Best Explorer Shape Harley Benton Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Explorer shape Harley Benton guitars.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Harley Benton EX-76 Classic

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Playability 80
Sound 77
Build quality 62
Value for money 83
Overall Score 73

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  • Neck profile shape: V (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from €329 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Purpleheart fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
  • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from €329 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Purpleheart fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
  • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton EX-76 Classic
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Harley Benton EX-76 Classic GHW

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Playability 80
Sound 77
Build quality 62
Value for money 83
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: V (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from €329 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2018 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Purpleheart fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wsc Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 2 Prices - New from €329 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2018 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Purpleheart fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell LAF Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wsc Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton EX-76 Classic GHW
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Harley Benton EX-84 Modern

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Playability 80
Sound 76
Build quality 62
Value for money 83
Overall Score 73

What our users think

  • Weight: Very lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: V (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
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  • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell LZ51 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell LZ56 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
  • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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  • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 15" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Roswell LZ51 (Humbucker/Active)
  • Neck pickup: Roswell LZ56 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
  • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
  • 22 XL Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton EX-84 Modern
  • Locking Tuners
  • Expensive Wood
  • Ivory Tusq Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    4. Harley Benton EX-84 Modern EMG

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    Playability 80
    Sound 76
    Build quality 62
    Value for money 83
    Overall Score 73

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
    • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
    • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: V (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (10 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (5 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - New from €379 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: EMG 60 (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
    • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
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    Show all Specs
    • 2 Prices - New from €379 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2020 Tribute series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 15" Fretboard Radius
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: EMG 81 (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: EMG 60 (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Wsc Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
    • Harley Benton Slim Taper C Set neck
    • 22 XL Jumbo frets
    • Grover Locking Machine Heads tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton EX-84 Modern EMG
    • Locking Tuners
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Tremolo
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    5. Harley Benton Extreme-84

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    Playability 73
    Sound 61
    Build quality 49
    Value for money 71
    Overall Score 61

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (23 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (3 votes)
    • Pickups power: Hot (5 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - New from €189 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2015 Progressive series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Blackwood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: HBZ Hi-Gain Humbucker (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: HBZ Hi-Gain Humbucker (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Harley Benton bridge
    • Harley Benton C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • HB tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from €189 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2015 Progressive series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Blackwood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: HBZ Hi-Gain Humbucker (Humbucker/Active)
    • Neck pickup: HBZ Hi-Gain Humbucker (Humbucker/Active)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Harley Benton bridge
    • Harley Benton C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • HB tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton Extreme-84
    • Expensive Wood
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Tremolo
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    6. Harley Benton Extreme-76

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    Playability 73
    Sound 61
    Build quality 49
    Value for money 76
    Overall Score 61

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
    • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
    • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: C (23 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (6 votes)
    • Pickups power: Clean (7 votes)
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    • 1 Prices - New from €149 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2015 Classic series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
    • Basswood body
    • Maple neck
    • Blackwood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
    • Harley Benton C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Hb Tuners tuners
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    Show all Specs
    • 1 Prices - New from €149 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2015 Classic series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 13.78" Fretboard Radius
    • Basswood body
    • Maple neck
    • Blackwood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: HB Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Tune-O-Matic Bridge bridge
    • Harley Benton C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Hb Tuners tuners
    • See all specs and compare >
    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton Extreme-76
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • No Expensive Woods
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • No Top Brand Pickups
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Tremolo
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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