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Hipshot Ibby FP Bridge

Hipshot now have a Top-Loading Hardtail option

The Fixed bridge, Hardtail, the Ibby bridges, all have one thing in common - they all have the string-through setup. Up until...

August 15, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
Sperzel Button in Chrome

Do Hipshot Buttons fit Sperzel Machine Heads?

Hipshot Buttons, Sperzel Machine Heads - unfortunately, they're not compatible. The Hipshot buttons are around 0.1mm too s...

August 11, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
Hipshot B-Bender

There’s no such thing as a left handed B-Bender

Contrary to popular belief, Hipshot do not make a "left handed B-Bender". Hipshot's B-Bender System is modular and designe...

August 10, 2020 by Alex Storrie in Alex's Blog, Guitars & Gear
Performer Precision Bass with Hipshot A Style Bridge fitted

Fender Performer Precision Bass, Bridge Upgrade

"Born in Corona, California, the American Performer Precision Bass delivers the exceptional tone and feel you expect from an ...

Squier Bass VI with GOTOH SD91 Machine Heads

You really can’t go wrong with a set of GOTOH SD91 tuners for the Fender Bass VI. They have the same Kluson-style casing, 6...

Hondo Pro II Bass Bridge

Hondo Pro II Replacement Bass Saddles

This customer’s (Tom) Hondo Pro II bass was interesting for a couple of reasons; the replacement parts it required were unu...

Zero Glide Nut for this customer’s Fender Strat (Video)

Tony’s installation of a Zero Glide nut was initially a success. The ZS-7f model he purchased – a Fender specific version...

Zero Glide ZS-7f Zero Fret Nut

Zero Fret “Slotting” and what can be done about it

“Slotting” of a Zero Fret Nut can be a problem. Over time, as the strings pass back and forth over the nut, the fret can ...

North East Guitar Show ad 2020

The NGS North East Show cancelled

Following their original statement this morning, NGS have confirmed that their North East show has been cancelled. Their u-tu...

North East Guitar Show ad 2020

The North East Guitar Show to go ahead as planned

(13/03/2020) UPDATE: THE EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED Some good news coming from the Northern Guitar Shows camp this morni...