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I've been trying to find our more about my Hohner headless bass from the late 80's which  has a jack on the reverse and a strap with a rotating connector so that you can spin the guitar as in ZZ Top style ( but without the fur!).  Does anyone else have this? I can't find out anything about them.

Luckily it has a conventional jack because it's totally impractical

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Well! By the looks of it it's a standard headless Hohner and thats an "aftermarket" add-on judging by the choice of screws!

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Just now, Dood said:

Well! By the looks of it it's a standard headless Hohner and thats an "aftermarket" add-on judging by the choice of screws!

Oh and Hohner were building licensed Steinberger 'cricket bat' basses for many year (Still do I think, such as the Hohner B2, which I suspect, without pictures yours is a version of!)

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I think that I saw this gadget recently on another thread....

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I was going to pitch in with the same! I doubt there were many production basses made with these as standard.

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I remember seeing adverts for after market guitar strap 'spinner' kits in Guitarist magazine during the early 90's, which ties in with the age of the bass.

 

 

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