“Like embers under the ashes”
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“I had no hesitation when I glimpsed that block of marbled ash, more unique than rare. I bought it and took it to the lab without knowing what to do with it, I just decided it would become a 5-string bass and so it was. The combination with padouk wood came naturally when the black satin finish was decided. Red and black, and I had no more doubts.… Let’s Play

  • Body: ash flamed, one piece
  • Neck: ash/padouk 5 pieces, bolt on
  • Fretboard: padouk, 24 frets jumbo
  • Radius: 14″
  • Nut: 1″ 3/4
  • Diapason: 34″ 1/2
  • Pickup: alnico V custom handwound
  • Bridge: Shaller 3D – String spacing 16-17,5 mm
  • Tuners: Gotoh
  • Wiring: Bartolini 3 bands NTMB-918F
  • Finish: acrilic satin
  • Peso: 8,5 lbs
  • State: new product


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  1. loz

    Burn is an exceptional bass, Shank instruments has done a superb job of luthiery. And the sound, playability and dynamics are spot on.

    emanuele is a true enthusiast, and is always available to discuss and refine the details of his work.
    which is really nice.
    beautiful philosophy around these creations.

    and it shows.

    i love my bass
    thank you emanuele

    let’s play

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