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Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case  Sunburst 

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The Ignition Club Bass features a fully hollow body design combined with H¶fner '70s style 'staple' pickups to give you the authentic H¶fner sound. T...Read More

Available 10-11-2016

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A nod to the '70s with modern accoutrements.

The Ignition Club Bass features a fully hollow body design combined with H¶fner '70s style 'staple' pickups to give you the authentic H¶fner sound. The H¶fner control panel has an on/off for each pickup, solo/rhythm switch and individual volume controls. It's an affordable way to get the Hofner look and style that players have enjoyed for years.

The Ignition Club Bass features a spruce top paired with flame maple back and sides featuring white binding, a one-piece set maple neck and rosewood fretboard with dot inlays. Other key appointments include it's stylish headstock, sunburst finish, rosewood bridge, trapeze nickel tailpiece and pearloid plastic pickguard which help give this bass visual appeal.

FEATURES
  • Body:
  • Shape: Ignition Club Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce
  • Soundhole
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Binding Top: White
  • Binding Back: White
  • Binding Sides: White
  • Centerblock: None
  • Neck:
  • Wood: Maple
  • Construction: One-Piece
  • 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
  • Heel Cap
  • Fretboard
  • 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
  • Finish
  • Top: Sunburst
  • Body: Sunburst
  • Neck: Sunburst
  • 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
  • Setup:
  • Action Bass String at 12th Fret: 3mm
  • Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm

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HofnerIgnition Club Bass with Case
 
4.5

(based on 6 reviews)

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5.0

Great bass for country music!

By Andy

from Williamsport, PA

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Comments about Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case:

Great bass for country music! Can't use a Beatle Bass for that aesthetically! Put some flatwounds on and you're good to go. Highly recommended.

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5.0

better than Beatle bass??

By Hunterguitar

from Fredricksville, MD

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • cool look, sounds great
  • light, sits on lap great,

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case:

      this is a great bass that I think is cooler than the Beatle bass. sits on lap and has its own look but sounds like my 65 beatle bass. this may even be lighter and plays great.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

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      5.0

      hofner ignition union jack bass.

      Pros

      • Easy To Hold And Play
      • Great Bass
      • Great sound
      • Look That Will Never Die
      • Needs Flarwounds

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Gigs
      • Home Practice
      • Larger Venues
      • Recording

      Comments about Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case:

      I've always loved the look and sound of this amazing bass. Check out on utube how it's made. I own a rocky 4003 with the horseshoe and toasted pickup and a fender p/j delude special. The short scale and extra light weight makes it a winning package. You won't be sorry with bass. Extrerely versitle.

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      • No

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      3.0

      GREAT BASS BUT....

      By Shane

      from Pennsylvania

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      Pros

      • Looks
      • Sound

      Cons

      • Build Quality
      • Case
      • Set up

      Best Uses

      • Live
      • Studio

      Comments about Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case:

      I own 2 of these Sunburst and Black. I have Labella Flats on the Sunburst and Roundwounds on the Black. FIRST let me say these are VERY playable and useful in most rock/classic rock/blues/jazz situations. They are VERY different if you are a solid body/slap/funk bassist. You can do it but it won't feel the same because they weigh nearly nothing and take some getting used to as the neck is VERY small. They require ALOT of setup out of the box. On BOTH I had to dremel the bridge down alot to get the action low enough. Now they play like butta'!! You can spend the extra $$$ for the CT version but those have a sound block and don't sound quite the same, the build quality is better and the pickups are different. HOWEVER if you are on a budget you can get ALL the same stuff out of these basses. Once you get the action/trussrod/and controls sorted out, you'll be surprised at how versatile they can be. I have over 20 asst Fender/Gibson etc. basses and I've been using these 2 for almost everything and get nothing but compliments on the tone. Just remember be READY to do some serious setup work, take some meat off the bridge to get the action nice and low and you'll find it to be a keeper. Almost forgot the case looks nice in the pics and it would be better than a gig bag but don't expect anything of quality. Both of mine one latch doesn't latch and are pretty shoddily built.

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      4.0

      Great Sound in Smaller Package

      By Gfred611

      from Washington, DC

      Pros

      • Comfortable neck
      • Finish Is Great
      • Great Sounds
      • Nice Fretwork

      Cons

      • Pickup Height Needs Adjus
      • Switching System Is Odd
      • Tuners Are Bad

      Best Uses

      • Home Studio Small Clubs

      Comments about Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case:

      very surprised by the quality overall, and sounds great

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      • No

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      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Hofner Ingnition Club Bass

      Pros

      • Great Bass For The Money
      • Light Easy On The Back
      • Short Scale Is Awesome
      • The Sound Is Deep
      • Well Made

      Cons

      • Controls Hard To Get Use
      • Have To Put On Flatwounds
      • Strings Are Terrible

      Best Uses

      • Almost A Upright Sound
      • Blues Or Bluegrass

      Comments about Hofner Ignition Club Bass with Case:

      Love these Hofners. Have the Violin and Club Bass. With flatwounds they have a very deep Bass sound. Can be made to almost sound like a upright, Tapewound strings sound great to. These are hard to find and get...I was backordered for 4 months and still had to raise a stink to get mine....Shame they are not more out there in stock...You don't know what you are missing until you play one with flatwounds...I will never go back to Fender...

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