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!
GotohGotoh began manufacturing stringed instrument parts in 1960 and is the only machine head manufacturer in Japan. Their parts are sold worldwide and are a common choice of musical instrument makers.
HipshotHipshot is a manufacturer of guitar and bass hardware, from bridges to tuning machines and more.
Tremolo - Gotoh, Low Friction, chrome
A newly fashioned design from Gotoh® with almost no internal friction. Designed to directly retrofit the mounting hole pattern of a vintage tremolo. You can use this bridge to replace a conventional, 6 mounting screw Strat® tremolo with no mods to the body. Hardware included.
Bridge - Hipshot, 4 String KickAss™, for BassAt 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 $71.50
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.
Tuners - Gotoh, Vintage Scalloped-knob, nickel, 3-per-side
Package of 6Machine heads without a sealed gear are criticized for not having the same smooth performance, efficiency and durability that sealed gear tuners have. The SD series solves these problems by combining "Rock-solid" technology and the post collar or: "Self-Center Guide", found on enclosed gears in the base plate of the gear allowing the post to perfectly align itself with the bushing which attaches the gear to the headstock. The SD series uses a torque balancer to ensure steady rotation of the tuner button giving high quality sound performance as well as great functionality. Through its use of the ideal materials selected for each component part you also obtain a far superior sound. Mounting hardware included.
Bridge - Gotoh, Relic Brass, In-Tune, Aged Chrome
Gotoh's unique grooving on the “In-Tune” saddles results in more exact intonation compared to traditional vintage-style saddles. Each saddle is reversible and can be used in any position. Titanium construction is used for rich harmonic overtones and long sustain. The brass saddles create a bright sound. 10.8mm string spacing
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!
- Adjustable tension press in tremolo arm
- Stainless steel saddles
- High quality springs
- Chrome finished brass top plate
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.
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).
Tuners - Gotoh, Vintage Plastic Oval Knob, nickel, 6-in-line
Package of 6Machine heads without a sealed gear are criticized for not having the same smooth performance, efficiency and durability that sealed gear tuners have. The Gotoh SD series solves these problems by combining "Rock-solid" technology and the post collar or: "Self-Center Guide", found on enclosed gears in the base plate of the gear allowing the post to perfectly align itself with the bushing which attaches the gear to the headstock. The SD series uses a torque balancer to ensure steady rotation of the tuner button giving high quality sound performance as well as great functionality. Through its use of the ideal materials selected for each component part you also obtain a far superior sound. 6 in a line.
Tuners - Gotoh, Relic, SD90, keystone knob, L3+R3, aged nickel
Package of 61:15 gear ratio. Hardware included.
Tremolo Unit - Gotoh, Relic, aged chrome
A tremolo-unit includes the following accessories. Arm, spring, spring-holder, wrench, stud-bolt, screws. U.S.A. threads screws. String spacing:
- 56mm from low E string to high E string
- 11.2mm between each string
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
Tuners - Gotoh, for Pre-CBS Fender Bass, nickel, 4-in-a-line
Package of 4The Gotoh® RES-O-LITE Series tuning machines are made to pre-CBS Fender® specs and mounting pattern. Their special lightweight alloy helps reduce headstock weight without sacrificing supreme tone. Vintage style set of 4 in line tuning machines. Mounting hardware included.
Tuners - Gotoh, Compact 707 for Bass, chrome, 3+2
Package of 5Precision 20:1 gear ratio enclosed Bass Guitar tuners. With a 7/16"-diameter string posts and threaded hex bushings. They require a 9/16"-diameter peghole for installation. Featuring sealed lubricated, cast housings and metal knobs. Mounting screws are included. Mounting hardware included. For 5-string bass. 3 Left, 2 Right.
Bridge - Hipshot, Fixed Guitar, 7 String, .125" HeightThe 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 $109.95
Tuner - Hipshot, HB7 for BassRetire 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 $31.90
Tuner Upgrade Kit - Hipshot, for 3+3, Griplock, closedUpgrade your tuners and improve the tuning accuracy and stability of your guitar with Hipshot's Tuner Upgrade Kit. With the patented UMP™ (Universal Mount Plate) included free in this kit, tuners will retrofit without drilling or screwing. Grip-Lock pin and thumb wheel system clamps onto your string, no wraps needed
Package of 6
Starting at $68.35
Bridge - Hipshot, Type A, 5 String, 18mm spacing, brass and 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.
Tuner - Hipshot, BT3 Bass Xtender, nickel
Retrofit your pre-CBS Fender equipped with reverse winding Kluson tuning machines for drop tuning. Fits 11/16 in. headstock holes. Installation instructions and mounting hardware included.
Tuner - Hipshot, USA Ultralite Clover, ⅜" 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 the bass-not at the chiropractor.
Tuners - Gotoh, Midsize 510, Metal Knobs, 3 per sideThe SGV510 series are recognized the world over as one of the top performing super tuners on the market. These feature an 18:1 gear ratio. They have evolved through improvement without any compromises along the way. The come equipped with a considerable amount of high-technology as a standard. With the improvement of precision fitting gears which give a marvelous touch on playing they have gained a considerable reputation and are trusted as the No.1 machine head by many musicians all over the world. These are three-on-a-side. Mounting hardware included.
Package of 6
Starting at $84.00
Tuners - Gotoh, Vintage Oval Knob, Left-handed
Package of 6Set of 6-in-a-line. 1:15 gear ratio. Screws & hardware included.
Tuner Upgrade Kit - Hipshot, Enclosed Gear Classic, Chrome
Package of 6Hipshot 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.
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.