Guitar Parts & Pickups

Guitars can lead a rough life and replacement parts can bring your axe to like new condition. But did you know that you can also change components to achieve different sounds? The options are endless!

Hipshot

Hipshot is a manufacturer of guitar and bass hardware, from bridges to tuning machines and more.

Kent Armstrong

Kent Armstrong is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, with years of experience and one goal: To give every player their dream sound.
P-GH-FB-X Bridge - Hipshot, Fixed Guitar, hand-polished
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The Hipshot Fixed Bridge is the ultimate marriage of performance, beauty and ergonomics. Each bridge is hand polished for a smooth, comfortable feel under your palm. The stainless steel saddles have a crisp string relief edge, eliminating dull tones.
Starting at $68.31
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Originally: $75.90
P-GH-UL-3X-B Tuner - Hipshot, USA Ultralite Y Key for bass, reversible, ⅜"
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Any sore shouldered bassist can tell you that fighting "neck dive" from a poorly balanced instrument is akin to slow torture. Hipshot's Ultralite bass machine heads are designed and machined to lighten up the load while improving ruggedness and accuracy. Spend more time on the bass--Not at the chiropractor!
  • Solid machined aircraft grade aluminum housing gives you high durability in an extremely light package.
  • Small footprint easily installs on 4, 5, and 6 string headstocks.
  • 20:1 gear ratio with a full size gear and worm for super quick and accurate tuning.
  • Y shaped key
  • 3/8" string post fits 9/16" headstock holes.
  • Bass orientation. See P-GH-UL-3X-T for treble version.
  • Sold individually.
Starting at $24.70
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Originally: $27.45
P-GH-BK-X Bridge - Hipshot, 4 String KickAss™, for Bass
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At first blush, the KickAss™ might seem like a simple, heartfelt tribute to Leo Quan’s BadAss II®. A closer look, however, reveals significant improvements under the hood that put this bridge in a class of its own. Hipshot worked hard to ensure that the KickAss™ possesses the soul of the beloved original without being a knockoff.
Starting at $64.35
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Originally: $71.50
P-GH-FGB-7X Bridge - Hipshot, Fixed Guitar, 7 String, .125" Height
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The 7 string Hipshot Fixed Bridge is the ultimate marriage of performance, beauty and ergonomics. Each bridge base is hand polished before plating for a smooth, comfortable feel under your palm. The stainless steel saddles have a crisp string relief edge, eliminating dull tones and maximizing string vibration. The side walls lock your saddles in place no matter how hard you thrash.
Starting at $98.96
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Originally: $109.95
P-PUK8X Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Custom Series, Stealth 90, P-90
Single P-90 pickup with a nickel-plated metal cover. This new revolutionary design gives the sweet, warm chime and tone of the original P-90 pickup without all that annoying 60 cycle hum. Read the forums on this HP-90 pickup and don't let the high resistance fool you. Making its debut at the 2012 summer NAMM show, this design uses the hum-cancelling properties of opposing coils but defies the normal high output that would accompany similar resistance designs. Available in both bridge and neck positions so you can create a proper calibrated set and in black and cream plastic as well as real metal covers in black, chrome, gold and nickel plating! If you love P-90s and want to forget about not being able to use your favorite guitar because of lighting and power issues you simply have to get into a set of new Stealth 90 pickups. Recommended wiring includes using a 500K Ohm pot for volume, 250K Ohm pot for tone and a .022 capacitor as these are humbucking pickup designs.
Starting at $50.36
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Originally: $55.95
P-PUK1416 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Neck
Colors Available:
Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound. Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers. For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
Starting at $62.95
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Originally: $69.95
P-GH-UL-2C-B Tuner - Hipshot, Ultralite USA Clover, ½" Bass, Reversible, chrome
Any sore shouldered bassist can tell you that fighting "neck dive" from a poorly balanced instrument is akin to slow torture. Our Ultralite® bass tuning machines are designed and manufactured to lighten up the load while improving ruggedness and accuracy. Spend more time on stage, not at the chiropractor.
$26.24
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Originally: $29.15
P-GH-TK-1 Tuner Upgrade Kit - Hipshot, Vintage, 6 in a line
Package of 6
Finding the right aftermarket tuners that match up with your guitar's mounting hole pattern can be a guessing game and if your new tuners don't match, you're stuck drilling new holes, filling the old holes and screwing in the new tuners. That's why Hipshot made the UMP™ (Universal Mount Plate). The UMP™ is a patent pending adapter plate that fits between your Hipshot tuners and the headstock of your guitar. Tabs on the face of the plate prevent the tuners from slipping against the headstock. At the same time, reach nuts inserted through the existing headstock holes into the tuners keep the whole assembly securely in place.
$62.87
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Originally: $69.85
P-GH-CM-2C-S Tuner Upgrade Kit - Hipshot, Enclosed Gear Classic, 6 in line, Chrome
Package of 6
Hipshot tuner upgrade kit featuring the Classic Closed Tuners in a staggered 6-in-line orientation. Improve your guitar's tuning stability without damaging your headstock! The Hipshot Tuner Upgrade Kit for 6 In Line Headstocks (with FREE Universal Mounting Plate) allows you to install Hipshot tuners without the mounting screw holes. Finding the right aftermarket tuners that match up with your guitar's mounting hole pattern can be a guessing game and if your new tuners don't match, you're stuck drilling new holes, filling the old holes and screwing in the new tuners. That's why Hipshot made the UMP™ (Universal Mount Plate). The UMP™ is a patent pending adapter plate that fits between your Hipshot tuners and the headstock of your guitar. Tabs on the face of the plate prevent the tuners from slipping against the headstock. At the same time, reach nuts inserted through the existing headstock holes into the tuners keep the whole assembly securely in place.
$59.36
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Originally: $65.95
P-GH-TM-1C Tuner - Hipshot, HB2 for Bass, nickel
Replace your sloppy, worn out tuning machines with a set of Hipshot American Classics. The HB2 is a direct replacement for the Schaller® BMF tuner that was first found on CBS era Fender® basses manufactured between 1967 and 1982. Since then, the BMF tuner has been featured on countless boutique builds and Custom Shop models.
$24.71
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Originally: $27.45
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P-PUK3435 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Slimbucker, Side Mount, Jazz
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Kent Armstrong “Slimbucker” jazz pickup with slim profile (3/8" thick), side-mount configuration. Made in the style of Gibson’s early 1960’s Johnny Smith guitars with floating mini-humbucker pickups, this jazz pickup is perfect for use with traditional arch-top electric guitars. Its non-invasive mounting capabilities keep the guitar’s acoustic properties uninhibited.
Starting at $44.95
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Originally: $49.95
P-GH-XK-1C Tuner - Hipshot, GT1 Xtender, Grover-style, chrome
Take your music to a new low with the GT1 Grover® Xtender. With the flip of a lever, your low E string can go down to D, C or even B (depending on your string gauge). Retrofits guitars equipped with Grover® Rotomatic tuning machines
$61.34
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Originally: $68.15
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P-GTREMSETTER Tremsetter - Hipshot, automatic tremolo return
The Tremsetter greatly improves guitar performance by automatically returning your full floating tremolo to an exact "zero" neutral position, eliminating flutter and sag, so your guitar remains in tune. You can bend strings, play bridge harmonics, aggressive rhythm parts or mute strings and the bridge remains stable. Best of all, the Trem-Setter is total retro-fit. No need to chop up your vintage axe, just install it and play! Includes mounting instructions.
$34.16
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Originally: $37.95
P-PUK3 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Lipstick, Danelectro Chrome
Has your original Split-Tube run out of lipstick? Now you don't have to modify your favorite instrument. Bring your guitar back to the original sound you loved and install correct sized replacement pickups for Danelectro®, Silvertone®, and Coral® Split-Tube™ pickups.
  • ALNICO MAGNET/D.C. resistance = 4.9K
  • Magnet dimensions in millimeters = 62 long X 3 thick X 13 wide.
$55.71
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Originally: $61.90
P-PUK1315 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Bridge
Colors Available:
Kent is one of the foremost pickup designers in the industry, and years of listening to what the customer wanted to hear has culminated in the esteemed Kent Armstrong pickups. With his pickups, Kent has one goal in mind: to give every player their dream sound. Faithfully recreated from the famous 1957 Patent Applied For design humbucking pickup with the same plain enamel 42 AWG wire and Alnico 2 magnets for the warmth and singing tone the originals are known for. Proper 49.2mm pole piece spacing, braided wire with no tap and maple spacers. For the first time you can get a true calibrated set for neck and bridge position but the options don't stop there.
Starting at $66.82
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Originally: $74.25
P-GH-HB7-X Tuner - Hipshot, HB7 American Classic, for Bass
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Retire those worn out stock tuners and slap on a set of Hipshot American Classics! The HB7 is a direct replacement for Fender® Highway One tuning machines first featured on many MIM models. It is now a popular choice for many contemporary Fender® basses including Vintage Modified Squire®, USA and Custom Shop models. Many smaller, independent builders have adopted this machine as well.
Starting at $28.71
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Originally: $31.90
P-GH-BG-C Bridge - Hipshot, Baby Grand Guitar, Chrome
The BabyGrand looks, sounds and feels better than any wraparound bridge because it isn't a wraparound! The unique shape increases the length of the low strings while keeping the high strings short. This gives you even tension and playability from string to string. Machined from a single piece of aircraft grade aluminum, the base plate is super light, extremely strong and has a liveliness of tone that cast bridges can't match. Baby Grand guitar retrofits on Gibson-style stud mount guitars. Studs included.stud spacing, studs included.
$88.11
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Originally: $97.90
P-PUK6 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Custom Series, Stealth 90, bridge
Single P-90 pickup for bridge position with a cream colored plastic cover. This new revolutionary design gives the sweet, warm chime and tone of the original P-90 pickup without all that annoying 60 cycle hum. Read the forums on this HP-90 pickup and don't let the high resistance fool you. Making its debut at the 2012 summer NAMM show, this design uses the hum-cancelling properties of opposing coils but defies the normal high output that would accompany similar resistance designs. Available in both bridge and neck positions so you can create a proper calibrated set and in black and cream plastic as well as real metal covers in black, chrome, gold and nickel plating!
$51.53
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Originally: $57.25
P-BH-A-4X Bridge - Hipshot, 4-string Type A Bass
Retrofits your Fender five hole mount bridge on your 4 string bass using the two outer holes and the center hole. The type A saddles feature variable string spacing adjustment for even greater versatility and fine intonation adjustment as well. 4 String Bass Bridge. Type A Fender Mount (3 Mounting Holes). Non-string-through.
Starting at $84.15
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Originally: $93.50
P-BH-A-5BC-708 Bridge - Hipshot, Type A, 5 String, 18mm spacing, brass/chrome
Since its inception in 1999, the Hipshot A Style bass bridge has become the standard bearer for high end instruments and boutique builds. Precision machined from durable top grade brass and featuring a fully adjustable groove-locking saddle design, the A Style bridge offers the best in playability and no-buzz tone transference with a sleek, modern look.
$95.99
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Originally: $106.65
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P-BH-XK-2C Tuner - Hipshot, BT2 Bass Xtender, nickel
Retrofit your USA '67-'82 Fender P & J Bass for drop tuning! Also retrofits Geddy Lee, reissue '67-'82 Fender. Fits 11/16 in. headstock holes. Installation instructions and mounting hardware included.
$64.35
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Originally: $71.50
P-GH-TREM-1BC Tremolo - Hipshot, US contour 6-string, chrome
The Hipshot US Contour bridge is unlike any tremolo system out there. Hardened steel pivot pins inserted into a machined brass top plate give the US Contour a bell like tonal quality and silky smooth whammy action! Coupled with a solid machined steel tremolo block, the US Contour can achieve tremendous sustain and volume. Best of all, it is designed to retrofit any guitar using the American Standard tremolo routing convention. No additional routing required!

Features Include:
  • Adjustable tension press in tremolo arm
  • Stainless steel saddles
  • High quality springs
  • Chrome finished brass top plate
$107.87
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Originally: $119.85
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P-GH-XK-2C Tuner - Hipshot, GT2 Xtender, Schaller-style, chrome
Retrofits guitars equipped with Schaller® M6 Mini tuning machines. Take your music to a new low with the closed gear Xtender. With the flip of a lever, your low E string can go down to D, C or even B (depending on your string gauge).
$57.42
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Originally: $63.80
P-BH-XK-HE6Y-B Extender Key - Hipshot, HE6Y Bass, Ultralite™, ⅜", black
Extend the range of your bass with the ultralite Xtender Key! 3/8 model (diameter of stringpost) is designed to fit 9/16 headstock holes.
$72.23
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Originally: $80.25
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