Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61 LH review: specs & price

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The Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61 LH is an Electric Bass with a Left hand model, Inspired by the McCartney bass, Black / White / Black binding on the...

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Name Warwick RB Fortress 4 SBHP LHWarwick RB Streamer LX 4 SB HP LHWarwick RB Corvette Classic 4 ASTHP LHWarwick RB Star Bass 4 SBHP LHRickenbacker 4003 JG LHSpector Euro Bantam 4 BCG LHHöfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61 LHHöfner HCT-500/1L-BK Contemporary LHSandberg California II SL TT 4 BK MN LHSadowsky Metro Vintage MV4 Walnut LH
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Description Electric BassElectric bassElectric bassElectric BassLeft-handed electric bass guitarElectric bassElectric BassElectric BassE-Bass
BodyAsh-Alder-Maple--Maple-Swamp ash
FretboardWengeWengeWengeWengeCaribbean RosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodMapleMaple
ScaleLongscaleLongscaleLongscaleMediumscaleLongscaleShortscaleMediumscaleShortscaleLongscaleLongscale
Nut width38.5 mm38.5 mm38.5 mm38.5 mm42.9 mm38.1 mm42 mm42 mm-1.5"
Pickup2 Active MEC P/JPassive MEC "Dynamic Correction" P / JActive MEC J / J2 Passive MEC Vintage single coils------
String spacing16.5 mm19 mm19 mm19 mm------
Ex-factory stringingWarwick RED (42200 M) .045" - .105"--Warwick RED (42200 M) .045" - .105"--Höfner H1133B Flatwounds .040 - .100 (article nr 137000)---
WeightApprox. 4.2 kgApproximately 3.8 kgApproximately 3.7 kgApprox. 3.8 kg------
ColourBlackBlackSunburstBlackBlackBlack Cherry, glossSunburstBlackBlackWalnut
SoundboardAshCarolinaMaple, AlderMapleMapleAlderMapleSpruce, Maple-Ash
NeckMaple, EkangaMaple, EkangaMaple, EkangaMaple, EkangaMapleMapleMapleMaple, BeechMapleMaple
Frets24242421202222222221
Pickup SystemJPJPJJSSJJHHHHJJJJJJ
ElektronicActiveActiveActivePassivePassive-PassivePassiveActive, PassiveActive, Passive
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Fretboard radius-508 mm-508 mm-406 mm---12"
Factory stringing-Warwick RED (42200 M) .045" - .105"Warwick RED (42200 M) .045" - .105"-------
Pickups-----2 EMG 35DC humbuckers2 Höfner Staple Nickel with close spacing2x Höfner H511B Staple humbuckers-2 Sadowsky hum-cancelling
Top------SpruceSpruce--

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Description

The Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61 LH is an Electric Bass with a Left hand model, Inspired by the McCartney bass, Black / White / Black binding on the top and bottom, Neck thickness at the 1st fret 21 mm and at the 12th fret 24 mm, 22 Frets, Höfner trapezium nickel tailpiece, Höfner Pearl panel with gold top knobs, Pearloid pickguard (not mounted), Single rugby ball machine heads, Beautifully aged Relic finish, Case and Höfner vintage strap included & Made in Germany. The retail price is 2552.08 £.

Specifications

TopSpruce
Bottom and sidesFlamed maple
Three-piece neckFlamed maple
FretboardRosewood
ScaleMediumscale
Nut width42 mm
Pickups2 Höfner Staple Nickel with close spacing
BridgeEbony
Ex-factory stringingHöfner H1133B Flatwounds .040 - .100 (article nr 137000)
ColourSunburst
SoundboardMaple
NeckMaple
Frets22
Pickup SystemHH
ElektronicPassive
Incl. CaseYes
Incl. GigbagNo

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