Harley Benton HB JA-60SB Vintage Series review: specs & price

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The Harley Benton HB JA-60SB Vintage Series is an Electric Guitar with a Block inlays, 21 Frets, Dual action truss rod, 1 Volume knob and 1 tone knob, 3-Way...

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BodyMahogany (Khaya ivorensis)-AshFrame and centre block made of poplar with masonite top and back--AlderAlderNyatohAshAlderPoplarAlder-Alder-----
Nut width43 mm-41.9 mm (1.65")---42 mm42 mm43 mm41.9 mm (1.65")42.5 mm43 mm42 mm41 mm41.9 mm (1.65")--43 mm42.0 mm42.3 mm
Scale628 mm648 mm648 mm628 mm635 mm622 mm648 mm647 mm648 mm648 mm648 mm648 mm610 mm647 mm648 mm635 mm635 mm625 mm648 mm647 mm
Fretboard radius305 mm381 mm (15")241 mm (9.5")----12"400 mm241 mm (9.5")241 mm-241 mm (9.5")-241 mm (9.5")-----
PickupsSeymour Duncan SH-1n (neck) and SH-4b (bridge) humbuckersDiMarzio Crunch Lab (bridge) and DiMarzio LiquiFire (neck) humbucker and piezo systemPlayer Series AlNiCo 2 humbucker (bridge) and 2 player series AlNiCo 5 Tele Single Coils (middle and neck)2 New Old-Stock Lipstick single coils2 NOS + "Lipstick" single coilsP90 (neck) and splittable Dual Lipstick humbuckers (bridge)2 New Player AlNiCo II humbuckersGrand Vintage humbucker, Pearlito single coil, alnico-blade single coilActive EMG 60 (neck) and EMG 81 (bridge) humbuckerPlayer Series Alnico 2 Humbucker (Bridge), Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil (Middle) and Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil (Neck)2 x US Jazzmaster single coils2 Squier SQR ceramic humbucker (bridge & neck)2 Pure Vintage 65 single coilsSteinberger HB-1 (bridge) and HB-2 (neck) humbucker and SC-1 (middle) single coils1 Player Series Alnico 2 humbucker (bridge) and 1 Player Series Alnico 2 humbucker (neck)2x 56 Vintage Lipstick Single Coils2x 56 Vintage Lipstick Single Coils-3 Alnico Lipstick single coilsSuhr SSH+ (bridge), Suhr SSV (neck) humbucker
Ex-factory stringing.010" - .046"-Fender Super 250L NPS (.009-.042)---Fender .009 - .042 (article no. 133191)-------------
FinishNirvana Black Transparent Satin----------Polyurethane paint--------
ColourBlackPurpleSunburstBlueBlackSunburstCremeBlueBlackNaturalBlueGreySunburstBlueBlueBlackWhiteRedRedNatural
SoundboardMahoganyBasswoodAshMasonitePoplarPoplarAlderAlderNyatohAshAlderPoplarAlderPoplarAlderPoplarPoplarBasswoodPoplarSwamp Ash
NeckMahoganyMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple, PurpleheartMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardEbonyRosewoodMaplePau FerroPau FerroPau FerroPau FerroRosewoodEbonyMapleMapleLaurelRosewoodBasswoodPau FerroPau FerroPau FerroRosewoodPau FerroMaple
Frets2224222121222222242221212224222121222124
Pickup SystemHHHHHSSSSSSHSHHHSSHHHSSSSHHSSHSHHHSSSSHHSSSHH
Tremolo
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Bolt-on neck-MapleMaple------Maple-----MapleMaple-Maple-
Machine heads-Schaller M6-IND--------Vintage-style locking---------
Neck profile--Modern C-----Nitro Wizard-U-60's CSlim TaperModern C-----
Suitable case available under--Article no. 122213 (not included)Article number 177636 (not included)-----------Article number 177636 (not included)Article number 177636 (not included)Article number 316310 (not included)Article number 284273 (not included)-
Build----Offset--------Headless-Double Cut with S-SoundholeDouble Cut with S-Soundhole---
Hardware--------Black-Chrome---------
Fretboard inlays---------Black dotsBlack dots---------
Controls---------1x volume and 1x tone2 x Volume- and 1 x master tone---------
Original stringing---------Fender Super 250L NPS (.009-.042)----Fender USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042)-----

Description

The Harley Benton HB JA-60SB Vintage Series is an Electric Guitar with a Block inlays, 21 Frets, Dual action truss rod, 1 Volume knob and 1 tone knob, 3-Way pickup switch, Chrome-plated deluxe hardware, TOM-Style bridge with fixed tailpiece & Kluson style machine heads.

Specifications

BodyBasswood
Bolt-on neckCanadian maple
Neck profileC
FretboardPau Ferro
Scale648 mm
Nut width42 mm
Pickups2 Roswell AlNiCo-5 Vintage Style P90 single coils
Ex-factory string thickness.010" - .046"
ColourSunburst
Suitable case available underArticle number 122213 (not included)
SoundboardBasswood
NeckMaple
Frets21
Pickup SystemP90, P90
TremoloNo
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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