VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby aurelio » Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:49 pm

Any news on the impact of installing the VPI HW-40 feet on a Classic Signature?
I’m considering but not sure if it’s worth it since my turntable is on a target shelf mounted directly to the wall with a 3 inch maple platform.
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby MOON » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:16 am

I was also wondering what the difference would be compared to the classic signature footer as well and if the hw 40 footer is approximately the same height as the classic signature footer.
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby pursuitofnow » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:50 am

I put HW-40 feet on my classic sig a few months ago. The most noticeable difference to me was tightened, more refined bass. In my opinion they look much better too.

Worth noting... the HW-40 feet did not come with the male threaded studs and I had to use the ones from the stock classic signature.
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby gene9p » Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:02 am

Yes you have to re use the studs. At first I was ..huh..where are the parts to screw them in...lol. They fit perfectly on my Classic two and I also noticed a tighter bass and over all improvement in sound.
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby MOON » Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:36 pm

Is the hw 40 footer the same height as the classic signature footer ? And do you have a picture of the 40 on your classic ?
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby madrac » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:21 pm

MOON wrote:Is the hw 40 footer the same height as the classic signature footer ? And do you have a picture of the 40 on your classic ?


Can't answer the first question, but gene posted a pic in the Direct Sales thread, 2nd page about 1/2 way down. Look really good, IMO

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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby HIGHFIED » Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:57 pm

I thought my Classic Signature was complete until I came across this post. I will be trying this myself soon.
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby gene9p » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:51 am

another look at the HW-40 on my Classic 2

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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby Brf » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:13 pm

gene9p wrote:another look at the HW-40 on my Classic 2


Gene, try the HW40 footer without the foam spacer, I bet you will get better results.
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Re: VPI HW-40 feet on A Classic Signature

Postby gene9p » Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:20 pm

probably crush my accessories under neath..lol. I will give it a try later on for sure. For those looking to change the feet without having to lift entire table up and reset it.. I placed several cork and rubber vibration pads on both sides of one corner at a time. It kept the table steady and jacked up while I unscrewed one foot at a time and replaced it with the new one. Made installation so EZ. I have 8 of these guys that I use for various things. They came in real handy for this.

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