5,126 Spliced Maximus (6–11 methods)

Donald F Morrison (no. 2841)
               6 methods                    7 methods                    8 methods
  234567890ET  Barford Surprise             Lessness Surprise            Lessness Surprise
  42638507T9E  Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise
- 5739ET20486  "Backwards" Original         "Backwards" Original         "Backwards" Original
- 5739T0E8264  Superlative Surprise         Superlative Surprise         Superlative Surprise
  90785634T2E  Barford Surprise             Barford Surprise             Barford Surprise
  795038T6E42  Cambridge Surprise           Cambridge Surprise           Cambridge Surprise
  089674523ET  Cambridge Surprise           Cambridge Surprise           Cambridge Surprise
  64820E9T735  Barford Surprise             Barford Surprise             Barford Surprise
  8604927E5T3  Superlative Surprise         Superlative Surprise         Yorkshire Surprise
  426E8T03957  Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise
  T3E52749608  Littleport Little Surprise   Littleport Little Surprise   Littleport Little Surprise
  ET234567890
Repeat ten times.
- = 16
               9 methods                    10 methods                   11 methods
  234567890ET  Lessness Surprise            Lessness Surprise            Lessness Surprise
  42638507T9E  Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise
- 5739ET20486  "Backwards" Original         "Backwards" Original         "Backwards" Original
- 5739T0E8264  Superlative Surprise         Superlative Surprise         Superlative Surprise
  90785634T2E  Barford Surprise             Newgate Surprise             Newgate Surprise
  795038T6E42  Lincolnshire Surprise        Lincolnshire Surprise        Lincolnshire Surprise
  089674523ET  Cambridge Surprise           Cambridge Surprise           Cambridge Surprise
  64820E9T735  Barford Surprise             Barford Surprise             Barford Surprise
  8604927E5T3  Yorkshire Surprise           Yorkshire Surprise           Yorkshire Surprise
  426E8T03957  Bristol Surprise             Bristol Surprise             Enfield Surprise
  T3E52749608  Littleport Little Surprise   Littleport Little Surprise   Littleport Little Surprise
  ET234567890
Repeat ten times.
- = 16

The link is one lead (2 blows) of backwards plain
hunting, surrounded by a pair of sixth place bobs;
that is, a 16 bob at the end of the lead of
Bristol, followed by place notation 1T.16, thus:

- 17593E2T4068
  15739ET20486
- 17593TE02846
  15739T0E8264
 

The 6 method version contains 1,584 Barford Surprise, 1,056 each Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise and Superlative Surprise, 352 Littleport Little Surprise and 22 Original, with 109 changes of method and all the work; Newgate Surprise or Londinium Surprise may be rung for Barford throughout.

The 7 method version contains 1,056 each Barford Surprise, Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise and Superlative Surprise, 528 Lessness Surprise, 352 Littleport Little Surprise and 22 Original, with 109 changes of method and all the work; Newgate or Londinium may be rung for Barford throughout.

The 8 method version contains 1,056 each Barford Surprise, Bristol Surprise and Cambridge Surprise, 528 each Lessness Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 352 Littleport Little Surprise and 22 Original, with 109 changes of method and all the work; Newgate or Londinium may be rung for Barford throughout.

The 9 method version contains 1,056 each Barford Surprise and Bristol Surprise, 528 each Cambridge Surprise, Lessness Surprise, Lincolnshire Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 352 Littleport Little Surprise and 22 Original, with 120 changes of method and all the work; Newgate or Londinium may be rung for Barford throughout.

The 10 method version contains 1,056 Bristol Surprise, 528 each Barford Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Lessness Surprise, Lincolnshire Surprise, Newgate Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 352 Littleport Little Surprise and 22 Original, with 120 changes of method and all the work.

The 11 method version contains 528 each Barford Surprise, Bristol Surprise, Cambridge Surprise, Enfield Surprise, Lessness Surprise, Lincolnshire Surprise, Newgate Surprise, Superlative Surprise and Yorkshire Surprise, 352 Littleport Little Surprise and 22 Original, with 120 changes of method and all the work.