Lakland Bass Guitars

Skyline Series Hollowbody-34

The elegantly styled Skyline Hollowbody-34 features a full 34” scale. The F-hole on the upper half of the bass suggests its heritage among acoustic instruments of refined quality and function, while its sound is as versatile as modern music demands. Dial in a wide array of sounds using independent controls for volume and tone provided by Lakland Chi-Sonic single coil pickups handmade in our Chicago shop.

  • Features full 34″ scale
  • Includes Lakland Chi-Sonic single coil pickups
  • Independent controls for volume and tone

The headstock of our Skyline Hollowbody-34 is a 2×2 layout and emblazoned with a Lakland logo unique to this instrument.

Skyline Series basses are sold exclusively through our network of local and online distributors.  See our Dealer Page to find your nearest Lakland outlet and a list of online Lakland retailers. Please contact us at sales@lakland.com for assistance outside the USA.

Artists who play a Skyline Series Hollowbody-34

Brad Houser

Plays with: New Bohemians

Chris Chaney

Plays with: Alanis Morrisette, Jane's Addiction

Fran Kondorf

Plays with:

Gail Ann Dorsey

Plays with: David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Tears For Fears, Gwen Stefani, Indigo Girls

James "Hutch" Hutchinson

Plays with: Bonnie Raitt

Patrick Dahlheimer

Plays with: Live

Pete Coombs

Plays with: Audioporn

Tim Krueger

Plays with: The Brian David Band

Tobin Esperance

Plays with: Papa Roach

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June - 2005

The HB was co-designed with bass guru Michael Tobias, and is unique in that it is truly hollow; most instruments of this type have a solid center block with hollow body wings.

Bass Guitar Magazine

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May - 2001

“Our tester impressed us with its deep, flawless sunburst finish over the mahogany body and maple top.”

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Nut width 1.6″
Nut type Delrin
Fret size .041/.085”
Width at final fret 2.42”
1st fret neck depth .8”
12th fret neck depth .89″
Fingerboard radius 10″
Scale length 34″
Frets 20
Bridge string spacing .75″
Neck wood Flat-sawn maple
Body wood Carved mahogany back and sides with carved maple top
Fingerboard wood Indian Laurel
Tuners Hipshot Ultralites
Truss rod access At headstock w/cover – 4mm hex
Controls Volume/Volume-Tone/Tone (passive)
Bridge Lakland Bridge (through bridge stringing only)
Pickups The Hollowbody-34 features Lakland CS Series Chi-Sonic pickups. Designed for high output with a wide frequency response, Chi-Sonics give you a warm, rounded bottom, detailed mids, and a smooth, natural high end.
Left handed Not available
Finishes Three Tone Sunburst
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