Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Set 1 review: specs & price

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Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Series

The Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Set 1 is a Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Series with a Short Scale Bass, Standard series, Dot-inlays, 19 Frets,...

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Description Harley Benton HB-40BHarley Benton B-650 Black Progressive SeriesHarley Benton Beatbass VS Vintage SeriesHarley Benton B-550 White Progressive SeriesHarley Benton B-550 QTB Progressive SeriesHarley Benton HB-80BHarley Benton HB-40BHarley Benton JB-20 SB LHHarley Benton JB-75 SB Vintage SeriesHarley Benton HB-80BHartke HD25Harley Benton PB-20BK LH Standard SeriesHarley Benton HB-80BHarley Benton B-550 Black Progressive SeriesEpiphone EB-0 CHHarley Benton B-550 QTB Progressive SeriesHarley Benton B-450LH BK Progressive SeriesHarley Benton HB-80BHarley Benton HB-80BHarley Benton HB-40B
Power40W----80 W (4 ohms)40W--80 W (4 ohms)25 Watts-80 W (4 ohms)----80 W (4 ohms)80 W (4 ohms)40W
Equipped with10" Custom Voiced Speaker----12" Celestion loudspeaker (8 ohms), with horn10" Custom Voiced Speaker--12" Celestion loudspeaker (8 ohms), with horn--12" Celestion loudspeaker (8 ohms), with horn----12" Celestion loudspeaker (8 ohms), with horn12" Celestion loudspeaker (8 ohms), with horn10" Custom Voiced Speaker
Dimensions (W x H x D)425 x 445 x 300 mm-----425 x 445 x 300 mm-------380 x 340 x 175 mm----425 x 445 x 300 mm
Weight12 kg----21 kg12 kg--21 kg--21 kg-7.5 kg--21 kg21 kg12 kg
Ex-factory string thickness.045" - .105"------.045" - .105"---.045" - .105"-------.040" - .095"
ColourBlackBlackSunburstWhiteBlackWhiteBlackSunburst3-Tone Sunburst High-glossSunburstBlackBlackBlackBlackRotBlackBlackBlackBlackBlack
Shape / DesignP-StyleJ-StyleViolinJ-StyleMiscellaneousJ-StyleP-StyleJ-Style-ViolinP-StyleP-StyleP-StyleJ-StyleEB-0MiscellaneousJ-StyleP-StyleJ-StyleShort Scale
Pickup SystemPHHJJHHHHHHPJJ-JJPPHHHHHHHHHPHHP
Amplifier Power40 W65 W40 W40 W40 W65 W40 W20 W-65 W25 W20 W65 W40 W20 W20 W40 W65 W65 W40 W
Speaker1x 10"1x 12"1x 10"1x 10"1x 101x 12"1x 10"1x 8"-1x 12"1x 8"1x 8"1x 12"1x 10"1x 8"1x 81x 10"1x 12"1x 12"1x 10"
Effects-
Headphone connection-
Incl. Gigbag-
Incl. Cabel-
Incl. Tuner-
Incl. Strap-
Body-Alder-AlderAlder--PoplarAmerican ash--Poplar-AlderMahoganyAlderAlder---
Fretboard-Black WalnutAmaranthBlack walnutBlack Walnut--AmaranthPau Ferro--Amaranth-Black walnutRosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)Black WalnutBlack walnut---
Scale-864 mm (Long Scale)775 mm864 mm (Long Scale)864 mm (Long scale)--864 mm864 mm-864 mm864 mm-864 mm (Long scale)-864 mm (Long scale)864 mm (Long Scale)---
Nut width-51 mm42 mm45 mm45 mm--38 mm38 mm-42 mm42 mm-45 mm-45 mm42 mm---
Pickups-2 humbuckers with active preamp2 Humbuckers2 humbuckers2x Humbuckers--2 JB style single coils2 Roswell JBA AlNiCo-5 JB-style single coils--1 PB style split coil-2 Humbuckers1 Sidewinder2x Humbuckers2 Humbuckers with active preamp---
Neck--Maple-----Canadian maple----Canadian mapleMahogany-----
Neck attachment--Set-in-----Bolt-on----Bolt-on------
Neck profile--CModern DModern D--Modern CC--Modern C-Modern D-Modern D----
Fretboard inlays--Dot-----Block----Tai Chi------
Hardware--Chrome---ChromeChromeDeluxe chrome-Chrome--BlackChrome-----
Machine heads--Diecast-----Classic JB-styleDiecast---Diecast------
String gauges--.045 - .100------.045 - .100----------
Bolt-on neck---Canadian maple---Maple---Maple--------
String gauge---.045" - .130"045-130--------.045 --.130-045-130----
Finish----High-gloss----------High-gloss----
Dimensions-----510 x 510 x 354 mm---510 x 510 x 354 mm--510 x 510 x 354 mm----510 x 510 x 354 mm510 x 510 x 354 mm-
String thickness------040 - 095---045 - 105---------
Suitable gig bag------Article no. 121548 (not included)------------Article no. 142777 (not included)
Controls--------2 Volume, 1 Tone----1 Balance, 1 Bass, 1 Treble, 1 Volume------

Description

The Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Set 1 is a Harley Benton PB-Shorty BK Standard Series with a Short Scale Bass, Standard series, Dot-inlays, 19 Frets, Dual action truss rod, 1 Volume knob and 1 tone knob, Chrome hardware & Classic PB-Style machine heads. The retail price is 120.21 £.

Specifications

BodyPoplar
Bolt-on neckMaple
FretboardAmaranth
Neck profileModern C
Scale762 mm
Nut width42 mm
Pickups1 PB style split coil
Ex-factory string thickness.040" - .095"
ColourBlack
Suitable gig bagArticle no. 142777 (not included)
Shape / DesignMiscellaneous
Pickup SystemP
Amplifier Power20 W
Speaker1x 8"
EffectsNo
Headphone connectionYes
Incl. GigbagNo
Incl. CabelYes
Incl. TunerNo
Incl. StrapYes

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