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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:38 pm 
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Real Name: Jack Rodgers
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So I got this awesome Model A-5 for my birthday, and after talking with a few siren historian friends, I was able to determine that this model was manufactured at some point in the 1930's-1940's. (For those who don't know what a Model A-5 is, it is essentially just a Model D with a 5 port chopper rather than an 8 port chopper. Basically, the "STL" version of a Model D.) Things that point to the age of this thing include the "nippleback" motor housing, and the oversized 1/4 HP motor. Not to mention the cast iron chopper this thing is hooked up with. Enjoy this quick three cycle attack I did in my basement for now, but I will have a long distance recording of the siren potentially during one of the upcoming Wednesday tests.

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17 year old enthusiast from Columbus, Ohio
Proud owner of:
- Federal Enterprises Model 2
- Federal Electric Model 2 (damaged)
- Federal Electric Type A
- H.O.R. Si-Rex S1
- Federal Electric Model A-5


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