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Hipshot Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh Black

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Use the Hipshot GB7 Bass Xtender with a flick of its lever to drop-tune your Gotoh tuner-equipped bass. It makes your bass tunable from E to Low C. I...Click To Read More About This Product

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OVERVIEW

Extend your Gotoh-equipped bass's tonal range.

Use the Hipshot GB7 Bass Xtender with a flick of its lever to drop-tune your Gotoh tuner-equipped bass. It makes your bass tunable from E to Low C. Installation instructions and mounting hardware included.

FEATURES
Allows you to drop-tune your bass
Adds range from E to Low C

Order today and make your bass more veratile.

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Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh
 
4.9

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Functional (15)
  • Easy to use (14)
  • Good quality (14)
  • Improves sound (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Practicing (9)
  • Concerts (8)
  • Back-up (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (11), Professional musician (4)

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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Indispensible

By Nate B on Bass

from Belfair,WA

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Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

I have had one on my basses now for 10+ years. I love them on 5 strings (I have one on my Tobias), but they are absolutely necessary on a 4 string! If you do just ONE mod to a 4 string bass, this is the one - and the great thing is if you want to sell the bass, you can remove it and it is completely reversible - you don't even have to drill an extra hole in your bass!

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Works great

By Tag-HQS0B

from Southwest

Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

I've added the GB7 to two basses. Once you get the hang of tuning the two different notes at each end of the lever throw (doesn't take long), it's a snap.The only warning is that it works best if you have a quality graphite nut to allow the string to slip easily each way through the groove. It's a fast and sure way to have drop-D available in less than a second.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Works great

By Kevin Smith

from Oklahoma

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Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

The tuning machine installed in a few minutes with the existing screw hole on my Warwick Thumb. It matched almost identically to the existing tuning machines. Adjusting it for use was very simple as well. This is just a well-designed and implemented product.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Easy, fun, works.

By Gahlord

from Burlington, VT

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Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Functional

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Guitarist~'~~s Drop D Fetish

    Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

    My danelectro bass had a peg that snapped. I replaced it with this hipshot bass tuner (yeah, it doesn't match this bass but I'm ok with the frankenbass look and it isn't Hipshot's fault).

    Took me about five or ten minutes and I was up and running.

    Take a moment to read the instructions on how to tune it and you'll be happy too.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Excellent Solution

    By Pete Castellanos

    from California

    Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

    Excellent solution to multiple tunings. I am in a few cover projects that require a multitude of going back and forth between standard and drop d. I have a second bass rigged up to drop even lower.

     
    5.0

    Hip Shot for 4-string bass

    By GMH JR

    from Ventura, CA

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

        Hip shot makes a D-tune (and C) for every major tuning-key manufacturer. Accurate, easy to install, and very useful in any number of situations. I have one on every one of my 4-Sting basses.

         
        5.0

        Excellent quality, nice price, simple & quick installation.

        By 3rdBass

        from Northeast PA

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        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound
        • Simple & quick installation

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

            Since I've installed several models of these Hipshot D Tuners on different basses, it took less than 10 minutes total. Only one mount screw was necessary on this one. Be sure to add a dab of petroleum jelly or lubricant where the lever meets the stop.

             
            5.0

            This thing is amazing

            By Big Swifty

            from Opelika, AL

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Backup
              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

              Upon investigating this gadget I wondered why it costs so much. Now that I'm using it, I still think the profit margin is way high. But this thing is so good I don't care, and I'm going to put one of every bass I have, and if I ever get another bass (when, not if - let's not kid ourselves) adding a Hipshot will be the first order of business.

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I should have bought one years ago!

              By TJ

              from Reading, PA

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                After tossing around the idea of getting a 5-string fretless, I finally put one of these on my Aria 4-string fretless, and love it! I have the drop tuned to the low "B" to cover the lower range I need in some areas. My only complaint is the flat head screw that came with it, which barely had enough slotting to get a screwdriver to work.

                 
                5.0

                A great augmentation to my instrument

                By Djosef

                from Adirondack Park, NY

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Fuels creativity
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                • A tad overpriced

                Best Uses

                • Range Extension

                Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                Fantastic augmentation to my bass guitar! Simple to install, though tuning takes some getting used to. Certainly overpriced, in my opinion; but it's added quite a bit to my playing. I can detune in an instant, rather than having to take thirty seconds to match pitch by ear, or use a pedal tuner.

                 
                5.0

                This is a Must Have item.....

                By Coop

                from Myrtle Beach , South Carolina

                About Me Professional Musician

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                  I have Hipshot , bass extenders on all my basses......whether you are a just playing in a garage band or touring, a flip of the lever...and Bam...your low E drops to a D....less than 5 mins to install. A must have weapon in your low end arsenal. ..

                   
                  5.0

                  it was easy to install and works great

                  By kenny b

                  from mississippi

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Use
                  • Functional
                  • Good Quality
                  • Improves Sound

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Backup
                    • Concerts
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                    it was easy to install and works great it makes this bass players life alot easier
                    would recomend it for sure

                     
                    5.0

                    Smooth and accurate!

                    By Xhawk5

                    from Central Florida

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Functional
                    • Good Quality

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Fast D-Tuning

                      Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                      Installs in seconds, very accurate and smooth tuning. Love this product on all my basses...

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product - fits Warwick Corvette perfectly

                      By Black Cheese

                      from Louisiana

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                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Functional
                      • Good Quality

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                          I bought this product for my Warwick Rockbass Corvette $$ 4-string bass and it drops right in to the stock tuner spot with zero modification necessary.

                          My band bounces back and forth between D Standard and drop C, and having to re-tune on stage in between songs on stage is a huge pain. The Hipshot completely solved this problem, allowing me to alternate between the two tunings in a split second.

                          I am beyond satisfied with the performance of this product and should have bought one a long time ago! Highly recommended!!

                           
                          5.0

                          Way more useful than I ever anticipated!

                          By Nero

                          from Christiansburg, VA

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                          Pros

                          • Easy Installation
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Expands Creativity
                          • Functional
                          • Good Quality
                          • Improves Solo Diversity

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Practicing
                            • Using Different Tunings
                            • Writing Music

                            Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                            I've had this product installed for almost 3 weeks now on my Warwick Corvette bass and I have never been happier with an accessory. It is easy to install and easy to use. The biggest trouble I had was keeping track of the tiny screw during install but that can come with any major install. It has improved my creativity 10 fold and has introduced me into solo instrumental writing. Amazing product, great price, worth the purchase!

                             
                            5.0

                            A MUST HAVE!

                            By RiffMasters

                            from Harrisville, RI

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                            Pros

                            • Easy To Use
                            • Functional
                            • Good Quality

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Concerts
                              • Practicing

                              Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                              I highly recommend this to everyone who plays bass from covers to original song writing! I wish I purchased sooner!

                               
                              5.0

                              first upgrade for every bass

                              By mike

                              from omaha

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                              Pros

                              • Easy To Use
                              • Functional
                              • Good Quality

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Backup
                                • Concerts
                                • Practicing

                                Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                                This is the first piece of hardware I upgrade on EVERY bass I own. If you play multiple tunings in your music, this beats trying to tune down during a set, or practice.

                                 
                                4.0

                                I'm gonna buy another one

                                By JimmyJam

                                from Lakewood, CO

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                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Functional
                                • Good Quality

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Concerts
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                                  Its a great little toy to have, its real easy to put on, I installed mine in under five minutes.

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  I love my Hipshots!

                                  By Southern Rocker

                                  from Pittsburgh PA

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                                  Pros

                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Quality

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult To Use

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Concerts
                                  • Practicing

                                  Comments about Hipshot GB7 Bass Extender Key Gotoh:

                                  Once you learn how to uses these, they are awesome. People that i know that don't like them, never learned the proper way to tune with them. I couldn't imagine not using them

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