7th February - Poor Striking

After having striking problems with the four during service ringing this morning, inspection revealed a split washer on the clapper. Chris came over and showed me how to replace the washer, which definately seems like a two person job.

We also took the oportunity to look at the sixth, which has been quite odd struck for a while now. The clapper runs freely and in line with the motion of the bell, but a quick measure showed the clapper to be 12mm off centre, which would explain the odd struckness.

A return visit with some taperred washers will be required.

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