For musicians looking for an extremely comfortable short scale bass, vintage style bass, but being able to provide a multitude of different tonal variations, from vintage to modern sounds at the turn of the dial.

Possible pickup configurations using the 6-way rotary switch are as follows:

1 - Neck + Bridge, Single coil (Outer coils)

2 - Bridge, Single Coil (Outer Coil)

3 - Neck, Single Coil (Outer Coil)

4 - Neck + Bridge, Humbucking

5 - Bridge, Humbucking

6 - Neck, Humbucking

The HB-4 is derived from our famous HB-8 (8-string bass), being the worlds first 8-string bass first introduced in the 1960's.

Hagstrom HB4

  • Specifications

    Body: Mahogany
    Neck: Bolt-on Hard Maple
    Fingerboard: Resinator™ with Hagstrom 6mm Dot Position Marks / 15 Inch Radius / Graph Tech™ Black Tusq XL 40mm nut
    Trussrod: H-Expander
    Tuning Keys: Hagstrom 17:1 Die Cast
    Scale Length: 30,75“ - 781 mm
    Pickups: 2 x Dyna Rail 1025HB/N Alnico 5
    Pickup Selector: 6-Way Rotary
    Bridge: Hagstrom Full Contact Bass Bridge, Dual access (Top or String through body)
    Controls: 1 x Volume 1 x Tone