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Authentic details inspired by the original.

With authentic details inspired by the original, the Hofner Ignition Series Vintage Bass makes the legendary violin bass available to the rest of us. Don't get the idea that this a just a "nowhere man" look-alike. This quality instrument features a real spruce top and beautiful flamed maple back and sides. The semi-hollow body and set neck will give you the warm, round tone you expect from the violin bass.

Hofner Ignition Series Vintage Violin Bass Features:

  • Authentic details inspired by the original
    Spruce top
    Flamed maple back and sides
    Set neck of Maple/Beech/Maple
    Rosewood fretboard
    42mm nut
    30" scale
    22 frets
    Dot inlay





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  • Awesome Bass

    As reviewed by Eric on 4/9/2011

    This bass is really awesome. From the moment I saw it, i knew I had to have it. The sound is pretty good. The only problem with mine is that the 1 fret on the E and A strings are really weird sounding. I still have the strings that came with it on the instrument. I would advise getting another set of strings. Ask about this ahead of time though. Overall good quality. Worthy for any playing level.

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  • Great and prefect

    As reviewed by A.J. Louis on 3/31/2011

    When i went shopping for a short skale bass that was high quality with a low price. Thats what i found in this. When i got home with the bass, i looked ut over and found no scratches or blemishes, just that the binding paint dident blent with the sunburst to well. About a week later, i broke my g string and had it replaced, about a month later, i broke me string. At this paint i changed my strings and i sugjest you do to. The bridge is a bid annoying, i kept getting buzzing sounds from the bridge and had to adjust it with some plyers. Over all i am not disapinted with this bass and i love it.

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  • Dang...

    As reviewed by Christian Pace on 3/29/2013

    I had this bass for maybe 4 months and I got rid of it as soon as possible. It was fun to play, but the amount of maintenance I had to go through was unbearable.

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