This Eastman VB200 5 string double bass is 7/8 size and has been fully setup by our luthier, during the setup it has been fitted with an adjustable bridge and Evah Pirazzi medium orchestral strings.
The Eastman VB200 is a violin pattern 5 string double bass that is entirely carved from solid wood with figured Maple used for the back & ribs, and Spruce for the top. The fingerboard and top nut are both ebony. We fit an ebony tailpiece with a steel rope tailwire and an A grade quality bridge.
We have done the following work to this Eastman VB200 5 string double bass in order to put it into the finest playing condition.
- Reshape top nut
- Shoot fingerboard
- Cut and fit grade A quality bridge
- Fit bridge adjusters to bridge
(We don’t use off the shelf adjustable bridges because of quality. We pick a normal bridge and then make it adjustable with components that we’ve chosen and that work well together)
- Fit Endpin unit
- Fit Tailpiece
- Fit Evah Pirazzi Medium Orchestral strings (with low B)
- Refit the Soundpost
The Eastman VB200 5 string represents excellent value for money and with our setup, it makes for a great 5 string double bass.
The Eastman VB200 5 string is made by Eastman Strings and finished off by our luthier.