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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #60 on: February 11, 2014, 03:36:05 AM »

and your neck has no binding..
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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #61 on: February 11, 2014, 04:49:47 AM »

Binding on the neck came on the 1964 model:  1964 Hofner 500/1 Bass Guitar






Hofner has issued a 500/1 Vintage '64 with a bound neck...





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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #62 on: February 11, 2014, 04:51:37 AM »

Hofner has discontinued the 500/1 Versions '62 and '64

Their two vintage models are now called "The Cavern" and "The Liverpool."




Cavern





Liverpool


The Liverpool is similar to my 500/1 Version '62
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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #63 on: February 11, 2014, 05:04:41 AM »

Hofner's current German-made 500/1 "Standard" bass has the white neck binding...





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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #64 on: February 12, 2014, 12:33:27 AM »

Kevin, when I adjusted the string action and intonation, I moved the bridge a bit forward.  The gap between the pickup surround and the bridge is now a bit less than in the photograph I posted which I took the day it arrived.
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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #65 on: February 12, 2014, 01:48:47 AM »

Aha so you have shortened the scale ?
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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #66 on: February 12, 2014, 07:52:19 AM »

Not really, Kev.  The guitar wasn't really setup before they shipped it.  You can see it in the closeup on page 3.  Look at the gap between the bridge pickup surround and the cut-out in the pickguard.  I had to bring the strings over the centers of each of the poles.  After I lowered the string heights a bit, the bridge had to be positioned a couple of millimeters closer to the pickup for proper intonation.
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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #67 on: February 12, 2014, 10:53:34 AM »

Im with ya Bazza   ;D
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Re: One for Bassist Barry..
« Reply #68 on: February 13, 2014, 03:55:22 AM »

I was busy with this for a while...





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