HAGSTROM’S LEGENDARY 8-STRING BASS HAS RETURNED
Agoura Hills, CA – Hagstrom is very pleased to announce that the legendary 8-String HB-8 Bass is launching at NAMM 2008 along with a full line-up of Hagstrom Basses.
Originally made famous by Noel Redding, Jimi Hendrix, Mike Rutherford, and others, the Hagstrom 8-string bass was revolutionary in the 60’s. The new HB-8 takes the legacy to the next level. Hagstrom employs the patented H-Expander Truss Rod together with the exclusive Resinator Wood fretboard to provide the most rock solid and reliable neck on the planet ensuring true and resonant string energy for each of the 8 strings.
The HB-8 also includes a 30.75” scale Canadian Maple neck, MM Bass Rail Humbucker Pickups, BB-208 String-thru-body Bass Bridge, Volume/Blend/Tone controls, and comes in Black, Cream, Wild Cherry Transparent finishes.
Boasting a beautifully distinctive Hagstrom headstock with alternating tuner sizes, The Hagstrom HB-8 Bass is visually stunning and has a magnificent sound that is thunderous yet melodic at the same time.
Other basses in the Hagstrom line up include the HB-4 4-string bass, the FXB Series 34” scale length bass with various pickup options to suit any style, and the Beluga Series, gorgeous instruments with active pickups and various controls to dial in any style and genre.