Harley Benton JB-20 BM Standard Series

Electric Bass

  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Body: Poplar
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck profile: Modern C-shape
  • Fretboard: Amaranth
  • Inlays: Dot
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2 x JB-Style single coils
  • Electronics: 2 Volume & 1 Tone
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Machine heads: Classic JB-style
  • String gauge: 045-105
  • Colour: Blue Metallic
  • Finish: High-gloss
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Further Information

Colour Blue
Soundboard Poplar
Neck Maple
Fretboard Amaranth
Frets 20
Scale Longscale
Pickup System JJ
Elektronic Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Surprisingly good
Alina A, 27.12.2019
I've only played acoustic guitar and a bit electric until now; with that being said, I think the quality of this bass is really good, as always from Harley Benton. It's very very heavy, it looks and feels well built, and it came with a great set-up straight out of the box (from what I can tell)
I don't have a bass amp yet but I connected it through a mini guitar amp + headphones cause i had it on hand and it was really fine, and also through a 20w acoustic amp (just cause i had it laying around in the house), with Lows turned to the max and it worked like a charm when i needed it for practice.
The blue is a little bit darker than in the pictures but it has the shiny finish and looks great overall. It's excellent for the price and definitely worth the money
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Perfect for a beginner
Stomach, 16.11.2020
Colour looks even better than the photograph. Really good bass for the price, super sturdy and a good weight. Great tone, but it does need a proper set up once lockdown lifts where I am. Was on the fence between this and a Fender Squier PJB, but this has firmly cemented my confidence in Harley Benton, after I previously purchased two electric guitars from them.
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The Don, 23.01.2020
Most of my years playing the bass guitar, my axe of choice was Ibanez. I remember back in 1980 I received an Ibanez bass that was absolutely gorgeous with beautiful wood grain, and having that Alembic feature w/active circuitry. So Ibanez over the years have been my choice up until recently where I decided I wanted to try something different. In 2017 I bought a Fender Squier Jazz Bass, I was looking for something not to expensive but would give me that fat punchy sound I was looking for. I have bought a couple of Squier jazz basses and until recently I thought Squier was the best bargain for your money, then I started reading reviews and watching YouTube videos about the Harley Benton Jazz Basses and the comparisons to the Squier Jazz Bass. Last month I bought the Harley Benton JB-20, and in my opinion the Harley Benton is a better bass guitar than the Squier Affinity series, in terms of tone and playability - the HB out performs the Affinity, and for about a $100 less is remarkable. My next bass will be the Harley Benton JB-75 as an upgrade. I've been sold on the Harley Benton's, I gave it a try, and I am totally satisfied with the product, very well build, I found no blemishes or defects, I set the action to my personal specifications, and the bass plays great!
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Ramone Lyons
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