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Update 7: the Six remaining horns have arrived

I have just received the remaining six train horns from Nathan Airchime! They have loaned me these excellent instruments for the building of the Distance Organ: what will be the loudest pitched instrument in the world. My choices of horns are highlighted in orange: My next step is to purchase ...
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Distance 2 -Update 6: The First Train Horn has arrived!

I received the first of seven Nathan Air Chime train horns ! The Nathan Air Chime company, the oldest and most respected of all train horn companies has offered me a loan of seven horns for the Distance Music project. This K1L  horn is made of thick cast and machined ...
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Distance 2 – Update 5: Prototype Document A

Portable, Radio-Controlled Sounder Construction: Engineering Goals Prototype first horn Build seven total horns Each sounder will operate separately Each sounder will be built on a steel 2 wheel hand truck for easy mobility strapping, bungie-cords, welding http://www.harborfreight.com/bigfoot-hand-truck-97568.html#<script%20type= $45 as shown Best option: Self-powered Advantages Sounder placement can be anywhere the ...
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Distance 2 – Update 5: Prototype Document A

Portable, Radio-Controlled Sounder Construction: Engineering Goals Prototype first horn Build seven total horns Each sounder will operate separately Each sounder will be built on a steel 2 wheel hand truck for easy mobility strapping, bungie-cords, welding http://www.harborfreight.com/bigfoot-hand-truck-97568.html#<script%20type= $45 as shown Best option: Self-powered Advantages Sounder placement can be anywhere the ...
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Distance 2 – Update 4: Support from Nathan Airchime company!

The venerable Nathan Airchime company is contributing to the Distance 2 project with a loan of a complete scale of 7 train horns! I will begin researching how I will build the sounders using a single 1L A440 hz horn.Distance 2 is my second "Distance music" work for the outdoors ...
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