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Hofner Contemporary HCT-500/1-BK - Black, Bass Guitar
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Hofner Hofner Contemporary HCT-500/1-BK - Black, Bass Guitar

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The Hofner HCT Violin Bass is the contemporary version that recreates the style and sound of the original 1964 Violin Bass Guitar. This new model features a sustain block inside the body that provides modern, deep resonating bass sounds whilst retaining the classic Hofner style. This bass has a short scale length of 30" and features a Spruce top with flame Maple sides, along with a 3 piece Maple/Beech set neck and two Hofner Staple pickups.


Body & Bridge:

  • Shape: Violin Bass
  • Top Wood Material: Spruce
  • Back/Side Wood Material: Flame Maple
  • Soundhole: N/A 
  • Finish: Black
  • Binding:
    • Top: Black / White / Black
    • Back: Black / White / Black
    • Sides: White
  • Center Block: Spruce
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Bridge Type: Hofner Fretted 

Neck & Fingerboard:

  • Wood: Maple / Beech / Maple
  • Construction: Three Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Violin Bass
  • Logo & Artwork: Script 
  • Neck Joint: Violin Bass Set Neck
  • Joint Position: 16th Fret
  • Neck & FB Thickness @ 1st Fret: 22mm
  • Neck & FB Thickness Near Heel: 24mm
  • Heel Cap: Pearl
  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30'' / 760mm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width @ 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Binding: White
  • Side Dots: Yes
  • Number Of Frets: 22

Pickups & Hardware:

  • Bridge Pickup: Hofner Staple, Nickel
  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Staple, Nickel
  • Tuners: Single, Nickel
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze, Nickel
  • Controls: Hofner Control Panel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: White Pearl
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black/Silver

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