging to get them functioning again. my Fiamms had a screw on the diaphragm and could be adjusted. You could make them sound weird.
Some of Y'alls like sounding the horn to let folks know you are there or to stimulate drivers to move when the light turns green. That probably keeps your horns at peak working order. For those of us that don't and can't find the horn button without looking, our horns suffer from atrophy.