[Bell Historians] treble bells

Richard Offen richard.offen at o...
Sun Apr 4 08:22:29 BST 2004

--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Andrew Aspland" 
<aaspland at y...> wrote:
> > should we take out the pads?
> > Andrew
> >
> If you do, you're going to have to have the clapper staples
> completely redesigned otherwise the clappers wont 'throw' properly.
> R
> Am I right in thinking that the pivot of the clapper should be 4" 
below the
> pivot of the bell? I will have a measure up but I suspect even 
without the
> pads there would still be 4" of throw.
> Andrew

It's a long time since I've done this sort of thing, but like hangs, 
I think you'd better look at the measurements for the whole ring and 
see how they grade - better still, consult a bell hanger!


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