Harley Benton CLD-40SM-CE SolidWood review: specs & price

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Solid Wood Steel String Guitar with Pickup

The Harley Benton CLD-40SM-CE SolidWood is a Solid Wood Steel String Guitar with Pickup with a Solid wood top made of hand-selected African A-Grade mahogany,...

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PRODUCT COMPARISON

Name Lakewood D-14 CP BKGibson Hummingbird Mahogany AG LH 19Gibson J-45 All Walnut Herringbone ANLakewood D-35 CPLakewood D-53 PremiumFurch Indigo Plus D-CYEpiphone Peter Frampton 1964 Texan LtdGodin Metropolis Natural Cedar EQMaton SRS60C w/ CaseFurch Violet D-SY / SPE-L.R. Baggs
Brand
Description Steel-String GuitarGibson Hummingbird Mahogany Avant Garde LH 2019Steel-string GuitarAcoustic GuitarSteel-String GuitarSteel-String GuitarSteel-String GuitarWestern GuitarSteel String GuitarSteel-String Guitar
TypeDreadnought with round cutaway-Round Shoulder--Dreadnought---Dreadnought
TopSpruceSpruce, SolidWalnutSpruceSpruceCedar, SolidSpruceCedar, SolidSpruce, SolidSpruce, Solid
Back and sidesSolid mahogany---Solid cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa)Mahogany--Massive Queensland Maple-
FretboardEbonyRosewoodWalnutEbonyEbonyEbonyRosewoodRichliteOvangkolEbony
Nut width44 mm-44 mm-44 mm45 mm42.5 mm-44.1 mm45 mm (1.77")
Soundhole decorationAbalone rings--Wooden core (matching the frame) with abalone ringsCocobolo (Dalbergia retusa)-----
ColourBlackSunburst, High GlossNaturalNaturalNaturalNaturalSunburstNaturalNaturalNatural
Back and SidesMahoganyMahoganyWalnutOakCocoboloMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMaple, SolidMahogany
Cutaway
Nut width in mm44,00 mm43,80 mm44,00 mm44,00 mm44,00 mm45,00 mm42,50 mm43,70 mm44,10 mm45,00 mm
Frets20202020202022212120
Pickups
Case
Incl. Gigbag
Neck--MahoganyMahogany-MahoganyMahoganyMahoganyQueensland mapleMahogany
Neck profile--Slim Taper-D-----
Scale--629 mm-650 mm650 mm648 mm648 mm-650 mm (25.6")
Body shape---DreadnoughtDreadnought--Dreadnought--
Back & sides---Oak-----Mahogany
Bridge---Ebony----Ovangkol-
Finish---Body polished, neck silkenNatural High-gloss--Nature silk, matte-Open-pored
Pickup system----LR Baggs Anthem---Maton AP5 original-
Pickup-------LR Baggs Anthem-L.R. Baggs Stagepro element

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Description

The Harley Benton CLD-40SM-CE SolidWood is a Solid Wood Steel String Guitar with Pickup with a Solid wood top made of hand-selected African A-Grade mahogany, Scalloped X-Bracing, Solid wood body made of hand-selected African A-Grade mahogany, Mother-of-Pearl DOT fretboard inlays, 20 Frets, Mother-of-pearl rosette, Bone nut, Multi-layer body binding, Double Action Truss Rod, Closed WSC DLX machine heads, Fishman Flex Plus-T pickup system with built-in tuner & Tortoise pickguard included. The retail price is 342.91 £.

Specifications

BuildDreadnought with cutaway
NeckMahogany
FretboardEbony
Fretboard radius400 mm
Scale648 mm
Nut width44.5 mm
BridgeEbony
Ex-factory stringingD'Addario EXP-16 .012 - .053
ColourNatural
TopMahogany, Solid
Back and SidesMahogany, Solid
CutawayYes
Nut width in mm44,50 mm
Frets20
PickupsYes
CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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