[Bell Historians] unusual clappers

Nick Bowden nickwbowden at f...
Wed Apr 7 22:40:24 BST 2004

> > Maybe someone should try this on some designs of SG clappers that kill
bells dead.
David Godwin

> > It's been done with an SG clapper in the tenor at St Laurence, York -
the sides have been cut off of the ball and flight. The bell sounds good.
David Bryant

Maybe this is one of the reasons why St Thomas, Bristol tenor sounds so good
as the sides of the ball have been flattened, presumably by L&J in 1894.

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