The VB150 is an economical entry-level fully-laminated bass. This model includes a solid ebony fingerboard, an upgraded feature from the VB100. This instrument is built to withstand the rigors of travel and proactive playing. It has a big, booming sound that is sure to please. It also has a crack resistant spruce top and arched back for maximum tonal response. The outfit comes complete with a bag and French style bow at a great price!