Author Topic: Höfner is again making a large bodied fully hollow bass - 500/18  (Read 240 times)

ilan

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https://www.facebook.com/pg/HofnerGuitars/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10155001648561145

Hand made in Germany and looks awesome. I hope they string them with flats.

If it's anything like the 60's original large body Höfners, the 500/3, 500/5, Senator, President, or Committee, then this is excellent news.

« Last Edit: March 28, 2017, 10:39:09 PM by ilan »
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Re: Höfner is again making a large bodied fully hollow bass - 500/18
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2017, 11:44:10 AM »
yes, it has flats!

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Re: Höfner is again making a large bodied fully hollow bass - 500/18
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2017, 02:29:11 PM »
This is interesting to see! One of Roger Waters' first basses was a big, hollow Hofner:



I imagine that if these are made in Germany then the build quality will be exemplary, with a price tag to match!

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Re: Höfner is again making a large bodied fully hollow bass - 500/18
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2017, 03:02:44 PM »
OK, when you said 'large bodied' I assumed depth. Still cool, very, very cool, but yeah.
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Re: Höfner is again making a large bodied fully hollow bass - 500/18
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2017, 07:05:31 PM »
Very nice. Any idea about the price?

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Re: Höfner is again making a large bodied fully hollow bass - 500/18
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2017, 10:38:41 PM »
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« Last Edit: March 29, 2017, 12:44:06 AM by ilan »
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