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Hipshot

Founded in the U.S in 1983 by Dave Borisoff in a small shop originally located in Van Nuys, California Hipshot has become a household name in the world of bass hardware solutions. Pioneers of products like the D-Tuner for bass the brand has grown to support almost every hardware component found on an instrument from Bridges, Tuning Machines, String Trees, Thumb-Rests, and even knobs.

Currently stationed in Interlaken, New York, the company has grown from a small 2-man operation to over 25 employees and has manufactured and designed hardware for high end boutiqe manufacturers like Michael Tobias, Sadowsky, Lakland, Roscoe, ACG, Tino Tedesco, Jerzy Drozd, and Brubaker. They are also contracted to provide hardware from the larger industry manufacturers including Peavey, Fender, Cort, and Yamaha. This footprint in the market has established Hipshot as a serious contender in the music community.

Check out their shop tour below for a sneak peek at how Hipshot operates to provide you the quality bass hardware you desire.

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Question: Where Can I Buy Hipshot?

Answer: You can buy these from Best Bass Gear by Calling 877-839-3531 or Emailing us at sales@bestbassgear.com or chatting with our Bass Techs

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  1. Hipshot 4 String A Style Bass Bridge

    $99.36 - $119.68
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs.
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, and through body string...
  2. Hipshot KickAss 5 String Bass Bridge

    $84.00 - $126.00
    It's not easy to capture the spirit of a former fan favorite while simultaneously creating a product that is exciting all on it's own...but that is exactly what Hipshot endeavored to with their new KickAss™ Bass Bridge.
    KickAss™ 5 String Bass Bridge It's not easy to capture the spirit of a former fan favorite while simultaneously creating a product that is exciting all on it's own...but that is exactly what Hipshot endeavored to with their new KickAss™...
  3. Hipshot HB7-L Lollipop Machine Head Tuner BLACK Bass Side

    $28.00
    Hipshot- HB7-L Nickel (Bass Side Tuning Machine) Hipshot has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come. The finest quality materials and precision engineering...
  4. Hipshot HB7-L Lollipop Machine Head Tuner BLACK Treble Side

    $28.00
    Hipshot- HB7-L Nickel (Bass Side Tuning Machine) Hipshot has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come. The finest quality materials and precision engineering...
  5. Hipshot HB7-L Lollipop Machine Head Tuner GOLD Bass Side

    $31.50
    Hipshot- HB7-L Nickel (Bass Side Tuning Machine) Hipshot has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come. The finest quality materials and precision engineering...
  6. Hipshot HB7-L Lollipop Machine Head Tuner GOLD Treble Side

    $31.50
    Hipshot- HB7-L Nickel (Bass Side Tuning Machine) Hipshot has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come. The finest quality materials and precision engineering...
  7. Hipshot 5 String A Style Bass Bridge

    $109.00 - $147.68
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs.
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, and through body string...
  8. Hipshot 6 String A Style Bass Bridge

    $113.85 - $154.50
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs.
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, and through body string...
  9. Hipshot 7 String A Style Bass Bridge

    $131.50 - $172.00
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs.
    Hipshot A Style Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing, materials, and finishes for your aesthetic and tonal needs. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, and through body string...
  10. Hipshot HB6MC 1/2" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6MC 1/2" Mini-Clover Key Tuner in Satin Chrome, Nickel, Black, and Gold in Treble and Bass side
    Don’t carry the weight of the world on your shoulders! Hipshot’s Ultralight Bass Tuning Machines are made of durable, precision machined aircraft-quality aluminum to lighten your load, and give you the correct instrument balance without...
  11. Hipshot HB6MC 3/8" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6MC 3/8" Mini Clover Key Tuner in Satin Chrome, Nickel, Black, and Gold in Treble and Bass side
    Don’t carry the weight of the world on your shoulders! Hipshot’s Ultralight Bass Tuning Machines are made of durable, precision machined aircraft-quality aluminum to lighten your load, and give you the correct instrument balance without...
  12. Open Box Hipshot Ultralite Tuner HB6L 1/2" Gold Bass Side

    $28.00
    Open Box Hipshot Ultralite Tuner HB6L 1/2" Gold Bass Side
    Open Box ItemDon't carry the weight of the world on your shoulders! Hipshot's Ultralight Bass Tuning Machines are made of durable, precision machined aircraft-quality aluminum to lighten your load, and give you the correct instrument balance...
  13. Hipshot 4 String B Style Bass Bridge

    $78.20 - $115.00
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass.
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass. Type B saddles feature solid brass barrel saddles, quick release string loading and a variety of contours and shapes. All Hipshot bridges...
  14. Hipshot 5 String B Style Bass Bridge

    $83.72 - $136.00
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass.
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass. Type B saddles feature solid brass barrel saddles, quick release string loading and a variety of contours and shapes. All Hipshot bridges...
  15. Hipshot 6 String B Style Bass Bridge

    $94.76 - $143.00
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass.
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass. Type B saddles feature solid brass barrel saddles, quick release string loading and a variety of contours and shapes. All Hipshot bridges...
  16. Hipshot 7 String B Style Bass Bridge

    $111.32 - $157.50
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass.
    Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in your choice of aluminum or brass. Type B saddles feature solid brass barrel saddles, quick release string loading and a variety of contours and shapes. All Hipshot bridges...
  17. Hipshot 4 String D Style Bass Bridge

    $86.50 - $194.50
    Create the ultimate custom bass with the Hipshot D style bass bridge.
    Hipshot D Style bridges are a unique option for your 4 String bass. The bridge can only be utilized for string through the body option, but if used in conjunction with the D Style Tailpiece both String through and top loading are options. These...
  18. Hipshot 5 String D Style Bass Bridge

    $97.50 - $225.00
    Create the ultimate custom bass with the Hipshot D style bass bridge.
    The Image displayed shows a 4 string version of this bridge, but this listing is for a 5 string. Hipshot D Style bridges are a unique option for your 5 String bass. The bridge can only be utilized for string through the body option,...
  19. Hipshot 6 String D Style Bass Bridge

    $108.00 - $238.50
    Create the ultimate custom bass with the Hipshot D style bass bridge.
    The Image displayed shows a 4 string version of this bridge, but this listing is for a 6 string. Hipshot D Style bridges are a unique option for your 6 String bass. The bridge can only be utilized for string through the body option,...
  20. Hipshot KickAss 4 String Bass Bridge

    $70.00 - $89.00
    It's not easy to capture the spirit of a former fan favorite while simultaneously creating a product that is exciting all on it's own...but that is exactly what Hipshot endeavored to with their new KickAss Bass Bridge.
    It's not easy to capture the spirit of a former fan favorite while simultaneously creating a product that is exciting all on it's own...but that is exactly what Hipshot endeavored to with their new KickAss Bass Bridge. The saddle sets are a direct...
  21. Hipshot KickAss Saddle Inserts

    $5.00
    Sculpt your own tone with Hipshot KickAss replacement saddles inserts!This listing is for a set of 4 or 6 saddle inserts.
    Sculpt your own tone with Hipshot KickAss replacement saddles inserts!You can choose between our set of 4 un-notched saddle inserts or our pre-notched set of 6 inserts which includes 2 Low (deep), 2 Medium, and 2 Tall (shallow) notches.Brass...
  22. Hipshot KickAss Saddle Sets

    $45.00 - $59.00
    Hipshot KickAss 4-String and 5-String Saddle Sets
    Hipshot KickAss© Saddle Sets are a direct replacement for the KickAss©, Omega and BadAssII® bass bridges. We spent years plus countless versions ensuring that these saddles would possess the soul of the original without being a copy....
  23. Hipshot 4 String Headless System

    $302.00 - $345.00
    Hipshot 4 String Headless bass bridge system
    Lose your head with Hipshot's NEW Headless System for bass guitar! Features fully adjustable saddles, lightweight aluminum bridge, dual string option(you may choose to use standard or double ball bass strings) and all the quality that you have come...
  24. Hipshot 5 String Headless System

    $345.00 - $389.00
    Hipshot 5 String Headless bass bridge system
    Lose your head with Hipshot's NEW Headless System for bass guitar! Features fully adjustable saddles, lightweight aluminum bridge, dual string option(you may choose to use standard or double ball bass strings) and all the quality that you have come...
  25. Hipshot 6 String Headless System

    $389.00 - $432.00
    Hipshot 6 String Headless bass bridge system
    Lose your head with Hipshot's NEW Headless System for bass guitar! Features fully adjustable saddles, lightweight aluminum bridge, dual string option(you may choose to use standard or double ball bass strings) and all the quality that you have come...
  26. Hipshot 7 String Headless System

    $475.00 - $518.00
    Hipshot 7 String Headless bass bridge system
    Lose your head with Hipshot's NEW Headless System for bass guitar! Features fully adjustable saddles, lightweight aluminum bridge, dual string option(you may choose to use standard or double ball bass strings) and all the quality that you have come...
  27. Hipshot 8 String Headless System

    $518.00 - $562.00
    Hipshot 8 String Headless bass bridge system
    Lose your head with Hipshot's NEW Headless System for bass guitar! Features fully adjustable saddles, lightweight aluminum bridge, dual string option(you may choose to use standard or double ball bass strings) and all the quality that you have come...
  28. Hipshot 9 String Headless System

    $562.00 - $605.00
    Hipshot 9 String Headless bass bridge system
    Lose your head with Hipshot's NEW Headless System for bass guitar! Features fully adjustable saddles, lightweight aluminum bridge, dual string option(you may choose to use standard or double ball bass strings) and all the quality that you have come...
  29. Hipshot 3 Point SuperTone

    $114.00 - $152.00
    Hipshot Supertone 3 Point Gibson replacement bridge
    Breathe new life into your Gibson® bass with the new completely redesigned Hipshot SuperTone Bass Bridge. A direct replacement unit for your Gibson® 3 point bass bridge that uses your existing hole pattern. Machined out of solid aircraft...
  30. Hipshot 4 String TransTone

    $73.50 - $101.50
    Hipshot 4 String Transtone bass bridge
    Hipshot's New TransTone Bass Bridge features construction so sturdy you will feel the difference! Steel saddles secured to the main assembly provide superb string-to-instrument sonic transmission for punchy, long sustaining tone. String through...
  31. Hipshot 5 String TransTone

    $79.00 - $104.50
    Hipshot 5 String Transtone bass bridge
    Hipshot's New TransTone Bass Bridge features construction so sturdy you will feel the difference! Steel saddles secured to the main assembly provide superb string-to-instrument sonic transmission for punchy, long sustaining tone. String through...
  32. Hipshot 4 String A Style Fendermount 1 Bass Bridge

    $102.12 - $131.50
    RetroFit Bridge for Fender 5 Hole Mount Pattern - This bridge utilizes three holes, but is drilled for the 5 hole mount pattern.
    Retrofits your Fender five hole mount bridge on your 4 string bass using the two outer holes and the center hole. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, and precise intonation adjustment. The style and...
  33. Hipshot 4 String A Style Fendermount 2 Bass Bridge

    $102.12 - $131.50
    Retrofit your Fender 3 Hole Mount Pattern.This bridge utilizes three center holes.
    Retrofits your Fender three hole mount bridge on your 4 string bass using three center holes. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, string through body option, and precise intonation adjustment. The...
  34. Hipshot 5 String A Style Fendermount3 Bass Bridge

    $115.92 - $159.50
    Retrofit your Fender 4 Hole Mount Pattern.This bridge utilizes four mounting holes.
    Retrofits your Fender four hole mount bridge on your 5 string bass using four mounting holes. These bridges feature variable string spacing via an adjustment on the string saddles, string through body option, and precise intonation adjustment. The...
  35. Hipshot 4 String B Style Fendermount 1 Bass Bridge

    $78.20 - $95.00
    Retrofit your Fender 5 Hole Mount Pattern.
    Retrofits your Fender five hole mount bridge on your 4 string bass. These bridges are non-string through models that retrofit your Fender 4 String bass. Hipshot Style B Bass bridges are available in a wide variety of string spacing; in...
  36. Hipshot 4 String B Style Fendermount 2 Bass Bridge

    $78.20 - $95.00
    Retrofit your Fender 3 Hole Mount Pattern. This bridge utilizes three center holes.
    Retrofits your Fender Deluxe and other string through body Fender bass. Mounts using the three center mounting holes. These bridges utilize string through body option that retrofit your Fender 4 String Bass. Type B saddles feature solid...
  37. Hipshot 5 String B Style Fendermount 3 Bass Bridge

    $73.00 - $108.00
    Retrofit your Fender 4 Hole Mount Pattern. This bridge utilizes four mounting holes.
    Retrofits your Fender Deluxe and other string through body Fender bass. Mounts using the four screw holes. These bridges utilize string through body option that retrofit your Fender 5 String Bass. Type B saddles feature solid brass barrel...
  38. Hipshot Triple Lock Down Single String Large Notch

    $23.00 - $28.00
    Large Notch is recommended for A, E, & B Strings for 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 String basses.
    Large Notch is recommended for A, E, & B Strings for 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 String basses. These are a perfect solution for those wanting to either reduce weight, a standard bridges footprint or set your own string spacing and scale length...
  39. Hipshot Triple Lock Down Single String Small Notch

    $23.00 - $28.00
    Small Notch is recommended for D, G, & C Strings for 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 String basses.
    Small Notch is recommended for D, G, & C Strings for 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 String basses. These are a perfect solution for those wanting to either reduce weight, a standard bridges footprint or set your own string spacing and scale length...
  40. Hipshot Solo-Single String Bass Bridge

    $28.80 - $34.20
    Hipshot Solo String Bridges
    The Solo Single String Bass Bridge is designed to be the most versatile bridge system you can put on your bass. Aside from the fact that just about any string spacing and scale length are possible with this system, the solo is equipped...
  41. Hipshot 4 String Rickenbacker Bridge

    $140.00 - $190.10
    Hipshot Rickenbacker Replacement Bridge
    Hipshot introduces the new, completely redesigned Rickenbacker Bass Bridge. A direct replacement unit that wont mar your valuable instrument. Machined out of solid aluminum or brass, it features complete adjustability that is easy to use: precise intonation,...
  42. Hipshot 4 String Bass Tremolo

    $230.00 - $302.50
    Hipshot Tremelo bridge for 4 String bass
    Hipshot Tremolo Technology means a full floating Bass Tremolo which stays in tune! Push your no wobble whammy arm down for deep bass swoons and growls! Pull back for bright poppy riffs! Gently rock back and forth feeling your tremolo's smooth, precise...
  43. Hipshot 5 String Bass Tremolo

    $251.00 - $302.50
    Hipshot Tremelo bridge for 5 String bass
    Hipshot Tremolo Technology means a full floating Bass Tremolo which stays in tune! Push your no wobble whammy arm down for deep bass swoons and growls! Pull back for bright poppy riffs! Gently rock back and forth feeling your tremolo's smooth, precise...
  44. Hipshot 4String Bass Tremolo .708 Bridge Black 18mm Spacing

    $194.99
    Hipshot 4 string Bass Tremolo .708 Bridge Black 18mm Spacing
    Hipshot Tremolo Technology means a full floating Bass Tremolo which stays in tune! Push your no wobble whammy arm down for deep bass swoons and growls! Pull back for bright poppy riffs! Gently rock back and forth feeling your tremolo's smooth, precise...
  45. Hipshot Tremelo Bridge Template

    $35.00
    Intended for Hipshot Bass Tremelo Systems.
    Hipshot Tremolo Technology means a full floating Bass Tremolo which stays in tune! Push your no wobble whammy arm down for deep bass swoons and growls! Pull back for bright poppy riffs! Gently rock back and forth feeling your tremolo's smooth, precise...
  46. Hipshot BT10 Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT10 in Chrome and Black and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Instant, No Drill Installation Since the days of Beethoven, "E" string devices have been used to extend the range of the upright string bass offering the instrument greater versatility. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility to the...
  47. Hipshot BT2 Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT2 in Nickel, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Instant, No Drill Installation Since the days of Beethoven, "E" string devices have been used to extend the range of the upright string bass offering the instrument greater versatility. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility to the...
  48. Hipshot BT2L Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT2L in Nickel, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Instant, No Drill Installation Since the days of Beethoven, "E" string devices have been used to extend the range of the upright string bass offering the instrument greater versatility. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility to the...
  49. Hipshot BT3 Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT3 in Nickel, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Instant, No Drill Installation Since the days of Beethoven, "E" string devices have been used to extend the range of the upright string bass offering the instrument greater versatility. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility to the...

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Where Can I Buy Hipshot?

Answer: You can buy these from Best Bass Gear by Calling 877-839-3531 or Emailing us at sales@bestbassgear.com or chatting with our Bass Techs

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