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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 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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,...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. Hipshot BT7 Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT7 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...
  22. Hipshot BT8 Bass Xtender

    $73.50
    Hipshot BT8 in Chrome 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...
  23. Hipshot BT9 Bass Xtender

    $66.50
    Hipshot BT9 in Chrome and Bass 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...
  24. Hipshot Bass D-Tuner - Fender Ultralite - Chrome/Blk

    $105.00
    Retrofits Fender/Schaller Lite Weight tuners used on various 80's and newer Fender basses with the black plastic tuner body.
    Hipshot Fender Ultralite Drop D-Tuner for Bass guitar. Chrome finish. Allows instant detuning with the flip of a lever. Adjustable from Eb to C. Fits Fender Deluxe models with cast cloverleaf key. Retrofits Fender/Schaller Lite Weight tuners used on various...
  25. Hipshot GB7 Bass Xtender

    $69.50 - $83.50
    Hipshot GB7 Chrome, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Replace your existing 3/8" tuning keys with Hipshot's GB7 Xtender GB7's Xtenders are a modern style detuner available in Chrome, Black, and Gold finishes, and Treble and Bass Side orientation. These are sealed tuning keys, that are die-cast...
  26. Hipshot HE6C 1/2" Bass Xtender

    $69.50 - $83.50
    Hipshot HE6C 1/2" in Satin Chrome, Nickel, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Extend the range of your bass with the ultralite Xtender Key! 1/2" model (diameter of stringpost) is designed to fit 11/16" headstock holes. This Xtender can be upgraded to include a Double Stop lever. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility...
  27. Hipshot HE6C 3/8" Bass Xtender

    $66.30 - $83.50
    Hipshot HE6C 3/8" Xtender in Satin Chrome, Nickel, Black, and Gold and in Bass, and Treble Side.
    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. This Xtender can be upgraded to include a Double Stop lever. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility...
  28. Hipshot HE6Y 1/2" Bass Xtender

    $69.50 - $83.50
    Hipshot HE6Y 1/2" in Satin Chrome, Nickel, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    Extend the range of your bass with the ultralite Xtender Key! 1/2" model (diameter of stringpost) is designed to fit 11/16" headstock holes. This Xtender can be upgraded to include a Double Stop lever. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility...
  29. Hipshot HE6Y 3/8" Bass Xtender

    $69.50 - $83.50
    Hipshot HE6Y 1/2" in Satin Chrome, Nickel, Black, Gold, and in Bass, and Treble Side
    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. This Xtender can be upgraded to include a Double Stop lever. Bass Extender Key brings this proven versatility...
  30. Hipshot HB1 Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB1 in Nickel, Black, Gold and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your tuning machines on your Music Man, G & L, or Mexican made Fender with the American Classic. Take a look at the dimensions before ordering. Some Mexican made Fenders use the HB7 ( See...

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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