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!

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.

Hipshot

Hipshot is a manufacturer of guitar and bass hardware, from bridges to tuning machines and more.
P-GH-CM-2C-X 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!
$9.95
P-GTREMSETTER 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.
$34.55
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
$108.95
P-PUK1316 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon Vintage 57 (Alnico 2), Bridge
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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-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-PUK37 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Jazzy Joe, Side Mount Jazz, Adjustable
Kent Armstrong “Jazzy Joe” jazz pickup with adjustable pole pieces, side-mount configuration. Nickel. 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. Magnet Type = Alnico 5 Magnet Dimensions = 55mm Long x 3mm Thick x 12.5mm Wide D.C. resistance = 7.9K (two solder lug connections on underside) Pickup Dimensions: 7/16 in. (11.1mm) Thick – not including pole pieces 1 7/64 in.
$60.08
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Originally: $66.75
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-PUK3233 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Smooth Sam, Side Mount Jazz
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Kent Armstrong “Smooth Sam” jazz pickup, 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. Magnet Type = Alnico 5 Magnet Dimensions = 2 9/32 in. (58mm) Long x ⅛ in. (3mm) Thick x ½ in. (12.6mm) Wide D.C. resistance = 7.9K (two solder lug connections on underside) Pickup Dimensions: ½ in. (12.6mm) Thick 1 3/32 in.
Starting at $32.61
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Originally: $36.23
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.
$24.95
P-GH-UL-1C-X Tuner - Hipshot, Ultralite Clover, ⅜" Bass, 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.
Starting at $24.95
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.
$64.95
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).
$58.00
P-BH-ST-X Bridge - Hipshot, SuperTone, 2 Point Bass
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Hipshot 4 string Supertone 2 point bass bridge. A direct replacement for 1967 to 1973 Gibson 2 point bass bridges (e.g. Thunderbird, SG Bass, etc.) using the existing hole pattern. Features complete adjustability for precise intonation, independent string height and side-to-side string spacing. Includes: (2) 5/16-20 hex cap socket screws and (2) hex/allen keys: 1/16” and 5/64”
$115.00
P-BH-XK-3C 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.
$63.95
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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 $84.95
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.
$89.00
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P-GH-FB-X Bridge - Hipshot, Fixed Guitar
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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 $69.00
P-BH-A-5BC Bridge - Hipshot, Type A, 5-string, 18mm nickel and brass
A type 5 string bass, 18mm string spacing, nickel, brass.
$104.35
P-BH-A-5BC-708 Bridge - Hipshot, Type A, 5 String, 18mm 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. Brass, .708" string spacing.
$96.95
P-BH-A-5BC-750 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.
$96.95
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
$61.95
P-PUK27 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon 62 Neck, Strat (Alnico 3)
Slightly hotter even than the 57 models, these recreations of the 1962 Strat® single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone that is a blast from the past. Middle position reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico III magnets. White covers.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 3 pole pieces
  • D.C. Resistance = 6.19k Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 2.63
  • Wire Type = Formvar AWG 42
  • Lead Type = cloth insulated 2 conductor
  • Polarity = normal
$51.26
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Originally: $56.95
P-PUK22X Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Icon 57, Strat (Alnico 3)
Slightly hotter than the 54 models, these recreations of the 1957 Strat® single coil pickups deliver a true vintage tone not available until now. Middle position reverse wound/reverse polarity to achieve noise cancellation when utilizing a 5 way switch. 42 gauge Formvar wire and Alnico III magnets. White covers.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 3 pole pieces
  • D.C. Resistance = 5.92k Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 3.61
  • Wire Type = Formvar AWG 42
  • Lead Type = cloth insulated 2 conductor
  • Polarity = normal
$51.25
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Originally: $56.95
P-PUK19 Pickup - Kent Armstrong, Texas Vintage, Strat Bridge
This Texas Vintage bridge position pickup adds the bite to your single coil tone that you have been looking for! Featuring Alnico magnets & overwound coils, these babies satisfy the souls of those who require vintage tone, but want more out of their Pickups.
  • Magnet Type = Alnico 5 pole pieces
  • Resistance = 7.47K Ohms
  • Inductance (henrys) = 4.02
  • Magnet Dimensions = 5mm W X 17mm L
  • Includes 2 conductor wiring
  • All electrical measurements taken at 78 degrees Fahrenheit
$39.11
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Originally: $43.45
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