DISC Hofner HCT 5001 Violin Bass Guitar, Black

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  • Recreates Style and Sound Of The Original 1960's Violin Bass
  • Short 30'' Scale with a Trapeze Tailpiece and Two Hofner Staple Pickups
  • Spruce Top, Flame Maple Back and Sides with Black/White Binding
  • Three Piece Bass Set Neck, Rosewood Fingerboard with 22 Frets and Dot Inlays
  • Spruce Center Block Produces Deep Resonating Bass Sounds

DISC Hofner HCT 5001 Violin Bass Guitar, Black


The Hofner HCT Violin Bass is the contemporary version that recreates the style and sound of the original 1964 Violin Bass Guitar. This new model features a sustain block inside the body that provides modern, deep resonating bass sounds whilst retaining the classic Hofner style. This bass has a short scale length of 30" and features a Spruce top with flame Maple sides, along with a 3 piece Maple/Beech set neck and two Hofner Staple pickups.

Product Ref: 57234

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Body & Bridge:

  • Shape: Violin Bass
  • Top Wood Material: Spruce
  • Back/Side Wood Material: Flame Maple
  • Soundhole: N/A
  • Finish: Black
  • Binding:
    • Top: Black / White / Black
    • Back: Black / White / Black
    • Sides: White
  • Center Block: Spruce
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Bridge Type: Hofner Fretted

Neck & Fingerboard:

  • Wood: Maple / Beech / Maple
  • Construction: Three Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Violin Bass
  • Logo & Artwork: Script
  • Neck Joint: Violin Bass Set Neck
  • Joint Position: 16th Fret
  • Neck & FB Thickness @ 1st Fret: 22mm
  • Neck & FB Thickness Near Heel: 24mm
  • Heel Cap: Pearl
  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30'' / 760mm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width @ 12th Fret: 48mm
  • Inlays: Dot
  • Binding: White
  • Side Dots: Yes
  • Number Of Frets: 22

Pickups & Hardware:

  • Bridge Pickup: Hofner Staple, Nickel
  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Staple, Nickel
  • Tuners: Single, Nickel
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze, Nickel
  • Controls: Hofner Control Panel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: White Pearl
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black/Silver
  • Strings: Hofner HCT Roundwound