Harley Benton JB-75 SB Vintage Series

Electric Bass

  • Body: American ash
  • Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple
  • Neck profile: C neck profile
  • Fretboard: Blackwood (Pinus radiata)
  • Block fretboard inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 864 mm
  • Nut width: 38 mm
  • Dual action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2 Roswell JBA AlNiCo V JB Style single coils
  • 2 Volume knobs and 1 tone knob
  • Deluxe chrome hardware
  • Classic JB-Style machine heads
  • Ex-factory stringing: D'Addario .045 - .100
  • Colour: 3-Tone sunburst high gloss
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Further Information

Colour Sunburst
Soundboard Ash
Neck Maple
Fretboard Blackwood
Frets 20
Scale Longscale
Pickup System JJ
Elektronic Passive
Incl. Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Best bass for it's price!
Young-Bin, 23.04.2016
First of all, I was blown away by the quality of this instrument. I heard very good reviews about it before but I was still a bit skeptical...BUT it was JUST as I had heard it would be.

The hardware on this is really worth much more than how much I payed for it. Wilkinson pickups and bridge?? wow.
Great quality stuff there.

The looks on this bass...well you be the judge of that. Doesn't it look great??
- 70s style block pearloid inlays (you won't find this kind of look for this kind of money)
- lovely 3 tone sunburst on a quality American ash
- Harley Benton(thomann) really killed in the looks department on this one, in a good way ofcourse.

It sounds great! I did an AB with a Fender Mexican Jazz Bass and I personally thought this was on par if not better than the Fender!! unbelievable! There is also a good response with the blend knobs.

I had this for about 1 and a half weeks and I couldn't really find much fault in the build of the bass. The frets are nicely trimmed on the sides so it doesn't hurt your hands, and it came setup very well! All I had to do was maybe adjust the saddles to intonate it a little bit but even that was very small. It also seems to be very durable so it should be fine when going on stage as well as on the road.

The only 2 cons I found about this instrument was the pickguard and the weight.

The pickguard doesn't really look like a genuine turtoise shell pickguard up close. Looks a bit "cheap" but that's nothing you can't fix by changing it.

The heavy weight can be both a pro and a con.
It's heavy because it's made of American ash body and that actually contributes to the resonance of the bass as there is more material and mass BUT for a guy like me who isn't "bulky", this might be a problem as it's too heavy to play long hours on stage.
SO my fix on this was buying a good quality strap.
I got a Mono Cases "The Betty Strap" which is doing a miracle work for me. It balances out the weight of the bass and has paddings to relieve the stress on my shoulders. So get a nice strap! I recommend the Betty Strap.

All in all, Great instrument! Great Price! Great Service!
Kudos to you Thomann!!
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An amazing bass guitar!
superrocker123, 13.07.2019
It arrived in pristine quality! This is my first bass guitar and it feels like the more expensive models that I play sometimes at Sam Ash! It's still kinda hard to believe I only paid 150 for this amazing quality! My entire family thinks that it was double or even triple that!

Honestly, this purchase was a test purchase more or less, because I've seen all these reviews on YT about Harley Bentons and I wanted to test their quality for myself.... I was pleasantly surprised when my bass came, the neck was smooth, action was good, and if I would have known that the guitar would be this good, I would have ordered some more stuff from Thomann and sell the Epiphone I have.... I guess that's my only regret with buying this guitar haha
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Harley Benton JB-75 SB Vintage Series
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Harley Benton JB-75 SB Vintage Series
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Electric Bass Body: American ash, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Neck profile: C neck profile, Fretboard: Blackwood (Pinus radiata), Block fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Nut...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Blackwood
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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Harley Benton JB-75MN NA Vintage Series
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Electric Bass J-Style, Body: American ash, Bolt-on neck: maple, Fretboard: Maple, Black fretboard binding, Roseacer skunk stripe, Black block inlays, 20 Frets, Nut width: 38 mm, Long scale: 864 mm,...

  • Colour: Natural
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vintage Series
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Harley Benton JB-75MN Black Vintage Series
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Electric Bass Vintage series, Body: American ash, Bolt-on neck made of Canadian maple, Roseacer Skunk Stripe, Neck profile: C, Fretboard: Maple, Block inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 864 mm, Nut width: 38...

  • Colour: Black
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
Harley Benton JB-75MN SB Vintage Series
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Harley Benton JB-75MN SB Vintage Series
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Bass Guitar Vintage series, Body: American ash, Neck: Canadian maple with skunk stripe made of roseacer (thermally treated maple wood), Neck profile: C, Block fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Scale: 864...

  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Soundboard: Ash
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Frets: 20
  • Scale: Longscale
  • Pickup System: JJ
  • Elektronic: Passive
  • Incl. Case: No
  • Incl. Gigbag: No
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