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

George Dawson George at d...
Fri Oct 11 08:40:31 BST 2002

Another G&J example is St Marys Nottingham 43 down to 35.2.23.
And for sheer volume how about Chicago Bourdon 365.2.23 to 330.1.2.

> > 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.
> and ended up just a bit above 60. (The tenor of the Queen Mother's chimem
taht is.)
> Steve

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