Some flat sounding bells

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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby TrickyMario7654 » Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:05 am

freebrickproductions wrote:Also, I've noticed that GS Type 1s that sound like this only ever seem to crop up in Michigan. I kind of wonder why....

Probably the same reason why adjusted Type 1's die often in Melbourne...
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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby freebrickproductions » Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:27 pm

TrickyMario7654 wrote:
freebrickproductions wrote:Also, I've noticed that GS Type 1s that sound like this only ever seem to crop up in Michigan. I kind of wonder why....

Probably the same reason why adjusted Type 1's die often in Melbourne...

I personally think that in the case of the Type 1s in Michigan, it might have something to do with the climate and how the bells there are required to ring while the gates are down.

Also, this Hybrid bell at this crossing sounds a bit flat:
There should be a legal limit as to how humid it can be on any given day during the summer here in the South...

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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby freebrickproductions » Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:54 am

One of the GS Type 2s at this crossing had a bit of trouble starting:
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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby NathanFromEngland » Tue Mar 13, 2018 1:34 am

This Safetran Type 2 sounds like something being banged with a hammer.

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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby freebrickproductions » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:07 am

The Safetran mechanical bell at US 72 in Scottsboro, AL sounds pretty flat:


Also filmed another flat-sounding Safetran mechanical bell yesterday.
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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby NathanFromEngland » Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:40 am

freebrickproductions wrote:The Safetran mechanical bell at US 72 in Scottsboro, AL sounds pretty flat:


Also filmed another flat-sounding Safetran mechanical bell yesterday.



I don't know why, but i want to say that's your video, why are you posting it. For some reason. :Tongue2:

Here's a ASC E-Bell that has its pitch lowered to make it sound creepy.

Sadly, this crossing no longer exists
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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby freebrickproductions » Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:55 pm

And the other flat Safetran that I recorded yesterday:
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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby freebrickproductions » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:07 pm

One of the bells at this Italian crossing is extremely flat:
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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby Ethan the Railfanner » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:37 pm

I believe this a flat sounding WCH Mechanical Bell that starts to die. It's now gone as of December 2017.

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Re: Some flat sounding bells

Postby NathanFromEngland » Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:49 am

Here's a flat Dutch railroad crossing mechanical bell.

Sadly, this crossing has now been removed.
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