jameshedgcock at h...
Tue Nov 18 08:05:56 GMT 2003
Perhaps they were replaced by the rubber buffers that were fitted
into the ball of the clapper. The rubber buffers lifted the clapper
clear of the bell after the clapper had hit it. Far less complicated
to achieve a similar result.
In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Mike Chester" <mike at m...> wrote:
> --- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, Carl S Zimmerman
> <csz_stl at s...> wrote:
> >> So my questions to you all are two:
> > 1) Are there any surviving installations where bells hung for
> > ringing have clapper springs?
> Shilton, Warks, G & J 1925, still has a clapper spring on the tenor
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