Hofner HCT-500/1 CT Violin Bass

Hofner HCT-500/1 CT Violin Bass

$899.99

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T he Contemporary Series version of the famous Violin bass by Hofner is the upgrade to the Icon series. The HCT-500/1 faithfully reproduces the look, feel and tone of the classic, German made violin bass from back in the early ’60s. The…

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 The Contemporary Series version of the famous Violin bass by Hofner is the upgrade to the Icon series. The HCT-500/1 faithfully reproduces the look, feel and tone of the classic, German made violin bass from back in the early ’60s.

The HCT-500/1 features beautiful Flame Maple body with a Spruce top and hand carved solid Spruce sustain block inside the body of the bass to give you an in-depth, resonating bass tone with superior sustain. The 30” scale of the set, 3-piece Maple/Beech/Maple neck combined with 22 frets and Rosewood fingerboard featured on the HCT-500/1 give this bass it’s incredible feel and playability. Housing original Höfner (German made) Staple-Top pick-ups, the HCT-500 is sure to give you that highly sought-after vintage tone. The classic control panel features dual volume controls, on/off switches for the bass and treble, and a rhythm/solo switch that gives a your bass that extra boost, allowing you to really pushes your sound over the edge.

Features:

  • Binding Top: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Back: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Sides: White
  • Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 22mm
  • Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel: 24mm
  • Heel Cap Pearl
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width At 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Dot Inlays
  • White Fingerboard Binding
  • Ebony Hofner Fretted Bridge
  • Single Nickel Tuners with Pearl Tuner Buttons
  • Trapeze Nickel Tailpiece
  • Plastic Nut
  • White Pearl Pickguard
  • Action Bass String at 12th Fret: 3mm
  • Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm

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