Harley Benton HBO-850SB

Steel String Guitar

  • Build: Roundback with cutaway
  • Top: Spruce
  • ABS Housing with Super Shallow Bowl
  • Neck: Sapele
  • Fretboard: Roseacer (thermally treated maple wood)
  • 24 Frets
  • Cream-coloured bindings on body and neck
  • Scale: 650 mm
  • Nut width: 45 mm
  • Built-in pickup with 3-band EQ
  • Diecast machine heads
  • Comes with strings of thicknesses: .010 - .047
  • Colour: High-gloss Sunburst
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Top Spruce
Back and Sides Plastic
Cutaway Yes
Body Depth Super Shallow
Fretboard Roseacer
Nut width in mm 43,00 mm
Frets 22
Pickup System Yes
Colour Sunburst
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Good but with some issues.

31.03.2016
I ordered this guitar several reasons. The most important reason was that the Thomann website said that the nut width was 45 mm. But when I received the guitar I measured the nut width and it was 43 mm, so that was a disappointment.

Another disappointment was with the tuning keys. I started playing the guitar right out of the box and it was very nice, but the strings on it were old and dirty and I also noticed that there was some corrosion on the base of one of the tuning keys. So, I decided to change the strings and as I was doing that I realized one of the tuning keys did not work. The tuning key for the D string did not hold tension so I could tune, whenever I turned the key it would release the tension and the string cannot be tuned. I took the guitar to a local luthier who told me that the tuning keys were dead and I had to buy a set of new tuning keys and have them installed by a luthier, which cost money.

These were major disappointments, but the guitar has a nice tone and overall OK for the price. But of course it would have been much better without the above problems.
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Laszlo C., 14.05.2013
This guitar is fast becoming my favourite, it's comfortable to play as a solo performer, but recently I joined a blues band and this gorgeous guitar is so cool to play. It gives utter confidence, the action is amazing. Even other musicians want to borrow her...all my guitars have female names, this is Claudia. She stays in tune more than any other semi acoustic instrument and is always with me even if I'm using another guitar. I like to know she's a good standby. I tell everyone who wants to borrow her....buy from Thomann!!
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Steel String Guitar Build: Roundback with cutaway, Top: Spruce, ABS Housing with Super Shallow Bowl, Neck: Sapele, Fretboard: Roseacer (thermally treated maple wood), 24 Frets, Cream-coloured...

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  • Back and Sides: Plastic
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Body Depth: Super Shallow
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 22
  • Pickup System: Yes
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Plastic
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Body Depth: Super Shallow
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 22
  • Pickup System: Yes
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  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Back and Sides: Plastic
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Body Depth: Super Shallow
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Nut width in mm: 45,00 mm
  • Frets: 23
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickup System: Yes
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  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Plastic
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Body Depth: Super Shallow
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Nut width in mm: 43,00 mm
  • Frets: 22
  • Pickup System: Yes
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Plastic
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Body Depth: Super Shallow
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Nut width in mm: 45,00 mm
  • Frets: 23
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickup System: Yes
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and Sides: Plastic
  • Cutaway: Yes
  • Body Depth: Super Shallow
  • Fretboard: Roseacer
  • Pickups: Yes
  • Nut width in mm: 45,00 mm
  • Frets: 23
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Pickup System: Yes
  • Colour: Black
  • Case: No
  • Incl. Case: No
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