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Heyman 40/40

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by pkeeg, Oct 29, 2000.

  1. Some years I owned a Heyman 40/40 and am wondering if someone could give me some info on them?
    It was white with a maple neck & fingerboard, a 2 a side headstock, two precision type p/u's with large clear perspex bridge & P/U covers.
    It was stolen but I just curious.Thanks.
  2. Are you sure it was a "Heyman" and not a "Hamer" that is
    owned by the "Kaman" Co.?

    [Edited by reedo35 on 10-29-2000 at 09:44 PM]
  3. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    I think you mean a "Henway."
  4. What's a Henway? (Braces for the inevitable punch line)
    Okay, Hit me!!
  5. SMG

    SMG Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    metro Detroit
    The Hayman brand was a 70's English company headed by John Burns. While they never achieved a huge following in the states, they are very good instruments. Probably the most well known user of the Hayman 40/40 bass was Micheal Lutz of Brownsville Station (and producer and bass player on the most recent Ted Nugent disc.) There is no association with the Kayman or Hamer, though the names sound a little alike.


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