Favorite Mechanical Bell

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What is your favorite Mechanical Bell?

WCH Mech
4
9%
WCH/FS
2
5%
WRRS Mech
0
No votes
WRRS Mini
5
12%
GRS
0
No votes
Modern Industries
1
2%
Federal Signals
0
No votes
US&S Mech
1
2%
US&S Teardrop
19
44%
Safetran Hybrid
3
7%
Safetran Mechanical
3
7%
RACO
0
No votes
Griswold
2
5%
WABCO
3
7%
 
Total votes : 43

Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby Joosh » Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:59 pm

I wasn't sure which one I like the most, as I love both WC Hayes and Safetran mechanical bells. Of the two, I'm gonna go with the Safetran. I like its tone a bit better, but the WC Hayes isn't far behind.
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby nickrink » Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:18 am

I've never heard or seen a GRS Mechanical Bell. Is there any video or one? :Grin:
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby freebrickproductions » Mon Apr 17, 2017 11:41 am

nickrink wrote:I've never heard or seen a GRS Mechanical Bell. Is there any video or one? :Grin:

Don't know if they actually exist, as all I've ever seen (even on GRS installs) has been WRRS mechanical bells. I do know GRSA bells exist in Argentina though, and I don't think they're really any different from a WRRS mechanical bell, other than the logo on the back.
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby ZachL » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:36 pm

Really guys, really? C'mon! The answer is obvious! :Tongue1:
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby nickrink » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:34 pm

freebrickproductions wrote:
nickrink wrote:I've never heard or seen a GRS Mechanical Bell. Is there any video or one? :Grin:

Don't know if they actually exist, as all I've ever seen (even on GRS installs) has been WRRS mechanical bells. I do know GRSA bells exist in Argentina though, and I don't think they're really any different from a WRRS mechanical bell, other than the logo on the back.


Oh. :Grin:
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby nickrink » Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:35 pm

ZachL wrote:Really guys, really? C'mon! The answer is obvious! :Tongue1:


Teardrop bell? :Grin:
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby IanMP » Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:06 pm

Mine are:
1. Griswold (beacause of the sound)
2. RACO
3. Safetran
4. WCH
5. US&S Teardrop
6. WRRS
7. WRRS Mini
8. Safetran Hybrid

For me, the rarity and the appearence dosn't matter, the sound dors.
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Re: Favorite Mechanical Bell

Postby Swedish Crossings » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:42 am

I voted for Teardrop bell and WABCO tied because i really like how those bells sound, it is just rare and interesting bells in my opinion!

Top 5 for me:
1. US&S Teardrop
2. WABCO
3. Safetran Hybrid
4. Safetran
5. WCH
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