Harley Benton SC-450Plus VB Vintage B-Stock

B-Stock with full warranty

Slight traces of use

Electric Guitar

  • Vintage series
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Arch top: AAA flamed maple
  • Set-in neck: Mahogany
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • Trapezoid inlays
  • Cream bindings on body & neck
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickup: 2 Roswell LAF Alnico-5 Vintage Style humbuckers
  • 3-Way pickup selector
  • 2x Volume controls with push / pull function for coil-split
  • 2x Tone controls
  • Chrome plated DLX hardware
  • DLX Tune-o-matic bridge
  • DLX Kluson-style machine heads
  • Strings: Daddario EXL .010 - .046
  • Colour: Vintage Burst high-gloss

Further Information

Colour Sunburst
Body Mahogany
Top Maple
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Blackwood
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No
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Good Value for Money

19.10.2015
I was not impressed with the quality of Harley Benton?s old-shape LP copy, but they seem to have learnt from the past. This is a quality guitar. The body is a two-piece mahogany with a nice flamed top. The neck looks to be three piece, but feels good in the hand. Unlike the first generation, the binding and frets are smooth, with no sharp ends, or the binding coming off. The action is low out of the box and plays well without any setting up. The sound can be a little dark, and the pickups a touch harsh. Rolling back the volume takes some of the bite off the output. Quality wise, the guitar is as good as one would expect for the money. There are some minor imperfections under the lacquer, and around the binding. The plastic feels and looks cheap. Taking the pick guard off really improves the aesthetics. The tone and volume knobs sit several millimeters above the body, which isn?t a good look, but unlike the previous generation, there?s no play, and they turn like they should.

I would recommend this guitar to people who want an introduction to LP style guitars, but don?t want to spend a lot of money.
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An absolute bargain

Michael8252, 10.11.2015
This is probably the best £115 I have ever spent.
This is my second Harley Benton I have purchased in a couple of weeks. I received it yesterday expecting some issues but I can't find a thing wrong with it. Intonation was spot on , just lowered the string height a tad, tweeked the neck relief and been rocking for hours.
My previous purchase a CST 24 Tol has the same pickups which I found a little too warm so changed them out for brighter pups.
I was expecting to do the same here but in this guitar they sound perfect so will be keeping them in place.
The guitar has a nice weight and neck profile , practically the same as my Les Paul Classic and not far off in terms
of sound. Have been playing it through a cranked up Marshall and can't put it down.
It makes me question the thousands of pounds I have spent on my guitar collection. I will definitely be buying some more HB guitars, just got to find some room.
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