New Shen SB 88 3/4



This new Shen SB 88 (2021-1-47) oil varnished all-laminate 3/4 bass has a rich, complex voice. The top, back, and sides are all-laminate maple. The maple neck has been fit with single unit tuning machines that turn easily and precisely. The nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle are ebony. The tailpiece is ebonized white wood. The replacement maple bridge is a Despiau 1 tree with added adjusters. The adjustable endpin is the 10 mm steel rod type. The oil varnish finish is acoustically transparent. The strings are D’Addario Helicore hybrid. Dimensions are: Top length 42 5/8″, Upper bout width 20″, Middle bout width 14 1/2″, Lower bout width 26 1/4″, Rib depth at tail 8 1/8″, Rib depth at upper bout corner 7 5/8″, Rib depth at neck 6 1/8″, String length 41 5/8″. This bass plays easily and rewards with a rich, complex voice. With cover.