New Shen SB200 3/4 with mahogany back

03 Oct
October 3, 2015

This instrument uses the same rib outline as their hybrid basses, but is fully carved.  The bass has a spruce top, maple ribs and the back is made from two piece mahogany which looks like African Khaya or Sapele.  The wood figure in the back is very nice with flecking similar to beech.

Some dimensions:

string length 41 1/4″

lower bout width 26 1/4″

upper bout width 20″

rib depth at lower block 8 1/4

rib depth at upper block 6 1/8″

length from bottom of bass to top of back button 44 3/4″

The setup includes a Despiau bridge, Ullsperger 10mm endpin and Evah Pirazzi Weich strings. This good sounding bass would make a great match for a committed high school or college level player.

$4750 with cover.