This is one big bass!

Modelled after a Vincenzo Panormo instrument, this is Australian maker Peter Reid's first double bass. 

It is wide in both upper and lower bouts, very deep ribs, but surprisingly lightweight and has a thick powerful sound.  Despite its size, it is very playable thanks to  a steep bend in the upper back and a generous overstand.

If you are looking for a large orchestral bass, this could well be  the one. 

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