NGD! - Harley Benton DC Junior TV Yellow

Discussion in 'Other Guitars, other instruments' started by OttoCorrect, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. OttoCorrect

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    Yessir it does. That bridge pickup does everything you’d want a good p90 to do. Never heard of Roswell pickups before this guitar but if this is any indication they know what they’re doing!
     
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    Roswell, I heared they keep things secret in Area51 :D
     
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    Very sweet! Very surprised at the quality electronics you have there. IT IS VERY CLEAN ALSO, ROCK IT!
     
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    Looking very good! Now Im jonesing for a DC Jr thank you :mad:..... :D

    The color is kinda butterscotchy I like that, and the fretboard is nice and dark as well!


    Congrats!
     
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    my 1st decent guitar was an Aria pe-150, which is a real close copy of a Dc Lp special. I've been trying to find one forever, but no luck. this would satisfy that.

    I need two p-90s and 4 knobs.
     
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    Hamer's XT version is excellent (I added the Bigsby type trem). Plenty of them about on ebay.

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    Spent some time today with the amp LOUD and the new guitar does indeed scream with the best of mine. I also took some more time to fine tune the set up. What I did notice, and it’s a bit of a surprise, is that this guitar has a bit of twang to it. My other p90 guitars were big old Les Paul copies. Not much twang there. I’m guessing maybe the wraparound bridge is a contributing factor? Any ideas?

    Still loving the guitar, btw. Fine tuning the set up has only confirmed what a fine axe this is. Still can’t believe I paid more for my Nintendo Switch than a guitar that plays and sounds this good.
     
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  8. Alamo

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    A new video showed up.
    can't wait...

     
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    I need nothing less than another guitar. But..... I am lusting after the singlecut version of that sweet little thing.....
     
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    Quick update, since buying this guitar I’ve found that this guitar can be mighty bright when I really crank the amp. So... I put 250K pots in it (both were 500k before), and in the process changed the wiring to the typical 50’s Gibson style. For personal preference I also swapped the pickup for a alnico 2 p90 from byoguitar. Overall it’s sounding great, but frankly these were all unnecessary changes. The guitar is fine stock but I can’t help but make it my own via mods.

    After all this, the guitar is still very snappy, for lack of a better word. I’ve never owned a guitar that had such snappy response and tone. Perhaps this is a LP junior characteristic? I dunno. I’m not quite sounding like Johnny Thunders yet, but I can hardly blame that on the guitar. Still a great buy. Superb quality for the money.
     
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    Still waiting but time seems to move even slower than usual.
    I posted this August 18th, so 5 weeks ago:

    now the wait. 6-7 weeks. ouch!
    today it states: In stock within 4-5 weeks
     
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    I'm not normally a Bigsby fan, but that looks so right on your guitar. I imagine its weight helps it balance better on a strap?
     
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    My 2019 Lpj Tribute is ‘snappy’. Trying very hard not to order one of these.....
     
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