#### 5,090 Spliced Royal (2 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 1154)

__23456 M W H__
42356 -
43526 - 2
(26435) 2 -
53462 - - -
23465 - 4
(63425) s
(__42536) - 3* __
Snap finish. Fourth place calls.
4 = - - s -; 3* = - - s.
Ring any 66 leads as Bristol Surprise and the remaining 68 leads as
Maypole Alliance.
One specific possible arrangement is:
__23456 M W H Methods __
42356 - BMBMBMBB.
(54326) - MBMBMBMBM.
35426 - MBMBMBM.
43526 - MBMBMBMB.
53624 - BMBMBMB.M
(26435) - - MBMBMBM.B.
(34562) - - MBMBMB.M.
53462 - BMBMBMB.
43265 - BMBMBMB.M
24365 - MBMBMBMB.
32465 - BMBMBMBM.
34265 s MBMBMBMB.
23465 - BMBMBMBM.
(63425) s MBMBMBMBM.
(24536) - - MBMBMB.M.
(32546) - BMBMBMBM.
(__42536) s MBMBMBMB__.(B)

Assuming the last two blows are rung as Maypole, contians 2,640 Bristol Surprise and 2,450 Maypole Alliance, with 17 56s and 20 65s; the exact number of little bell rollups depends upon the specific arrangement of methods used. Arrangements are possible with from 1 to 133 changes of method, and all the work arrangements are possible for any number of changes of method.

The specific arrangement given has 120 changes of method, is all the work, and contains 97 little bell rollups.

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