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.
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.
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
Nut Width: 42mm
Width At 12th Fret: 50mm
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
Approximate Weight: 5.2 lbs.
Setup Action Bass String at 12th Fret: 3mm
Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm
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