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Hofner vintage 62 reissue - specs?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ed_V, Jun 6, 2011.


  1. Ed_V

    Ed_V

    Jun 6, 2011
    First post, just joined this forum today. I started playing bass last year, and since I enjoy Beatles music I wanted the v62 reissue. I thought the specs were fairly fixed, since, after all, it's either a '62 replica or it's not. I finally received the bass after a 4 month wait (where's that German efficiency? :D ) and was a little surprised and confused when I looked it over. I thought there was no strap pin under the neck on the original, but there is one on mine. Also, I thought flame maple was used on sides and back, but mine is bird's eye maple. I have no idea if that's a good thing or not, but this doesn't look much like a '62 reissue. If it wasn't for the strap tuners one would never know. Does anyone know if Hofner varies their reissues from batch to batch or year to year? Thanks.

    Ed
     
  2. iamthebassman

    iamthebassman

    Feb 24, 2004
    Austin,Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Check with North Coast Music.
     

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