Percussion Play: Outdoor Musical Instruments
Installation Instructions

Ground Fixed Calypso Chimes
Page 1 of 4

Instrument Components Per Post:

M6x20 Security Screw x4
M6 Saddle Strap x1
M6 Square Nut x2
Beater Holder x1
Single Small Red Beaters x1

Ground Fix Components Per Post:

M10x200 Bolt x2
M10 Nut x4

Metric Conversion

250mm/10"
400mm/16"
450mm/18"
1510mm/59"
1195mm/47 3/64"
1.5m/59"
1.5m/59"

Made in Britain
BS EN 1176

1. Instrument will arrive on site fully assembled (1.1) (See Assembly Guide).
2. Attach Ground Fixing studs holes in base of centre post (1.2) (See Ground Fix Post Installation Sheet).
3. Excavate 1 hole for the Steel legs 250mm diameter by 450mm deep in desired location upon decision from customer.
4. Locate (lower) leg into hole, making sure it is vertical and level prior to concreting in place.
5. Once happy with location of the instrument, fill holes using rapid hardening concrete. Be sure to compact concrete around legs and leave to dry according to manufacturers guidelines.
6. Attach the holder, beater and the saddle strap on each side of the post (1.3).

Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied).

Install instrument with 1.5m free space (from widest point) around it.

Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor.

8Kg

Percussion Play: Outdoor Musical Instuments
Assembly Guide PPRCHP

Ground Fixed Calypso Chimes
Page 2 of 4

Instrument Components Per Post:

M6x20 Security Screw x4
M6 Saddle Strap x1
M6 Square Nut x2
Beater Holder x1

Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied).

Ground Fix Components Per Post:

M10x200 Bolt x2
M10 Nut x4

Components List:

M10 Nut x4
M10x200 Threaded Bar x2
Saddle Strap x2
M6x20 Pin torx x4
M6 Square Nut x2
Beater Holder x1

Tools:

TX 30 Driver Bit x1

Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied).

Made in Britain
BS EN 1176

Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor.

8Kg

Percussion Play: Outdoor Musical Instuments
Assembly Guide PPCALCH

Ground Fixed Calypso Chimes
Page 2 of 4

Instrument Components Per Post:

M6x20 Security Screw x4
M6 Saddle Strap x1
M6 Square Nut x2
Beater Holder x1

Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied).

600mm min spacing.

Made in Britain
BS EN 1176

Ground Fix Components Per Post:

M10x200 Bolt x2
M10 Nut x4

Diatonic Set of 8

1510
600
1451
600
1395
600
1366
600
1314
600
1265
600
1217
600
1195

Pentatonic Set of 6

1510
600
1451
600
1395
600
1265
600
1195
600

Pentatonic Set of 4

1510
600
1395
600
1314
600
1195

Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor.

8Kg
Percussion Play: Outdoor Musical Instuments
Ground Fix Post Installation

Ground Fixed Calypso Chimes
Page 4 of 4

Instrument Components Per Post:

M10x200 Bolt x2
M10 Nut x4

Metric Conversion:

50mm/2"
250mm/10"
350mm/14"
400mm/16"
450mm/18"

Made in Britain
BS EN 1176

1-2. Fix M10x200 Threaded bar in place using M10 Nuts.
3. Excavate 1 hole with a 250mm diameter tapering down to a 350mm diameter and 450mm depth.
4. Compact base of hole with aggregate. Lower Ground Fix Post attached to instrument into hole (check instrument is straight and level before filling with concrete).
5. Fix hole with fast drying concrete to manufacturers specifications.


Concrete
Aggregate
250
350
450
50

400mm min depth