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Methods for the Carter Ringing Machine

John Carter left two books of Method settings for his Ringing Machine. These have been transcribed into HTML format suitable for display here. The format has also been adapted so that the files can be used as method files for my Ringing Machine Simulator without any modification.

Choose a method:

The setting of pegs in the Program Boxes, by rows:

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The setting of pegs for Bobs and Single Calls:

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The setting of the bars in the Program Drums, with the corresponding Dial settings implied by the number of bars set:

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3,4,4,4,43
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