Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S

Steel-string Guitar

  • Body style: Auditorium 000-14
  • Dovetail construction
  • Solid Sitka spruce top
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Modified oval C-neck profile
  • Pearl dot inlays
  • Black body bindings
  • Scale: 643 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • 20 frets
  • Bone nut
  • Compensated bone saddle
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Scalloped X-bracing
  • Chrome-plated DLX diecast machine heads
  • Strings: Daddario EXP 16
  • Finish: Natural Satin
No JavaScript? No Audio Samples! :-(

Audio Examples

 
0:00
  • Country
  • Picking
  • Strumming

Further Information

Model 000
Top massive spruce
Back and Sides Mahogany
Cutaway No
Fretboard Ovangkol
Nut width in mm 43,00 mm
Frets 20
Pickup No
Colour Natural
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No
22 Customer Ratings:
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
4.8 / 5.0
  • features
  • sound
  • quality
18 written ratings Read all reviews
Total
features
sound
quality

Great Upgrade Guitar

03.02.2015
What a great guitar for the pennies!! I ordered the cheaper Harley Benton CG-45 NS before this and I have to say that guitar was good, this is even better!!!!

Firstly lets talk about looks. The Mahogany veneer and binding is faultless, the binding has a subtle black pinstripe. which looks great against the wood and binding. The finish looks flawless with no obvious defects or runs.

Secondly the guitar is setup pretty good. The frets are level and dressed nicely. The action is fine and there are no buzzes or strange noises. The finger board is smooth and nicely oiled.

All in all I'm very impressed and would recommend this to anyone, gone are the days for have to spend thousands on a decent go too guitar.

I personally changed the strings on this and its made a world of difference.

Good guitar, great price :-)
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Total
features
sound
quality

Just superb

Dusko, 14.02.2017
I thought it was time to get a solid top steel string acoustic guitar but money is short so I looked at the more affordable brands, and knowing from my electric Harley Bentons that they do good quality instruments I looked no further I went for this one which is the cheapest in their 000 guitars.

I was not surprised to receive a very well built guitar. Satin finish perfect. Neck just right, not fat not too thin. No fret buzz at all, frets nicely polished and finished. Fretboard needed no oiling. The strings were fresh looking (no rust or discolorations). Tuners hold well in tune. The action is 2mm - 2.5mm perfect for me.

Its a very projecting sound, very clear but also has some depth to it even though its not a dreadnought guitar. ?

Just buy this you will not regret it and if you do Thomann has a fantastic return policy and is very customer service orinetated.
Helpful · Not helpful · Report
Report rating…

Do you believe this rating to be inaccurate or unacceptable for some reason?

Send report
Show variations of this product
Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S
(22)
Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S
to the product
149 €

Steel-string Guitar Body style: Auditorium 000-14, Dovetail construction, Solid Sitka spruce top, Body: Mahogany, Neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Ovangkol, Modified oval C-neck profile, Pearl dot...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: massive spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: No
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-15M
(131)
Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-15M
to the product
169 €

Steel String Guitar Vintage solid series, Body shape: Auditorium 000-14 with dovetail construction, Top: Mahogany, solid, Body: Mahogany, Neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Ovangkol, Neck profile: Modified...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: Mahogny
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: No
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: No
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
B-Stock from 139 € available
149 €
Free shipping incl. VAT
Available immediately
Available immediately

This item is in stock and can be dispatched immediately.

Standard Delivery Times
Share This Product
Your Contacts
Phone: +49-9546-9223-20
FAX: +49-9546-9223-24
Online Guides
Acoustic Guitars
Acoustic Guitars
The steel-strung acoustic guitar has a range of sounds that are unmistakeable and not easily replicated with any other type of guitar.
 
 
 
 
 
test results:
Offers include 21% Belgium VAT and are valid as long as stocks last. Shipping costs to Belgium are 2,50 EUR, free shipping on orders above 49 EUR. Please click here for international Shipping rates. We do not accept liability for typographical errors or inaccurate information of any kind. *RRP = manufacturer's / distributor's recommended retail price in Germany
Sony WH-1000XM3 Black Steinberg Cubase Pro 10 Electro Harmonix Grand Canyon Harley Benton SpaceShip 80 w/Hardcase Roland VT-4 the t.mix 201-USB Play Roland V-02HD Micro Video Switcher Mackie FreePlay LIVE Bag Steinberg Cubase Elements 10 Friedman BE-OD Deluxe Overdrive Harley Benton SpaceShip 60 w/Hardcase Hercules DJ Monitor 42
Recommended
Sony WH-1000XM3 Black

Noise Canceling Headphones Wireless via Bluetooth (LDAC), Closed, Circumaural, 40 mm driver - dome (copper voice coil), Frequency response: 4-40000 Hz, Sound pressure level: 104 dB / mW, Impedance: 47 ohms, High-quality audio streaming with LDAC, Touch operation on...

to the product
369 €
Recommended
Steinberg Cubase Pro 10

Audio MIDI Sequencer (DAW) 32 Bit integer and 64 bit float, Unlimited number of simultaneously usable audio and MIDI tracks, Supports up to 256 physical inputs and outputs, 5.1 surround support, Score Editor, Key Editor, Drum Editor, Sample Editor,...

to the product
537 €
Recommended
Electro Harmonix Grand Canyon

Effect Pedal for Electric Guitar Delay and Looper, Digital operation, 12 Effect Types, Fully functional looper, Up to 3 seconds delay time, TAP tempo, Stereo outputs, 13 Delay presets, Looper has up to 16 minutes recording time, Unlimited number...

to the product
249 €
Recommended
Harley Benton SpaceShip 80 w/Hardcase

Adjustable & Lightweight Pedalboard Rugged powder-coated aluminium frame, Covered in a carpet like material, Adjustable height and tilt, Easy power supply installation underneath the frame, Dimensions: (W x D x H) 800 x 390 x 70-85 mm, Weight:...

to the product
119 €
Recommended
Roland VT-4

Roland VT-4; Voice Transformer; desktop effects processor for vocal effects; intuitive and creative handling via sliders, knobs and buttons; Vocoder-, Pitch-Shifting-, Harmonizer- effects and more; adjustable reverb effects; 8 user settings storable; up to 6 hours of battery operation (4x...

to the product
235 €
Recommended
the t.mix 201-USB Play

2 Channel DJ Mixer with USB / SD / Bluetooth Player 2 Stereo inputs: phono / line / MP3, 1 Microphone input with talkover: 6.3 mm Jack, Headphone output: 6.3 mm Stereo jack, Master Out: XLR / RCA, Rec...

to the product
89 €
Recommended
Roland V-02HD Micro Video Switcher

Multi-Format Video Mixer Combines several devices: a simple switcher, a high-quality scaler, an input expander, an audio solution and the use of inline video effects and compositings, Compact dimensions, fits in most equipment cases and camera bags, Thread for...

to the product
679 €
Recommended
Mackie FreePlay LIVE Bag

Mackie FreePlay LIVE Bag, FreePlay Live Portable PA Bag, hardshell lid with Mackie logo, accessories compartement on the side, heavy duty zipper, carry strap and handle, colours: black

to the product
70 €
(1)
Recommended
Steinberg Cubase Elements 10

Audio MIDI Sequencer (DAW) 32-Bit integer and 64 bit float, Supports a maximum of 48 audio and 64 MIDI tracks, 24 instrument tracks and 24 physical inputs and outputs, Over 40 audio effects, 3 Virtual instruments: HALion Sonic SE,...

to the product
99 €
(1)
Recommended
Friedman BE-OD Deluxe Overdrive

Effects Pedal Overdrive, 2 Channels, Authentic British overdrive sounds based on the legendary "BE-100" tube top section, Controls per channel: Volume, Gain, Bass, Middle, Treble & Presence, Separate tight switch per channel, True bypass, Effect on LED, Bypass and...

to the product
289 €
Recommended
Harley Benton SpaceShip 60 w/Hardcase

Adjustable & Lightweight Pedalboard Rugged powder-coated aluminium frame, Covered in a carpet like material, Adjustable height and tilt, Easy power supply installation underneath the frame, Dimensions: (W x D x H) 600 x 305 x 70-85 mm, Weight:...

to the product
94 €
(1)
Recommended
Hercules DJ Monitor 42

Active DJ Monitors Equipped with: 4" Woofer, Output power: 2x 20W, Frequency response: 60 - 20,000 Hz, Integrated power supply, Right speaker with amplifier, left speaker passive, RCA audio input on the back, Housing made of 6 mm MDF,...

to the product
118 €
Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page?

We're looking forward to hearing from you and aim to solve any problems as soon as we can.

Please leave a comment. Please enter your e-mail address.