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Harley Benton ST-20 BK Standard B-Stock

B-Stock with full warranty

Slight traces of use

Electric guitar

  • Body: basswood
  • Neck: maple
  • Neck profile: modern C
  • Fretboard: roseacer (thermally treated maple wood)
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • DOT fretboard inlays
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 3 ST-style single coils
  • 1 Volume control and 2 tone controls
  • 5-Way switch
  • Chrome hardware
  • Synchronised tremolo
  • Enclosed machine heads
  • Colour: black high-gloss
  • Corresponding case: Article Nr 122213 and Article Nr 136377 (both are not included)
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Perfect for beginners

Fabian M, 26.11.2009
Looking for a cheap entry into the world of guitar playing, I was pretty much everywhere, where you could only get distant guitars. My search for a good price / performance ratio (as already so often) at Thomann an end.

Immediately after the first hold of the guitar I noticed that the painting was not quite perfect, and the cotches partially surpassed (!). However, the overall design was simple, from the chrome hardware to the great weight of the guitar. Just once listened and for the price then not too long considered - Packaged as a bundle and ab thus home. Have the guitar now for almost 2 years and am actually still satisfied with it. Only the chopsticks white mean lower grooves (deep E-string) on ??the ...

Conclusion:

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+ Very, very good price / performance ratio
+ Very good sound
+ Wide range of applications
+ Look out

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- Divide the processing
- Right on the stage - rather less

So for beginners an urgent purchase recommendation, if you do not want to spend several hundred euros.

Update 2015:
So, now I've been calling the guitar now for eight years my own. Recently I had the guitar less and less in the hands (with the time and the experience rise now also the requirements) - however, was the good piece of my first guitar, from which one separates, as is well known, quite reluctantly. So it was not a question of selling, so it was a pity for me to dove ...
That's why I decided to take some money in my hand, not least because of the really solid base of the guitar, and to adapt the guitar to my wishes. Ultimately everything was exchanged, which was not glued to the neck or body. Meanwhile, three Fender Tex Mex SingleCoils work in the guitar, the frets have been re-dressed and the side position, intonation and neck curvature adjusted again correctly.

After an investment of almost 300¤ (yes, calls me crazy) the Harley Benton again turned into one of my favorite guitars. Soundly the good piece, in my opinion at least, does not hide behind the much more expensive competitors.

In the end, I just have to say that when buying the guitar I NEVER had a thought about the fact that a product of the Thomann-Hausmarke really accompanies me for a long time and is always enthusiastic! In my opinion, this speaks clearly for the good basic quality of the guitar - despite glue wood! From me therefore an absolute purchase recommendation for the HBST20 :)
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Average processing but mega sound

Kurt G., 06.05.2010
The MS15 is rather modest processed. Not so that it bounces into the eye. The lacquer is screwed in some places with inclusions and the percussion board tensely. The neck feels good, the cramps could be better polished. The wood is in some places (where one can see it at the sunburst brownish / gray) Noticeable is that the guitar for a Strat is relatively heavy.

After disarming, disillusionment spread. Absolutely not set. The string position was set to maximum and the neck slightly curved. I know the guitar is cheap, but you could employ the Chinese the 3.- Euro per day already 15 minutes with setting work. After adjusting the strings acceptable (if not sensational).

But now: the sound is really great for this price. Pearly, dynamic as it is for a Strat belongs. But it is not very thin but with a nice warm foundation. Clean is, of course, the strength, beautiful even for blues or slightly torn. In full drive she does not like it, but is perhaps due to my love for Les Paul.

If the handling and the strings were better the guitar could also cost far more.
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