Parts, Repair and Upgrades

Parts, Repair and Upgrades

If you're repairing, upgrading or otherwise modifying your bass - or maybe building a custom project - we have a variety of useful parts. Quality German-made tuning machines, real ebony fingerboards and tailpieces, steel and carbon fiber endpins, maple necks, spruce soundposts, quality bridges... even cool add-on "Kay" and "Engelhardt" logos for your tailpiece!

You might also check out our books section for some great "how-to" books on setup/repair and bass building.

Not finding what you're looking for? You can always email or call us with questions. Just because something is not on the site doesn't necessarily mean we can't get it for you.

  • Super Endpin ball attachment for Upright Bass (tip, cover)

    Super Endpin ball attachment for Upright Bass (tip, cover)

    Wolf

    Our Low Price: $21.00
    This is a very cool idea -- wish I'd thought of it! This little device is the cure to dreaded "spouse comments about holes in carpet" as well as dirty looks when you spike your bass into somebody's wooden floor. It also will help avoid having your endpin...
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    Economy Rubber Endpin Point Covers (Caps) for Upright Bass

    Economy Rubber Endpin Point Covers (Caps) for Upright Bass

    Special Price: $4.50
    Regular Price $6.00
    We often get asked for replacement rubber endpin covers for our endpins. For many, the very nice Super Endpin Ball has been a good option - as long as your endpin is 10mm or smaller.But for a long time, we haven't had a good option for Kay and Engelhardt...
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  • Bob's Rubber Endpin Cover for Kay and Engelhardt Basses

    Bob's Rubber Endpin Cover for Kay and Engelhardt Basses

    Gollihur Music

    Our Low Price: $4.50
    For years, we've hosted an FAQ (in our Resources, see menu above) for Bob's crafty two-piece solution to replace the rubber endpin cap on a Kay or Engelhardt 1/2" endpin. Although we also stock economy rubber endpin caps, some folks need something a lot...
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  • Tailpiece cables for Upright Bass - Selection

    Tailpiece cables for Upright Bass - Selection

    Various

    Our Low Price: $10.00
    A tailpiece hanger (aka "Tailgut") is an oft-overlooked "upgrade" or replacement part; it can have a surprising effect on the tone and feel of your bass. Even more surprising is when your old, weak cable fails, hopefully by stretching, but believe me, I...
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  • Adjustable Upright Bass Bridges

    Adjustable Upright Bass Bridges

    Our Low Price: $74.00
    An adjustable bridge can be a godsend for your Upright Bass. It gives you the ability to vary the action for different styles, lower for jazz styles, where fingerboard buzz is a welcome seasoning, in the middle for general play where you want more note...
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  • TurboTune musical instrument string winder

    TurboTune musical instrument string winder

    D Addario

    Our Low Price: $13.25
    SAVE THE HANDS!! We've been rocking the TurboTune string winder for almost 20 years. It's been through several licensees, and was even made independently by the patent-holder for a while. Now the production and distribution has been picked up by a new,...
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  • Ebony Upright Bass Nut

    Ebony Upright Bass Nut

    Our Low Price: $7.50
    This replacement nut blank is made of quality ebony. It has been profiled and shaped, as shown in the photo, but will certainly need to be further trimmed, notched, and shaped to fit your particular instrument; there is no such thing as an exact...
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  • Upright Bass Setup Template/Gauge

    Upright Bass Setup Template/Gauge

    Our Low Price: $17.00
    "Jazz" and "Classical" Models Available This is cool! A useful tool for setting up double basses, provides instant measurables so you can speed up your workflow. Made of durable plastic (Lucite?) and has a handy peg-hole for hanging.Includes separate...
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  • Upright Bass Endpin, steel shaft with hardwood plug

    Upright Bass Endpin, steel shaft with hardwood plug

    Our Low Price: $48.00
    Upright Bass ENDPINThis is a very nice endpin, and a worthy replacement for your bass! The shaft is made of a nicely polished SOLID steel, with incremental "divots" so that the brass hardware can securely hold the position without slipping. This endpin...
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  • Upright Bass Sound Post Setter Tool

    Upright Bass Sound Post Setter Tool

    Our Low Price: $42.00
    This top quality bass soundpost setter is the tool for both inserting and adjusting your soundpost. Over 16" long, it is the preferred standard amongst luthiers. Simple and effective; you use the sharp point to "stab" the soundpost and place it into...
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  • Kay Logo Vinyl Sticker Emblem for Bass Tailpiece

    Kay Logo Vinyl Sticker Emblem for Bass Tailpiece

    Gollihur Music

    Our Low Price: $6.95
    If you've always wanted to add the old "Kay" logo to your tailpiece, but shuddered at the thought of drilling holes through the ebony to install a metal badge (and aren't really sure you could put a waterslide decal on without screwing it up), I have a...
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  • Upright Bass Sound post - Spruce

    Upright Bass Sound post - Spruce

    Our Low Price: $18.00
    Spruce Soundpost This quality bass soundpost for ¾ size upright bass is made of quality, properly dried spruce (no "green" wood here!) We now have two diameters; the more commonly used one is approximately 3/4 inch or 19mm. We also have a...
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