Sunday, February 14, 2016

Steam Locomotive Whistle

In a quest to get just the right sound for my O-gauge railway, here's eight chimes of PVC pipe being auditioned in the backyard:

On another fun note, the "steam" to power the octet came from a vacuum cleaner spotted on the side of the road this weekend. Since it only had a suction port, the motor was re-fitted to a different enclosure to act as a blower:

This setup has promise - my Valentine was in the the middle of the house & still heard it 


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