Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16SCE BK

Steel String Guitar with Pickup

  • Vintage Solid Series
  • Build: Auditorium with cutaway
  • Top: Solid sitka spruce
  • Scalloped X-Bracing
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Pau ferro
  • Mother-of-pearl dot fretboard inlays
  • Dovetail construction
  • Neck profile: Modified Oval C
  • White body bindings
  • Scale: 643 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Bone nut
  • 20 Frets
  • Pau ferro bridge with compensated bone saddle
  • DLX Chrome die-cast machine heads
  • Fishman Presys-II preamp system with integrated tuner
  • Ex-factory stringing: D'Addario EXP-16 .012 - .053
  • Colour: Black high gloss
  • Suitable case: Article no. 208576 (not included)
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  • Strumming
  • Strumming Pickup

Further Information

Model 000
Top spruce
Back and Sides Mahogany
Cutaway Yes
Fretboard Pau Ferro
Nut width in mm 43,00 mm
Frets 20
Pickup Yes
Colour Black
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Outperforms it's price point
Outlier, 20.01.2020
I was shopping for a small body acoustic and although I had a higher budget I was still drawn to this for it's features, looks and top reviews and I am not disappointed. I have spent more on other brands in the past and been less impressed. To my ear,it is a much better instrument than the ibanez guitar it replaced in my collection.
The tone is less deep than a full size acoustic but I am willing to make this trade-off as I prefer the ergonomics and looks af this smaller body. It does not sound 'muddy' like many cheap / mid-range acoustic guiatars but rather it sings with impressive clarity of tone. Intonation is spot-on all the down the neck and action nicely set up. Very satisfied - glad I didn't send more - no need!
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A truly impressive guitar!
olansc., 09.04.2020
I am very impressed with this guitar. It arrived very well packaged from Thomann. There is obviously strict quality control with these instruments. The look and finish are excellent. After a quick tune up with the onboard tuner, I checked the intonation and it was perfect. The tone is very balanced , not at all "boomy" like some of the dreadnought style guitars. I would highly recommend this guitar. Well done Thomann!
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Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16SCE BK

Steel String Guitar with Pickup Vintage Solid Series, Build: Auditorium with cutaway, Top: Solid sitka spruce, Scalloped X-Bracing, Body: Mahogany, Neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Pau ferro,...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: Yes
  • Colour: Black
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-15MCE

Steel String Guitar with Pickup Build: Auditorium 000-14 with cutaway, Dovetail construction, Top: Solid Gabon mahogany, Scalloped X-Bracing, Body: Gabon mahogany, Neck: Gabon mahogany, Fretboard:...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: massive mahogny
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: Yes
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-15MCE VS

Steel String Guitar with Pickup Vintage Solid Series, Build: Auditorium 000-14 with cutaway, Top: Solid mahogany, Scalloped X-bracing, Body: Mahogany, Neck: Mahogany, Fretboard: Pau ferro,...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: Mahogny
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Fretboard: Ovangkol
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: Yes
  • Colour: Vintage Sunburst
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16SCE
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Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16SCE

Steel String Guitar with Pickup Build: Auditorium with cutaway, Dovetail construction, Top: Solid Sitka spruce, Scalloped X-bracing, Body: Gabon mahogany, Neck: Gabon mahogany, Fretboard: Pau...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: Yes
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-15MCE LH
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Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-15MCE LH

Steel String Guitar with Pickup Left-hand model, Body shape: Auditorium 000-14 with cutaway, Body: Gabon mahogany, Dovetail construction, Scalloped X-Bracing, Top: Solid Gabon mahogany, Neck: Gabon...

  • Model: 000
  • Top: massive mahogny
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Fretboard: Pau Ferro
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 20
  • Pickup: Yes
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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