Harley Benton Slider II Lap Steel w/Stand

Lap Steel Guitar

  • 6-String
  • Composite body / fretboard
  • Pickups: 1 Single coil
  • 1 Volume and 1 tone control
  • Scale: 530 mm
  • Colour: Metallic Black high-gloss
  • Incl. Tonebar, gig bag and stand with adjustable feet (height adjustable from 55-95 cm)
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  • A-6 Tuning
  • C-6 Tuning
  • Open-E Tuning
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Edward4387, 11.08.2015
I have played, for more years than I care to remember,all types of guitar-but never a lap steel slider type.Recent circumstances mean that my fingers are no longer"flexible" enough to play my guitars,so it has given me the opportunity to take the"leap"to a lap type.As I had no idea as to ideal brands or types I decided to buy a"entry level"make.Having dealt with Thomann(and being very impressed by their help and courtesy)I decided to buy this unit.It arrived promptly,well protected with no damage.Once I had tuned it and begun to use the provided slide bar I was delighted by the end result and wide tonal width when played through my Marshall amp.It will be a new learning curve for me but one I am looking forward to.
As with all reviews there are some areas of query and this item is no different-but minor only.
1.It would as a "first timer"have been helpful to have known the"tuning"of this unit.
2.A"leaflet"indicating what strings for what tunings,how many tunings could be obtained and
3.How best to hold the tone bar etc.
Yes I know this can be found from available literature-but it would be an added "bonus" if included.
I hope this review is helpful but Thomann provide such a good service I am sure you can buy with safety
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Eric2328, 03.07.2016
Im a pedal steely, but i also have a couple of (quite expensive} lap steels. As i was looking for a cheap lap guitar to try different tunings on. So i bought the HB SLIDER w/stand. Cheap and cheerfull describes it beutifully! You get a lot for the money. The stand functions well, you get a bag for guitar and bag for the legs, a steel bar and a lead also included. The guitar itself is good, stays in tune (c6) plays nice, no rattles or buzziing, its small and light and easy to carry. The pick-up and rest of the electric stuff is fine.For cheapness(probably) its got a wooden nut, but this gives a more natural sweet tone.Iv played it going through my Fender amp, using a Shubb 2 bar, at a gig, people were coming up to me wanting to know all about the guitar and lap steel. Very satisfied with it. and well done THOMANN.
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