Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vintage Series

Bass Guitar

  • Vintage series
  • Body: American ash
  • Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple
  • Roseacer Skunk Stripe
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Block inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Dual action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2 Roswell JBA Alnico-5 Vintage JB-Style single coils
  • 2 Volume knobs and 1 tone knob
  • Deluxe chrome hardware
  • Classic PB-Style tuners
  • Strings: D'Addario .045 - .100
  • Colour: High gloss black
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  • Jazz
  • Metal
  • Rock
  • Slap

Further information

Colour Black
Soundboard Ash
Neck Maple
Fretboard Maple
Frets 20
Scale Longscale
Pickup System JJ
Elektronic Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Probably my favorite bass

matt-drummer, 14.04.2018
I actually have three of these, this one, a natural and a sunburst.

I could not decided which one I liked best so I bought a natural version, it was so nice I bought the other two.

I love black guitars generally and this one looks amazing, it's perfectly finished and looks just how a jazz bass should look in my opinion.

I cannot find fault with this guitar in terms of finish and build quality it is flawless as are my other two, it does not look like a cheap guitar.

The most important parts are how it sounds and plays. Mine is set up very well from the factory and is lovely to play. It sounds great, the pick ups are of good quality and the strings are D'Addario roundwounds. I may try some flats on it later but right now I could not be happier.

If you are looking for a jazz bass, or even just a nice bass, then I recommend that you give one of these a try, you will save yourself a lot of money and even if you bought a much more expensive guitar than this I think it would be difficult to notice and significant gains.
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In total very happy

Samuel Burns, 02.05.2018
The bass is a great value for money for sure!! Sounds amazing, plays just as good and looks the part as well! The growl is surprising, and the attack is mind blowing. Still weighing in a little to the neck pick up, it mellows down. Very versatille!! No way just by hearing or looking at this bass could someone tell that this is a budget instrument.

The only thing i didn`t like, was a small area on the side of the neck where the 2nd fret is. Apparently the spot was sanded down but the black binding was scratched. Personally i find this minimal, but probably would put others off and send the bass back. The binding overall looks cheap (remember a 139¤ bass), the bridge upon intonation set up was scratched from the movement of the saddle (139¤) and that`s about it.

The pickups are not extremely noisy and have a relatively high output for passives. Potensiometers, jack, tuners seem well built and the overall picture shows a well constructed bass.

Upon arrival the bass was perfectly intune, intonation was spot on except for the E string. Tuners seem to stay in tune and potis are noiseless as they should.

The weight is on the heavy side, heavier than my MIA precision (4,2 kg`s), at 4,9kg`s but not uncomfortable.

In any case i would recommend this bass to beginners and professionals alike.
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Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vintage Series
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Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vintage Series

Bass Guitar Vintage series, Body: American ash, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Roseacer Skunk Stripe, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Block inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Nut width: 38...

  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton JB-75MN NA Vintage Series

Electric Bass J-Style, Body: American ash, Bolt-on neck: maple, Fretboard: Maple, Black fretboard binding, Roseacer skunk stripe, Black block inlays, 20 Frets, Nut width: 38 mm, Long scale: 864 mm,...

  • Colour: Natural
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton JB-75 SB Vintage Series

Bass Guitar Body: American ash, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Neck profile: C profile, Fretboard: Blackwood (Pinus Radiata), Block inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Nut width: 38 mm, Dual...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton JB-75MN SB Vintage Series
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Harley Benton JB-75MN SB Vintage Series

Bass Guitar Vintage series, Body: American ash, Neck: Canadian maple with skunk stripe made of roseacer (thermally treated maple wood), Neck profile: C, Block fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 864...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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