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Harley Benton HB-35 CH Vintage Series

Electric Guitar

  • Vintage Series
  • Design: Semi-hollow with mahogany sustain block and F-holes
  • Body: Maple
  • Archtop
  • Set-in neck: Canadian maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • Dot inlays
  • Cream binding on the body and neck
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2x Vintage Style humbucker
  • 3-Way pickup switch
  • 2x Volume- and 2x tone control
  • Chrome hardware
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Closed diecast machine heads
  • Strings: Harley Benton .010 - .046
  • Colour: Cherry High-gloss
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Colour Red
Body Maple
Top Maple
Neck Maple
Fretboard Rosewood
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo No
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No

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Fabulous Guitar...

26.11.2015
Owing to the fact I had already bought some Harley Benton Guitars previously I did not enter into this purchase with any trepidation.

Guitar was delivered to my door (in Scotland) within a few days of odering, as usual it was well packaged by Thomann and as expected there was no damage found whatsoever upon opening.

Lets start with the initial appearance of the instrument...it looks fantastic, the paintwork is superb, its just a real nice looking guitar, in fact it got the seal of approval from my wife, who for some reason has absolutely no interest whatsoever in guitars...weird I know...and she thought it was beautiful. The binding is something I will discuss later.

Overall Quality was good, one minor complaint was that the fretboard was as dry as a dry thing on a very dry day, but a few minutes with some fretboard reconditioner easily sorted that out. The pickguard is in my opinion not a thing of beauty as it has a weird small squared off section, this is probably HB's way of making this their version of the G****n ES335 rather than a rip-off of the original. Its a very minor point and just my opinion. The Bridge, saddles, control knobs and switches look good and do their job just fine as do the tuners.

Out of the box the guitar was playable and almost in perfect tune, plugged into my amp the sound quality from the pick-ups was good, quite mellow, not the loudest but suited this style of guitar.

I let the guitar aclimatise for a few days and the checked it out in some detail, the intonation was out and the string height slightly to high, the neck wasn't at flat as I like so I set to work on thes issues and within 1 hour of minor adjustments I had a super playing guitar that had cost a little over £100...amazing.

Now lets discuss the binding, I had noted that a couple of online reviewers of this guitar had commented that they didn't think that the binding was real and simply painted on, these comments certainly didn't put me off buying the guitar especially at the price offered by Thomann. Now I am no Luthier or expert in any sense when it comes to Guitars and their construction but I have looked closely at the binding around the body and inside the 'f' holes and conclude the following;

I think that the binding is real but if it isn't it is probably the best bit of painting I have seen, it is pure quality.

Thomann have done it again with the HB-35, it is exceptional value and id your in the market for an inexpensive ES335 style guitar you wont go far wrong with this
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Can't praise Thomas enough for this...

10.08.2015
I can confirm that Thomas live by their claim: "100% satisfaction", when I returned an HB E 35 CH. They accepted my reasonable complaint and my request for the HB 35 CH as a replacement (original was out of stock) with no quibble and zero additional charge (including all delivery costs to the UK).

The HB 35 is really fantastic value for money. For the perfectionist, just two minor issues, each fixable; the neck HB surround seems to be the wrong way round (15 minute fix) and the pickup squeal a bit at high gain.

The guitar action can be set really low and once intonated the guitar is very musical with excellent sustain. The finish is great.

With an upgrade of pickups, I believe this guitar would easily match those in the £300 range....definitely 100% satisfied.
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Colour: Red
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Electric Guitar Vintage Series, Design: Semi-hollow with mahogany sustain block and F-holes, Body: Maple, Archtop, Set-in neck: Canadian maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, Dot...

  • Colour: Red
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Harley Benton HB-35 BK Vintage Series
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Electric Guitar Vintage series, Design: Semi-hollow with mahogany sustain block and F-holes, Body: Maple, Arched top, Set-in neck: Canadian maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, Dot...

  • Colour: Black
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Harley Benton HB-35 VB Vintage Series
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Harley Benton HB-35 VB Vintage Series
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Electric Guitar Vintage series, Design: Semi-hollow with mahogany sustain block and F-holes, Body: Maple, Arched top, Set-in neck: Canadian maple, Fretboard: Rosewood, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, Dot...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Body: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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