Harley Benton Unveils 25th Anniversary Model Basses

Harley Benton JB-25TH Bass

Harley Benton is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special edition of guitars and basses in a Firemist Gold finish. The two basses include the JB-25TH and the Enhanced 25TH. Even as limited edition basses with finer appointments, the line continues the company’s history of affordable instruments.

The Jazz Bass-inspired JB-25TH is built with a Canadian roasted flame maple neck, an American alder body, and a dark laurel fingerboard. “Powered by two Roswell JBA alnico-5 pickups, The JB-25TH Firemist provides clear and articulate tones that remain well-defined, from smooth and round in clean settings, to a dirty growl in overdriven situations,” the company writes.

Harley Benton Enhanced 25TH Bass

Meanwhile, the Enhanced 25TH is fitted with a Roswell humbucker in the bridge position and a split coil in the neck position. It steps things up with an active/passive preamp complete with a 2-band EQ. Other features include 22 stainless steel frets, black block inlays, and a black TUSQ XL nut.

Both of the basses ship in a deluxe gig bag with an exclusive 25th Anniversary commemorative lanyard. The Harley Benton JB-25TH and the Enhanced 25TH are available for $326 and $545, respectively.

Harley Benton JB-25TH Bass Specs:

Body:American Alder
Neck:Canadian Roasted Flamed Maple
Fingerboard:Dark Laurel
Fingerboard Inlays:White Dots
Frets:20 Stainless Steel
Neck Shape:D
Nut Width:38 mm (1.49″)
Fingerboard Radius:305 mm (12″)
Pickguard:4-ply Tortoiseshell
Pickups:Roswell JBA-b Alnico 5 Single Coil (Bridge) - Roswell JBA-n Alnico-5 Single Coil (Neck)
Controls:2x Volume, Tone
Bridge:Wilkinson WBBC With Brass Saddles and 19mm String Spacing
Hardware Finish:Chrome
Headstock:Matching Headstock With Engraved Deluxe Tuners
Case:Harley Benton 25th E-bass Gigbag
Other:Harley Benton 25th Anniversary Lanyard

Harley Benton Enhanced 25th Bass Specs:

Construction: Bolt-onScale: 34″
Body: AlderNeck: Canadian Roasted Hard Rock Maple
Neck Form: Modern-CFingerboard: Canadian Roasted Hard Rock Maple
Inlays: Black Block & Glow Side dot MarksFrets: 22 Medium Blacksmith Stainless Steel Frets
Nut: Black TUSQ XLNut Width: 39 mm (1,54″)
Fingerboard Radius: 355,6 mm (14″)Pickguard: Black 3-layer
Pickups: Roswell MFR4 Ferrite Humbucker (Bridge), Roswell PM-4 Ferrite Single Coil (Neck)Electronics: Roswell GMA2 Active / Passive 2-band EQ
Controls: Volume (Push/Pull), Balance, Treble & BassBridge: WSC SK4
Hardware Finish: ChromeTuners: WSC JB45
Color: FiremistCase: Harley Benton 25th E-bass Gigbag
Other: Harley Benton 25th Anniversary Lanyard

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