RE: [Bell Historians] Stretch tuning
markregan at k-trapCE1pdPQXEbkASHbl7JSrsCIt5C7SP3rgq0CeOiIsOgdMlkrJsWLUjONfRZYtpbfA9MXe4BBzw.yahoo.invalid
Sun Dec 2 10:26:05 GMT 2007
The best 12s with stretched trebles for this period are Pier Head and Evesham. Their figures may help...
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>From: "Bill Hibbert" <bill at _6hRx-_sXQ22kAxQlqGoe0pCtIuVi6XlPIM-dslLuxN_QkelbQ0vJVgf3SjhPFDOg0kofAKoI2VYgNM.yahoo.invalid>
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>Sent: Sun, 02 Dec 2007 09:57:08
>List members may recall Richard Offen's interesting
>description a while
>ago of the procedure used by Whitechapel up to the
>1920s to tune strike
>notes against forks.
>Does anyone have first-hand (or at least reliable)
>knowledge of how
>Taylors did their stretch tuning in the 1950s and
>1960s? The procedure
>might give clues as to how they (i.e. Paul Taylor)
>decided how much to
>stretch a peal of bells.
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