Re (2): [Bell Historians] Bronze bells for clocking?

s.ivin at n... s.ivin at n...
Thu Oct 10 18:04:54 BST 2002

> tenor was cast at 72-2-0, and after tuning is 59-1-23.
> Gosh what did they do cast a cyclinder and then turn it down to a 
> suitable bell profile ??

Probably fairly exceptional for Taylors, but 20% reduction is not uncommon
in other areas. I think the recent bell of similar size was cast at ca. 65cwt.,
and ended up just a bit above 60. (The tenor of the Queen Mother's chimem taht is.)


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