Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
Description

Offered for sale:

New Hofner Club Bass Ignition serial number W0901H145.

This is a new instrument and is sold with a full manufacturer’s warranty.

The Ignition Club Bass for the authentic Höfner bass sound.

History

The 500/2 Club Bass was introduced in 1964 as an alternative to the increasingly popular 500/1 Violin Bass. It was aimed at players who wanted the unique Höfner bass sound but who didn't want to look like Paul McCartney! The body had been in production since 1954 but only as a guitar. It was a fairly simple production decision to put the Violin Bass neck into a Club body and create a new product.

The Ignition (HI) series offers you the chance to own a piece of history even on a tight budget. This model has a fully hollow body combined with Höfner 70's style 'staple' pick-ups to give the authentic Höfner sound. It is of course fitted with the famous Höfner control panel, this has on/off for each pick-up, solo/rhythm switch and individual volume controls.

Lightweight and with its short scale (30") neck it is a pleasure to play, even for hours without getting back-ache and fatigue. This bass comes at the perfect price point for players requiring the classic Höfner sound on a budget.

Case not included. Cases and gig bags available separately.

Free shipping within the contiguous 48 states.

BASS SPECS:

Body Shape: Ignition Club Bass

Wood Top: Spruce

Wood Back: Maple

Wood Sides: Maple

Binding Top: White

Binding Back: White

Binding Sides: White

Neck Wood: Maple

Headstock Shape: Ignition Violin/Club Bass

Logo and Artwork: Script

Neck Joint: Hofner Violin/Club Bass Set Neck

Joint At: 16th Fret

Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 21mm

Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel: 22mm

Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood

Scale: 30"/76cm

Nut Width: 42mm

Width At 12th Fret: 50mm

Inlays: Dots

Binding: White

Side Dots: Yes

Number Of Frets: 22

Bridge Material: Rosewood

Type: Hofner Fretted

Hardware: Tuners Single Nickel

Tuner Buttons: Pearl finish

Tailpiece: Trapeze Nickel

Nut Material: Plastic

Pickguard: Pearloid plastic

Pickup Neck: Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel

Pickup Bridge: Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel

Potentiometer Knobs: Black

Strings: Flatwound

Approximate Weight: 5.2 lbs.

Setup Action Bass String at 12th Fret: 3mm

Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm

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2020
Hofner
Brand New
White Pearl
24 Years
$399
Imperial Guitar & Soundworks
Bill, Dianne
845-255-2555
New Paltz, NY
11:58 AM
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tues. - Sat. Mondays by appointment only

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All shipments made by us are fully insured. Also, all new products are fully covered by the manufacturer's warranty and used gear usually carries our 30 day mail order warranty. Most stringed instruments sold by IGS are shipped UPS Ground service for $50.00 to $100.00 for the 48 Contiguous states. (Overnight Red Label is also available). Please call on each item. GUITAR FREIGHT (Foreign) We ship instruments world wide. Our shipping department prides itself in its ability to safely deliver guitars anywhere in the world. We use Fex Ex Great Rates service, wherever possible. You are responsible for any import duties, V.A.T., etc. on delivery. It is advisable to consult with your local customs office.

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