Posted by Frederick J. Young on April 30, 2002 at 18:27:42:
In Reply to: Re: Re: Re: bell rim cut posted by Chuck(G) on April 30, 2002 at 18:05:20:
It makes the high open tones easier to hit. I believe you can cut it of where the angle between the axis and the tangent to the bell is 40 or more degrees without any change in intonation.