David Bryant david at b...
Wed Oct 29 15:55:45 GMT 2003

Bell books often describe what type of gudgeons a bell has. Sensible enough
with a timber headstock, but where metal headstocks are concerned isn't the
oft-used tern 'fixed steel gudgeons' rather pointless? Isn't it self-evident
that they will be of steel and will be fixed? If they are mentioned, perhaps
'bolted', 'riveted', 'welded' or (in the case of many bar headstocks
'integral' would be a more meaningful description.


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