My '63 is beautiful and sounds like a Hofner should, but my local guitar tech had to move the bridge to an angle to get it intonated properly. I never played a '62 reissue, but I did own a '63 reissue. The part numbers for all three bases remain the same as before, for this year, in order to avoid confusion with dealers and buyers. The signal is very strong and plenty of bass, so I use the amplifier EQ and a compressor to shape the sound. The name "Cavern Bass" was given to it by Music Ground.
Pickguard Yes feature-pickguard A special design inspired by the legend himself, Paul McCartney. We have no technical specifications for this product but your help will be much welcomed. The aim is to have a bass the is ecologically friendly and can in many many years time be easily recycled, which is an unusual concept but one that Hofner believe to be right. Archived from the original on February 23, This bass has been developed using the same philosophy applied to Hofner's long-running "Greenline" range of classical guitars. Mastermold : Perhaps this may help you.
Vintage - Random House. Hofner called the model the "Vintage '61 Cavern" up until March The signal is very strong and plenty of bass, so I use the amplifier EQ and a compressor to shape the sound. All trademarks, images and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective companies. It comes with a fully hollow body made of maple back, sides and spruce carved top. The black basses were provided with gold-plated hardware.
The finish, as with the '63 RI above, was nitro cellulose. My '63 is beautiful and sounds like a Hofner should, but my local guitar tech had to move the bridge to an angle to get it intonated properly. Didn't look as bad as a cutaway which was the wrong way. Plenty of case-candy is included with this model, including a certificate of authenticity signed by Dieter Fischer, a genuine Hofner workshop apron, and a very detailed history of the Hofner Company, written by German Music historian Christian Hoyer. It was basically the 40th Anniversary bass above, with two-piece neck, and 2-on-a-strip tuners. Includes a Hofner Vintage strap and Hofner case. Are you sure you really want to delete this review?