[Bell Historians] Bronze bells for clocking?

Mike Chester mike at m...
Thu Oct 10 13:17:33 BST 2002

>The tenor was cast at 72-2-0, and after tuning is 59-1-23.
> > 

That is about as much in terms of weight as the 6th weighs! That's 
one hell of a lot of swarf!

Silly question; akin to what happens in a goldsmith's workshop for 
gold, are the bits of metal taken off when tuning a bell re-used for 
casting other bells?


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