Harley Benton RB-600BK Classic Series

Electric Guitar

  • Design: Semi Hollow Body
  • Mahogany body
  • Set-in maple neck
  • Roseacer fretboard
  • Dot fretboard inlays
  • Fretboard binding
  • Body binding
  • Neck profile: C
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Double-action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2 Artec Classic Mini humbuckers
  • 2 Volume and 2 tone controls
  • 3-Way switch
  • Rik-O-Matic bridge
  • Casino tailpiece
  • Chrome hardware
  • Diecast machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: Daddario
  • Colour: Black

Further information

Colour Black
Body Mahogany
Top Mahogany
Neck Maple
Fretboard Roseacer
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo No
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No

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Excellent guitar at the price.

John1872, 25.10.2014
I have wanted one of these for a while and when I saw this one on Thomann I could not believe the price. I was therefore a little sceptical about the build and component quality, but when it arrived WOW!!. The build quality is really good and the sound is what this guitar should sound like, classic. Apart for my normal string replacement, which I do with every new guitar I buy, it got up and rocked right out of the box. Brilliant!!
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Harley Benton RB-600CS Classic

Brezzy, 17.07.2018
The guitar I received was very good. The outer shipping box was trashed by the shipping companies. The inter shipping box was in good shape with no damage. There was a large amount of bubble / pillow wrap around the inter box.

The guitar was well packaged. When I took the guitar out of the box it looked great. So far, I have looked it over closely and I have played it. I can find no problems. The sound is good and finish is beautiful. I like the neck and the action. There's no static with the control knobs. They function as they should.

I own several guitars (Fender, Gretsch, Ibanez, Epies). This is my second Harley Benton, but it will not be my last one. I hope your experience will be as good as mine. I live in Texas, USA
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Quite pleased with this product

Living room strummer., 18.05.2017
It caught my eye because of its similarity to a very expensive American made guitar that starts with an R, but with a smaller, yet very comfortable body. Fine out of the box; I just put my favorite strings on it and lowered the action a bit, not that it was too high at first. I love the neck, which is about Fender 9.5 C shape and size, comfortable for my smaller hand and shorter fingers. Tuners are fine, as it all the rest of the hardware. The volume and tone knobs and perhaps the pots are not the most precise for fine tuning, but I can work with them. It is fun to play and I love the looks. I hope soon to pull the string on an acoustic that I've had my eyes on. I recommend it.
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SERIOUSLY GOOD AND LOOKS TO MATCH !

24.02.2017
Almost speechless when I opened the box - but maybe a "wow" could just about be heard. What a looker - front, back sides and top - just an all-round really nice guitar. Had to keep going back to the website to check the price again - £178 delivered UK - amazing ! Really nice quality and finish.

After a few "plings" I just hung it on the wall and looked at it for a couple of days ( not all the time ) before checking set up. Never really had to do much to make it sing - fret levels were ideal and no sticky out bits to moan about. After the couple of days rest the relief was 0.010 so just left it at that. Fretboard was not especially dry after transit, but it did get a tiny drop of lemon oil just to cheer it up a bit. Some minor tuning and intonation tweaks and it was good to go. Tuners feel pretty good actually and do their job well.

Lovely and light to handle and quite compact which for me makes it a lot easier to play as am relatively new to guitar
( convert from percussion ) and a home player only. Very forgiving I would say and also maybe a "nicer" more symmetrical shape than the RB600 type on which it is loosely based - being a Tribute Series Guitar. I believe the pickups are Artec Classic Mini Humbuckers and have to say I really do like what they can provide - quite versatile.

A quick tip for anyone interested in the sound of a 12-String without the expense of buying or " inconvenience" of trying to master playing one - problem solved. The Digitech Mosaic 12 -String Emulator Pedal ( Thomann have them ) works a treat with the Harley Benton RB-600CS and sounds fantastic ( ref. Hotel California intro and many others )

I really have to give this guitar 5 stars for everything for two reasons mainly - Quality of construction, appearance, playability and sound. Secondly value for money - to get something this good for such a price is impressive indeed and difficult to imagine anything better. Highly recommended - if you are a fan of R-Types you will love this. If you cannot play at all - just buy one and hang it on the wall to admire. It's cheaper than a framed limited edition print !
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Rickenbacker on a Budget

23.10.2016
This guitar looked interesting (a Rickenbacker style guitar at a fraction of the price).

As usual the guitar arrived promptly and was well packed.

Out of the box this guitar probably wasn't as instantly to my liking (in terms of playability) as other Harley Benton guitars have been. I did have to spend a bit of time setting this guitar up. Having spent a bit of time working on the set up I can't honestly say that I am still happy wit things.

The guitar sounds ok, but not that special. So I'm a little disappointed I guess. However, this isn't a bad guitar. You have to consider the price. The guitar is a lovely size and feels very comfortable to hold. Nicely styled. I am just not that impressed with the tonal range and variation in pick ups. All things considered I will keep the guitar and maybe change the pick ups at some point.

Having bought a couple of other Harely Benton Guitars I had no hesitation in making another purchase. The Harley Benton guitars are excellent value for money, well made and very playable. The only fault I ever find with them is that they all (all the models I have purchased) have minor cosmetic flaws. The finish is never quite perfect.
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Colour: Black
Harley Benton RB-600BK Classic Series
Harley Benton RB-600BK Classic Series

Electric Guitar Design: Semi Hollow Body, Mahogany body, Set-in maple neck, Roseacer fretboard, Dot fretboard inlays, Fretboard binding, Body binding, Neck profile: C, Scale: 628 mm, Nut width: 42...

  • Colour: Black
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Harley Benton RB-600CS Classic Series
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Harley Benton RB-600CS Classic Series

Electric Guitar Build: Semi-hollow with sustain-block, Body: Mahogany with bindings, Neck: Maple, set-in, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Roseacer (Thermally treated maple wood), Dot fretboard inlays,...

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  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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Eastwood Guitars Classic 6 Orange

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  • Body: Maple
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  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: 630 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
Harley Benton RB-600BP Classic Series
Harley Benton RB-600BP Classic Series

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  • Body: Mahogany
  • Top: Mahogany
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Pickups: HH
  • Tremolo: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Bag: No
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