Harley Benton HBMA-50E Mandoline VS review: specs & price

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The Harley Benton HBMA-50E Mandoline VS is an Electric Mandolin with a Spruce top, Basswood body, Nato neck (Palaquium spp.), Blackwood fretboard (Pinus...

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Description MandolinMandolinMandolinF-style MandolinMandolinF-Style Mando GuitarF-Style MandolinHarley Benton MA-500 VS Bluegrass SeriesF-Style MandolinElectric Mandolin
Back and sidesMaple----MapleMaple-MahoganyMaple
Scale353 mm-352 mm (13.9")353 mm-381 mm (15")348 mm (13 11/16")350 mm356 mm345 mm
Nut width27 mm26 mm30.2 mm (1.19")31 mm-47.6 mm (1.87")28.6 mm (1 1/8")28 mm29 mm-
ColourSunburstSunburstNaturalSunburstSunburstSunburstSunburstSunburstBlackBlack, Matt
ShapeF MandolineF MandolineDrop FormF MandolineF-StyleF-StyleF MandolineE MandolineF MandolineA-Style
TopSpruceSpruceSpruce, SolidSpruceMapleMapleSpruce, SolidNoneSpruceSpruce
Pickup System
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Back & sides-Maple-Maple------
Fretboard--Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)Ebony-BlackwoodEbonyAmaranth-Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
Fretboard inlays--Dots----Dot--
Neck profile---Rounded V-Slim-Rounded V--
Arched top----Solid Maple---Spruce-
Nut width in mm-----47.628.6---

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The Harley Benton HBMA-50E Mandoline VS is an Electric Mandolin with a Spruce top, Basswood body, Nato neck (Palaquium spp.), Blackwood fretboard (Pinus Radiata), 20 Frets, Dot fretboard inlays, Blackwood bridge, Cream-coloured binding, Chrome hardware, Magnetic single coil pickup system & Volume and tone controls. The retail price is 67.6 £.


Scale350 mm
Nut width30 mm
Pickup SystemYes
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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