Chowny CHB-1 Semi-Hollow Bass in Purple Burst


The CHB-1 is a Semi-Hollow, short scale bass with a flamed maple top and two humbucker pickups. This was the original Chowny model and brings a modern, punchy tone to these gorgeous traditional looking basses. With twin F holes and Artec Vintage Style Humbuckers, the CHB-Series will turn heads everywhere you go.

About Chowny Basses

The ethos behind Chowny is simple, packing in as much as they can without inflating the entry level price point. Designed in the UK, and built in China, they feature bone nuts, locking tuners and not a single cut corner in sight. Chowny are really gunning for the best value range bringing serious quality, style and feel at an amazing price point.

Here’s what Chowny say about the CHB-1:

Chowny Bass CHB-1 is a Semi-Hollow construction short scale bass that is available in both left and right handed configuration. This updated edition features better access to the top frets and upgraded components. It has maple construction and an ebony fretboard with 22 frets. Two Humbucking Pickups supply a versatile sound. This model has flamed maple top and chrome hardware.


Body & Neck

  • Body: Maple Body with Flamed Maple Top
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony with Mother-Of-Pearl Inlays
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut: Bone
  • Scale Length: 31 / 780mm Short Scale
  • Binding: 5 Layer Binding

Hardware & Electronics

  • Pickups: Twin Artec Vintage Style Humbuckers
  • Tuners: Locking Chrome Pegs
  • Hardware Colour: Chrome
  • Bridge: Floating Style Bridge
  • Bridge Plate: Chrome
  • Strings: D’Darrio Roundwound
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