[Bell Historians] sliders

David Cawley dcawley at w...
Tue Feb 8 21:03:40 GMT 2005

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There is a set of "fixed dingler" stays and jockey radius slides at St Mary=
Cray, Kent (G&J 1913). They must be more difficult to fit the Hastings sta=
ys; not only is the length of the stay critical but the location of the "fi=
ngler" has to be dead accurate so that it enters the radius slide and engag=
es the jockey.

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In a message dated 08/02/2005 11:54:05 GMT Standard Time, davidbryant at hot=
mail.co.uk writes:
I've rung at Carisbrooke but not been up to see the bells. I believe th=
type of G&J stays had a fixed pin, rather than a moving dingler like a=
Hastings stay.
Incorrect - they are standard hastings type with a slightly "beefed up" d=


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