[Bell Historians] Weights from a diameter

Mr J Greenhough j.greenhough at w...
Thu May 16 16:34:31 BST 2002

rough-and-ready but often pretty good: just use the bog-standard JT 1880s
list included in many books, but subtract about 20% for medieval bells and
later founders who you know cast 'em thin!

On Thu, 16 May 2002, John Paul Adams wrote:

> Has anyone got a useful check list of approximate weight for
> a given diameter of bell? I guess it is going to vary so much,
> that itis not worth trying, but it would be good to, say,
> average the weight of 10 bells of diameter 33 inches etc etc.
> This would save looking up various lists for similar bells to
> get a rough estimate.
> Cheers,
> John
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