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Hofner President Bass, Sunburst

Inspired by the iconic models of the 1950's and 1960's, the Hofner President is the contemporary version of the classic Hofner 500/5 President Bass as used in the early days of The Beatles, in the hands of original bassist, Stuart Sutcliffe.

A true classic in both shape and sound, the Hofner President is a fully hollow body bass with a gorgeous spruce top and flame maple back and sides that help to bring a crisp top end to the warmth of the hollow body sound. The Hofner President is stunning to look at, brilliant to play and sublime to hear.

  • BODY
  • Shape: President Bass
  • Wood Top: Spruce
  • Soundhole: Traditional F-Hole (2)
  • Wood Back: Flame Maple
  • Wood Sides: Flame Maple
  • Binding (Top): Black / White / Black / White / Black
  • Binding (Back): Black / White / Black / White / Black
  • Binding (Sides): White
  • Centerblock: None
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  • NECK
  • Wood: Maple / Beech / Maple
  • Construction: Three Piece
  • Headstock Shape: President Bass
  • Logo and Artwork: Script
  • Neck Joint: Hofner Archtop 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
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  • HARDWARE
  • Tuners: Single Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze Nickel
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: None
  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Staple
  • Bridge Pickup: Hofner Staple
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black and Silver
  • Strings: Hofner HCT Roundwound
  • Approximate Weight: 2.4kg
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  • SETUP
  • Bass String Action at 12th Fret: 3mm
  • Treble String Action at 12th Fret: 2mm

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