Hello please look at my thread on washing machine vibration and solution platform...made for this purpose.It should work very well with any table that is non sprung.
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There is nothing worse for the VPI SSM than the Gingko platform. The guys at Gingko are great guys, but their platform just is very wrong with your table. The
SSM needs a very solid platform to the center of the earth...NO WIGGLE ROOM> In other words even the VPI minifeet are a detriment to the sound. Get in touch with Edansoundaudio.com and get their Bearpaws orTerrastones. If you have the rim drive its doubly important to use these under the table and the original soft footers under the motor assembly to prevent the arm from rocking. Also get the Classic platter if you haven't ....a HUGE step up.
The steadywash platform works to prevent the vibrations from the washing machine from transferring into the floor. That's the opposite of what you want to accomplish with an audio platform; i.e., you want to prevent any floor-borne vibrations from entering the system. How do you know the platform would actually work in the opposite direction?
Icorem...Just looked...sure does ...but that's an old picture. I use Bearpaws under the turntable now with a great improvement. I have the rim drive Superscoutmaster which rocked the arm back and forth until I discovered that the Superplatter could not be made perfectly round. Harry tried various things to prevent the rotating rim drive from pushing the table back and forth because of the non-round Superplatter, but could not find the key. I on the other hand found out that if I solidly support the turntable and allow the motor assembly to slightly sway back and forth, the arm stopped dancing and the sound greatly improved. The addition of the Classic platter was again a very large improvement.
For those interested in rim drive motor systems the Teres Verus motor system is less likely to cause set up problems like Stringren encountered because the motor is supported by two feet and it slightly leans against the platter and it can adjust to slight irregularities with the aid of gravity. My Verus motor system was easy to install and has performed extremely well for many years.
High end electron microscope stands aren't as expensive as you would think. For example, two electron microscope stands marketed to the audiophile market, Vibraplane and Minus K, are both around $2.5K. There are, what, about 15 pretty decent audiophile grade isolation stands available these days not counting the plethora of DIY stands, including bungee cords, inner tubes, tennis balls, bubble wrap, etc., etc.
Has anyone tried to knock off the Minus K negative stiffness design? LOL