Sbass 1 Shortscale passive bass – Sold

This prototype bass fusses our SB7 guitar body in to small, fun format suitable for most styles of play, and makes a cracking option for two peice band! This particular bass is finished with a unique spalted english sycamore top, capped on a beautiful 1 part ribbon sapele body. This is our first and only set neck build, it has a hidden neck pocket that continues deep within the body, to the bridge, so sound transfers as it would on one of our standard through neck instruments.


  • 14”-16” radius
  • 30” scale
  • Dunlop jumbo fretwire
  • Asymmetric neck profile
  • 38mm nut
  • 5 part neck block
  • Artec soapbar size humbuckers incased in walnut
  • Passive 500k wiring, with dedicated coil splits.
  • Schaller 3D bridge and lightweight machines

Feature woods

  • Body; 1 part sapele, capped with spalted sycamore
  • Neck; Walnut, sapele and reclaimed mahogany
  • Fretboard; two tone, lightly spalted wenge
  • Other; shell inlay, stacked binding

Custom build options available

This guitar has been with us for a while and has taken some minor knocks and scrapes, but plays beautifully.

Made to order price £2100.00

Clearance Price for this guitar £999.oo

If you would like to buy this guitar or discuss a custom build, please do get in touch with us directly.