Shank Strings "Cavallini Model" Shop Bass

We are very excited about our new shop bass featuring properly aged woods, beautiful archings, graduations, several fingerboard options and more! 100% hyde glue assembly with all finishing and setup work done in our shop!

Read more about the Cavallini Model and watch a demonstation video..

Care and Maintenance Videos
Learn how to use a Hydrometer and Humidifier and maintain your bridge setup.
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Basses For Sale
We have a large variety of professional quality Basses for sale.
Visit Our Large Showroom
Make an appointment and visit our large and well stocked showroom where you can try out a wide variety of vintage and professional basses in a comfortable setting
Welcome to Shank's Strings

Nestled in beautiful Elizabethtown, just outside of Harrisburg, in South Central Pennsylvania, Shank's Strings has been providing world class restoration, repairs, sales and service of string instruments, with a hometown feel, for over 14 years.

We are dedicated to providing excellent workmanship, high quality materials, and instruments at fair prices. "One-on-one" service and workmanship, done always by Michael Shank himself, is what makes our shop unique.

Our showroom offers a comfortable atmosphere to try out our inventory of vintage and professional basses, violins and cellos.

From initial consultation and review of your instrument's status, we provide options within your budget and guide you through what is needed to make your bass play accurately and durably.

Our experience, knowledge and love for these instruments is something you'll see and feel when visiting our facility. Find out more about what we do in the following pages and visit the news page for current happenings.

Call or E-mail with any questions.
Hours: By appointment Wednesday through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We're closer then you think...
We are located between Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York, just 7 miles south of Hershey. Get Directions...

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