2013 Sun Gofriller 920 model



This large-voiced 2013 Sun Gofriller 920 model is versatile and easily lives in both jazz and orchestral worlds. The top was regraduated and the bass bar remodeled for a rich responsive voice on all strings. The gorgeous Russian spruce top has even grain with and bold winter grain lines. The tap tones are very colorful. The maple back and sides have good “bone structure” and yield colorful tap tones as well. The maple neck has been fit with half plate tuning machines that were well-maintained and turn freely. The nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle are all made of ebony. The Aubert bridge has been fit with adjusters. The replacement endpin is an ULSA 10 mm steel rod type. The reddish varnish finish was recently cleaned and touched up by Jeff Sahs. Thick leather bumpers have been added to the E side upper and lower bouts for protection from wear. The bass is currently string with Flexocore Deluxe strings for playing that is primarily done with a bow. This bass has also been very successfully been used with Spirocore strings. Dimensions are: Top length 43 3/4″, Upper bout width 20 1/2″, Middle bout width 14 3/8″, Lower bout width 26 1/4″, Rib depth at tail 8 3/8″, Rib depth at upper bout corner 7 3/8″,Rib depth at neck 6 1/2″, String length 41 1/4″. This versatile bass has been used for several years in performance and Arco studies at home. A very fine example of what years of playing experience and performance enhancements of top regraduation and bass bar remodeling can do for an instrument. With padded cover.