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Chime Swing

fun for all ages and music tastes
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This is a large chime with a ring of aluminium tubes struck by a knocker activated not by the wind, but by a person on a central swing. Play a tune by swinging in different directions or close your eyes, twist yourself up, push back and then sway and twirl wildly to a random cacophony.

The motorized version turns the ring exactly, so that lazy, straight oscillations are accompanied by a melody in the same tempo.

FarmerJohn, Feb 03 2004

(?) sketch http://www.geocitie....html?1075806458421
[FarmerJohn, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       One of your best illustrations ever, John.
waugsqueke, Feb 03 2004

       the bells, the bells!
jonthegeologist, Feb 03 2004

       One in bamboo for you.
FarmerJohn, Feb 03 2004

       Ha! But I think you'll drive the neighbors, and just possibly yourself, nuts.
DrCurry, Feb 03 2004

po, Feb 03 2004

       This is genius... a bit loud though!
spiritualized, Feb 03 2004

       Curse you, Geocities, and whatever evil deed you have done to deserve blockage from my school network!   

       Has anyone been kind enough to mirror FarmerJohn's site?
Baker^-1, Feb 03 2004

       It's the childhood we all wished we'd had. +
k_sra, Feb 03 2004

       I can play Iron Maiden with MY swing!!!!
Letsbuildafort, Feb 03 2004

       Ask not for whom the swing tolls.   


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