[r-t] Extension question

Graham John graham at changeringing.co.uk
Wed Nov 8 09:17:21 UTC 2017

On 7 November 2017 at 08:53, John David <johnedavid at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Alliance methods (at least in minor) need a Little method to complete the
> extent.
> If the same applies to higher numbers, should the category of Little method
> required have an influence on the Alliance extension?

As the extent of Major and above is rarely required, it is not
generally necessary to splice Alliance methods to get the desired
length. Also, it is not always a Little method that is required to
balance the treble's path. For example, an Alliance Minor method that
had single dodging in 1-2 and 5-6, but not 3-4, could be spliced with
another Alliance method with dodging in 3-4, and hunting in 1-2 and


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