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A mini-ring

February - Dad

Picture of very small bells hung in a workshop.
For those unaware, I ring church bells which weigh on average around half a ton. Another side to this hobby is ringing on mini-rings where the individual bell weights are measured in ounces (it’s an old-fashioned hobby!!). This photo shows a mini-ring in someone’s workshop; others are in garden sheds, garages, etc. The bells here are hung on BMX bicycle wheels, compared to the real things being on wooden wheels which are anything between 3ft and 10ft in diameter. But the ringing action is much the same as in a church tower, ie. each bell turning full-circle with the timing controlled to parts of a second to ring in set sequences.
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