[Bell Historians] Dove inexactitudes

David Bryant djb122 at y...
Sat Oct 5 13:30:31 BST 2002

Andrew Aspland wrote:

> I remember quite clearly as a youngster going on outings and NOT looking
> forward to those listed as 15cwt (for example) as they never seemed very
> good compared with 15-0-8 (for example) and I still often avoid those towers
> when organising an outing. The approximate weight thing does communicate.

There's also the point that if no exact weight is known they probably
haven't been rehung recently, and might go badly. Whether this is a good
thing or not depends on the purpose of the outing!


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