Harley Benton Custom Line CLP-15ME review: specs & price

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Steel String Guitar

The Harley Benton Custom Line CLP-15ME is a Steel String Guitar with a Vintage Solid Series, Scalloped X-Bracing, Snowflake inserts, 18 Frets, Compensated...

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TopSpruce, SolidSpruceSpruce, SolidSpruceSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidMahoganySpruce, SolidSpruceSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidCedar, SolidSpruce, SolidSpruce, SolidZebraSpruce, Solid
Back and sidesQueensland maple--OvangkolCherryCanadian cherry-Mahogany-Cherry-CherryMahoganyCherryMahogany-Mahogany (Entandrophragma cylindricum)--Cherry
NeckQueensland maple--MahoganyMapleMapleMaple-MapleMapleMahoganyMapleMahoganyMapleMahogany-Mahogany (Entandrophragma cylindricum)MapleMahoganyMaple
Fretboard and bridgePau Ferro--Roupana----------------
Nut width44,10 mm44.5 mm46 mm43 mm43.7 mm (1.72")43.70mm (1.72")43.7 mm (1.72")45 mm43.7 mm (1.72")43.7 mm (1.72")44.4 mm43.7 mm (1.72")44.5 mm43.7 mm (1.72")44.5 mm44.5 mm45 mm / 1 3/4"45 mm / 1 3/4"45 mm43.7 mm (1.72")
Scale length57.78 cm (22.7")--610 mm----------------
Nut and saddleBone------Bone------------
PickupMaton AP5pro--Fishman Flex Blend----------------
StringsElixir .013 - .056 (Art.185026)-------------Coated Phosphor Bronze Light, .012-.053-Cleartone .012"-. 053" (CT 7412)Cleartone .012 "-. 053" (CT 7412)--
ModelMini OrchestraParlorAuditoriumTravelConcertFolkConcertParlorParlorConcertConcertConcertConcertParlorConcertGrand ConcertParlorGrand ConcertSmallConcert
Back And SidesQueensland mapleWalnutKoa, solidOvangkolCherryCherryCherryMahoganyCherryCherryMahoganyCherryMahoganyCherryMahoganyKoa, solidMahoganyMapleKoaCherry
Cutaway
FretboardPao FerroEbonyEbony-RosewoodRichliteRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodEbonyRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewood
Nut width in mm44,10 mm44,50 mm46,00 mm43,00 mm43,70 mm43,70 mm43,70 mm45,00 mm43,70 mm43,70 mm44,45 mm43,70 mm44,50 mm43,70 mm44,50 mm44,50 mm45,00 mm45,00 mm45,00 mm43,70 mm
Pickup System
ColourSunburstNaturalNaturalNaturalRot-BlueNaturalBlackBlueSunburstBlackNaturalBlueNaturalSunburstNaturalNaturalNaturalBurst
Case
Incl. Gigbag
Scale-648 mm630 mm-631 mm (24.8")-631 mm (24.8")628 mm631 mm (24.8")631 mm (24.8")628 mm631 mm (24.8")628 mm631 mm (24.8")628 mm632 mm628 mm / 24 3/4"648 mm / 25 1/2"-631 mm (24.8")
Pickups-LR Baggs Anthem--Godin Q1T----Q-Discrete-Godin Q1T-Q-Discrete------
Finish-Natural gloss----------Natural-Natural-----
Build----Concert with cutaway----Concert---Parlor-----Concert
Bridge----Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)-Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)----Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)--East Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)Eastern Indian rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)-Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
Saddle------Graphtech Tusq-Graph Tech TUSQ-----------
Body shape-------Parlor--ConcertConcert--------
Nut--------Graph Tech TUSQ---------Bone-
Pickup system--------Fishman Sonitone-----LR Baggs Element with volume and tone controls-----
Bridge material---------Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)-Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)--------
Tuners---------Antique Brass Open Gear with 18:1 gear ratio-Antique Brass Open Gear with 18:1 gear ratio--------
Back-----------------AA flamed maple, solidKoa, solid-

Description

The Harley Benton Custom Line CLP-15ME is a Steel String Guitar with a Vintage Solid Series, Scalloped X-Bracing, Snowflake inserts, 18 Frets, Compensated saddle, Ovangkol bridge & Fishman Presys-II preamp system with integrated tuner. The retail price is 190.53 £.

Specifications

Build00-12 with dovetail construction
TopOkume
BodyOkume
NeckOkume
FretboardOvangkol
Neck profileModified Oval C
Scale628 mm
Nut width45 mm
Nut and saddleBone
StringingD'Addario EXP-16 .012 - .053
Dimensions96.5 x 35.5 x 9.5 cm
ColourNatural
Suitable case available underArticle number 122211 (not included)
Model000-Style
Back And SidesOkume
CutawayNo
Nut width in mm45,00 mm
Pickup SystemYes
CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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