Fatboy Counter Weight

Re: Fatboy Counter Weight

Postby 10ovr » Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:17 am

miner wrote:I like the look of the O-rings - can you pass on the details of the O-rings?

You can also find them at any hardware store,,Ace has a big selection of O rings ..Just bring one down with ya and match them up,,,
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Re: Fatboy Counter Weight

Postby miner » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:39 am

Thank you Gents.
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Re: Fatboy Counter Weight

Postby tony22 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:16 pm

I stopped by the factory to get one of these new Fatboy counterweights with plates. First, as always, it was great to see Mat and both the regular and new members of the VPI team (thanks JT!). As expected, the new CW does result in midway positioning with my LP-S - I guess that's better but I was able to get by okay otherwise. Was is hard to argue with, of course, is the improved flexibility everyone can have with this new multi-piece weight. Thumbs up to VPI for responding to their customers.

A tip to anyone planning to get this - attach the plate or plates(if you need to use them) loosely before sliding the CW back onto the end stub collet. There is literally no play in the inner diameter of the assembly once the plates are screwed tight. You'll need the slop to finagle the CW back on to the stub. Once it's in place then tighten down the two screws holding the plates in place.
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