B Style Bass Bridges. At Hipshot, we believe that electric guitar and bass design doesn't have to be locked into a bygone era. I love the new Hipshot Kick-Ass bridge. The Telecaster bridge is Hipshot Bender ready for your Hipshot or Hipshot P/G Bender. A closer look, however, reveals significant improvements under the hood that put this bridge in a class of its own. Info@Hipshot.com. DON'T MISS A BEAT, sign up for StewMac news, Black Friday Sale! 4.9 out of 5 stars 347 ratings | 62 answered questions Price: $55.75 & FREE Shipping. Fender's most popular pick shape in different materials. If you like round wound strings, try the MTD stainless strings. My '51 P-bass reissue has a Leo Quan Badass bridge with through-body string mount, it does not sustain any better than this so I'd say the Hipshot is equal to the Badass which is now no longer produced. The intonation I enjoy now is far more precise and I feel like it has vastly improved my playing and my enjoyment of playing. Details & FREE Returns Return this item for free. Also I would say the Hipshot A bridge is nothing like a Badass bridge. Helpful. The string spacing adjustment is a nice bonus. My right hand hardly notices it, and it looks great. To be clear, the Hipshot Kickass bass bridge has not been mounted, yet. It will never corrode—even the screws and springs are solid stainless steel. Comment Report abuse. I have 3 more Jazz basses I need to install this on. Hipshot KickAss 5 String Bass Bridge Black Retrofits BadAss V - 5K501B. • Poll closed Apr 1, 2008. The saddles run in channels to remove any unwanted side to side movement and are individually intonatable and height adjustable. 9 people found this helpful. Free returns are available for the shipping address you chose. B Style Bass Bridges. Click here for an important COVID-19 Update. Free shipping on domestic orders over $50 USD! Very happy and working w StewMac is always a pleasure! Read more. I replaced the vintage-style bridge on my Fender Jazz. Immediately improved the whole feel of the instrument. Direct replacement for my Fender Squire Vintage Bass. Which bridge on my new custom jazz? 5 out of 5 stars The B Style Bass Bridge offers the best of two worlds: the classic look and feel of vintage barrel saddle designs coupled with premium materials and the precision craftsmanship you’ve come to expect from Hipshot. Some serious thought and design work has gone into making the KickAss Bridge a very versatile and comfortable bridge that works in most any situation. I have played for 35 years. Hipshot’s take on the original, celebrated high-mass bass bridge. Build the pedal that redefined overdrive. Every note feels tighter, and the strings feel like they are springier under my hands. I have two of them now, on different bass guitars. ... NEW Hipshot 5K501C Kickass 5 STRING Bass BRIDGE Retrofits Badass V Bass - CHROME. The B Style Bass Bridge offers the best of two worlds: the classic look and feel of vintage barrel saddle designs coupled with premium materials and the precision craftsmanship you’ve come to expect from Hipshot. It's bigger than the traditional Fender top loading bridge, but it has a low profile. Also it just looks amazing and very classy. Hipshot worked hard to ensure that the KickAss possesses the soul of the beloved original with serious improvements for adjustability and tone. 607-532-9404 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. For about the last 12 I've been a big fan of the Jazz bass configuration, and recently got a fretless Player series.