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Harley Benton ST-62 MN SB Vintage Series

Electric Guitar

  • Body: Basswood
  • Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 3 Roswell STA Alnico-5 ST-style single coils
  • 5-Way pickup selection switch
  • 1 Volume knob, 2 tone knobs
  • White pickguard
  • Chrome deluxe hardware
  • Synchronised tremolo system
  • Kluson-style machine heads
  • Strings: D'Addario .009 - .042
  • Colour: 2-Tone Sunburst High-gloss
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Colour Sunburst
Body Basswood
Top None
Neck Maple
Fretboard Maple
Frets 22
Scale 648 mm
Pickups SSS
Tremolo Vintage
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Baffling quality for the fraction of the cost

09.12.2016
I bought this guitar almost on a whim: saw a couple of very favorable reviews, etc, needed a strat for recording purposes, finally got this, was very low on funds. I have been playing guitar for over 10 years as a band member, as a session player, etc, had my fair share of expensive stuff, at this time just happened to need a strat relatively quickly, and only had a tele and a les paul, which didn't fit the job. Was I surprised.. First of all, the guitar was in tune right out the box (albeit the slightly sharp high E string). The finish looks great, way better than on the photos. The guitar itself is pretty light, just about right for a strat. The neck is, well, not too slim, but not too fat as well, feels like a MIM Fender strat neck, almost identical. Freatboard finish is spectacular, no blemishes, high polish and all. Now the good stuff. I was worried about bad frets/warped neck/electronics/tremolo. None of these things are bad in any way. All it needs is a proper set up (And what I mean by that is , obviously everyone likes a certain set up for a guitar, so it can't be perfect for everyone, I like a floating bridge, a two spring setup, angled claw and so on), after that, it plays like a dream. The pickpus are nice, jangly, just as a strat should be. You'd have to be insane to complain about this guitar, would recommend to anyone looking for a decent strat. Only thing that it needs is a setup according to personal specifications, after that, it's a spectacular piece of equipment. (P.S - When set up right, ya can dive bomb it for a half an hour and it doesn't go out of tune, I was quite pleasantly surprised).

UPDATE:
Okay, it has SOME issues, of which ALL are fixable without much hassle. The issues that mine has are - some frets aren't fully set into the fretboard, which makes them stick out just that much, AND makes some strings at two or three positions buzz. While this is a very low maintenance job, it's still a little annoying, as everything else works perfectly (well, change the string trees, unless You never bend. then again, every strat with non-roller string trees has this problem.) and this seems as such a silly thing to miss. I've carefully set the frets fully into the neck, and now it plays great, but just a word of warning - when buying this, I mean, even with these issues, it's still a complete steal! Sounds great, the tremolo works fine, the finish is fantastic, the neck is comfortable and smooth, even the electronics are absolutely fine.
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I must have had a bad one.

Just a customer, 15.02.2017
OK What can one expect for such a cheap guitar, but I guess I was drawn in by the other reviews.

I clearly had one that was defective. So this part hopefully won't affect most people: Two of the tuners were simply unusable to get the guitar in perfect tune. So I returned the guitar. This was the main problem. The tuners seem to be the weak point on this instrument.

Overall as a matter of opinion:

1. The finish and joining on the guitar is every bit as good as everyone says it to be. Visually it's perfect.
2 . The pickups sound fine, although the tone controls didn't seem to affect the sound at all. Could have been another fault, but I didn't dig too deeply.
3. I found the intonation to be difficult to set on the low E and A string above the twelfth fret, but again I didn't go too far because of the problem with the tuners.
4. The neck is way too fat for my taste. Will doubtless appeal to others though. Otherwise the frets were nicely rounded, smooth and level. Played just fine, although as usual the factory setup was a very high action.

I think that if you get a good one and you like a thicker neck, this is indeed a bargain, but I was unlucky.
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Colour: Sunburst
Harley Benton ST-62 MN SB Vintage Series
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Harley Benton ST-62 MN SB Vintage Series

Electric Guitar Body: Basswood, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, 22 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 42 mm, Double action truss rod,...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Body: Basswood
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickups: SSS
  • Tremolo: Vintage
  • incl. Bag: No
  • incl. Case: No
Harley Benton ST-62 MN VW Vintage Series
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Harley Benton ST-62 MN VW Vintage Series

Electric Guitar Body: Basswood, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, 22 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 42 mm, Double action truss rod,...

  • Colour: White
  • Body: Basswood
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickups: SSS
  • Tremolo: Vintage
  • incl. Bag: No
  • incl. Case: No
Harley Benton ST-62 MN BK Vintage Series
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Harley Benton ST-62 MN BK Vintage Series

Electric Guitar Body: Basswood, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Fretboard radius: 350 mm, 22 Frets, Scale: 648 mm, Nut width: 42 mm, Double action truss rod,...

  • Colour: Black
  • Body: Basswood
  • Top: None
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 22
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickups: SSS
  • Tremolo: Vintage
  • incl. Bag: No
  • incl. Case: No
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