This new Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4 (2019-12-52) is a good example of the kind of versatility that this model can have, performing equally well in jazz or orchestral settings. Spruce top with bold winter grain lines. Laminated maple back and sides. Maple neck with single unit tuning machines, ebony nut and fingerboard. Ebony fingerboard dressed for easy play in jazz or orchestral settings. Replacement Aubert bridge with added adjusters. Ebonized tailpiece and ebony tailpiece saddle. The endpin is the 10 mm steel rod type. Dark red-brown oil varnish finish. Strung with D’Addario Helicore hybrid strings.
Top length 43″, Upper bout width 20″, Middle bout width 14 1/2″, Lower bout width 26 1/8″, Rib depth at tail 8 1/4″, Rib depth at upper bout crease 7 7/8″, Rib depth at neck 6 1/8″, String length 41 1/2″.
This bass is easy to play and rewards with a penetrating, colorful voice. With cover.