[r-t] 5250 Plain Bob 8

Richard Grimmett richard at grimmett.org
Sat Nov 20 12:41:12 UTC 2004

> To be honest I am not a fan of funny starts at all. It's 
> seems to me it makes a mockery of a method to shoehorn it 
> into a special length by such inelegant means. However, I 
> would have thought that the variable treble route is at least 
> reasonably honest, and I certainly don't understand what's 
> wrong with three types of call - you'd ring Maximus with big 
> bobs and two ordinary calls wouldn't you? You'd ring a 
> half-lead composition with bobs and singles at both ends, no? 
> What I am after here is not "what is technically acceptable 
> to the peals committee" or any such nonsense, but, "what is 
> the most elegant way of describing what we have rung?".

I have never rung a peal with more than 2 types of call.  Whoops - wrong
- I have rung a peal of grandsire triples with doubles as well as bobs
and singles but I am happy about that because it was historical, and put
together before a peal with bobs and singles alone had been produced.


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