Boulder Creek EBR3-N4 Acoustic/Electric 4-String Bass Guitar Review
The EBR3 from Boulder Creek is the best acoustic bass in its price range, and maybe several others. The top is solid spruce with a small sound hole, creating a considerably larger vibrating surface. This is aided by Boulder Creek's exclusive Suspended Bracing System, a pair of aluminum bars that are attached at only three points. The back is solid mahogany, and the sound hole is located on the side of the upper bout, which improves bass response without impairing projection. On top of everything else, the EBR3 has a 4-band preamp with a built-in tuner. Incredible for only $700.