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Hofner HCT500 1 SB Violin Bass Contemporary Beatle Bass

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Hofner has just introduced the Contemporary Series including the Hofner HCT500 1 SB ,  which positions itself between the German made original models and the Icon Series entry level instruments!

The new Höfner HCT500 1 SB Violin Bass is made in China, but utilizes the original German made Höfner HS11B ‘Staple-Top’ pick-ups with a control panel that includes 2 volume controls, 2 circuit breakers and Rhythm/Solo switches for volume Boost … like the original issues!

We have upgraded this particular Hofner HCT500 1 SB bass with original “tea cup” knobs and Hofner short scale flatwound strings to make it even more authentic!

Available in left handed!

 

Specifications for the Hofner HCT500 1 SB Contemporary Beatle Bass 

* laminate Spruce top (like the originals)
* laminate Maple Body (like the originals)
* internal sustain block to increase feedback rejection
* Rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets.
* Original Höfner HS11B ‘Staple-Top’ pick-ups.
* 76 mm short scale length.
* 42 mm saddle width.
* Nickel plated hardware.
* Vintage vibe Hofner control panel with 2 volume controls,
2 circuit breakers, Rhythm/Solo switches for volume Boost.
* Sunburst finish.


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  • Model: HCT500 1 SB Contemporary
  • Year: Current
  • Finish Sunburst
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: Varies as New
  • Country of Origin: China
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 13/09/2013

  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 4,73lbs 2.15kg
  • Scale Length: 762mm 30in
  • Nut Width: 42mm 1.635in
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