New Shen SB200 Willow 3/4

12 Sep
September 12, 2015

This very popular and versatile instrument  has a spruce top with a nicely bookmatched willow back and willow ribs.  The elongated X shaped internal back bracing is designed to accommodate the inevitable wood movement in the flat back.

Some dimensions:

lower bout width 25 5/8″

upper bout width 20″

rib depth lower block 8 1/8″

rib depth upper block 6 1/4″

length of back 44 1/2″

string length 41 1/2″

Nicely set up with an adjustable Despiau bridge,  Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Weich strings and an Ullsperger tubular endpin.   A smaller bass with a big sound,  suitable for just about any style of playing.

$4200 with Bobolock cover