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Schaller BML Light Bass Tuners and hipshot ultralights

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by tjclem, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    Anybody have them? Do you like them? Are the hipshots that much better? They are twice the cost? .Thanks ........t
  2. marc40a


    Mar 20, 2002
    Boston MA
    IMHO, the Hipshots are better. I just converted a bass from BML's two days ago.

    The Hipshots are more solid, resonant, and have a better gear feel.

    The BML's felt like they had a less accurate turning action and I felt like all of that graphite/plastic was absorbing string energy as opposed to resonating it through the neck.
  3. Zooberwerx

    Zooberwerx Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2002
    Virginia Beach, VA
    I put Hipshots on my Status, Warwick, and Modulus basses. They're a major improvement over the stock Gotoh GB-7 tuners...and the Gotohs are pretty decent to start with. You can order them directly from Hipshot. Their service is fantastic.