Harley Benton SC-400LH SBK Classic Series review: specs & price

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Left-Hand Electric Guitar

The Harley Benton SC-400LH SBK Classic Series is a Left-Hand Electric Guitar with a Classic Series, Archtop, Crown inlays, 22 Frets, Dual action truss rod, 2...

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BodyMahoganyMahogany-MahoganyMahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Mahogany (Khaya ivorensis)Solid mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)US Swamp Ash-Basswood--Solid mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)Solid mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla - Origin--
FretboardEbonyEbonyRosewoodTigerstripe EbonyZiricoteZiricoteZiricoteZiricoteZiricoteRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodMapleMapleMapleRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodRosewoodPau Ferro
Scale648 mm648 mm628 mm629 mm635 mm635 mm635 mm635 mm635 mm628 mm648 mm628 mm648 mm648 mm648 mm628 mm628 mm628 mm648 mm648 mm
Nut width43 mm43 mm (1 11/16")-43 mm (1 11/16")----------42.8 mm--43 mm42.5 mm42 mm
Width at 12th fret52.5 mm--52.5 mm (2 1/16")----------------
PickupSeymour Duncan SH-2n (neck) and TB-6 (bridge) Humbucker--Seymour Duncan SH-1n (neck) and SH-4b (bridge) Humbucker--------DiMarzio Evolution Humbucker (Neck), DiMarzio Evolution Single Coil (Middle) and DiMarzio Evolution Humbucker (Bridge)-------
String spacing10.8 mm10.8 mm-10,5 mm----------------
ColourBlackBlackSunburstMiscellaneousRedSunburstBlueSunburstSunburstSunburstBlackSunburstYellowBlackBlackSunburstSunburstRedBlueBlack
Shape, DesignST-StyleST-StyleSingle CutSingle CutST-StyleST-StyleST-StyleST-StyleST-StyleSingle CutST-StyleLP-StyleST-StyleST-StyleST-StyleSingle CutSingle CutExplorerHollowbodyST-Style
SoundboardMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganySwamp AshMahoganyBasswoodAshAlderMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyAlderAlder
NeckMapleMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMapleMahoganyMapleMapleMapleMahoganyMahoganyMahoganyMapleMaple
Number of strings66666666666666666666
Frets2422222224242424242222222421222222222224
Pickup SystemHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHSHHHHSHSSS-HHHHHHSHHH
Tremolo
Incl. Cases
Incl. Gigbag
Top-AAAA Flamed maple veneer-AAAA maple veneer with flat ribs10 Top flamed maple10 Top flamed maple10 Top flamed maple10 Top flamed maple10 Top flamed mapleFlamed maple (hide glued)-----Flamed maple (hide glue)Flamed maple (hide glue)---
Glued neck-Mahogany-Mahogany--------------Maple-
Pickups-Seymour Duncan SH-1n (neck) and SH-4b (bridge) humbucker--2 x 85/15 humbuckers2x 85/15 Humbuckers2 85/15 Humbuckers2 x 85/15 Humbuckers2x 85/15 Humbuckers2x Custombucker AlNiCo III (unpotted)Seymour Duncan Cool Rail Humbucker in Single Coil Format (neck), Seymour Duncan Vintage Staggered Single Coil (center) and Seymour Duncan TB4 Trembucker (bridge)2 Custombucker AlNiCo III humbuckers--1 Raw Vintage humbucker and 2 Raw Vintage RV-60 single coils2 x Custombucker AlNiCo III (unpotted)2 x Custombucker AlNiCo III (unpotted)2 Dirty Fingers + HumbuckerDuesenberg single coil (neck) and Duesenberg humbucker (bridge)2 Active EMG Bone Breakers
Strings---Cleartone .010" - .046" (9410)------Cleartone Nickel Plated Steel .009 - .046-------Duesenberg DSA10 (010-013-017-028-042-050)-
Neck profile----Pattern ThinPattern ThinPattern ThinPattern ThinPattern ThinAuthentic '59 medium "C"-'58er--Medium "C"Authentic '59 medium "C"Authentic '59 medium "C"Slim TaperD-ShapeExtra Thin U
Fretboard inlays----BirdsBirdsBirdsBirdsBirds------Aged cellulose nitrate trapezoidAged cellulose nitrate trapezoid---
Controls----1 Volume, 1 Tone1 Volume, 1 Tone1 Volume, 1 Tone1 Volume, 1 Tone1 Volume, 1 Tone-----------
Machine heads----PRS Phase III lockingPRS Phase III lockingPRS Phase III lockingPRS Phase III lockingPRS Phase III lockingKluson single ring vintage-----Kluson Single Ring VintageKluson Single Ring Vintage---
Hardware----NickelNickelNickelNickelNickel-Chrome----NickelNickel---
Potentiometers---------CTS 500k-----CTS 500----
Bridge---------No-wire ABR-1-----No-wire ABR-1No-wire ABR-1---
Weight----------Approx 3.5 kg3.96 kg-3.56 kg------
Serial number-----------871341-R92528------
Fretboard radius--------------305 mm---305 mm350 mm
One-piece neck---------------Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)Mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla)---
Capacitors---------------Oil-in-paperOil-in-paper---

Description

The Harley Benton SC-400LH SBK Classic Series is a Left-Hand Electric Guitar with a Classic Series, Archtop, Crown inlays, 22 Frets, Dual action truss rod, 2 Volume knobs and 2 tone knobs, 3-Way pickup selector, Tune-O-Matic bridge & Closed die-cast machine heads. The retail price is 114 £.

Specifications

BodyBasswood
Set-in neckMaple
Neck profileC
FretboardRoseacer
Fretboard radius350 mm
Scale628 mm
Nut width43 mm
Pickups2 Classic open humbuckers
HardwareChrome
Ex-factory stringingHarley Benton .010 - .046
ColourBlack
Shape, DesignSingle Cut
SoundboardBasswood
NeckMaple
Number of strings6
Frets22
Pickup SystemHH
TremoloNo
Incl. CasesNo
Incl. GigbagNo

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