[r-t] Dixon's

Philip Saddleton pabs at cantab.net
Thu May 21 21:51:06 UTC 2009

Robert Lee said  on 21/05/2009 16:48:
>  >That depends exactly what calls you are allowing...
> Normal 4ths place bobs when the treble leads only.
>  >On Thu, 21 May 2009, Robert Lee wrote:
>  >/ One for the theorists: Is it possible to obtain a bobs-only extent 
> of Dixon's Bob Minor?
> /
>  >I suspect the answer is yes, but have not managed to find one 
> (the nearest I have is a 56 lead
>  >block with a separate 4 lead block singled in).

The curious thing is that although in- and out-of course lead heads can 
occur with bobs only, it is impossible to reverse the coursing order. 
Because of this, adding or removing a q-set of bobs will always change 
the number of blocks by an even number.


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