HOFNER IGNITION VIOLIN BASS, SUNBURST, WITH CASE
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Hofner’s best selling classic electric bass guitar, the ‘Beatle Bass’, Ignition Series, in Sunburst.
Taking a lead from their 1970’s Violin Bass models, the Ignition Violin Bass guitars from Hofner let you get your hands on one of the world’s iconic guitars. In contrast to the HCT model, this version has a fully hollow body and of course comes with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece. The Hofner Ignition Violin bass comes at the perfect price point for players requiring the classic Hofner sound on a budget. Comes with Hofner H64/VB case.
- Bound Violin body with spruce top and maple back and sides
- One piece maple set neck
- Rosewood fingerboard with 22 frets
- 30" scale length (Short Scale)
- Hofner fretted rosewood bridge
- Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel pickups
- Hofner H64/VB case included
A SHORT GUIDE TO USING THE HOFNER BASS CONTROL PANEL:
Bass On: Turns the Bridge pickup off.
Treble On: Turns the Neck pickup off
Solo – Rhythm: Solo makes the Bass louder; Rhythm makes the Treble brighter
Volume Controls: to blend the volume of each pickup, best with the volume turned towards up;
Bass On does indeed make it Bassier because it is just the neck pickup with a Treble cut capacitor.
Treble On: Yields a bright tone, because it is just the Bridge pickup with a Bass cut capacitor
Rhythm/Solo Switch: Rhythm cuts the volume by 30% or subtle treble cut; Solo makes the Bass louder.
Volume: – best with volume in the up
Paul McCartney prefers to use the neck pickup, it is said.