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

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8-String Electric Guitar

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--------
ColourBlackRedBlackBlackBlackWhiteBlackBlack-Black
Top---Maple--Maple---
Fret boardEbonyEbonyRosewoodEbonyEbonyEbonyMapleAmaranthMapleEbony
Frets24242424242424242424
Scale lenght686 mm686 mm711 mm673 mm686 mm711 mm711 mm673 mm673 mm673 mm
PickupHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Tremolo
Incl. Case
Incl. Gigbag
Finish-Red sparkle------Satin Orange Blaze-
Bolt-on neck-----Maple-Maple with graphite reinforcement and Scarf Joint--

Description

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 140.09 £.

Specifications

BodyLinden
Bolt-on neckMaple
Neck profileSpeed-D
Fretboard radius350 mm
Multiscale686 - 648 mm
Nut width54 mm
PickupHH
String thicknesses ex factory010 / .013 / .017 / .026 / .036 / .046 / .053 / .074
Tuning ex-factoryF# / B / E / A / D / G / B / E
ColourBlack
Top-
NeckMaple
Fret boardAmaranth
Frets24
Scale lenght686 mm
TremoloNo
Incl. CaseNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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