# [Bell Historians] Conversions

Samuel Austin combineharvestersam at ...
Wed Oct 12 11:22:56 BST 2005

```Thanks for the help. The 2-2-6 bell is the tenor at
Rainhill RC, previously published everywhere as 2-2-0.
Tried with both formulas and both come out as 2-2-6
without being overly pedantic. Aye. Sam
--- bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
<andrew_higson at ...> wrote:
> For the sake of accuracy the kg to pounds conversion
is 2.2046. It makes
> my example about a pound heavier and Sam's bell
> heavier.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
Andrew Higson
> Sent: 12 October 2005 10:30
> To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: RE: [Bell Historians] Conversions
>
>
> Multiply the Kgs by 2.2 to get pounds
>
> Divide this by 112 to get hundredweight
>
> Remember to the nearest quarter how many
hundredweights you have and
> subtract this.
> (0.25 = 0-1-0, 0.5 = 0-2-0, 0.75 = 0-3-0)
>
> Multiply the remainder by 112 to give the residual
pounds.
>
>
> Worked example:
>
> 237 Kg bell x 2.2 = 521.4 lbs
>
> 521.4 lbs / 112 = 4.655 cwt
>
> 4.655 cwt - 4.5 = 0.155 (4.5 = 4-2-0)
>
> 0.155 x 112 = 17.4
>
> Therefore 237 kg = 4-2-17.4
>
> Well that's how I do it, anyway!
>
>
> Andrew
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
Samuel Austin
> Sent: 12 October 2005 10:18
> To: bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Bell Historians] Conversions
>
>
> Can anyone tell me the formula for converting kgs
into cwts-qrs-lbs
>
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