[Bell Historians] re Taylors and Grimthorpe

Sam Austin sam0austin at POY2iFa_qKWzGF2hgMu_jCEbC7Ty15H_mLtJdRxZ1FAPzbvYOKHz4VgK8lO9uHfFVcthRr7k9SH-Erk2Sezq.yahoo.invalid
Sat Jan 3 17:14:48 GMT 2009

What was Grimthorpe trying to achieve? Casting thick bells to inhibit the
unwanted and uncontrollable (at that time) partials?



On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 5:12 PM, Bill Hibbert <bill at CMwzQIqLCVA6TYlyGRS2C1czQ2g3wShUzM2POeOmXq6iqBDUPNeCa5Ud2YfEaJ5xo4BAp087A4EY6jHm-w.yahoo.invalid> wrote:

>   Jim Hedgecock asked me a question about the chart I posted on Taylor
> tenors, which caused me to realise that I had mislabelled one of the
> bells. The one I described as 'St Pauls' is actually Great Paul - good
> and thick - that's why we like it so much. The ringing tenor is
> actually very average in terms of thickness, as one would expect from
> the rejection of Grimthorpe's recommendation. I have posted a corrected
> plot for those who are *really* interested.
> Bill H
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