Harley Benton CLD-40SM-CE SolidWood

Solid Wood Steel-String Guitar with Pickup

  • Custom Line Series
  • Design: Dreadnought with cutaway
  • Top: Selected solid African A-grade mahogany
  • Scalloped X-bracing
  • Body: Solid selected African A-grade mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebonol
  • Fretboard inlays: Mother-of-pearl dots
  • Fretboard radius: 400 mm
  • Scale: 648 mm
  • Nut width: 43 mm
  • Nut: Bone
  • 20 Frets
  • Bridge: Ebonol
  • Rosette: Mother-of-pearl
  • Fretboard: Multi-ply
  • Double action truss rod
  • Machine heads: WSC DLX, enclosed
  • Strings: D'Addario XTAPB1253 Light, .012 - .053 (Article Nr 471307)
  • Pickup system: Fishman Flex Plus-T with built-in tuner
  • Colour: Natural High-gloss
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  • Indie-Pop
  • Picking
  • Country
  • Country-Line
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  • Indie-Pop Line
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Further Information

Top Mahogany, Solid
Back and Sides Mahogany, Solid
Cutaway Yes
Fretboard Ebonol
Nut width in mm 43,00 mm
Frets 20
Pickups Yes
Colour Natural
Case No
Incl. Gigbag No

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Great Guitar
Aspiring Rocker, 30.09.2020
I've had this guitar for nine months now and I can't fault it. I've let people with many years playing experience use it and they are all impressed.
This is my first new guitar in this price range. So I was nervous before I bought it, but it has been great to use and has encouraged me to improve as a player. Its well built and I've used it most days and it still looks new.
But overall its the sound that is the really fun part. Tremendous resonnance, and I like the way you can pull many different sounds from the way you play it. I play acoustic versions of classic rock and pop songs and it has great character that encourages you to get it the song. The action suits me well, and seems to work well for others.
I found the metal strings a challenge at the beginning but I'm glad I stuck with them. I'm not sure an on-board tuner is essential but it is convenient and it was easy to change the battery. I haven't used the amp much because of lockdown, but have tested it and it sounds good.
If you are thinking of buying this size and style of guitar I'd recommend this model.
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cld-40sm-ce solidwood
bobca, 15.10.2020
Realy love this guitar and from a great company,guitar has nice mellow tones.just what i was after and the electrics plugged into a roland kc 110 sound suprisingly good with scope to do better if i wish.
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Schade - Eine verpasste Chance
steman, 19.01.2020
Wie schade, diese Gitarre geht zurück. Sie schnarrt in vielen Bünden, unabhängig davon, ob der Hals hin oder her spannt wird (bei diesem Modell in 2 Richtungen möglich).
Eine Qualitätskontrolle hat anscheinend nicht gänzlich gegriffen. Das ist ärgerlich, für den Kunden (der einen Mehraufwand hat), als auch für Thomann. Was mir auch nicht gefallen hat: Die 9V Batterie läßt sich aufwändig wechseln, da sie sich im Inneren des Korpus befindet. Da gibt es bessere Lösungen.
Der Klang ist aber wunderschön!
Wer eine fehlerfreie Gitarre dieser Marke & Modells erwischt, ist hiermit sehr gut aufgehoben.
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Super jolie
plup, 09.10.2019
Guitare HB massive ,prise en main un peu hardue mais tres bon instru sans défaut de fabrication ..,son impressionnant jolie lutherie a part le pick guard collé a l arrache berk ,vite enlevé et guitare nettoyée
Merci le team de nous proposer des instruments aussi chouette pour un prix sympa
musicalement
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