Harley Benton Santos Series C-40S BK

Classical Guitar

  • Body shape: Auditorium
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Classic fan bracing
  • Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)
  • Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)
  • Fretboard: Black walnut
  • 20 Frets
  • Wood/cream coloured body binding
  • Nut width: 48 mm
  • 2-Way truss rod
  • Bridge: Blackwood (Pinus radiata)
  • Saddle and nut: Black graphite
  • Open headstock
  • Deluxe machine heads
  • Strings: D'Addario Pro Arte Nylon
  • Colour: Black matte
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  • Classical
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Cutaway No
Top Spruce
Back and Sides Mahogany
Pickups No
Fretboard Black Walnut
Nut width in mm 48,00 mm
Scale 650 mm
Colour Black
Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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One of the best guitars at this price

02.06.2016
Was my first guitar.
Per
+ 48 mm fingerboard offer a good introduction to the guitar playing, as the strings are not as tight as a Western guitar, but not as far apart as most other classic guitars and is therefore well suited for strumming and fingerpicking
+ Very unstable, it has only to vote every 2 weeks, although I play almost daily
+ The matt black paint finish with the black machine heads looks really fat
+ Good equipment (solid spruce top, clean mechanics, rosewood fingerboard if the information is correct)

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- From the 9th League, she sounds very thin, especially on the treble strings, sounds fast, and from the 12th League she only partly sneaks (but as a beginner you are seldom higher than in the third covenant, therefore you have me At first not disturbed, please again in the price performance context.)
- in general, the sound is not bad but who is expected a sound miracle is wrong (as with almost all guitars under 300 euros)

I would recommend you as a beginner model unrestricted.
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citty, 25.07.2015
Have started this year at 40 with a guitar in the hand. Have read a lot and scanned me with the help of the Thomans. Only which starter model do I take? From my point of view, just made the right choice. The C-40S has a cool, rich sound. Play now and then with someone who has bought a really cheap model. The differences are visible to me after 3 months more than clearly and above all to hear, and for a beginner like me. All those who see my guitar say wow and those who have learned to play guitar for several years and have taken it in their hands and have also said wow. And it is the same with me, I love to take it in my hands every day and play. The special and decisive for me was the saddle width between a concert guitar and an electric guitar (48mm). My goal is to play electric guitar. She is a round-lined lady. Everything worked clean.
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40S BK
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40S BK

Classical Guitar Body shape: Auditorium, Top: Solid spruce, Classic fan bracing, Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Fretboard: Black walnut, 20 Frets,...

  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Pickups: No
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Nut width in mm: 48,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Black
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE NT

Classical Guitar Body shape: Auditorium with cutaway, Top: Solid spruce, Classic fan bracing, Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Fretboard: Black...

  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Nut width in mm: 48,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40SCE BK

Classical Guitar Body shape: Auditorium with cutaway, Top: Solid spruce, Classic fan bracing, Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Fretboard: Black Walnut...

  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Nut width in mm: 48,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Black
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton Santos Series C-40S NT

Classical Guitar Body shape: Auditorium, Top: Solid spruce, Classic fan bracing, Bottom and sides: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Neck: Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis), Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia...

  • Cutaway: No
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Mahogany
  • Pickups: No
  • Fretboard: Black Walnut
  • Nut width in mm: 48,00 mm
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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