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!
HipshotHipshot is a manufacturer of guitar and bass hardware, from bridges to tuning machines and more.
Tuner - Hipshot, USA Ultralite Y Key for bass, reversible, ⅜"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
Bridge - Hipshot, Fixed GuitarThe 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.
Color / Floor Heights Available:
Starting at $68.31
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
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 $64.35
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 $28.71
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.
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).
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.
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 $98.96
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
Tuner Upgrade Kit - Hipshot, for 3 per side, 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 $61.51
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.
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, 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 Upgrade Kit - Hipshot, Enclosed Gear Classic, 6 in line, 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.
Tremsetter - Hipshot, automatic
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.
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.
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
Bridge - Hipshot, Type A, 5 String, .19mm spacing, Brass and Chrome
'A' style bass bridge, features top load or thru the body stringing options. Saddles feature variable string spacing adjustment for even greater versatility and fine intonation adjustment as well. Chrome, .750" string spacing.
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.
Tuner - Hipshot, Enclosed Gear Classic, Nickel
Hipshot's New Classic Closed (enclosed gear) Guitar Tuners posses the precision, craftsmanship and technology you have come to expect from Hipshot Products.
- 16:1 gear ratio for finer tuning
- Schaller M6L Mini footprint.
- The option for staggered post configuration means you can increase your headstock's break angle, remove buzz at the nut and ditch your pesky string tree!
Bridge - Hipshot, Supertone Bass, replacement for Gibson, chrome
If you’re one of the many Gibson® bass owners who are fed up with the stock bridge, our SuperTone Gibson® replacement bridge is the answer to your prayers. By utilizing the existing mount pattern, the SuperTone gives you a full range of intuitive adjustability and excellent tone transference without any modifications to your bass whatsoever. And with its timeless and elegant lines, the SuperTone will help you look as good as you sound. It’s the bridge your Gibson® has been waiting for.
Tuner - Hipshot, BT10 Bass Extender Key, Chrome
Retrofit your Japanese-made* Fender bass for drop-tuning with the BT10 Xtender key. Bushing fits 15mm (19/32”) headstock hole. Sold Individually. *Please note: The BT10 does not retrofit the Geddy Lee Jazz Bass (even though it is Japanese made). The BT2 (P-BH-XK-2C) retrofits the Geddy Lee Jazz Bass.