Hipshot

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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 HB2 Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB2 in Nickel, Black, Gold and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your USA '67-'82 Fender P & J Bass. Hipshot has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come. 27-to-1 gear ratio ensures years of accurate tuning. Fits...
  2. Hipshot HB2L Tuner

    Regular Price: $26.00

    Special Price $22.00 - $31.50

    Hipshot HB2L in Nickel, Black, Gold and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your USA '67-'82 Fender P & J Bass. Hipshot has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come. 27-to-1 gear ratio ensures years of accurate tuning. Fits...
  3. Hipshot HB3 Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB3 in Nickel, Black, Gold and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your pre-CBS Fender equipped with reverse winding Kluson tuning machines. 27-to-1 gear ratio ensures years of accurate tuning. Fits 11/16" headstock bore holes. Please Note: The need for treble...
  4. Hipshot HB5 Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB5 in Nickel, Black, Gold and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your Rickenbacker © with Hipshot. Retrofits the 4 screw mount tuning machine on your valuable instrument. 27-to-1 gear ratio ensures years of accurate tuning. Fits 11/16" headstock bore holes. Please...
  5. Hipshot HB7 Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB7 in Nickel, Black, Gold and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your Mexican made Fender with our new HB7 American Classic tuning machines. 27-to-1 gear ratio ensures years of accurate tuning. Fits 11/16" headstock bore holes. Please Note: The need for treble...
  6. Hipshot HB6C 1/2" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6C 1/2" Cloverkey 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...
  7. Hipshot HB6C 3/8" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6C 3/8" Cloverkey 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...
  8. Hipshot HB6L 1/2" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6L 1/2" LollyPop 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...
  9. Hipshot HB6L 3/8" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6L 3/8" LollyPop 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...
  10. Hipshot HB6Y 1/2" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6Y 1/2" Y 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 HB6Y 3/8" UltraLite Tuner

    $26.00 - $31.50
    Hipshot HB6Y 3/8" Y 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. Hipshot Double Stop Lever

    Regular Price: $31.00

    Special Price $24.80 - $31.00

    Hipshot Double Stop Lever in Chrome, Black, and Gold
    Enter the Drop Zone The Hipshot Double Stop Lever is a unique accessory for Hipshot Xtender's that allow Double Drop capabilities. With a flip of the lever, you can drop tune your low E to D, and continue to low C or even low B. Package...
  13. Hipshot O-Ring Knobs

    $6.50 - $9.50
    Fits standard split shaft pots and solid shaft pots with 6mm diameter. 1 Set screw.
    Fits standard split'shaft pots and solid shaft pots with 6mm diameter. 1 Set screw.
  14. Hipshot Stacked O-Ring Knobs

    $13.00 - $19.00
    These knobs fit on Bartolini,Aguilar,EMG,Nordstrand,Mike Pope,Delano, and other preamps that have stacked (concentric) pots that have a lower shaft of 8mm and upper shaft of 6mm. Secures with set screw.
    O-ring two-piece stacked knob. Chrome, Satin, Black and Gold finish available with rubber rings for a no-slip grip. Fits control pots with 6mm top and 8mm bottom shafts. Each section attaches with a set screw.
  15. Hipshot Individual Bass String Ferrule

    $3.25 - $3.75
    Add the finishing touch to your through body bass with Hipshot string ferrules. Available in chrome, black, and gold.
    Add the finishing touch to your through body bass with Hipshot string ferrules. Available in chrome, black, and gold.
  16. Two String Retainer

    $12.80 - $15.84
    Machined from quality aircraft aluminum to ensure light weight and high strength. Unique top load slot design allows for quick and easy stringing.
    Machined from quality aircraft aluminum to ensure light weight and high strength. Unique top load slot design allows for quick and easy stringing. You no longer have to feed your strings through the retainer and chance scratching your instrument's head...
  17. Three String Retainer

    $14.40 - $17.68
    Machined from quality aircraft aluminum to ensure light weight and high strength. Unique top load slot design allows for quick and easy stringing.
    Machined from quality aircraft aluminum to ensure light weight and high strength. Unique top load slot design allows for quick and easy stringing. You no longer have to feed your strings through the retainer and chance scratching your instrument's head...
  18. Four String Retainer

    $16.00 - $19.52
    Machined from quality aircraft aluminum to ensure light weight and high strength. Unique top load slot design allows for quick and easy stringing.
    Machined from quality aircraft aluminum to ensure light weight and high strength. Unique top load slot design allows for quick and easy stringing. You no longer have to feed your strings through the retainer and chance scratching your instrument's head...
  19. Hipshot Thumbrest

    $14.00 - $17.50
    Solid brass bass thumbrest. Fits Fender Bass models. Includes mounting screws.
    Machined out of solid brass. Hand polished chrome, black, and gold finish available. Fits Fender Bass models. Mounting hardware included.
  20. Hipshot HB1-S Tuner

    $26.00 - $28.00
    Hipshot HB1 Short Key in Nickel and in Bass Side and Treble Side
    Upgrade your tuning machines on your Music Man, or G & L 27-to-1 gear ratio ensures years of accurate tuning. Fits 11/16" headstock bore holes. MusicMan basses require 3 bass side and 1 treble side for 4-String & 4 bass side and 1...
  21. Hipshot BT1 Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT1 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 BT1-S Bass Xtender

    $66.50 - $90.00
    Hipshot BT1-S 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...
  23. Hipshot Bass DTuner BT1-S Nickel Bass Side SHORT Key

    $66.50
    Hipshot- BT1 Detuner(Nickel)- Bass Side Short Key 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....
  24. Hipshot HB10 Machine Head Tuner Black Treble Side

    $28.00
    HIPSHOT has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come.
    Hipshot - HB10 Black Treble Side 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...
  25. Hipshot HB10 Machine Head Tuner Gold Treble Side

    $31.50
    HIPSHOT has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come.
    Hipshot - HB10 Gold Treble Side 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...
  26. Hipshot HB10 Machine Head Tuner Nickel Treble Side

    $26.00
    HIPSHOT has created the American Classic Series bass tuning machines to provide you with unprecedented smoothness and accuracy for years to come.
    Hipshot - HB10 Nickel Treble Side 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...
  27. Hipshot HB7-L Lollipop Machine Head Tuner Nickel Bass Side

    $26.00
    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...
  28. Hipshot HB7-L Lollipop Machine Head Tuner Nickel Treble Side

    $26.00
    Hipshot- HB7-L Nickel (Treble 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...
  29. Hipshot Ultralite Tuner HB6Y 3/8 Shiny Nickel Bass Side SHORT KEY

    $31.50
    Sleek and compact, easily installed on the smallest of 4, 5, 6 & Extended Range Bass headstocks.
    Sleek and compact, easily installed on the smallest of 4, 5, 6 & Extended Range Bass headstocks. Bass side = Left side of headstock on a right handed bass. Treble side = Right side of headstock on a right handed bass. All finish colors have Hipshot Logo...
  30. Hipshot Ultralite Tuner HB6Y 3/8 Shiny Nickel Treble Side SHORT KEY

    $31.50
    Sleek and compact, easily installed on the smallest of 4, 5, 6 & Extended Range Bass headstocks.
    Sleek and compact, easily installed on the smallest of 4, 5, 6 & Extended Range Bass headstocks. Bass side = Left side of headstock on a right handed bass. Treble side = Right side of headstock on a right handed bass. All finish colors have Hipshot Logo...

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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