Hooky Bass 6 PRO

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The first of the Hooky Basses are SOLD OUT, but CLICK HERE to reserve one from batch two NOW... before it's too late!


In the summer of 2017, we were given unique access to one of Peter Hook’s original Shergold Marathon 6 Bass guitars, an instrument that has always been a core part of Hooky’s unique style/sound, and an integral part of the sound of Joy Division and New Order.

With this level of accessibility to a Hooky original Shergold, we were able to go into microscopic detail, and, pretty much, create a clone of it.

Fast forward to autumn 2019, after completing the R&D process, we took the prototype to Hooky in Manchester to check out for the first time. Peter was amazed that it felt instantly familiar to him as the bass he had used throughout his career. Instead of bringing the prototype Hooky Bass back to Eastwood HQ in Liverpool for final changes, Peter asked if he could keep it and wanted to take it straight out on tour with him to the US! Who are we to argue?? And, ultimately, we don’t feel we could have gotten any higher level of satisfaction from Hooky’s response.

So, here is your chance to get your very own Eastwood Hooky Bass 6 Pro, exactly the same one now used by Peter Hook.

Production model will feature Alder body with 4-way bolt on Maple neck, 30" scale, and 2-way truss rod and bone nut. Slightly wider than your usual Bass VI which makes this totally unique spacing that appeals/resonates more with bass players wanting to play with 6 strings. Custom made unique Bass VI Bridge with compensated brass saddles. Nickel/Chrome finish thoughout, Dual Coil Humbucker pickup, single volume and tone with a coil-tap switch.

Available in Red, Black or White. Final Price $1299 plus shipping. $200 deposit secures yours for June 2020 delivery. Optional gigbags available.

*UPDATE* There seems to have been some confusion regarding string gauges on the Hooky Bass 6 PRO. These will be factory set-up with Custom Bass VI strings gauged #30-105.

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