Real bargain!!

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Stratafied, Jan 17, 2021.

  1. Stratafied

    Stratafied Most Honored Senior Member

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    Sounds really good.
     
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    simoncroft Dr. Stratster Silver Member

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    Thomann has pulled off a trick here by being the distributor, as well as the on-line store for the Harley Benton guitars. Literally, "cut out the middle man". They're silly cheap for the quality, I believe, but I can't play slender necks. So, alas, most their guitars are no use to me.
     
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    Stratafied Most Honored Senior Member

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    Hi Simon, in the states monoprice does the same thing. I’m pretty sure it’s the same equipment.
     
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    Take a look at that neck on Lonn's ST...it's beefy...
     
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    Check out Glarry that even cuts out the traditional retailer. $75 S-types with free shipping.
    Direct from the factory to player via Amazon.

    Firefly is another interesting model ... appears like some guys order a shipping container full of a single batch of guitars in the same color even to get the price down, then sell them via Amazon in a 'better get them now before they sell out' fashion. 335 style guitars for $150.

    These are the first experimenters. There are going to be more and more choices.

    Fill the control cavities with the same pots/switches/jack brands as MIA, pay careful attention to fretwork, show how they are hand winding pickups, and import guitars by new brands will take over.

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    ukoldgit Most Honored Senior Member

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    You might like this fat necked one Simon.
    Harley Benton DC-Junior FAT Faded Cherry
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    It’s the name, sounds like a cross between a motorcycle and a yoghurt...................dunno where that came from, s’posed to be good guitars.
     
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    I can’t help but think they missed a trick calling the brand “Harley Benton” rather than something a little cooler sounding.
     
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    Sounds to me like a girl I dated when I was drinking.
     
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