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    Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series

    Harley Benton BeatBass VS Vintage Series Electric Bass. Set-neck Construction, Hollow-Body, Arched Basswood Body with Flamed Maple Top, Cream Body Binding, Canadian Maple C-Shape Neck, Rosewood...

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    • Colour: Sunburst
    • Top: Maple
    • Soundboard: Maple,Plywood
    • Back and Sides: Plywood
    • Neck: Maple
    • Fretboard: Rosewood
    • Frets: 22
    • Scale: Shortscale
    • Pickups: JJ
    • Elektronic: Passive
    • Neck Width: N/A
    • Pickup System: HH
    • Mechanics: Standard
    • Incl. Case: No
    • Incl. Bag: No
    • Incl. Gigbag: No
    €139
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    Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey

    Höfner Vintage Mersey 500/1 62 Beatles Bass - flamed maple body, 2-piece maple neck, palisander fretboard, 22 frets, 42mm saddle width, 2x Höfner H511B Staple humbucker pickups, control plate with...

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    • Colour: Sunburst
    • Top: Spruce
    • Soundboard: Maple, Spruce
    • Back and Sides: Maple
    • Neck: Maple
    • Fretboard: Rosewood
    • Frets: 22
    • Scale: Shortscale
    • Pickups: JJ
    • Neck Width: 42,0 mm
    • Elektronic: Passive
    • Pickup System: HH
    • Mechanics: Standard
    • Incl. Case: Yes
    • Incl. Gigbag: No
    • Incl. Bag: No
    €1,999

Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series

Harley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage Series
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Harley Benton BeatBass VS Vintage Series Electric Bass. Set-neck Construction, Hollow-Body, Arched Basswood Body with Flamed Maple Top, Cream Body Binding, Canadian Maple C-Shape Neck, Rosewood Fretboard with DOT Inlays, 22 Frets, 775mm scale, 42mm Nut-Widt, Double-Action Trussrod, 2 x Humbucker Pickups, Electronic 2-volume & 3-Switches Chrome Hardware, Viola-Bridge, Diecast Tuners, 040-100 Strings, Color Hi-Gloss Vintage Sunburst.

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lovely guitar

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this is identical to the epiphone as far as i can tell from research

it's hard to imagine how hofner could improve on this other than cosmetically

er - edit - the top is ply, not solid maple as the description might lead one to believe, still not much to moan about in an electric

the components are all very good quality, the volume controls are great and can be used to modify the tone by blending the two pickups

edit 2 - used finest wire wool lightly, to take the shine off every part, including machine heads - massive improvement in tone - i think i learnt where the terms 'bright' and 'dull' come from in terms of timbre

used wax to bring back a little sheen

all my instruments are now refinished this way, the most dramatic being my irish d whistle all black and shiny plastic, now sounds very close to wood

Beattles Bass.

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Good action, good sound, excellent copy!

Beatbass

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Love it, will be even better with flatwound, I like the simplicity of switching between pickups & no tone control is no issue for me, lovely action

Harley Benton Beatbass.

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I was looking for a cheap violin bass and the Harley Benton wasn't too much of a risk, given its price. The first thing that struck me was how well put-together it was and how nice it looked in the flesh. Plugging it in, it certainly gives a certain vibe, especially with the neck pickup soloed and adding the bridge pickup allows it to cut through a bit more. The bridge pickup when soloed was quite useable too - usually on instruments with this pickup configuration, the bridge pickup doesn't sound too good on its own, but this one surprised me. I didn't like the stock strings and changed them for a set of flatwounds and this gave a lovely 60s vibe to the sound. The neck was comfortable to play and I encountered no problems with the frets and after a little tweak of the truss rod after changing strings, this became a much more playable bass. I'd heartily recommend one for the price - you already have an idea of what they sound like and I'm happy to confirm that it'll get you some way there, but at a fraction of the cost of the instruments that inspired it.

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