Harley Benton MS-60 VW Vintage Series review: specs & price

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The Harley Benton MS-60 VW Vintage Series is an Electric Guitar with a Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Frets, Graphite nut, On / Off slider switch for each pickup,...

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BodyMahogany (Khaya ivorensis)-AshFrame and centre block made of poplar with masonite top and back--Alder-AlderNyatohAshAlderPoplarAlderPoplarAsh-Alder--
Nut width43 mm-41.9 mm (1.65")---42 mm42 mm42 mm43 mm41.9 mm (1.65")42.5 mm43 mm42 mm43 mm41.9 mm (1.65")41 mm41.9 mm (1.65")--
Scale628 mm648 mm648 mm628 mm635 mm622 mm648 mm648 mm647 mm648 mm648 mm648 mm648 mm610 mm648 mm648 mm647 mm648 mm635 mm635 mm
Fretboard radius305 mm381 mm (15")241 mm (9.5")----305 mm (12")12"400 mm241 mm (9.5")241 mm-241 mm (9.5")-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 humbuckersDuesenberg Domino P90 and Split/King Dual-CoilGrand 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 coils2 Squier SQR Ceramic humbuckers (bridge & neck)Player Series Alnico 2 Humbucker (Bridge), Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil (Middle) and Player Series Alnico 5 Tele Single-Coil (Neck)Steinberger 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
Ex-factory stringing.010" - .046"-Fender Super 250L NPS (.009-.042)---Fender .009 - .042 (article no. 133191)-------------
FinishNirvana Black Transparent Satin-----------Polyurethane paint-Polyurethane-----
ColourBlackPurpleSunburstBlueBlackSunburstCremeBlueBlueBlackNaturalBlueGreySunburstGreenBlueBlueBlueBlackWhite
SoundboardMahoganyBasswoodAshMasonitePoplarPoplarAlderMahoganyAlderNyatohAshAlderPoplarAlderPoplarAshPoplarAlderPoplarPoplar
NeckMahoganyMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple, PurpleheartMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardEbonyRosewoodMaplePau FerroPau FerroPau FerroPau FerroRosewoodRosewoodEbonyMapleMapleLaurelRosewoodLaurelMapleBasswoodPau FerroPau FerroPau Ferro
Frets2224222121222222222422212122212224222121
Pickup SystemHHHHHSSSSSSHSHHH, P90HSSHHHSSSSHHSSHHHSSHSHHHSSSS
Tremolo
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Bolt-on neck-MapleMaple-------Maple----Maple--MapleMaple
Machine heads-Schaller M6-IND---------Vintage-style locking--------
Neck profile--Modern C------Nitro Wizard-U-60's C--Slim 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)
Build----Offset-----------Headless-Double Cut with S-SoundholeDouble Cut with S-Soundhole
Top-------Maple with F-hole-Ash----------
Bridge-------Steel Saddle Radius-Gibraltar Standard II----------
Hardware---------Black-Chrome--------
Neck shape----------Modern C----Modern C----
Fretboard inlays----------Black dotsBlack dots---Black dots----
Controls----------1x volume and 1x tone2 x Volume- and 1 x master tone---1x volume and 1x tone----
Original stringing----------Fender Super 250L NPS (.009-.042)----Fender Super 250L NPS (.009-.042)-Fender USA 250L, NPS, (.009-.042)--

Description

The Harley Benton MS-60 VW Vintage Series is an Electric Guitar with a Dot fretboard inlays, 22 Frets, Graphite nut, On / Off slider switch for each pickup, Deluxe chrome hardware, Tune-o-Matic bridge and DLX tremolo & Deluxe die-cast machine heads.

Specifications

BodyBasswood
Bolt-on neckMaple
FretboardAmaranth
Scale610 mm
Nut width41 mm
Pickup2 Roswell STA Alnico 5 Vintage Style single coils
ControlsMaster Volume, Master Tone
Ex-factory stringingD'Addario .009 - .042
ColourWhite
SoundboardBasswood
NeckMaple
Frets22
Pickup SystemSS
TremoloYes
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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