Our church wants to move our bell to a new location. The bell, stand and all measures 4 ft tall by 30 inches wide. Do you know about how much it would weigh? We think it is a Buckeye Bell Foundry-brass. Thank you.
You indicted that the bell with mounting hardware measure 40″ X 30″.
Bell measurements are recognized by the diameter opening of the bell. The diameter, weight & profile determine bell pitch & musical note.
If the bell hardware measures 40″ X 30″ then your bell will be 22 1/2″ diameter 18 3/4″ tall weigh 253 pounds sound musical note F. When swing ringing this bell, the engineering parameters are 948 pounds.
If the bell measures 40″ X 30″ then your bell will be 39 3/4″ diameter, 33 1/4″ tall weigh 1408 pounds sound musical note C. When swing ringing this bell, the engineering parameters are 5,280 pounds.