Hofner Ignition Series HI-BB Violin Bass with Case

  • Brand: Hofner
  • Product Code: HIBB Violin Bass
  • Availability: In Stock
  • Condition: New
  • $469.99

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There's no other way to say it... Hofner basses are fab! Popularized by Paul McCartney, but used by bass players all over the world, the Hofner Violin Bass is one of the most iconic instruments on the planet. For years, the only way to get one of these beauties was to hunt for a vintage one and hope you never needed any repairs or replacement parts! Well not anymore! Introducing the Hofner Ignition series.

An homage to the original German-made Hofner Violin bass played by McCartney, the Hofner Ignition HIBB faithfully reproduces the look, feel, and tone of those old vintage Violin basses, at a more affordable price. But don't worry, the HIBB Violin bass isn't short on quality. The HIBB features a gorgeous Spruce top, Flamed Maple back and sides, and a totally hollow body design that yields a groovy vintage tone. The 30'', 3-piece Maple/Beech/Maple neck has a Rosewood fingerboard that gives you unparalleled playability. This bass is really easy to get around on! It's topped off with Hofner Ignition Staple-Top pickups, and a classic control panel featuring dual volume controls, on/off switches for the bass and treble, and a rhythm/solo switch that gives a your bass that extra boost.

If you're looking for an eye-catching vintage-style bass that you don't need a second mortgage to buy, look no further! The Hofner Ignition Violin Bass is the instrument for you. Take yours home today!


  • Spruce Top
  • Flamed Maple Back and Sides
  • Maple/Beech/Maple 3-piece neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • 30"/76cm scale
  • 42mm nut width
  • 22 frets
  • Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel Pickups

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Hofner Ignition Series HI-BB Violin Bass with Case