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How to make your very own Hofner Bass

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How to make your very own Hofner Bass

Postby mdrs » Fri May 16, 2014 10:22 am

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Re: How to make your very own Hofner Bass

Postby Vince » Fri May 16, 2014 10:13 pm

It's a great video, isn't it? I want one... one day.

I used to have a cheap copy (Jim Harley??) but I can't remember what it was like.

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Re: How to make your very own Hofner Bass

Postby thebigred67 » Mon May 19, 2014 4:58 pm

Carp! Now I want one too. That is a lot of hand work and was he really eyeballing those frets???

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Re: How to make your very own Hofner Bass

Postby mdrs » Mon May 19, 2014 5:36 pm

Vince, I love this video! How often can you see how a fine stringed instrument is made is such a concise and well made video? Made me want one, and I don't play bass.......

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Re: How to make your very own Hofner Bass

Postby Mudcat » Tue May 20, 2014 10:18 am

I'd love to own a Hofner. It's amazing how much of that work is done by just "eyeballing" it.

The other thing to remember is that when McCartney bought his first Hofner it was a budget instrument. Not so much these days.
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