New Shen SB 80 3/4



This new Shen SB 80 all-laminated 3/4 model (2021-9-9) is a full sounding example of this very popular model. The top is laminated spruce, the back and sides are laminated maple. The maple neck has been fit with individual tuning machines that turn freely and precisely. The nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle are ebony. The replacement Despiau maple bridge has been fit with adjusters. The adjustable endpin is the 10 mm steel rod type. The tailpiece is ebonized white wood. The finish is a dark wine-red lacquer. The strings are the versatile D’Addario Helicore hybrid set. Dimensions are: Top length 42 3/4″, Upper bout width 19 3/4″, Middle bout width 14 1/4″, Lower bout width 25 3/8″, Rib depth at tail 8″, Rib depth at upper bout corner 7 1/2″, Rib depth at neck 6 1/8″, String length 41 1/2″. This bass plays easily and produces a rich dark tone. With padded cover.