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Hofner H500/2 Club Bass LTD Dark Violin

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Overview

A classic Hofner hollowbody with legendary tone.

In 1956, Walter Hofner had an idea for an amplified semi-acoustic bass. When it was brought to life, his idea resulted in a bass with a warm, woody, double-bass-like amplified tone. Players love it for its playing ease and its tone--one of the smoothest, sweetest sounds in all of bassland.

Because the original became so scarce and expensive, popular demand compelled Hofner to re-create the Club Bass 500/2. Now this LTD version of the 500/2 offers the same instrument with changes that make it even closer to the original. The pickups have been repositioned to the original spacing for truer vintage tone and a hand-applied dark violin varnish gives it a more vintage vibe. Includes case.

Features

  • Select German spruce top, back, and sides from flamed maple
  • Maple-beech-maple neck
  • 30" scale length
  • 22-fret bound rosewood fretboard
  • Zero fret
  • Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Machine heads: Hofner 61/73B (4 individual)
  • Hofner 72/20B ebony bridge with movable saddles
  • Hofner 62/30 trapeze brass tailpiece
  • Hofner 65/CB-P floating celluloid pearl pickguard
  • 2 Hofner 511B "Staple" humbuckers with Cavern-era spacing
  • Hofner A2-B control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, and rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Hand-applied dark violin varnish finish
  • Nickel-plated hardware
  • Includes case

The Hofner H500/2 replicates the legendary Club Bass of the '60s. Order today and play a classic.

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