This is a great instrument. I have played this guitar for 3 years now and it just gets better as time goes by. The specification puts it in a league far above its price tag and the sounds available reflect this fact. As it is a true Folk/Blues acoustic the tone has far more character than the larger acoustic guitars. There is also great diversity in sounds depending on how much attack you use. Its Rose Wood back and sides and Mahogany neck combination carry the bass spectrum well whilst its Solid Spruce top makes the middle and highs really sing out. When strummed the sound is rich and sparkly and becomes louder and richer when you really dig-in with a pick, this can be a loud guitar required. The great surprise is the fabulous note separation, good sustain and the clarity of the notes you get when playing single notes or finger picking styles. Build quality is excellent the neck is comfortable, not too small or too fat and the frets and binding are finished nicely. The inlays are very neat and add a real unique look that also helps to set this guitar apart from the rest of the pack. This guitar looks and sounds like it should cost 4 times more. In fact it was such good value that I decided to pay to have it set-up to suite my playing style and even then it still cost far less than any comparable guitar on the market. This is a great guitar !
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Harley Benton CLF-200 NT
MacLoud on 22.01.2014
Needing a parlour/parlor guitar for a particular project, we took a chance and ordered one of these. The quality of the woods used, the neatness of the internal construction, appearance, the intonation and most of all the sound, was quite astonishing. A lovely balanced tone, good for strumming, fingerpicking and even slide. The neck needed only the slightest touch on the truss rod and just a little attention to the nut slots and it was playing beautifully. It was also supplied with a decent set of D'Addario strings which makes a change. How such a good instrument can be supplied for such a low price is a bit of a mystery... we have had it for some time now and it is improving with use. Lovely.
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