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Old 04-20-2012, 11:03 AM   #1
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mechanical door bell ?


ok, i know they are not "bells", perhaps. but you get the idea.

the batteries just died in our wireless doorbell . i would rather not be replacing batteries all the time. so i am looking at mechanical "sounders".
knockers are nice, and i may get one of those. but, i was thinking some kind of pull cable gong would be cool. like something the ADAMS FAMILY would have.

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Old 04-20-2012, 11:23 AM   #2
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How about a Zen Doorbell?
http://www.now-zen.com/Zen_Doorbell.html

Here is one a little cheaper that has a Gong as one of seven available sounds.
http://www.amazon.com/19216-Wireless.../dp/B0018QI2DW

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Old 04-20-2012, 11:26 AM   #3
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thanx. but i want something non electrical.
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a cowbell, a piece of string, and a drill bit are all you need
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idk about a cow bell.
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I like knockers.

If you want something fancier how about something old school like this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-Orna...-/390406522948
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Mechanical that mounts to the door.

http://www.canadianlightinguniverse....t_g769357.html
http://www.eureka4you.com/home/DoorbellsMechanical.htm
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:46 AM   #9
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thanx, fella's. i am probably just going to get a knocker. actually, there are 4 of them on CL right now. all for about $20.
so i will just wait around till one that i like comes up.

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