By Thoughts when comparing them all? Mousekillaz. Details about NEW Hipshot Kickass High Mass Bass BRIDGE for Badass Bass Guitar Black 5K400B. Sibob, September 7, 2016 in Accessories and Misc, I'm looking to replace the bridge on my JV Jazz, has anyone had experience of all three of the above? Si You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL. I'm looking to replace the bridge on my JV Jazz, has anyone had experience of all three of the above? For Sale: Bass Guitar Strings and Accessories, The TB Bazaar: Gear For Sale from our Sponsors, For Sale: Double Bass Amps, Strings & Accessories, Wanted: Bass Guitars, Amps, and Accessories, Wanted: Double Basses, Amps & Accessories, KickAss™ Bass Bridge > Store > Hipshot Products, http://www.hipshotproducts.com/files/all/kickass_setup_instructions.pdf, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. https://store.hipshotproducts.com/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=347 Used both the hipshot A and B bridges. [quote name='Sibob' timestamp='1473285425' post='3128798'] This means a zinc plate and zinc saddles with solid brass inserts (the part the saddle rests on). Nov 25, 2009 Anacortes Wa. ... You'll find that you can bring down the gain, treble, midrange, bass and presence on your amp to get a much more dynamic sound from your fingers and better note definition. May 24, 2016 #4. Cheers I have a B-style on my Xotic and its fine, should I go for that, or is something like the Kickass a genuine step up? Si A Great Bridge, but let down by faulty grub screws that jam up in their threads. Their site said they were in stock (every other supplier in the UK was out of stock), so I ordered and paid for them. Decent price and not a giant block like the BA bridge. Thoughts when comparing them all? Can I damage my cab by playing too loud too low. I was taking a look on the Sims site, but couldn't find my way to any kind of accessories listings for sale?! If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. [/quote] [quote name='Sibob' timestamp='1473423284' post='3130091'] Powered by Invision Community. But the A style is superior as you can adjust the string spacing. Pasted as rich text. I'm primarily a fingerstyle player who often plays Palm-muted. You can also get stainless steel inserts as an add on.. All screws and springs are stainless steel. Paste as plain text instead, × I fitted a Kickass bridge recently as well. Had a disappointing episode with Bass Direct recently. Only problem was their system stops at that point. Copyright © All the good names are taken ltd. Callused Finger. I was taking a look on the Sims site, but couldn't find my way to any kind of accessories listings for sale?! I have an old badass I Bought used in 1995 on my 82 Jv squire jazz!! You can post now and register later. [/quote] Like I said earlier, I am no longer impressed. The saddles run in channels to remove any unwanted side to side movement and are individually intonatable and height adjustable. I bought a Hipshot direct Fender fit for J5 in brass/chrome finish. Supporting Members list unlimited gear with no listing fees in the Classifieds, get instant Keyword Alerts, and get Free Shipping at the TalkBass Store. Lovingly dedicated to the granddaddy of high mass bridges, Hipshot is proud to offer the KickAss 4 String Bass Bridge. Cheers Si. They spent years plus countless versions ensuring that this 'tribute' would possess the soul of the original without being a copy. Finished up getting some from Spain! A week later, they were reduced to looking through piles of Post Office receipts (you know, those with the impossible to read tiny text...) to see if they had sent them. I think the Hipshot A is the best engineered one I've tried so far but it is big and quite heavy. This means a zinc plate and zinc saddles with solid brass inserts (the part the saddle rests on). These bridges are milled and not cast... which is another plus, and the grub screws sit low so they don't tear your hands apart from muting. Sims has this in stock as he ordered spares when I ordered mine. He gave me mine the other day...and we went through the order box.. Give him a ring and if Martin answrers, say JT told you he had some in stock. Hipshot KickAss Bass Bridge Chrome, Retrofits 5 Hole Fender 5K400C - NEW. As Mike Tobias says; "The notes seem to jump off the fretboard." Decent price and not a giant block like the BA bridge. To my point,kickass for me, if it nails the badass vibe, Just waiting for Bass Direct to get them in stock, will report back Copyright © All the good names are taken ltd. I'm primarily a fingerstyle player who often plays Palm-muted. Worth bearing in mind a Babicz for palm muting - there's no sharp edges or sticky out grub screws anywhere on it. × Gotoh 201 is straight forward and chunky - probably the most cost effective. Drops right in a standard five screw mount and I don't think the setup could be easier. Si These bridges are all suited to 5 hole mounted Fender Basses®. Their new, updated invoicing system send me an invoice. Both good bridges. Gold Supporters see zero ads! Si. The Hipshot KickAss Bridge is an excellent high mass alternative to the LQ BA II. The saddles run in channels to remove any unwanted side to side movement and are individually intonatable and height adjustable. Schaller 3D I like a lot, I just put one on my JV Precision, very comfy for palm muting and easy to adjust. Clear editor. Your link has been automatically embedded. We made the KickAss in the model of the Leo Quan BadAss II bridge with a twist.. [/quote] 5.0 average based on 1 product rating. It seems rock solid as well..the adjustment is the same...and I believe the saddles sit a tad lower which is all good. Turned out, they hadn't sent them, because they never had 'em in the first place. Fitted it in minutes and most of that was carefully unwinding the strings from the original. So they took a BAII design, machined it out of quality material instead of cheap pressure cast pot metal. Neither of them would show when you put the old bridge back. Seems like a no brainer?! Thank you for your support! Thus, those parts could be cast. Didn't get on with a Badass, not that you asked about those. FYI - I emailed Hipshot about this bridge and they stated that the base plate and saddles are not brass or aluminum like their other bridges but zinc. NEW Fender High Mass Bass BRIDGE Badass Style Guitar Parts Chrome 099-4407-000. The A style bridge mostly comes on higher spec basses I had a custom acg and another custom bass with the A style fitted it looked more classy than the B style if that bothers you. I will keep the old bridge and sell the bass with it as completely original with no holes drilled. Neither of them would show when you put the old bridge back. Dimensions Instructions At first blush, the KickAss™ might seem like a simple, heartfelt tribute to Leo Quan’s BadAssII®. Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by dark_nicely, May 24, 2016. Needed some Hipshot Tuners. × Display as a link instead, × Feb 22, 2007 New York. $44.99 + $6.00 shipping . We worked hard to ensure that the KickAss™ possesses the soul of … Never liked badasses on a P bass though, dont work IMO May 24, 2016 #3. I mute a fair amount, and play pick with the heel of my hand on the bridge, and I always preferred the Schaller 3D for comfyness, but I've also got an A, and that's pretty good, too. Although intonation is easier (less fiddly) with the b style. The tuners need 2 friction screws (on order) and the CS pickups sound good thru a Glockekland Pre. Pros/cons etc? You only need 2 new holes - the centre one fits existing hole! Hipshot 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. It top loads or string thru the body and it is a very nice piece of kit. We made the KickAss in the model of the Leo Quan BadAss II bridge with a twist.. Plus it's ugly as sin lol Didn't get on with a Badass, not that you asked about those. TalkBass utilizes technology from Skimlinks that may give us a small affiliate commission on purchases made via links on our site. Always has felt and sounded great!!! Si, A Gotoh 201 is good...not that I have one for sale or owt .
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