The zinc saddles impart thick, round tone while the.75" string spacing ensures you'll have plenty of room for your flying fingers. I have been considering putting a Bad Ass bass bridge II or a Gotoh 201 on my Fender MIM Precision. I inquired about it earlier in the Precision bass club with mixed results, but I know that there are a ton of smart people that watch … Hardware. You can get it with zinc or brass saddles. Add sustain, resonance and improved attack without significantly altering your tone when you add this precision manufactured HiMass bridge to your 4-string bass. Thank you for your support! Their diameter is simply too large to lower as much as needed. Why, exactly, are the fender high mass bridge saddle notches placed they way they are? But I just found a Fender HiMass bridge for around $40.00 used or new $99.00? The Fender Hi-Mass is good, as is the old Badass. But I just found a Fender HiMass bridge for around $40.00 used or new $99.00? Fender High Mass Jazz Bass BRIDGE Guitar Jazz Chrome Badass Bass Style Guitar . There really isn’t any space for air to get in between the body of the guitar and the strings, which helps to increase the transfer for vibrations from the strings to the body. The bass sounds great. If you're upgrading from a bent-steel bridge the high mass design will dramatically raise your string action. Luckily I did not have to shim the neck, if I did I would not reccomended this bridge. I'm considering installing this new high mass bridge on my Fender Precision bass Special MIM, it has 5 holes too. ), Does Anyone Sell/Make a “Faux”worn Finished Bass. The sustain is increased and I can tell the tone is improved. by Hipshot. Add sustain, resonance and improved attack without significantly altering your tone when you add this precision manufactured HiMass bridge to your 4-string bass. It does look and sound a bit better than the stock bridge but honestly it’s so minor. When the heck did Fender put that bridge out? 4.6 out of 5 stars 88. I have always found that higher mass bridges are always better as far as tone and articulation .I my first bass was a Ric 4000 single pick up and the rick bridge has always been a key to the sound . ... one of the best features on this guitar is the HiMass bridge; the build of this bridge is incredibly solid. I like that both bridges can be notched for different string spacings, something the babicz can't do. Fender High Mass Jazz Bass BRIDGE Guitar Jazz Chrome Badass Bass Style Guitar . Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by awilkie84, Aug 15, 2014. I just found a Fender HiMass bridge for around $40.00 used or new $99.00? Can I damage my cab by playing too loud too low. I'm looking for a definitive answer. Genuine Fender American Standard Big Block High Mass Vintage Chrome Bass Bridge, New 4 String Vintage Bass Bridge CR For Squier/Fender Jazz Bass High Quality, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. $55.99. If the saddle grub screws still self-adjust - they can, even with a more solid bridge design - just make sure the bridge is set up perfectly and then superglue them... "Take these … Fender HiMass 5-String Bass Wide Bridge Assembly with Zinc Saddles - Chrome. Who knows. Supporting Members list unlimited gear with no listing fees in the Classifieds, get instant Keyword Alerts, and get Free Shipping at the TalkBass Store. $59.99. It seems to add some slight punch to the tone too. I slapped this hi-mass bridge on the bass, and it's a mean mf now! Hipshot KickAss High-mass Bass Bridge for 5-bolt Fender, Chrome. Luds, I just checked some photos and you do have a five screw mount, so it, They fit any bass that uses the vintage bridge screw mount locations. ), Does Anyone Sell/Make a “Faux”worn Finished Bass. Anybody have this new Fender High Mass on any of their axes yet or any reviews here? I dropped it all the way down and it's solid as a rock. The Fender Deluxe Active Jazz Four-String Bass Guitar Review. No doubt about it… Hi Mass bridges add sustain and balls to a fender bass. The only bridge that is comparable in quality is the Fender VHM bridge but it is string through and it cost about $65.00 + SH, this one is $35.00 +SH (at the time I wrote this review) The strings are not raised anymore than a typical Himass bridge and if it is, the saddles are cut underneath to prevent this from happening. Fender released the first Precision bass in 1952 and revolutionized the world of bass. Brass Bass Bridge For Fender Jazz Or Precision Bass - Perfect Fit - Vintage Mount. 2.1 1# Fender HiMass 4-String Bass Bridge Assembly with Zinc Saddles - Chrome; 2.2 2# Fender HiMass 4-String Bass Bridge Assembly with Brass Saddles - Chrome; 2.3 3# Fender Pure Vintage Jazz Bass Ashtray Cover Set; 2.4 4# Fender Pure Vintage Precision Bass Ashtray Cover Set; 2.5 5# Fender Custom Shop '60s Jazz Bass Pickups; 2.6 6# Fender HiMass 5-String Bass … by Performance Music Company. Anybody have this new Fender High Mass on any of their axes yet or any reviews here? Supporting Members list unlimited gear with no listing fees in the Classifieds, get instant Keyword Alerts, and get Free Shipping at the TalkBass Store. Gold Supporters see zero ads! It also allows a little slacker string tensions, whicjh is the issue on 3/4 scales – still wanna slap em – not to tight. Also the lack of adjustable string spacing (although I didn’t think I would need it seeing as it’s a FENDER bridge going on a FENDER bass). I put one in an old Fender Bronco Bass (3/4 Scale Mustang type) along with a DiMazzio Pickup and wow – mini-P with a fast neck and balls! I have been considering putting a Bad Ass bass bridge II or a Gotoh 201 on my Fender MIM Precision. $55.00. They also welcome the debut of the HiMass bridge and onboard preamps have been redesigned with a three-band boost/cut EQ and switchable active or passive circuits. Can I damage my cab by playing too loud too low. It's generally priced around $50 with free shipping on sites like Reverb. For a 5-hole Fender/Squire bass hole spacings have always been a perfect match/fit. by Fender. Hardware also remains mostly unchanged. 4.4 out of 5 stars 43. (ie: Squier, MIM, MIJ, American Special & AVRI series, and a few of the Artist models). 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TalkBass utilizes technology from Skimlinks that may give us a small affiliate commission on purchases made via links on our site. Thank you for your support! .. Before the Fender P, bass players used the heavier and more complex contrabass instruments. Fender HiMass 4-String Bass Bridge Assembly with Brass Saddles - Chrome 4.8 out of 5 stars 50. For those of you who have used both of these, which do you prefer? Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by jalapejoe, Dec 29, 2015. Fender High Mass is a very good bridge. The zinc saddles impart thick, round tone while the.75" string spacing ensures you'll have plenty of room for your flying fingers.