Harley Benton BigTone White Vintage Series

Electric Guitar

  • Type: Hollowbody
  • Maple body
  • Neck made of Canadian maple
  • Ovangkol fretboard
  • Block fretboard inlays
  • Body, neck and headstock binding
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Deluxe AlNiCo Double Coil humbuckers
  • 3-Way switch
  • 3 Volume and 1 tone control
  • Gilded deluxe hardware
  • Tune-o-matic roller bridge with "floating" ovangkol base
  • Vintage style trapeze tailpiece
  • Transparent acrylic pickguard
  • Deluxe Diecast Imperial Style machine heads
  • Original strings: Daddario EJ21 .012 - .056
  • Dimensions: 107 x 41 x 8.5 cm
  • Colour: Vintage White High Gloss
  • Suitable case: Article Nr: 122212 (not included)

Further information

Colour White
Soundboard Maple
Top Maple
Neck Maple
Fretboard Ovangkol
Frets 20
Scale 648 mm
Pickup System HH
Tremolo No
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Gretch type guitar at bargain basement price.

Ed Bray, 12.04.2018
I always fancied a Gretch type Hollow body and so as I had a few Thomann vouchers to use I decided to but this Harley Benton BigTone White Vintage guitar. It arrived within 3 working days and to say I was pleased with it would be an understatement. Yes, there is the odd minor flaw in the finish, but the neck was straight, fret edges are smooth, the pickups are quite low level but this was also the case on the 50s Gretch Style Guitars and they do give a nice jangly clean tone when the volumes are at low level, however, with the volumes on full they do give a nice gravelly growl that still manages to keep some jangle too. I now own 16 Guitars from a £5000 PRS Anniversary Custom 22, 2x Gibsons (2017 HP LP and ES335), 3x Fenders (Deluxe Strat, Baha Tele and Jaguar) and after changing the strings on this Harley Benton to my usual Fender Stainless Flatwounds and adjusting the action, this Guitar plays very well and certainly comparably with my 2nd String Guitars but at a much lower cost.

Acoustically, whilst louder than any of my other Electric Guitars it is still not as loud as a Electro-Acoustic or Acoustic guitar, but it is playable Acoustically if in a quiet setting.

The only downside for me is the bit of ragged cloth which the bridge sits on, I am not quite sure whether this needs to be removed or if it is designed to stay between the bridge and the body of the Guitar, if so, I will be replacing it with some self adhesive felt.

Very pleased with my purchase.
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Fantastic guitar

Hans c, 16.07.2018
I have always wanted to buy a jazz guitar. So I wanted to test this Harley Benton and what a good guitar it is,
It is very nice to look at and very easy to play, Good tuning screws no good luck pickups and buds. Overall a very good guitar.
This guitar is worth all the money, Good level of strings nice details.

This specimen had some beauty spots like some black spot on the paint. The knobs were a little skew but it was easy to fix by adjusting the nylon bushings.

I will definitely buy more Harley Benton guitars.
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Harley Benton BigTone White Vintage Series
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Harley Benton BigTone White Vintage Series

Electric Guitar Type: Hollowbody, Maple body, Neck made of Canadian maple, Ovangkol fretboard, Block fretboard inlays, Body, neck and headstock binding, 20 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 43 mm,...

  • Colour: White
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton BigTone Trem White

Electric Guitar Body shape: Hollow body, Body: Maple, Neck made of Canadian maple, Ovangkol fretboard, Block fretboard inlays, Body-, neck- and headstock binding, 20 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut...

  • Colour: White
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Tremolo: Bigsby Style
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton BigTone Trem Vintage Orange

Electric Guitar Body shape: Hollow body, Body: Maple, Neck made of Canadian maple, Ovangkol fretboard, Block inlays, Body-, neck- and headstock binding, 20 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 43 mm,...

  • Colour: Orange
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Top: Maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Tremolo: Bigsby Style
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton BigTone LH White Vintage Serie
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Harley Benton BigTone LH White Vintage Serie

Electric Guitar Left-handed model, Type: Hollow body, Maple body, Neck made of Canadian maple, Ovangkol fretboard, Block fretboard inlays, Body, neck and headstock binding, 20 Frets, Scale: 648 mm,...

  • Colour: White
  • Shape, Design: Hollowbody
  • Soundboard: Maple
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • number of strings: 6
  • Pickup System: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
  • Incl. Cases: No
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