Harley Benton R-458 WH Fanfret review: specs & price

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The Harley Benton R-458 WH Fanfret is a 8-String Electric Guitar with a Progressive Series, Amaranth fretboard, Offset dot fretboard inlays, Dual action...

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Description Electric Guitar8-String Electric Guitar8-String Electric Guitar8-String Electric Guitar8-String Electric Guitar8-String Multi-Scale Electric Guitar8-String Electric Guitar8-String Electric GuitarElectric Guitar8-String Electric Guitar
BodyMahognyMahognyLindenMahognyAsh TreeAsh TreeLindenPoplarAlderAlder
NeckMapleMapleMapleMahognyMaple, WengeMapleMapleMapleMapleMaple
FretboardEbonyMacassar ebony-Macassar ebony-African EbonyMapleAmaranth (Peltogyne spp.)-Ebony
Neck profileThin U--Thin UWizard-8U----
Nut width55 mm (2.17")54 mm-54 mm55 mm56.1 mm--55 mm-
Scale686 mm (27")686 mm711 mm (28")673 mm (26.5"/ baritone)686 mm--673 mm673 mm-
Fretboard radius400 mm (15.75")350 mm--430 mm356 mm-12" - 16"--
PickupsActive EMG 81-8 H (bridge) - EMG Active 85-8 H (neck)--Active EMG 81-8H (bridge) and EMG 60-8H (neck) humbuckers2 DiMarzio Fusion Edge 8 humbucker2 Alnico V Soap Bars--1 x Seymour Duncan Nazgul Humbucker (bridge) and 1 x Seymour Duncan Sentinent (neck)2 Seymour Duncan Solar humbuckers
Controls1 x Volume, 1 x ToneVolume (Push/Pull) and tone--------
Fret boardEbonyEbonyRosewoodEbonyEbonyEbonyMapleAmaranthMapleEbony
Scale lenght686 mm686 mm711 mm673 mm686 mm711 mm711 mm673 mm673 mm673 mm
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Finish-Red sparkle------Satin Orange Blaze-
Bolt-on neck-----Maple-Maple with graphite reinforcement and Scarf Joint--

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Harley Benton 8 String Guitar R-458BK
  • Harley Benton R-458BK Progressive Series, 8-String electric guitar, basswood body, bolt-on maple neck, speed-D-shape, amaranth fretboard (Pinus Radiata), 24 medium jumbo frets, offset DOT inlays, scale 673mm, 54mm nut-width, 2 x hi-gain humbucker pickups, 1-volume control, 1-tone control, 3-way toggle switch, black hardware, deluxe die-cast tuners, string gauges: 009-011-016-024-032-042-054-065, tuning 1-8 F#/ B/ E/ A/ D/ G/ B/ E. finish hi-gloss black. Only used a handful of times and minimal marks/scuffs.
  • Item location: LEAMINGTON SPA, GB

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The Harley Benton R-458 WH Fanfret is a 8-String Electric Guitar with a Progressive Series, Amaranth fretboard, Offset dot fretboard inlays, Dual action trussrod, 24 Medium fanned jumbo frets, 1 Volume knob and 1 tone knob, 3-Way pickup selector, Nubone nut, Black hardware, Deluxe die-cast machine heads & Suitable gig bag available under article no. 142777, suitable case under article no. 177636 (not included). The retail price is 138.09 £. Buy Harley Benton R-458 WH Fanfret at Thomann UK.


Bolt-on neckMaple
Neck profileSpeed-D
Fretboard radius350 mm
Multiscale686 - 648 mm
Nut width54 mm
String thicknesses ex factory010 / .013 / .017 / .026 / .036 / .046 / .053 / .074
Tuning ex-factoryF# / B / E / A / D / G / B / E
Fret boardAmaranth
Scale lenght686 mm
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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