[Bell Historians] Taylor Headstocks

David Bryant david at b...
Mon Jun 30 15:51:05 BST 2003

> The obvious reason for using two bolt lugs is the fitting of crown staple
> adjustment screws (also known Twiddle Pins). Three bolts (i.e. fore and
aft of
> the staple bolt) make this difficult.

True, but where the headstocks are elongated to hang the bells out the
twiddle pins can be positioned above the level of the bell bolts - there's a
picture of one on my bells of York site (All Saints North Street, 2nd).


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