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A beautiful re-creation of a classic, complex instrument.
Before too long bassist Noel Redding of the Jimi Hendrix Experience discovered it, and its unique sound can be heard on the The Jimi Hendrix Experience album “Axis: Bold as Love” (check out the track “Spanish Castle Magic” where the H8 really shines). In fact, Jimi Hendrix himself was a fan of the instrument and used it in various sessions over a period of several years; he owned the sixth H8 ever produced. Motörhead’s Lemmy Kilmister also showed up from time-to-time playing an H8.
Hagstrom went to great lengths to ensure that our H8II is a faithful re-creation of this historic instrument in its legacy.
A double cutaway mahogany body is bolted to a Canadian Maple neck supported with Hagstrom’s H-Expander truss-rod. The H8II features a short 30.75 in. (781mm) scale length with a dot-inlaid Resinator fingerboard.
Pickups are Hagstrom’s DynaRail Humbuckers with an additional coil-split feature activated by a push/pull switch built into the volume control.
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Retroscape H8 Reissue 8-String Electric Bass Guitar Specifications:Neck
- Shape: Info not available
- Wood: Maple
- Neck joint: Bolt-on
- Scale length: 30.75 in.
- Truss rod: Standard
- Finish: Info not available
- Active or passive pickups: Passive
- Pickup configuration: HH
- Neck: DynaRail Humbucker
- Middle: Not applicable
- Bridge: DynaRail Humbucker
- Brand: Info not available
- Series or parallel: Info not available
- Active preamp: Not applicable
- Special electronics: Not applicable
- Material: Rosewood
- Radius: Info not available
- Fret size: Info not available
- Number of frets: Info not available
- Inlays: Not applicable
- Nut material: Info not available
- Nut width: 1.75 in. (44.5 mm)
- Neck width at 12 fret: Info not available
- Cutaway: Double cutaway
- Construction: Solidbody
- Body wood: Mahogany
- Top wood: Not applicable
- Body finish: Info not available
- Orientation: Right handed
- Control layout: Info not available
- Pickup switch: No
- Coil tap or split: No
- Tone switching: Yes
- Special switching: Yes
- Bridge type: Fixed
- Bridge design: Standard
- Tailpiece: Not applicable
- Tuning machines: Die-cast
- Color: Chrome
- Number of strings: 8
- Pickguard: No
- Special features: Not applicable
- Case: Sold separately
- Accessories: Info not available
- Country of origin: Info not available
- Free Standard Ground shipping (48 contiguous states, some overweight and Used/Vintage items excluded).
- Orders placed before 5 p.m. ET usually ship the same business day.
Every guitar or bass you purchase from Musician's Friend (electric or acoustic, New or Open Box) includes two years of protection from manufacturer defects.
Our Gear Advisers are available to guide you through your entire shopping experience. Call or Chat for expert advice and to hear the latest deals.