Hofner Ignition 4-String Violin Bass Guitar in Sunburst (HIBBSB) Secondhand


With a fully hollow body

The classic Hofner sound on a budget!

  • Spruce Top
  • Flame Maple Back & Sides
  • Maple Neck
  • Rosewood Fingerboard
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Some mild signs of wear and tear as it is a used item.

We think Macca would give two thumbs up about this bass!

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. The Hofner Ignition Violin bass comes at the perfect price point for players requiring the classic Hofner sound on a budget.

Instrument:     Ignition Bass
Model:     HI-BB-SB / HI-BB-L-SB / HI-BB-BK / HI-CA-SB
Category     Term     Description
Body     Shape     Ignition Violin Bass
Wood Top     Spruce
Wood Back     Flame Maple
Wood Sides     Flame Maple
Binding Top     White
Binding Back     White
Binding Sides     White
Centerblock     None
Neck     Wood     Maple
Construction     One Piece
Headstock Shape     Ignition Violin/Club Bass
Logo and Artwork     Script
Neck Joint     Hofner Violin/Club Bass Set Neck
Joint At     16th Fret
Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret     21mm
Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel     22mm
Heel Cap
Fingerboard     Wood     Rosewood
Scale     30″/76cm
Nut Width     42mm
Width At 12th Fret     50mm
Inlays     Dots
Binding     White
Side Dots     Yes
Number Of Frets     22
Bridge     Material     Rosewood
Type     Hofner Fretted
Finish     Top     Sunburst or Black
Body     Sunburst or Black
Neck     Sunburst or Black
Hardware     Tuners     Single Nickel
Tuner Buttons     Pearl finish
Tailpiece     Trapeze Nickel
Nut Material     Plastic
Pickguard     Pearloid plastic
Pickup Neck     Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel (Regular and Cavern model)
Pickup Middle     Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel (Cavern model only)

Pickup Bridge     Hofner Ignition Staple Nickel (Regular model only)

Potentiometer Knobs     Black
Setup     Action Bass String at 12th Fret     3mm
Action Treble String at 12th Fret     2mm