Easingwold / G&J
richard.offen at o...
Mon Jun 14 16:11:52 BST 2004
--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Richard Offen"
<richard.offen at o...> wrote:
> > We rang at Coleman's Hatch in Sussex on Saturday - G&J 1913.
> Pleasant overall, but far from perfect tuning and with some very
> sounds. The trebles are a bit like meat-plates being smashed on a
> china stall at the village fete, but less "twangy" than some of the
> > Also rang at Withyham (Taylor 1908), and very nice too
> > CP
> The treble at Coleman's Hatch sounds as if it's cracked, but it
> isn't - I went over it with a fine-tooth comb many years ago and
> I could find was exceptionally thick shoulders [in the front three
bells] - presumably inserted
> to keep the fundamentals up.
> I am about 15,000 miles away from my records, but if I remember
> correctly Withyham are not a complete Taylor ring ...smashing
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