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Hofner HCT-SHB-WH Shorty Travel 4-String Bass, Rosewood Fretboard, White


Manufacturer's Description

The Shorty bass offers 76cm (30") scale length (the same as the Violin and Club basses) combined with such small overall dimensions that it can be taken anywhere. It will fit in the overhead locker of most aircraft for example. It is also perfect for noodling, when lounging on your couch, with the Shorty bass. Available in black also (BK)

All Shorty basses include a gigbag.



  • Instrument: Shorty Bass
  • Model: HCT-SHB-WH-0


  • Shape: Shorty
  • Wood Top: Basswood
  • Soundhole: No
  • Wood Back: Basswood
  • Wood Sides: No
  • Binding Top: No
  • Binding Back: No
  • Binding Sides: No
  • Centerblock: No


  • Wood: Maple
  • Construction: One Piece
  • Headstock Shape: Shorty
  • Logo and Artwork: Script On Trussrod Cover
  • Neck Joint: Bolt On
  • Joint At: 18th Fret
  • Thickness Neck + FB At 1st Fret: 21mm
  • Thickness Neck + FB Near Heel: 25mm
  • Heel Cap: No


  • Wood: Rosewood
  • Scale: 30"/76cm
  • Nut Width: 42mm
  • Width At 12th Fret: 54mm
  • Inlays: Dots
  • Binding: No
  • Side Dots:No
  • Number Of Frets:No 24
  • Bridge Material: Metal
  • Type: Fixed Tailpiece/Bridge
  • Hardware: Tuners Single Nickel
  • Tuner Buttons: Pearl
  • Tailpiece: Fixed Tailpiece/Bridge
  • Nut Material: Plastic
  • Pickguard: No
  • Pickup Neck: No
  • Pickup Middle: No
  • Pickup Bridge : Hofner Humbucker
  • Potentiometer Knobs: Black Chrome
  • Strings: Hofner Round Wound


  • Action Bass String at 12th Fret: 3mm
  • Action Treble String at 12th Fret: 2mm

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Hofner. This HCT-SHB-WH is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty.

note: The photos above may not be of the exact bass you'll receive. The serial number may differ but specs will all be the same. Please feel free to get in touch with us for an in-hand description.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.