I have no complaints from any of the guys I built for. 3 inch string spacing. I will put badass bridges on all my future instruments. – high mass bridges are a leftover from the early 1970’s sustain-obsessed rock music culture. I can imagine the conversation… “Ok let’s make it larger!” “Brilliant!” Hahaha. Lots of people buying Squier and Fender basses out there, and this is as close to the BA option as there is available. Geddy/Hk. I love the badass bridge. ROCK ON Bottom End Players.. I would buy an Omega in a heartbeat—-I have two P-basses with the Badass Bass II and I love them. It makes a bass feel better for aggressive playing. I plan on buying another for another bass fairly soon. I am just as happy with the Omega as i have been with the Badass! 21 have either the Badass 1 or 2 version. The Badass II has, in my opinion, a pretty well-deserved place in bass replacement part history. Includes mounting screws. I have a 62 p in butterscotch. Omega specs out really close to the same as Badass, seems like a go to me. The Omega Bass bridge is a replacement bridge option for Fender 4 String bass guitars that have 5 hole mounting pattern. Does BBG carry the Omega bridge? despite the opinion of the look, it is badass! (b) I can find used ones or Asian knockoffs on eBay. Gonna do a search now for the Omega.. Detuners provide a unique way to drop tune your bass guitar from a single step up to two full steps with the convenience of only a flick of a lever! I have 30 basses. The sustain is much improved from the original Fender barrel unit. I’ve got 3 Badasses and while I find other high-mass bridges like the Gotoh 201 to be functionally equivalent, sometimes you need that Badass II look. Yes, I am currently building a bass I would want one for! 2 have the Babitcz full contact bridge. Git ‘ em in bubba… I got a Yamahammer in need of some heavy metals… This is a crazy amount of length that most players should never need, but yet the bridge is designed that way. Available as single detuners or as a set with tuning keys and a detuner for the lowest string. Question: Where Can I Buy an Omega 5 String Bass Bridge? I love them. The tension remains the same. The bridge is a high density high mass die-cast Zinc bridge available in chrome, black, or gold finishes. Omega intonation screws: Chrome finished with Phillips head. So yes, if my next bass does not have a high-mass bridge installed, I will definitely buy the Omega. Available in Chrome, Nickel, Black, and Gold finish. Until then I’ll just have to be happy with my Ibanez SR300.. Yep, i’d totally use one. I’ve tried the others on this thread and the badass is the only bridge I trust and the one that sounds best for me. If the price point is good then why not…as others have mentioned the BA II’s on EBay are ridiculous! Based on the original design of the epic Badass Bridge, which is sadly unavailable, this new Omega Bridge by All Parts is just as good, if not a better product all together. Yes, definitely carry them. I think you guys should carry this bridge. same same. What does a Sterling by Music Man S.U.B. No, but we might based on your input. I think it’s a bad ass bridge, no pun intended ;), and I think it will be a great bridge for any bass. The Omega looks fine, also nothing wrong with a Gotoh 201B-4 which is a nice improvement from the standard Fender bridge, gives a nice increase in sustain. Is there a bridge like the BadAss that allows strong through the body? The badass and a host of similar things are a waste of time and money, but I guess people are entitled to throw their money away. Pre-slotted would be nice. But Hipshot is another popular make that sounds puncher based on what I’ve heard, it’s cheaper, and comes in MANY different models, is it made out of the same metal? A preamp can offer further tone shaping of two bands of equalization with treble and bass, three bands of equalization with treble, bass and midrange, or even four bands to offer further tonal expansion. I just wish they would also produce a Badass version 1 also. Best Bass Gear is proud to stock tuning keys from Hipshot & Gotoh. I have used the Babicz Full Contact bridges as replacements, and I really like their functionality and overall tonal improvements, but the Omega looks like something I’m interested in trying. There are a lot of intermediate weight, solidly built bridges that are a good balance between cheap old Fender bridges and Babicz full contact bridges. I can see from many other responses that people are just hung up on what the thing looks like vs. the actual sound (or lack of) it produces. If you want less mids, and more highs, then go for a high mass bridge. Omega Saddle Weight: 8g, Badass II baseplate weight with saddles off: 179g This bass bridge is intended to be a replacement option for Fender 4 String bass guitars that have a 2.25”(19mm) string spacing and a 5 hole mounting pattern. Start shopping or login to your account now. Bridge replacements offer better aesthetics over stock hardware along with the added benefit of further control of variables like intonation, string action height, and string spacing. 1 has the original Kahler tremolo bridge. I mean really every bass player wants an Alembic but the financial advisers don’t look too highly upon most of us & 4-5 grand is hard to find just lying around.. I play Blues with Flat wounds so the sustain thing really help round things out. Defenitly. Why not carry it? Best Bass Gear stocks a wide selection of bridges in a variety of different string spacings, finishes, string configurations and manufacturers.. Tuning machines offer a nice custom touch when used with an upgrade or a fresh start of years of future stability with tuning on new builds. Please get them in 5 string, gold plated!!!!!!!!#!!!!. IMHO, Ric Fierabracci. They had to find something to justify making a copy. I only use Hi#$*ot Singles Dbl Lockers….EVER. Yes yes yes! Adjustable string spacing, quick string changes, choice of aluminum or brass base. I wish I could locate a direct drop in replacement for the stock bridge. Definitely like the extended design of the omega. I would recommend it to anyone. Intended for basses that have 2.25"(19mm) string spacing. The Omega is a great replacement to the Baddass – a legendary bridge. I also like the price of the omega a bit better. I am interested in one of these for sure. Nor does it do the “through the body” string thing. I like the smaller footprint of this one but can not locate a screw spacing diagram for the Omega to see if it has the correct spacing. !!!!!!!!! I replaced one of my BA bridge for a Babicz. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Allparts BB-3350-010 4-String Omega Bass Bridge at Amazon.com. It happened to me to move it towards the neck in order to gain room for a Fender Vintage P-Bass Bridge Cover. [VIDEO] Tapewound vs. Flatwound vs. Roundwound string sound on acoustic fretless bass. The Badass II bass bridge is a loved piece of hardware by many bass enthusiasts, and now there is the Omega bridge. Options are always a good thing. The average player making an upgrade could get a nice set of tuners or a pickup and the Omega for the price of the Babicz alone. I would consider the Omega for the right price. IMHO. Omega is close enough for most purposes. I was very happy to hear when it was introduced and pleased to see that it is markedly more affordable than the BAII. The price is fantastic compared to those who wish to gouge you for a real Badass. High density die-cast Zinc with nickel finish. i personally dont get this when there are better bridges (babicz for example) as a option, If you don’t mind paying twice the price for a Babicz, : ). The 5 String Bridge Finish is similar to that of the 4 String Bridge. Sure, I’d buy the Omega for my Precision Plus…, I’ve used Badass bridges in the past and they were good for their time, but now I prefer Hipshot A bridges. The saddles don’t lift off etc, etc, etc. Gold and Black finish images are unavailable at this time. I would try the Babicz if it weren’t over $100 more than the Omega. As for “not needing” the 2 inches of adjustment. They do however want to deliver a product that is desired by bassists which no longer will be available but yet can’t copy it spec. I love tha BA II on my Marcus Miller 4 and would definitely buy one as a replacement or for another bass project.The Omega looks great!