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Pulling bushings is often carried out using all manner of hair-brained ideas, many of which can easily damage the sensitive finish of an instrument. The simple fact of the matter is that the physics of pulling something buried deeply inside an instrument are not in your favour! One popular method is to insert a spare bolt and use some sort of crowbar action to lever the bushing out....whilst working most of the time, the fulcrum point can easily dent the finish or even the wood. Even commercially-available tools for this job bear all of their working force upon the face of the instrument.
As a reviewer it is easy to use a lot of superlatives and comparatives. Bigger-cheaper-best-easiest, etc. Opening this product review, I realised that just using words wouldn't properly convey the correct emphasis and impact. The "Tune-O-Matic bridge and stop tail" is a mature design combination and are common items produced by many manufacturers. Highlighting one more in the mix does not seem to really provide much useful information since established designs are usually done very well by the manufacturers that produce them. So a picture (or seven) is definitely worth a thousand superlative w
Have been in the business of making superb instrument hardware for almost thirty years, the Hipshot name is synonymous with refinement, high quality and experience. Most importantly Hipshot maintain friendly two-way customer contact which - being fed back into the products - ultimately makes the products the result of players, luthiers and of course the expertise of guys at Hipshot. Products are manufactured and personally inspected at each and every process rather than dropping off the conveyor into the box. Aside from certain specialised processes such as gold plating, every process from the