VPI Fatboy 12" w/c protractor

VPI Fatboy 12" w/c protractor

Postby 930turbo » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:31 am

Hi ,

Can the protractor that came w/ the JMW12.7 Classic tonearm ( stainless steel) be use for the Gimbal Fatboy 12" .

Thanks in advance ,

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Re: VPI Fatboy 12" w/c protractor

Postby Brf » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:10 pm

Yes, they both share the same design specifications.
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Re: VPI Fatboy 12" w/c protractor

Postby 930turbo » Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:46 pm

Thanks Brf ( 997C4S)
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Re: VPI Fatboy 12" w/c protractor

Postby teenage diplomat » Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:40 pm

930turbo, you might want to experiment with other protractors. VPI uses a proprietary geometry on its jig, which (iirc) gives classical music the best ride. I’m a jazz fan, and prefer Baerwald. YMMv, let your ears be your guide.
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Re: VPI Fatboy 12" w/c protractor

Postby 930turbo » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:08 pm

Thanks for the advise teenageDiplomat
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