Hofner President 500/5 CT Contemporary Series Bass

by Hofner
$ 869.99

The Contemporary 500/5 President-bass modeled after the originals from the 1950's and 60's with a 16.5 "full resonance corpus. The 30" scale length (76cm) makes for relaxed feel, despite the large body. For the great 60's sound of the bass is now equipped with two original "toaster" pickups. The head has received a new design and the tailpiece is now longer. Nickel hardware, brown sunburst


Instrument: HCT President Bass   
model HCT-500/5 SB  
Category term description
body Shape President Bass
Wood Top Spruce
sound Hole  Traditional F-Hole (2)
Wood Back Flame Maple
Woodside Flame Maple
Binding Top Black / White / Black / White / Black
Binding Back Black / White / Black / White / Black
Binding Sides White
Center block none
Neck Wood Maple / Beech / Maple
Construction Three Piece
Headstock Shape President Bass
Logo and Artwork script
Neck joint Hofner archtop bass Set Neck
joint At 16th Fret
Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret 22mm
Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel 24mm
Heel Cap Pearl
Fingerboard Wood Rosewood
Scale 30 "/ 76cm
Nut Width 42mm
Width At 12th Fret 48mm
inlays Dots
Binding White
Side Dots Yes
Number Of Frets 22
bridge material Ebony 
grade Hofner Fretted
hardware Tuners Single nickel 
tuner buttons Pearl
tailpiece Trapeze nickel
Nut material Plastic
pickguard none
pickup Neck Hofner Staple Nickel
pickup Middle  
pickup Bridge Hofner Staple Nickel
potentiometer Knobs Black and Silver
strings Hofner HCT Roundwound