[Bell Historians] Rope tricks?
richard.offen at fYGmpm51bATTA-iUeZ5uhW3bsSlb_3i41vDGqN65QgqriLOBKYw_vtKGKBYZSRJEHPci5u81IrqYwhGlydCq7e8.yahoo.invalid
Tue Oct 9 23:56:17 BST 2007
--- In bellhistorians at yahoogroups.com, "Bickerton, Roderic K (SELEX)
(UK)" <roderic.bickerton at ...> wrote:
> Now that UK has lost the art of bell rope manufacture perhaps there
> an export opportunity for you good bath water watchers.
I agree. Our new set of ropes at Swan Bells started falling apart
below the sally within the first year after intallation. I know our
bells are very heavily used, but we don't alter ropes-ends unless
absolutely necessary, no ropes-end goes through a ceiling boss and they
all fall on apure (Australia!) wool carpet. We are negotiating with
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