Harley Benton R-457MN WH Progressive Series review: specs & price

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7-String Electric Guitar

The Harley Benton R-457MN WH Progressive Series is a 7-String Electric Guitar with a Progressive Series, Offset dot fretboard inlays, ABS saddle, 24 Medium...

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Description 7-String Multi Scale Electric Guitar7-String Electric Guitar7-String electric guitar7-String Electric Guitar7-String electric guitar7-String Electric GuitarElectric Guitar7-String Electric GuitarElectric Guitar7-String Baritone Electric Guitar7-String Electric Guitar7-String Electric Guitar7-String Electric Guitar7-String electric guitar7-String Electric Guitar7-String Electric GuitarElectric Guitar7-String Electric GuitarElectric GuitarElectric Guitar
FretboardLaurelEbonyMapleEbonyEbonyIndian LaurelEbonyEbonyMapleEbonyEbonyEbonyEbonyJatobaEbonyEbonyRosewoodEbonyEbonyRosewood
Nut width47.60 mm48 mm47.6 mm--44.5 mm48 mm-44.45 mm48 mm48 mm48 mm (1.89")48 mm48 mm48 mm (1.89")48 mm-48 mm (1.88")48 mm-
Pickups2 Jackson Blade humbuckers-2 Sterling Modern humbuckers (body mounted)2 EMG 707 humbuckers-2 Jackson High Output humbuckers1 x Fishman Fluence Modern humbucker with ceramic magnet (bridge) and 1 x Fishman Fluence Modern humbucker with AlNiCo magnet (neck)-2 Jackson MM1 humbuckers-2 Solar humbuckersBare Knuckle Warpig 7st Tyger (bridge & neck)EMG 707 (bridge) and EMG 707 (neck) humbuckers-Fishman Fluence Keith Merrow Custom (bridge) and Fishman Fluence Keith Merrow Custom (neck) humbucker2 Fishman Fluence Modern ceramic humbuckers-2 Schecter Diamond KM humbuckersActive EMG pickups 1 x 707 - 1x 81-72 Active EMG 707TW humbuckers (splittable)
ColourBlackBrownGreenBlackBlackBlackSunburstGreenBlueBlackYellowPurpleBlackBlackBlueBlack Aurora, burst matteBlackGreenWhiteRed
BodyMahoganySwamp AshMahoganySwamp AshMahoganyBasswoodSwamp AshSwamp AshBasswoodAlderMahoganyMahoganyAlderBasswoodAshNyatohMahoganySwamp AshAlderMahogany
TopNoneMapleMaplePoplarMapleNoneMaplePoplarNoneNoneNoneBuckeyeMapleNonePoplarNoneNonePoplarNoneNone
NeckMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple, Padauk, WalnutMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple, Purpleheart, WengePanga Panga, WalnutMahoganyMapleMapleMahogany
Frets2424242424242424222424242424242424242424
Scale648 mm673 mm648 mm685 mm673 mm648 mm673 mm685 mm673 mm685 mm673 mm648 mm648 mm647 mm673 mm-673 mm673 mm648 mm673 mm
Pickup SystemHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Tremolo
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Length-673 mm----------------27 "-
Neck profile-Ultra Thin CCustom Sterling Petrucci---Ultra Thin C---CThin U-Thin U-Nitro Wizard-7----
Pickup-Schecter USA SuperCharger Mach-7 humbucker (neck and bridge)-------EMG 81-7H (bridge) and Active EMG 85-7H (neck)----------
Fretboard radius--16"400 mm---400 mm---305 mm (12.01")305 mm----Compound 305-406.4 (12" - 16")305 mm-
Bolt-on 5-piece neck---Maple amaranth---Maple amaranth------------
Multiscale---648-685 mm (25.5"-27")---648-685 mm (25.5"-27")------------
Finish----Trans Black Burst----Black satin----------
Neck shape---------Thin U----Ultra Thin C--Ultra Thin C--
Nut-----------Bone-----Compensated Ernie BallBone-
Bridge-----------Hipshot with string-thru---Single-rail----
Machine heads-----------Gotoh locking-----Schecter--
Original strings-----------Elixir Nanoweb Light (.010/.056)------Daddario EXL110-7 (.010-.013-.017-w.026-w.036-w.046-w.059)-

Description

The Harley Benton R-457MN WH Progressive Series is a 7-String Electric Guitar with a Progressive Series, Offset dot fretboard inlays, ABS saddle, 24 Medium jumbo frets, 1 Volume knob and 1 tone knob, 3-Way toggle switch, DLX bridge, Black hardware & DLX die-cast machine heads.

Specifications

BodyBasswood
Bolt-on neckMaple
Neck profileD
FretboardMaple
Fretboard radius400 mm (15,748")
Nut width48 mm (1.89")
Scale648 mm
Pickups2 Hi-gain humbuckers (neck and bridge)
Ex-factory stringingHB .010 - .059
ColourWhite
TopNone
NeckMaple
Frets24
Pickup SystemHH
TremoloNo
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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