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


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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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