COMPONENTS LIST:
Saddle Strap X2
M8 Lock washer X4
M8x40 Pin torx X4
M10 Nut X8
M10x200 Threaded Bar X4
M6x20 Pin torx X4
Assembly Guide PPFREC
16 Kg
BS EN 1176
Pair Small Beaters X1
TX 30 Driver Bit
x1 TX 40 Driver Bit
x1 Tools:
Ground Fix Components:
Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied)
Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied)
M10x200 Threaded Bar
x4
M10 Nut
x8 Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor
Ground Fixed
Freechimes
Pentatonic 6 Notes/ Diatonic 8 Notes
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M6x20mm
Secure Screw
X4
Eye Straps
X2
M8x40mm
Secure Screw
X4

Ground Fixed
Freechimes
Pentatonic 6 Notes/ Diatonic 8 Notes
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Components:
1
. Carefully lay 2 x legs on a level
surface and check distance between legs is equal
. Line up pre drilled holes in the backboards with the holes in legs
and ensure the instrument is aligned square with the legs. Fix
in place using M8x40mm
screw
s supplied (see installation guide)
3
.
Excavate 2
holes
on site of installation minimum 500mm
deep
( adjust depth according to age range for intended players)
4
. Carefully raise the instrument
from the ground with legs
attached and locate (lower) legs into
holes
making sure they are vertical and level prior to concreting in place. (See Ground Fix Sheet)
Installation Instructions
5
. Once happy with location and levels, fill holes using rapid hardening concrete
. Be sure to compact concrete around legs and leave to dry according to manufactures guidelines
6
. Beaters can be fixed to
Steel posts with fixings provided
KS1,2, KS1 –
900mm
KS2 –
1100mm
Ground Surface
Pair Small Beaters X1
16 Kg
BS EN 1176
1.5m
Weight of heaviest part 8.35kg
(
Freechimes
)
1.5m
500mm Install Instrument with 1.5m free space (from widest point) around it.
M6x20mm
Secure Screw
X4
Eye Straps
X2
M8x40mm
Secure Screw
X4
M10x200 Threaded Bar
x4
M10 Nut
x8 Ground Fix Components:
Metric Conversion:
500mm/ 19 11/16”
900mm/35 7/16”
1100mm/ 43 5/16”
1500mm/ 59 1/16”
2
. Attach Ground Fixings to base of legs
(See Ground Fix Post
Installation Sheet)
Spares available from percussionplay.com or from your local distributor

Ground Fix Post Installation
(1.1)
1
2
3
4
5
500mm min depth
M10x200 Threaded Bar
x4 M10 BZP Nut
x8 Components:
Ground fix tube protrudes 300mm from ground surface that inserts into the base of the chime post
BS EN 1176
Thread Lock Solution Required (Not Supplied)
Foundations should not present a hazard. These foundations are recommended as a guide, for more information on foundation details for various surface see Part 1 of BS EN 1176.
Metric Conversion:
50mm/ 2”
100mm/ 4”
250mm/ 10”
350mm/ 14”
500mm/ 19 11/16”
550mm/ 21 21/32”
Insert M10x 150 Threaded
bar into pre drilled holes
in Ground Fixing Post
Fix M10x 150 Threaded
bar in place using M10
Nuts
Excavate 7 holes with a
250mm diameter tapering
down to 350mm diameter
and 650mm depth
Compact base of hole with
50mm of aggregate.
Lower ground Fix post
attached to instrument
into hole (check
instrument straight and
level before filling with
concrete)
Fix hole with fast drying
concrete to manufacturers
specifications.
650
50
350
250
Aggregate
Concrete
550
Ground Fixed
Freechimes
Pentatonic 6 Notes/ Diatonic 8 Notes
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Excavate 2 holes with a 250mm diameter
tapering down to 350mm diameter and
minimum 550mm depth
Compact base of hole with 50mm of
aggregate. Lower ground Fix posts
attached to instrument into hole (check
instrument straight and level, and at
correct height before filling with
concrete)
Carefully lay 2 x legs on a level surface.
Line up pre drilled holes in the
backboards with the legs and ensure the
instrument is aligned square with the
legs. Fix in place using 8x70mm screws
supplied
Fill holes with fast drying concrete to
manufacturers specifications. If posts
protrude above instrument they can be
cut down
650
350
250
50
600
Ground Fix Installation
(1.1)
1
2
3
4
BS EN 1176
Foundations should not present a hazard. These foundations are recommended as a guide, for more information on foundation details for various surface see Part 1 of BS EN 1176.
Minimum installation depth required 550mm
, to set height of instrument bury deeper until optimum playing height is achieved.
Metric Conversion:
50mm/ 2”
250mm/ 10”
350mm/ 14”
500mm/ 1 ft
7 11
/
16

472mm/ 1 ft
6 37
/
64

709mm/ 2 ft
3 29
/
32

550
500
472mm Pentatonic 6 Note Post Centres
Ground Fixed
Freechimes
Pentatonic 6 Notes/ Diatonic 8 Notes
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70
9
mm Diatonic 8
Note Post Centres