[Bell Historians] Re: New website

boyracer76 at ... boyracer76 at ...
Fri Oct 7 12:52:26 BST 2005

Apologies for going slightly off topic!

However if (like me, a website designer too!) you are still on 56k then
try: http://www.onspeed.com/en/index.php

It is a piece of software that increases the speed of dialup up to 5x
faster for as little as £2 a month. I swear by it!

> >I agree that a photo page would be useful.
> I agree too! Thing is, I'm on dial-up at the moment so uploading lots of
> photos would take ages. I intend to get broadband, but will probably wait
> until I've got a new computer as the current one is so clapped-out that
> it
> isn't worth buying the hardware for it, and I want a laptop next time so
> any
> components I bought for the current one wouldn't fit. A photos page is a
> definite intention in the future.
> >W.r.t. a guide on 'How to record details of your bells', the easy bit
> >is noting the details of the bells themselves, the difficulties come in
> >recording frames & fittings, and drawing accurate conclusions from
> what
> >is discovered.
> Indeed.
> >Whilst it would be desirable to increase the numbers of
> >those capable of recording the details, I don't envy those who would
> >create such a guide.
> I think some knowledge has to be assumed. If somebody doesn't know what
> (for
> example) a headstock is then writing a recording guide would be
> pratcially
> impossible.
> >Another useful page might be 'A guide on accessing archives relating to
> >bell-history'.
> Good idea - my knowledge of this area is not great, but if others more
> knowledgeable would be prepared to compile the information I can put it
> on
> the web.
> David
> Bells are ringing Craft
> hobby Hobby and craft supply
> Ringing Bell
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