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Hofner HCT-500/1 Contemporary Violin Cavern Bass Sunburst

4-String Bass with Case

Product Code 69921

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The best-selling 500/1 Contemporary version of the Hofner Violin Bass Guitar offers those wanting to own one of the World's iconic guitars the chance to do so at a very attractive price. Now available in two versions!

Recreating the style of the 1964 version, are the SB and the BK versions.

Recreating the famous 1961 version the CV model has close spaced "Cavern" pickups.

The choice is yours!

All versions feature a sustain block inside the body to give modern, deep-resonating bass sounds while still retaining the original Hofner Beatles bass sound. With a short scale of 30" and the small violin bass body it is one of greatest electric bass guitars ever made.

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MPN: HCT-500/1-CVSB0-O
UPC: 008474927472

  • Shape: Violin Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Binding Top: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Back: Black / White / Black
  • Binding Sides: White
  • Centerblock: Spruce
  • Neck Wood: Maple / Beech / Maple
  • Neck Construction: Three Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Violin Bass
  • Logo and Artwork: Script
  • Neck Joint: Hofner Violin Bass Set Neck
  • Joint At: 16th Fret
  • Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 22mm
  • Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel: 24mm
  • Heel Cap: Pearl
  • Fingerboard: Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30" / 76cm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width At 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Binding: White
  • Side Dots: Yes
  • Number Of Frets: 22
  • Bridge: Material: Ebony
  • Type: Hofner Fretted
  • Finish: Top: Sunburst or Black
  • Body: Sunburst or Black
  • Neck: Sunburst or Black
  • Hardware: Tuners Single Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze Nickel
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: White Pearl
  • Pickup Neck: Hofner Staple Nickel (Regular and Cavern Models)
  • Pickup Middle: Hofner Staple Nickel (Cavern Model Only)
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black and Silver
  • Strings: Hofner HCT Roundwound
  • Setup: Action Bass String at 12th Fret 3mm
  • Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm

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