Top 4-String Semi-Acoustic Basses
Top 4-String Semi-Acoustic Basses

Top 23+ 4-String Semi-Acoustic Basses 2022

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  1. Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey
  2. Höfner Ignition Cavern SE
  3. Guild Starfire II Bass Natural
  4. Höfner H500/1 Artist Violin Bass
  5. Ibanez AFB200-TKS
  6. Höfner Ignition SE
  7. Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Ser Bundle
  8. Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series
  9. Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/8-DC
  10. Epiphone Viola Bass
  11. Höfner Ignition TBK SE
  12. Guild Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple
  13. Höfner Ignition SE Bundle
  14. Godin A4Ultra Fretless
  15. Höfner H500/1-HGL Green Line
  16. ESP LTD TL-4 Natural
  17. Guild Starfire I Bass Vintage Walnut
  18. Warwick RB Star Bass 4 MGHP
  19. Guild Starfire I Bass Cherry Red
  20. Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass FPB
  21. Warwick RB Star Bass 4 SBHP
  22. Warwick RB Star Bass 4 VSTHP
  23. Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/7 TR

1. Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey

Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey

Electric Bass

  • The Beatles bass
  • Top: Selected german spruce
  • Body made of maple
  • Two-piece maple neck with original ’62 neck dimensions for sustain and comfortable playability
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 760 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 2 Höfner H511B “staple humbucking” pickups
  • Höfner HA 2-B: Control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Finish: Nitro lacquer finish
  • Colour: Antique brown sunburst
  • Incl. vintage case

2. Höfner Ignition Cavern SE

Höfner Ignition Cavern SE

Electric Violin Bass

  • Spruce top
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • Maple one-piece neck
  • Heat-treated jatoba fretboard
  • White binding on the top and back
  • Scale: 760 mm (30″)
  • Nut width: 42mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 2x Höfner Ignition Staple
  • Original Tea Cup potentiometer knobs on the control panel
  • Individual machine heads with pearloid plastic buttons
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Includes a certificate of authenticity and the famous “BASSMAN” sticker

3. Guild Starfire II Bass Natural

Guild Starfire II Bass Natural

Electric Bass

  • Body shape: Thinline hollow body archtop
  • Body: Laminated mahogany
  • Body depth: 47 mm
  • 3-Piece neck: Mahogany / maple / mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • Nut width: 38.1 mm
  • 21 Frets
  • Scale: 781 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Guild bi-sonic humbucker
  • Guild combo bridge tailpiece
  • Grover machine heads
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case included

4. Höfner H500/1 Artist Violin Bass

Höfner H500/1 Artist Violin Bass

Electric Bass Artist Series

  • Beatles Bass
  • Top: Selected spruce wood
  • Back and sides: Flamed maple
  • Neck: 2-Piece maple/beech
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • 22 Frets
  • Nut width 42 mm
  • Scale length 760mm (30″)
  • Pickups: 2 Staple humbuckers
  • Electronics: Höfner HA2-B: control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Finish: Sunburst high gloss
  • Includes Höfner case
  • Made in Germany

5. Ibanez AFB200-TKS

Ibanez AFB200-TKS

Acoustic Bass

  • 2019 Model
  • Body: Maple
  • 3-Stripe neck: Maple/Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Laurel
  • White fretboard inlays
  • Neck binding
  • 22 Medium frets
  • Scale: 770 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Pickup: 2 Classic Elite bass humbuckers (neck and bridge)
  • Type -1 Wooden bridge
  • String spacing: 19 mm
  • FBT 40 Tailpiece
  • Chrome hardware
  • Colour: Transparent Black Sunburst
  • Matching case: Article number 172300 (not included)

6. Höfner Ignition SE

Höfner Ignition SE

Electric Bass

  • Spruce top
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • Maple one-piece neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Top and back feature white binding
  • Scale: 76 cm (30″)
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Höfner Ignition Staple humbuckers
  • Individual machine heads with pearloid plastic buttons
  • Original Tea Cup potentiometer knobs on the control panel
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Includes a certificate of authenticity and a “Bassman” sticker

7. Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Ser Bundle

Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Ser Bundle

Bundle offer comprising

Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series

  • Electric Bass
  • Design: Hollowbody
  • Arched body: Basswood
  • Top: Flamed maple
  • Cream-coloured binding on the body
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Set-in
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Amaranth
  • Fretboard inlays: Dot
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 775 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2 Humbuckers
  • Electronics: 2 Volume controls and 3 Tone controls
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Viola bridge
  • Machine heads: Diecast
  • String gauges: .045 – .100
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst (high-gloss)
  • Corresponding flatwound strings: Article Nr 233870 (medium scale (M) sets from D’Addario are also suitable)

Thomann Beat Bass Case

  • Bass Case
  • Harley Benton beat bass or similar basses
  • Inside dimensions (L x W up / down x H): 112 x 26 / 30 x 10 cm
  • Weight: 4.5 kg

8. Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series

Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series

Electric Bass

  • Design: Hollowbody
  • Arched body: Basswood
  • Top: Flamed maple
  • Cream-coloured binding on the body
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Set-in
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Amaranth
  • Fretboard inlays: Dot
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 775 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2 Humbuckers
  • Electronics: 2 Volume controls and 3 Tone controls
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Viola bridge
  • Machine heads: Diecast
  • String gauges: .045 – .100
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst (high-gloss)
  • Corresponding flatwound strings: Article Nr 233870 (medium scale (M) sets from D’Addario are also suitable)

9. Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/8-DC

Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/8-DC

Electric Bass

  • Design: Semi-hollow with sustain block
  • Maple body
  • Maple top
  • Maple / birch / maple neck
  • Rosewood fretboard (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm (Long scale)
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Höfner Top humbuckers
  • 2 Volume- and 2 tone controls
  • Adjustable bridge
  • Colour: Dark Sunburst

10. Epiphone Viola Bass

Epiphone Viola Bass

Viola bass guitar

Short-scale basses may have become a bit outdated, but if you love the sounds of the 60s, you’ll have a hard job getting around avoiding them.

For the Epiphone Viola Bass, the name comes from its violin-like body shape, and its prototype, the legendary Höfner violin bass, is now commonly referred to as the “Beatles Bass”. For Beatles and other 60s sounds this is an absolutely compulsory addition to have!

  • Maple body
  • Set-in maple neck
  • Pau Ferro fingerboard
  • 2 Mini humbuckers (NYR in the neck position and NYT in the bridge position)
  • Nickel hardware
  • Pau Ferro Bridge
  • Nut width: 41.9 mm (1.65″)
  • Scale: 77.4 cm (30.5″)
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst
  • Corresponding case: Article Nr 196950 (not included)

11. Höfner Ignition TBK SE

Höfner Ignition TBK SE

Electric Bass

  • Spruce top
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • Maple one-piece neck
  • Heat-treated jatoba fretboard
  • White binding on the top and back
  • Scale: 76 cm (30″)
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Höfner Ignition Staple humbuckers
  • Individual machine heads with pearloid plastic buttons
  • Original Tea Cup potentiometer knobs on the control panel
  • Colour: Transparent Black
  • Includes a certificate of authenticity and the famous BASSMAN sticker

12. Guild Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple

Guild Starfire Bass II Flamed Maple

Electric Bass

  • Design: Thinline hollowbody archtop
  • Body: Laminated flamed maple
  • Neck: 3-Piece maple/walnut/maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Body depth: 44 mm
  • Nut width: 38.1 mm
  • 21 Frets
  • Scale: 781 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Guild BS-1 BiSonic humbuckers
  • Bridge tailpiece: Guild Combo
  • Machine heads: Grover
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes a case

13. Höfner Ignition SE Bundle

Höfner Ignition SE Bundle

Bundle offer comprising

Höfner Ignition SE

  • Electric Bass
  • Spruce top
  • Flamed maple back and sides
  • Maple one-piece neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Top and back feature white binding
  • Scale: 76 cm (30″)
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Höfner Ignition Staple humbuckers
  • Individual machine heads with pearloid plastic buttons
  • Original Tea Cup potentiometer knobs on the control panel
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Includes a certificate of authenticity and a “Bassman” sticker

Höfner Artist Line Gig Bag ViolinBass

  • Gig Bag for Electric Bass
  • Suitable for Violin-Beatles model
  • Outside pocket
  • Strap
  • Lined
  • Material: nylon / polyester

14. Godin A4Ultra Fretless

Godin A4Ultra Fretless

Semi-Acoustic Bass

  • Model: Fretless
  • 13-Pin capability for synth access
  • Body: Basswood
  • Body design: Two-chambered
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Richlite
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Fretboard radius: 304.80 mm
  • Pickups: Lace Sensor humbucker
  • Built-in preamp with volume, midi, midi volume, and program up and down
  • Side-mounted volume and tone control for the electric pickup
  • Colour: Natural Semi-Gloss
  • Includes a gig bag
  • Made in Canada

15. Höfner H500/1-HGL Green Line

Höfner H500/1-HGL Green Line

Electric Bass

  • Beatles bass
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and sides: Flamed maple
  • Binding: Walnut
  • Neck: Maple / birch / maple
  • Fretboard: Walnut
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 760 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Headstock: Walnut
  • Pickups: 2 H513B humbuckers
  • Bridge, pickguard and potentiometer buttons made of walnut
  • Finish: Waxed
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case included
  • Handmade in Germany

16. ESP LTD TL-4 Natural

ESP LTD TL-4 Natural

Acoustic Bass with Pickup

  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Spruce
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Roasted jatoba
  • Neck profile: Thin U
  • Fretboard radius: 400 mm
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 40 mm
  • Nut: Graph Tech nubone XB
  • Frets: 22 Jumbo
  • Pickups: Fishman Sonicore
  • Electronics: Fishman TL-3 preamp with integrated tuner
  • Bridge: Jatoba
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Machine heads: Grover
  • Strings: D’Addario PBB170, .045 – .100
  • Colour: Natural

17. Guild Starfire I Bass Vintage Walnut

Guild Starfire I Bass Vintage Walnut

Guild Starfire I Bass Vintage Walnut; bass guitar thinline semi-hollow; body and top maple; mahogany center block; body depth 61mm (2,4″); neck mahogany; fretboard rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia); nut width 38,10mm (1,5″); scale 781mm (30,75″); 21 frets; pickup guild BC-1 BiCoil hum-cancelling; push/pull vintage switch, volume and tone control; tune-o-matic bridge; guild harp tailpiece; finish vintage walnut


18. Warwick RB Star Bass 4 MGHP

Warwick RB Star Bass 4 MGHP

E-Bass

  • Top, sides and bottom: Maple
  • Sized, 3-strip neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer strips
  • Fretboard: Wenge
  • Fretboard radius: 508 mm
  • 21 Extra high, nickel-silver jumbo frets
  • Scale: 813 mm (Medium Scale)
  • Nut width: 38.5 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Passive MEC Vintage single coils
  • Passive electronics
  • 2 Volume and 2 tone controls
  • 3-Way toggle switch for pickup selection
  • Warwick machine heads
  • Just-a-Nut III nut from Tedur
  • 2-Piece Warwick bridge
  • String spacing: 19 mm
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Factory stringing: Warwick RED (42200 M) .045″ – .105″
  • Weight: Approximately 3.8 kg
  • Colour: Gold Metallic solid, high-gloss

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.com/Warranty and extend the warranty to 4 years.


19. Guild Starfire I Bass Cherry Red

Guild Starfire I Bass Cherry Red

Guild Starfire I Bass Cherry Red; bass guitar thinline semi-hollow; body and top mahogany; mahogany center block; body depth 61mm (2,4″); neck mahogany; fretboard rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia); nut width 38,10mm (1,5″); scale 781mm (30,75″); 21 frets; pickup guild BC-1 BiCoil hum-cancelling; push/pull vintage switch, volume and tone control; tune-o-matic bridge; guild harp tailpiece; finish Cherry Red


20. Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass FPB

Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass FPB

Epiphone Jack Casady Signature Bass Faded Pelham Blue; bass guitar, body maole laminated; neck mahogany, C-shape; fretboard indian laurel; scale 864mm (34″); nut width 41,50mm (1,634″); 20 frets; pickups JCB-1 low impedance humbucker; control 1 volume, 1x tone and 3 way rotary switch; finish faded pelham blue


21. Warwick RB Star Bass 4 SBHP

Warwick RB Star Bass 4 SBHP

Electric Bass

  • Top, sides and bottom: Maple
  • Set-in, 3-piece neck: Maple with ekanga veneer strips
  • Fretboard: Wenge
  • Fretboard radius: 508 mm
  • 21 Extra high nickel-silver jumbo frets
  • Scale: 813 mm (Medium Scale)
  • Nut width: 38.5 mm
  • Pickups: 2x Passive MEC vintage single coils
  • Passive electronics
  • Controls: 2 Volume and 2 tone
  • 3-Way toggle switch for pickup selection
  • Warwick machine heads
  • Just-a-Nut III nut from Tedur
  • 2-Piece Warwick bridge
  • String spacing: 19 mm
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Strings: Warwick RED (42200 M) .045″ – .105″
  • Weight: Approximately 3.8 kg
  • Colour: Solid Black
  • Finish: high-polish

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.com/Warranty and extend the warranty to 4 years.


22. Warwick RB Star Bass 4 VSTHP

Warwick RB Star Bass 4 VSTHP

E-Bass

  • Top, sides and bottom: AAA Flamed maple
  • Sized, 3-strip neck: Maple with Ekanga veneer strips
  • Fretboard: Wenge
  • Fretboard radius: 508 mm
  • 21 Extra high, nickel-silver jumbo frets
  • Scale: 813 mm (Medium Scale)
  • Nut width: 38.5 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Passive MEC Vintage single coils
  • Passive electronics
  • 2 Volume and 2 tone controls
  • 3-Way toggle switch for pickup selection
  • Warwick machine heads
  • Just-a-Nut III nut from Tedur
  • 2-Piece Warwick bridge
  • String spacing: 19 mm
  • Warwick security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Factory stringing: Warwick RED (42200 M) .045″ – .105″
  • Weight: Approximately 3.8 kg
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst Transparent, high-gloss
  • incl. gigbag

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.com/Warranty and extend the warranty to 4 years.


23. Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/7 TR

Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/7 TR

Höfner Verythin Bass HCT-500/7 TR; semi acoustic bass, maple body, sustain block, spruce top, neck maple/beech/maple, rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia) fretboard, scale 76cm (30″), nut width42mm; 2x höfner staple top humbucker pickups, 2 volume- and 2 tone control, sixtie style stringholder and ebony bridge, finish transparent red


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