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Old 26th Sep 2018, 12:06 pm   #21
Dave Moll
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Default Re: Old telephone won't ring

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It's not as loud as the ring in the UK but still quite audible.
Don't forget that you can adjust the bell by rotating the gongs for the optimum strike by the clapper, as they are mounted eccentrically (off-centre) so that rotating them alters the distance between the clapper and the edge of the gong.
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Old 26th Sep 2018, 12:20 pm   #22
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