Best Harley Benton Electric Guitars With Tesla Pickups in 2024

Here are the top Harley Benton electric guitars with Tesla pickups.

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 Guitar MAX Fusion Signature

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Harley Benton Guitar MAX Fusion Signature
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Playability 77
Sound 82
Build quality 66
Value for money 85
Overall Score 75

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  • Neck profile shape: C (15 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (10 votes)
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  • 2 Prices - New from €499 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2023 Signature series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Ultra Flame flamed maple veneer top
  • Nyatoh body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla Plasma-X1 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla Plasma-RS2 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose bridge
  • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gold-plated Jinho J03 Mini Rotomatic style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from €499 >
  • From Harley Benton's 2023 Signature series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Ultra Flame flamed maple veneer top
  • Nyatoh body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Roasted Maple fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla Plasma-X1 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla Plasma-RS2 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Floyd Rose bridge
  • Harley Benton Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 24 Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
  • Gold-plated Jinho J03 Mini Rotomatic style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton Guitar MAX Fusion Signature
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Locking Nut
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Coil Split Pickups
  • Tremolo
  • Retainer Bar
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Harley Benton SC-550SL Gotoh Tribute

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Playability 80
Sound 71
Build quality 65
Value for money 82
Overall Score 72

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: C (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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  • From Harley Benton's 2023 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.72"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • DLX Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton '60s Set neck
  • 22 Medium Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh Kluson tuners
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  • From Harley Benton's 2023 Tribute series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.72"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Flame Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Pau Ferro fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • DLX Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • Harley Benton '60s Set neck
  • 22 Medium Stainless Steel frets
  • Gotoh Kluson tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Harley Benton SC-550SL Gotoh Tribute
  • Stainless Steel Frets
  • Expensive Wood
  • Top Brand Pickups
  • Weight Relief
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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    3. Harley Benton SC-DLX Gotoh

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    Harley Benton SC-DLX Gotoh
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    Playability 72
    Sound 74
    Build quality 67
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 71

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
    • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
    • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: C (15 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (10 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - B-Stock from €289 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 10" Fretboard Radius
    • Nyatoh body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton Modern C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
    • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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    • 2 Prices - B-Stock from €289 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 10" Fretboard Radius
    • Nyatoh body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton Modern C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
    • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton SC-DLX Gotoh
    • Stainless Steel Frets
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • 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 DC-DLX Gotoh

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    Harley Benton DC-DLX Gotoh
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    Playability 72
    Sound 74
    Build quality 67
    Value for money 81
    Overall Score 71

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (15 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Fast (10 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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    • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 10" Fretboard Radius
    • Nyatoh body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton Modern C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
    • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 10" Fretboard Radius
    • Nyatoh body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Ebony fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton Modern C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
    • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton DC-DLX Gotoh
    • Stainless Steel Frets
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • 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 SC-550 II

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    Harley Benton SC-550 II
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    Playability 77
    Sound 71
    Build quality 63
    Value for money 80
    Overall Score 70

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Very Easy (1 vote)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
    • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
    • Weight: Slightly heavy (1 vote)
    • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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    • 1 Prices - New from $375 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Flame Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Pau Ferro fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • DLX Tune-O-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton '60s Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
    • DLX Kluson style tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $375 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Flame Maple top
    • Mahogany body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Pau Ferro fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla OPUS-1 AlNiCo-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • DLX Tune-O-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton '60s Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo Stainless Steel frets
    • DLX Kluson style tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton SC-550 II
    • Stainless Steel Frets
    • Expensive Wood
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No High-Quality Nut
    • 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 DC-LTD Gotoh

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    Harley Benton DC-LTD Gotoh
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    Playability 72
    Sound 74
    Build quality 60
    Value for money 79
    Overall Score 69

    What our users think

    • Neck profile shape: C (21 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (18 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
    • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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    • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 10" Fretboard Radius
    • Nyatoh body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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    • 1 Prices - New from $289 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2021 Deluxe series
    • Made in Indonesia
    • 6 strings
    • 24.75"'' scale
    • 10" Fretboard Radius
    • Nyatoh body
    • Mahogany neck
    • Rosewood fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla VR-2 AlNiCo 5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gotoh Tune-o-Matic bridge
    • Harley Benton C Set neck
    • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Gotoh Kluson tuners tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton DC-LTD Gotoh
    • Expensive Wood
    • Ivory Tusq Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Coil Split Pickups
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in Indonesia
    • No Neck-Through Build
    • No Weight Relief
    • No Luminescent Inlay
    • No Tremolo
    • No Compound Radius Fretboard
    • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
    • No Strap Lock

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    7. Harley Benton TE-53KR

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    Harley Benton TE-53KR
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    Playability 72
    Sound 72
    Build quality 55
    Value for money 76
    Overall Score 66

    What our users think

    • Neck access to high frets: Easy (2 votes)
    • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
    • Tuning stability: Not bad (1 vote)
    • Weight: Heavy (2 votes)
    • Neck profile shape: C (3 votes)
    • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (3 votes)
    • Pickups noise: Noiseless (2 votes)
    • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (2 votes)
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    • 2 Prices - New from €239 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2023 Tribute series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Ash body
    • Caramelized Canadian Maple neck
    • Caramelized Canadian Maple fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla Opus-TE Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla Opus-4 Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gold-plated BT101 bridge
    • C Bolt-On neck
    • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Kluson-style tuners
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    • 2 Prices - New from €239 >
    • From Harley Benton's 2023 Tribute series
    • Made in China
    • 6 strings
    • 25.5"'' scale
    • 12" Fretboard Radius
    • Ash body
    • Caramelized Canadian Maple neck
    • Caramelized Canadian Maple fretboard
    • Bridge pickup: Tesla Opus-TE Alnico-5 (Single Coil/Passive)
    • Neck pickup: Tesla Opus-4 Alnico-5 (Humbucker/Passive)
    • 1 volume and 1 tone Dome knobs
    • 3-way Switch
    • Gold-plated BT101 bridge
    • C Bolt-On neck
    • 21 Medium Jumbo frets
    • Kluson-style tuners
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    Strengths & Weaknesses
    Harley Benton TE-53KR
    • Expensive Wood
    • Bone Nut
    • Top Brand Pickups
    • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
    • No Locking Tuners
    • Made in China
    • 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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