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Höfner Introduces the Club Bass 500/2 Double Cut

Höfner Club Bass 500/2 Double Cut

Höfner has introduced the Club Bass 500/2 Double Cut, a model inspired by the original 1965 model. The short-scale, hollow body bass dishes out old school tone with a double cutaway design for easy access to the upper register.

It’s built with a select spruce top and flame maple for its back and sides, which are bound in black and white. The body is finished in in an antique brown sunburst that the company says compliments its nickel hardware.

Its three-piece flamed maple and beech neck is topped by a rosewood fingerboard. A pair of Höfner’s staple pickups are positioned closely to the neck and the bridge while the controls are the company’s classic white pearl panel. Other features include an ebony bridge, a trapeze nickel tailpiece, and Höfner flat wound strings.

The Höfner Club Bass 500/2 Double Cut is made in Germany and will carry a street price around $3,079.

Höfner Club Bass 500/2 Double Cut Specs:

Construction:Club Bass Set Neck
Scale:30″
Top:Spruce
Body Back and Sides:Flame Maple
Binding:Black / White / Black
Neck:Flame Maple / Beech / Flame Maple
Fingerboard:Rosewood
Nut Width:42mm
Inlays:Pearl Dots
Neck Binding:White
Side Dots:Yes
Frets:22
Bridge:Höfner Fretted Ebony
Tuners:Single Nickel
Tailpiece:Höfner Trapeze Nickel
Nut Material:Plastic
Pickguard:White Pearl
Pickups:Höfner Staple Nickel
Potentiometer Knobs:Gold top.
Electronics:Höfner Pearl Panel
Strings:Höfner Flat Wound
Approximate Weight:4.6 lbs

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