Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Guitar, Black

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  • Hollow Spruce Body with Hofner Control Panel and Trapeze Tailpiece
  • Maple Neck, Rosewood Fretboard with 22 Frets and Dot Inlays
  • Distinctive Style and Classic Hofner Sound
  • Complete with White Body and Fingerboard Binding
  • Features Hofner Ignition Staple Bridge and Neck Pickups

Hofner Ignition Violin Bass Guitar, Black


The Hofner Ignition Violin Bass features a fully hollow body that is complete with the famous Hofner control panel, wooden bridge and Hofner style tailpiece. This Bass Guitar comes at the perfect price for players looking for the classic Hofner sound but on a budget. The Violin Bass has a Spruce top with Flame Maple back/sides, set Maple neck, and is complete with both Hofner Ignition Staple bridge and neck pickups. The Ignition Violin is sure to stand out wherever you are, with it's own distinctive style and sound.

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Taking a lead from our 70s 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.

Founded in 1864, Hofner's comprehensive range of guitars draws on the firms long-standing success making precision string instruments for musicians. The Beatles' Sir Paul McCartney played a Hofner Violin Bass, and the company's superb attention to detail and stylish design has continued to inspire both rock and jazz musicians to this day. Despite the numerous changes over 125 years the company is still strongly a family firm with strong values for customers, and for high quality, musical instruments.


Body & Bridge:

  • Shape: Ignition Violin Bass
  • Top Wood Material: Spruce
  • Back/Side Wood Material: Flame Maple
  • Finish: Black
  • Binding: White
  • Center Block: None
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Bridge Type: Hofner Fretted

Neck & Fingerboard:

  • Wood: Maple
  • Construction: One Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Ignition Violin Bass
  • Logo & Artwork: Script
  • Neck Joint: Hofner Violin Set Neck
  • Joint Position: 16th Fret
  • Neck & FB Thickness @ 1st Fret: 21mm
  • Neck & FB Thickness Near Heel: 22mm
  • Fingerboard Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30'' / 760mm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width @ 12th Fret: 50mm
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Binding: White
  • Side Dots: Yes
  • Number Of Frets: 22

Pickups & Hardware:

  • Bridge Pickup: Hofner Ignition Staple, Nickel
  • Neck Pickup: Hofner Ignition Staple, Nickel
  • Tuners: Single Nickel
  • Tailpiece: Trapeze, Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl Finish
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: Pearloid Plastic
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black