This new Shen SB 180 Deluxe 3/4 hybrid (2020-3-39) is a bold-voiced example of this very popular student model. The solid spruce top is especially nice on this bass. The back and sides are laminated maple. The maple neck has been fit with the mid-grade single unit brass tuning machines. The nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle are ebopny. The Despiau bridge has been fit with adjusters. The tailpiece is ebonized white wood. The endpin is an adjustable 10 mm steel rod. The amber-orange oil varnish has been lightly applied. The strings are D’Addario Zyex. Dimensions are: Top length 43 1/8″, Upper bout width 193/4″, Middle bout width 14 5/8″, Lower bout 26 1/4″, Rib depth at tail 8 1/4″, Rib depth at upper bout bend 7 3/4″, Rib depth at neck 6 1/8″, String length 41 3/4″. This bass has a strong and colorful voice, versatile for jazz or orchestral settings. With cover.