New Hipshot bridges

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Jazz Ad, Jan 8, 2005.

  1. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Have you guys seen these ?
    Once again, Hipshot designers prove to be geniuses.
    Top or through-body loading, monorail style, barrel locking and ferules, all in a single unit.
    They plan piezos and MIDI converters soon. lock.htm
  2. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    whoa!!! thanks for the heads up!

  3. tekhna


    Nov 7, 2004
    If that is what I am thinking that is, that is very cool! Do you buy 4 of those then, and install them seperately, unlike screwing on one whole bridge unit?
  4. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    No, it's the bridge for the ultimate Anti-ERB 1 string bass :D

    j/k, yes you are correct, you install as many of these as the bass requires, 4-5-7-9-11-28, whatever. Way cheaper than having custom bridges machined. Piezo and MIDI BUILT IN!?!?! Now THAT sounds COOL!!!
  5. another plus of this design-

    if you use the top-load slot, you don't have to worry about the ferrule falling out as on some thru-stringers:cool: