Since i moved to Florence i started playing and listening a lot to Beatles again. i also discovered a wonderful little guitar shop that has a wonderful selection of "unusual" instruments. they have a hofner bass in stock, the owner of the shop owns 4 of them. i tried 2 of these basses and felt completely in love. they are pricey, dull sounding. but i like them a lot. all with flat strings, they have a sound that i really enjoy. the medium scale is for me unusual but comfortable too. they are made with high quality woods, but with a strange vibe. they are not comparable in quality to new basses, but they seem to be handmade due to humann imperfections. i want to know if other guys here like Hofner and if there is someone that uses Hofner as main bass. I'd like to know if there are famous players who uses Hofner too. I remember pics of the former Phish bass player Mike Gordon recording with Gov'T Mule and holding Hofner.