Like I said earlier, I am no longer impressed. Details about NEW Hipshot Kickass High Mass Bass BRIDGE for Badass Bass Guitar Black 5K400B. Decent price and not a giant block like the BA bridge. × We offer a few different bridges that are direct Fender® replacements. I think I'm edging towards giving the Kickass a try, it seems nice and smooth (no spikey bits for palm muting), and very adjustable, moreso than the otherwise very well thought of Badass. Pros/cons etc? You can also get stainless steel inserts as an add on.. All screws and springs are stainless steel. I'm looking to replace the bridge on my JV Jazz, has anyone had experience of all three of the above? Thoughts when comparing them all?   Pasted as rich text. [/quote] By Drops right in a standard five screw mount and I don't think the setup could be easier. [quote name='Sibob' timestamp='1473423284' post='3130091'] 5 Stars, 1 product rating 1. It's a bold hunk of metal, though, but I suppose that's part of the attraction for most. ), Does Anyone Sell/Make a “Faux”worn Finished Bass. Link to post Share on other sites. You only need 2 new holes - the centre one fits existing hole! You can post now and register later. Paste as plain text instead, × Si They apologised, bless them, but said they couldn't be expected to keep their website up-to-date ALL of the time....Really? So they took a BAII design, machined it out of quality material instead of cheap pressure cast pot metal. Fender stock parts are pretty rubbish IMO.. but I MAY keep the tuners, and the pickups. Thoughts when comparing them all? The old stock Pre was pretty ropey. Display as a link instead, × Alternatives to the Leo Quan Badass Bridges. The saddles run in channels to remove any unwanted side to side movement and are individually intonatable and height adjustable. Also not weird seeing them on a Fender. Hopkins Supporting Member Commercial User. [quote name='Sibob' timestamp='1473285425' post='3128798'] Finished up getting some from Spain! Powered by Invision Community. BTW, and on more on topic - just got a Schaller 3D Bridge to replace an old Fender. Si. But the A style is superior as you can adjust the string spacing. [/quote] https://store.hipshotproducts.com/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=347 like the offspring of BAII and Warwick bridges with the adjustable spacing. Gotoh 201 is straight forward and chunky - probably the most cost effective. [quote name='Sibob' timestamp='1473693203' post='3132318'] Copyright © All the good names are taken ltd. Dimensions Instructions At first blush, the KickAss™ might seem like a simple, heartfelt tribute to Leo Quan’s BadAssII®. Cheers Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by dark_nicely, May 24, 2016. 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 It has a larger plate surface area ( slightly) on the bass but lines up at the front of the old bridge perfectly. I've tried quite a few replacement bridges on Fenders. We made the KickAss in the model of the Leo Quan BadAss II bridge with a twist.. Si, A Gotoh 201 is good...not that I have one for sale or owt . Although intonation is easier (less fiddly) with the b style. The saddles run in channels to remove any unwanted side to side movement and are individually intonatable and height adjustable. These bridges are all suited to 5 hole mounted Fender Basses®. Clear editor. It top loads or string thru the body and it is a very nice piece of kit. $44.99 + $6.00 shipping . Will deffo be trying one of these kickass bridges on my 83 tokai fretless jazz, as I love what these bridges do to a jazz, they just work. Their site said they were in stock (every other supplier in the UK was out of stock), so I ordered and paid for them. Didn't get on with a Badass, not that you asked about those. This was on Sunday. Seems like a no brainer?! They spent years plus countless versions ensuring that this 'tribute' would possess the soul of the original without being a copy. A Great Bridge, but let down by faulty grub screws that jam up in their threads. I'm primarily a fingerstyle player who often plays Palm-muted. [/quote] 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. Didn't get on with a Badass, not that you asked about those. Neither of them would show when you put the old bridge back. Never liked badasses on a P bass though, dont work IMO As Mike Tobias says; "The notes seem to jump off the fretboard." The Hipshot KickAss Bridge is an excellent high mass alternative to the LQ BA II. Luckily, the old Fender bridge I was replacing had much better quality grub screws, and they fitted perfectly. × 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? Options are good! 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? The Hipshot KickAss Bass Bridge is their version of the famous Leo Quan high mass BadAss II bridge and is a direct replacement upgrade for Fender 5 hole mount Precision or Jazz style bass bridges. May 24, 2016 #4. These saddles will work with the Badass II bridge and the Hipshot Kickass bridge.   Your link has been automatically embedded. KickAss™ Bass Bridge > Store > Hipshot Products . I will keep the old bridge and sell the bass with it as completely original with no holes drilled. I fitted a Kickass bridge recently as well. 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. This means a zinc plate and zinc saddles with solid brass inserts (the part the saddle rests on). I bought a Hipshot direct Fender fit for J5 in brass/chrome finish. Always has felt and sounded great!!! Pros/cons etc? NEW Fender High Mass Bass BRIDGE Badass Style Guitar Parts Chrome 099-4407-000. Their new, updated invoicing system send me an invoice. Upload or insert images from URL. I was taking a look on the Sims site, but couldn't find my way to any kind of accessories listings for sale?! May 24, 2016 #3. So so pleased with it over the standard Fender plate..which I've always disliked. Sims has this in stock as he ordered spares when I ordered mine. Callused Finger. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. 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. Hipshot KickAss Bass Bridge Chrome, Retrofits 5 Hole Fender 5K400C - NEW.   Your previous content has been restored. Plus it's ugly as sin lol TalkBass utilizes technology from Skimlinks that may give us a small affiliate commission on purchases made via links on our site. Mousekillaz. Schaller 3D I like a lot, I just put one on my JV Precision, very comfy for palm muting and easy to adjust. Si Quote; Share this post. 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. Needed some Hipshot Tuners. A closer look, however, reveals significant improvements under the hood that put this bridge in a class of its own.   You cannot paste images directly. Turned out, they hadn't sent them, because they never had 'em in the first place. We worked hard to ensure that the KickAss™ possesses the soul of … Decent price and not a giant block like the BA bridge. You can also get stainless steel inserts as an add on.. All screws and springs are stainless steel.

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