Shine 12-String Bass

The Shine 12-string bass was made by the Saein Musical Instruments Company of Inchon, South Korea. Saein has factories in both Korea and China and between the two factories employs over 400 workers. Since 1991 they have produced and continue to make instruments for many leading companies such as Ibanez, Peavey, B.C. Rich, the Gibson Epiphone line and many others.

Shine SPB1012NT 12-string bass in the Honey Stain finish

Saein launched their own Shine house brand in 1997, with the 12-string bass being introduced into the product line in 2006. It is part of their Professional Series - Elite SP bass collection. In early 2008 the 12-string bass was discontinued and disappeared from the online catalog.


Mahogany body with a Walnut top, Maple / Bubinga neck with Rosewood fingerboard.

Neck through body construction.

The abalone dot inlays are offset to the upper side of the fingerboard.

24 frets, Grover tuners, chrome hardware. 3-band active EQ.

The Shine product line, with the 12-string bass taking center stage.