Hayman 4040 Bass

Jim Burns joined Ivor Arbiter in 1969 and formed Hayman. This 4040 was the only Hayman bass and dates from around ’72/3 with design input from Bob Pearson, woodwork by Jack Golder and features “superflux” double-pole staggered pick-ups.

Watch David Greenaway play the Hayman 4040 Bass at The Guitar Collection YouTube Channel!

This bass also stars in the first Bass Wars video! David Greenaway plays Guy’s Hayman 4040 and his own Shergold Marathon – see what he thinks of them both:

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Guitar Makers:

Hayman, Ivor Arbiter

Notable people:

Bob Pearson, Jack Golder, Jim Burns