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      nightflier51
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      i have heard 3 number 30s who sound just the same. i have heard other s like no 20 also sound the same tone. were these bells tuned to sound the same tone?

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      jackbell
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      Steel alloy bells were not tuned. They sound alike or nearly alike only because they have the same dimensions. If a bell came out of the mold and had a decent ring it became part of the inventory. If not, it was broken up and re-melted. The duds were called “kettles” in the trade.

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