[Bell Historians] Rolling pin sliders
jameshedgcock at h...
Sun May 2 21:32:16 BST 2004
Carrickfergus are a splendid G&J octave hung in a gate house, not the
church tower. Tenor 13 2 16 in F# . All dated 1920. They used to
be excessively loud, but it is many years since I rang there. I have
full details if anyone wants them.
In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, matthewhigby at a... wrote:
> In a message dated 02/05/2004 20:46:00 GMT Daylight Time,
> fartwell2000 at y... writes:
> > Also, I remember seeing somewhere a G+J hanging job that had a
> > slider which consisted a rolling ball in a track- were these
> > at all?
> There are examples at Englishcombe, Somerset (with a ball as
opposed to a
> roller) and also at Carrickfergus, Antrim (These are G&J I am
told). An example
> of the Taylor type "Jockey" sliders which DJB talks about are at
> Somerset. (1894 I think).
> Matthew Higby & Company Ltd,
> Church Bell Engineers,
> Jasmine Cottage,
> The Street,
> BA3 4HN.
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