Double Bass Event Hire

A range of double basses are available for hire for musicians needing an instrument in Adelaide. Four of our most popular basses are listed below however there are many other options. Please contact us with your preferences and we will send you options specific to your needs.


Ben McLachlan 3/4 Double Bass.
Made in 2009 in Adelaide.
French style instrument with narrow shoulders.

$210 per night. Spirocore strings and Realist  pickup

Upper Bout Width. 460
Lower Bout Width        665
Width at C Bout           360
String Length               1050
Length of Back            1140
Rib Depth                   202


Laborie Q 3/4 French Double Bass
with Pirastro Perpetual strings and Realist pickup

$210 per night

Upper Bout Width        500
Lower Bout Width        655
Width at C Bout           360
String Length               1040
Length of Back             1040
Rib Depth                     200



Vintage flat back 3/4 German Bass
Restored in 2007 by Ben McLachlan.
Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings and realist pickup

$200 per night

Upper Bout Width        530
Lower Bout Width        650
Width at C Bout          380
String Length              1060
Length of Back            1110
Rib Depth                   200


St Antonio KS Blonde (Laminated) 3/4 double bass
with Spirocore strings and realist pickup  
$150 per night

Upper Bout Width        495
Lower Bout Width        655
Width at C Bout          370
String Length              1050
Length of Back            1100
Rib Depth                   200



We can supply a bow but highly recommend you bring your own.

Basses are delivered and collected from venue in a hard case at a cost of $80 for Adelaide metro.
Discounts apply to basses hired for more than three nights or for multiple instruments.