Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S review: specs & price

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Steel String Guitar

The Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S is a Steel String Guitar with a Dovetail construction, Scalloped X-Bracing, Pearl dot-Inlays, Black body bindings, 20...

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TypeParlor-OOO-------
TopSpruceMassive spruceMassive spruceSpruceMassive spruceMassive spruceOkoumeMassive spruceMahognyMahogny
Back & sidesWhitewood---Mahogany-----
NeckNato-NatoNato (Catalpa bungei)Mahogany-NyatohMahoganyGabon mahoganyGabon mahogany (Aucoumea klaineana)
Scale645 mm645 mm645 mm645 mm628 mm645 mm650 mm645 mm597 mm (23.5")597 mm (23.5")
Nut width43 mm-43 mm43 mm--42 mm43 mm43 mm (1.69")43 mm (1.69")
ColourGreySunburstSunburstSunburstBlackSunburstNaturalSunburstNaturalVintage Sunburst
Model0000000000000001414
Back and SidesWhitewoodWhitewoodWhitewoodWhitewoodMahoganyWhitewoodOkumeMahoganyMahoganyMahogany
Cutaway
FretboardRevebondRevebondRevebondOvangkolRosewoodRevebond-PadaukOvangkolOvangkol
Nut width in mm43,00 mm43,00 mm43,00 mm43,00 mm43,00 mm43,00 mm42,00 mm43,00 mm43,00 mm43,00 mm
Frets202064520212020202020
Pickup
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Body shape-OOO-----Single O--
Nut Width-43 mm--43 mm43 mm----
Finish-Satin------Natural matteVintage Sunburst Satin
Back and sides--WhitewoodWhitewood (Tilia amurensis)---Mahogany--
Fretboard and bridge--RevebondOvangkol (Guibourthia ehie)---Padauk--
Neck profile--Thin CC---Thin COval modified COval modified C
Body--------Gabon mahoganyGabon mahogany (Aucoumea klaineana)
Fretboard inlays--------SnowflakeSnowflake
Body binding--------WoodenWood
Bridge--------OvangkolOvangkol
Machine heads--------DLX diecast chromeDLX chrome diecast
Strings--------D'Addario EXP-16 .012 - .053D'Addario EXP-16

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Description

The Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S is a Steel String Guitar with a Dovetail construction, Scalloped X-Bracing, Pearl dot-Inlays, Black body bindings, 20 Frets, Bone nut, Compensated bone saddle & Chrome-plated DLX die-cast machine heads. The retail price is 138.38 £. Buy Harley Benton Custom Line CLA-16S at Thomann UK.

Specifications

BuildAuditorium 000-14
TopMassive spruce
BodyMahogany
NeckMahogany
FretboardOvangkol
Neck profileModified oval C
Scale643 mm
Nut width43 mm
BridgeOvangkol
Ex-factory stringingD'Addario EXP-16 .012 - .053
ColourNatural
Suitable case available underArticle no. 122211 (not included)
Model000
Back and SidesMahogany
CutawayNo
Nut width in mm43,00 mm
Frets20
PickupNo
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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