Harley Benton R-457 WH Fanfret

7-String Electric Guitar

  • Progressive series
  • Basswood body
  • Bolted maple neck
  • Maple fretboard
  • Offset dot fretboard inlays
  • Neck profile: Speed ​​D
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • Multi-scale scale: 686/648 mm
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • Dual-action trussrod
  • 24 Medium diversified jumbo frets
  • Pickups: 2 Hi-gain humbuckers
  • 1 Volume and 1 tone control
  • 3-Way pickup selector
  • Nubone saddle
  • Black hardware
  • String thicknesses (from factory): 009 / .011 / .016 / .024 / .032 / .042 / .054
  • Deluxe diecast tuners
  • Colour: White, high-gloss

Further Information

Colour White
Body Basswood
Top None
Neck Maple
Fretboard Maple
Frets 24
Scale 686 mm
Pickup System HH
Tremolo No
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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A reasonable introduction to 7 string but QC needs improving
Swampy, 24.03.2019
Bought Feb 2019
Hardware quality:
* As expected on a guitar of this price.
* The pickups work well, though might be muddy for some
* The tuners are acceptable but need occasional tuning between days.
* The nut is ok - needed a little graphite.
* Controls worked well.

Playing:
* The neck is buttery smooth and is the right profile for making the most of the fan frets and full range.
* The body exposes the 24th fret really easily and as a newcomer to 7 strings it all felt fluid to play.

QC:
The frets had a lot of buzzing - and the fret edges needed dressing. 5 frets needed filing to fix the buzz, and they felt rough to bend on.

There's a grounding issue - popping the cover off the back showed only partial coating with shield paint but no conductivity. The strings don't seem to be grounded, though there *is* a grounding wire.

Conclusion:
The guitar is a pleasure to play, but QC issues marred it and it required effort to bring the frets up to a reasonable level.
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Unbelievable
Joost van Loon, 12.02.2019
What a great guitar for so less money. Looks perfect, well painted. The neck, frets, action very good. The only more or less negative are the pickups (too much), but with a little effort no problem. Looking for a good cheap 7-string guitar? This is your choice !!
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