Hofner Shorty Electric Bass Travel Guitar, Black

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The Shorty bass offers the same classic warm Hofner bass tone with a single Hofner humbucker bridge pickup. It offers full-scale length combined with such small overall dimensions that it can be taken anywhere. Other features include a basswood body with a bolt-on maple neck, a rosewood fingerboard with dot inlays, and a fixed metal tailpiece/bridge. Available in black.


  • Basswood body
  • One piece bolt-on maple neck
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Dot inlays
  • 24 Frets
  • Metal fixed tailpiece/bridge
  • Single nickel tuners
  • Pearl tuner buttons
  • Fixed tailpiece/bridge
  • Plastic nut
  • Hofner humbucker bridge pickup
  • Black chrome potentiometer knobs
  • Includes gig bag
  • Thickness neck + FB at 1st fret: 21mm
  • Thickness neck + FB near heel: 25mm
  • Scale: 30"/76cm
  • Nut width: 42mm
  • Width at 12th fret: 54mm
  • Action bass string at 12th fret: 3mm
  • Action treble string at 12th fret: 2mm

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Höfner was established in 1887 by Karl Höfner who was followed by two of his sons and his granddaughter, developing into a world leading instrument manufacturer. Today they are the largest manufacturer of stringed instruments in Western Europe.
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