Harley Benton DC-Custom 612 Cherry review: specs & price

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Double Neck Electric Guitar

The Harley Benton DC-Custom 612 Cherry is a Double Neck Electric Guitar with a Trapezoid inlays, Neck and headstock bindings, Pearloid split rhombus...

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BodyMahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Alder-Basswood-Alder-MahoganyAlderAlder---MapleBasswood---Maple
Scale628 mm628 mm648 mm563 mm648 mm629 mm648 mm648 mm629 mm648 mm648 mm629 mm648 mm629 mm629 mm648 mm648 mm647 mm629 mm629 mm
Fretboard radius305 mm305 mm14"---432 mm-305 mm (12")432 mm432 mm---------
Nut width43 mm43 mm42.9 mm (1.69")42 mm41.3 mm43 mm43 mm41.3 mm43 mm (1 11/16")43 mm43 mm43 mm42 mm-44.5 mm41.3 mm42 mm--41.4 mm
PickupSeymour Duncan SH-1n (neck) and SH-4b (bridge) humbuckers---2 EVH humbuckers--2 EVH humbucker-------Direct Mount Wolfgang humbucker (bridge and neck)----
String distances10.5 mm10.5 mm------------------
Distance E to e string52.5 mm52.5 mm------------------
ColourBlackBlackBlackNaturalNaturalNaturalHot pink high-glossNaturalBlackPinkBlackBlackPinkNaturalSunburstWhiteGreenBlueSunburstBlack
SoundboardMahoganyMahoganyAlder-MahoganySwamp AshAlderMahoganyMahoganyAlderAlderBasswoodMahoganyMapleMapleBasswoodMahoganyAlderMapleMaple
NeckMahoganyMahoganyMapleNatoMahoganyMaple, Walnut, MapleMapleMahoganyMahoganyMapleMapleMaple, Walnut, MapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardEbonyEbonyEbonyBlackwoodEbonyPau FerroMapleEbonyEbonyMapleEbonyPau FerroEbonyBubingaCaribbean RosewoodMapleEbonyPau FerroCaribbean RosewoodBubinga
Frets2222222022242422222424242224212222242124
Pickup SystemHHHHHSSNoneHHSSHSHHHH--SHHHSSSSHHHHSSSSSS
Tremolo
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Top-AAAA flamed maple veneerMapleSolid Engelmann spruce----Mahogany-----------
Set-in neck-Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Maple----------------Maple
Pickups-Seymour Duncan SH-1n (neck) and SH-4b (bridge)2 Lollar Firebird humbuckers--2 USA Seymour Duncan DA-90s single coils2 V88D humbuckers (neck & bridge) & 1 V88D single coil (middle) in black-Seymour Duncan TB-5 Custom Zebra / Seymour Duncan APH-1 Custom Zebra Humbucker2 V88D humbuckers (neck & bridge) & 1 V88D single coil (middle) in hot pink2 V88D humbuckers (neck & bridge) & 1 V88D single coil (middle) in slime green1 USA Seymour Duncan DA-59 Single Coil STK (neck) and 1 USA Seymour Duncan DA-59 Humbucker (bridge)2 Custom Wound Music Man humbuckers-2 Vintage Reissue single coils-2 Custom Wound Music Man humbuckers1 Suhr Classic T (bridge) and 1 Suhr Classic T (neck)--
Total length---851 mm--845 mm--845 mm845 mm---------
Neck attachment---Set-in--Bolt-on--Bolt-onBolt-on---------
Fretboard inlays---White dots--Black dots-Pearl BlocksCustom Vaibrant----------
Machine heads---Enclosed with 14:1 gear ratio with black buttons--Enclosed with a 14:1 gear ratio--Enclosed with a 14:1 gear ratioEnclosed with a 14:1 gear ratio---------
Strings---D'Addario EJ-26--D'Addario EXL120 .009 - .042-D'Addario EXL 120 (.009 - .042)D'Addario EXL120 .009 - .042D'Addario EXL120 .009 - .042---------
Hardware---Chrome--Black--Black nickelBlack nickel---------
Weight---1.28 kg--2.55 kg--2.55 kg2.55 kg---3.6 kg---Approx. 3.6 kg3.6 kg
Body, back and sides-----Swamp ash-----Basswood--------
3-Piece neck-----Maple/Walnut/Maple-----Maple / Walnut / Maple--------
Neck profile-----C--V--"C"--------
Electronics------Passive--PassivePassive---------
Controls------Volume & Tone--Volume & ToneVolume & Tone---------
Pickguard------2-Ply black/white--2-Ply black/white2-Ply black/white---------

Description

The Harley Benton DC-Custom 612 Cherry is a Double Neck Electric Guitar with a Trapezoid inlays, Neck and headstock bindings, Pearloid split rhombus headstock inlays, 22 Medium jumbo frets each, 2-Way truss rod, 1 Volume knob and 1 tone knob, 2x 3-way toggle switch, 1x 3-way toggle 6 / 12-string selector, 3-Ply pickguards, Bone nuts, Tune-O-Matic bridges, Grover machine heads & Case included. The retail price is 426.72 £.

Specifications

BuildDouble neck with 12-string and 6-string
BodyMahogany
NecksMahogany, glued-on
FretboardsJatoba
Neck profileC
Fretboard radii350 mm
Scale628 mm
Nut width (6 string)42 mm
Nut width (12 string)48 mm
Pickup (6 string)2 Roswell LAF AlNiCo-5 Vintage Style humbucker with cover
Pickup (12 string)2 Roswell HAF AlNiCo-5 Vintage Style humbucker
HardwareChrome
ColourRed
SoundboardMahogany
NeckMahogany
FretboardJatoba
Frets22
Pickup SystemHH, HH
TremoloNo
Incl. CaseYes
Incl. GigbagNo

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