Hofner

Description

In 1956, Walter Hofner had an idea for an amplified semi-acoustic bass. When it was brought to life, his idea resulted in a bass with a warm, woody, double-bass-like amplified tone. Many players revere Hofner basses for their historical significance, as well as for their a
smooth, sweet sound and a playing ease that simply eludes most ordinary basses.

Because the original had become so scarce and expensive, popular demand compelled Hofner to re-create the Club Bass 500/2. The new Club Bass shares the feel, tone, and many features of the Vintage '63 but with a more traditional guitar body profile and a single cutaway.
Features
  • Select German spruce top, back and sides from flamed maple
  • Maple-beech-maple neck
  • 22-fret bound rosewood fretboard
  • Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Machine heads: Hofner 61/73B (4 individual)
  • Hofner 72/20B ebony bridge with movable saddles
  • Hofner 62/30 trapeze brass tailpiece
  • Hofner 65/CB-P floating celluloid pearl pickguard
  • 2 Hofner 511B "Staple" humbuckers
  • Hofner A2-B control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, and rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Antique-brown sunburst finish
  • Includes case
Specifications
  • Scale: 30" (76cm)
  • Neck width at nut: 1-5/8" (42mm)

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