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Hofner Shorty Travel Electric Bass (with Gig Bag)

Featuring a full 30" scale and a compact body shape, the Hofner Shorty allows you to travel light without sacrificing any functionality or playability. (2) Read 2 reviews for this product | Rate and review this product
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Hofner Shorty Travel Bass Black
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Product Description

The Hofner Shorty bass offers full scale length combined with such small overall dimensions that it can be taken anywhere. The Shorty bass has a 30" scale. All Shorty basses include a gigbag.

zZounds is an authorized dealer of Hofner products.
- Shape: Shorty
- Wood Top: Basswood
- Wood Back: Basswood
- Wood: Maple
- Construction: One Piece
- Headstock Shape: Shorty
- Logo and Artwork: Script On Trussrod Cover
- Neck Joint: Bolt On
- Joint At: 18th Fret
- Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 21 mm
- Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel: 25 mm
- Neck Wood: Rosewood
- Neck Scale: 30 in. / 76 cm
- Nut Width: 42mm
- Width At 12th Fret: 54 mm
- Inlays: Dots
- Number Of Frets: 24
- Bridge Material: Metal
- Bridge Type: Fixed Tailpiece/Bridge
- Top Finish: Black
- Body Finish: Black
- Neck Finish: Black
- Tuners: Single Nickel
- Tuner Buttons: Pearl
- Tailpiece: Fixed Tailpiece/Bridge
- Nut Material: Plastic
- Potentiometer Knobs: Black Chrome
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 8 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 35 x 10 x 5 in
Hofner Warranty ´╗┐The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for two years and labor for two years from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 973-335-7888
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Amazing"
Overall: Just got mine. 1- Zzounds has an amazing costumer service.2-Suprise while unpacking: actually the bass is SMALLER that I was expecting! AMAZING!;3-Amazing because sounds good. Hofner keeps some standards.3-Super solid, real wood;4-With the bag you're gonna feel like caring a small Martin Backpacker acoustic guitar;5-Sounds deep without too much resonance as a Honfner but, not too deep as a violin bass;6- PERFECT to travel;
Style of Music: funk, afrobeats, tropical bass, global bass, reagge, samba rock; etc
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "Great for home studio"
Overall: This bass is perfect for a home studio where space is at a premium. It's very easy to play and it sounds good too. The materials and workmanship are also very good.
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