Harley Benton B-550 QTB Progressive Series

5-String Electric Bass

  • Body: Alder
  • Bolt-on neck from Canadian maple
  • Neck profile: Modern D
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Tai-Chi inlays
  • 24 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm (Long scale)
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2x Humbuckers with active preamp
  • 1x Balance-, 1x bass-, 1x treble- snd 1x volume control with push/pull function (active/passive)
  • Black hardware
  • Diecast machine heads
  • String gauge: 045-130
  • Colour: Quilted Transparent Black
  • Finish: High-gloss
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Colour Black
Soundboard Alder
Neck Maple
Fretboard Black Walnut
Frets 24
Scale Long Scale
Pickup System HH
Elektronic Active
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Great bass

Nikki, 04.03.2014
Bought this bass because I wanted to start playing 5 strings and didn't want to spend a lot in case I didn't get on with the change over having small hands... Turned out to be a very good buy indeed... I've used thunderbird basses for years and didn't think I would ever change but I am about to buy another B-550 as a backup for the one I already own... To me they are really that good....
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Good starting bass

alemeraldom, 25.10.2017
I bought this bass and had some time to experience with it and I can say that it is a good option for beginners. It is a good build, however, for the version that I bought, I thought that the stripes would be red, instead of dark brown. The strings are ok, but the bass has quite a lot of fret buzz and I will have to look more into it.

Overall, I am happy with it, given that I'm a beginner, but if you want something better and for a longer time (maybe from when you will up your skills), I would go for something in the 250E+ budget. :)
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Harley Benton B-550 QTB Progressive Series
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5-String Electric Bass Body: Alder, Bolt-on neck from Canadian maple, Neck profile: Modern D, Fretboard: Black Walnut, Tai-Chi inlays, 24 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long scale), Nut width: 45 mm, Double...

  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale: Long Scale
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Active
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton B-550 White Progressive Series
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Harley Benton B-550 White Progressive Series
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5-String Electric Bass Body: Alder, Bolt-on neck: Canadian maple, Fretboard: Black walnut, Tai chi inlays, Neck profile: Modern D, 24 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long Scale), Nut width: 45 mm, Dual...

  • Colour: White
  • Soundboard: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale: Long Scale
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Active
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton B-550 Black Progressive Series
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Harley Benton B-550 Black Progressive Series
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5-String Electric Bass Body: Alder, Bolt-on neck from Canadian maple, Neck profile: Modern D, Fretboard: Black Walnut, Tai-Chi inlays, 24 Frets, Scale: 864 mm (Long scale), Nut width: 45 mm, Double...

  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Frets: 24
  • Scale: Long Scale
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Elektronic: Active
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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