Help me choose a bridge!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by RBrownBass, Nov 18, 2005.

  1. RBrownBass

    RBrownBass Thoroughly Nice Guy Supporting Member

    Aug 22, 2004
    Went wild on ebay last week. I bought a rear-routed Jazz body (alder, with flame maple top) and a Warmoth Jazz neck (4 string, maple, maple board, black dots). I have a Hipshot B style bridge with the thru-body option, but I had no idea that it was so light when I won the ebay bid. Now I'm considering using a Gotoh or a Badass II instead. Of these three, which would you choose and why? If you have other suggestions,feel free to list them. Thanks for all help.
  2. jwymore

    jwymore Guest

    Jul 26, 2001
    Portland, OR
    You didn't say which Gotoh you were looking at but if it's a 207 then IMHO you are better off staying with the Hipshot. I prefer the "A" style for adjustability but the "B" style is still a good quality bridge.
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Yamaha, Ampeg, Line 6, EMG
    Heaviness of a bridge is meaningless, IMHO. I'd stick with the Hipshot.
  4. Oxblood

    Oxblood Inactive

    Apr 17, 2005
    Baltimore, MD
    Defiently go with the Hipshot, there products are amazing and you wont regret it.