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Hofner Ignition Series 500/1 Violin Bass

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Hofner Ignition Series 500/1 Violin Bass

The classic bass that changed the face of Rock n Roll!! The Hofner 500/1 has stood the test of time to become one of the greatest bass designs ever. Delivering a classic unyet unique tone that no other bass can create, the "Beatle Bass" as it has become affectionately known is at home in an incredibly wide range of musical styles and can be seen being used by professional players in all genres of music.

The Ignition Series are fantastic value and a great way to get the tone and feel of a classic hofner. 

This Ignition 500/1 has a fully hollow body and of course comes with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner floating style tailpiece. The Hofner Ignition Violin bass comes at the perfect price point for players requiring the classic Hofner sound and feel at a very affordable price 

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