Harley Benton SC-Custom VB

Electric Guitar

  • Custom Line Series
  • Body: Mahogany
  • Arched top
  • Set-in neck: Mahogany
  • Neck profile: C
  • Fretboard: Roseacer (thermally treated maple wood)
  • Pearloid trapezoid inlays
  • Fretboard radius: 350 mm
  • Black/White "aged" binding on the body, neck and headstock
  • Rhombus pearloid headstock inlays
  • 22 Medium jumbo frets
  • Scale: 628 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • Double action truss rod
  • Pickups: 2x Roswell LAF Alnico-5 vintage style humbuckers
  • 2x Volume- and 1x tone control (push/pull: coil split)
  • 3-Way pickup toggle switch
  • Graphite IV nut
  • Gold DLX hardware
  • DLX Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Grover machine heads
  • DLX Strap locks
  • Strings: D'Addario EXL .010 - .046
  • Colour: Vintage matte black
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Further information

Colour Black
Body Mahogany
Top Mahogany
Neck Mahogany
Fretboard Roseacer
Frets 22
Scale 628 mm
Pickups HH
Tremolo None
Incl. Case No
Incl. Bag No

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Can't fault it given the amazing value and quality.

V. Spooks, 05.10.2017
Probably worth mentioning: this is the first guitar I ever purchased - I'm not a guitar expert and I'm not a fussy person when it comes to minor faults as a result of this.

The sound quality was exceptional when combined with the HB 40 R amp I also purchased - can reach some extremely meaty sounds and plays well clean. The 3-way switch and seperate volume knobs for each pickup allow you to mess around with styles and sounds to a large extent. I have not once felt even slightly disappointed by the noises that this beast can make.

The Matte black colour is slighly more glossy in real life and the lining around the body is more yellow than gold - other than that the guitar is as visually stunning as the photos would make it appear - great contrasts of gold and black.

A couple minor issues that stopped me wanting to give a 5 star rating for quality were:

- Slight rusting on the volume and tone control knobs (not enough for me to even bother trying to remove but noticable on a very close inspection)
- A rather high action - not unplayable but enough to make me plan on lowering it as soon as I can.
- Very minor discolouration/rusting on the frets

Overall would absolutely recommend this guitar to someone looking to pick up a budget guitar to play instead of a branded collectors item. Cannot overstate how good it is for it's price.
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More than i expected!

Cory, 24.09.2015
I have over 20 Harley Benton guitars by now and they are all good - very good.

But this guitar is even better in my opinion.

The overall build quality is nearly perfect. the little imperfections are a joke if you look at the price. I had 1000Euro guitars with the same little imperfections and even more problems.)

After i lowered the action, i realised how well the fretjob is done. Its the lowest action i have ever achieved on a guitar without any buzz. almost too low...the guitar got a very light touch now.

The fretboard (ebonol) is black like ebony,feels like ebony and overall...if i didnt know...my guess would be ebony. Its really beautiful and feels nice.

The guitar is quite heavy,but not like a backbreaker. It feels very solid.

The Neck is a nice D-shapel,not thin,but not fat too. just right in my hands. together with the satin finish and the very low action it feels like a sportcar...its soo fast to play.

The sound is dark with a high sparkle and fat and tight on the bridge pickup.
It gets darker and more singing like on the neck pickup.

i couldnt stop playing after i get this guitar.

I can just highly recommend this guitar and will get more of the "custom"line.
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  • Scale: 628 mm
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  • Incl. Case: No
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