Harley Benton upgrades its $279 SC-550 single-cut with stainless steel frets and Tesla Opus-1 humbuckers

Harley Benton SC-550 II
(Image credit: Harley Benton)

Harley Benton is, in every sense of the word, currently on a roll. In the past two weeks alone, we’ve seen the champion of affordable electric guitars upgrade its range of headless Dullahan six-strings, bolster its left-hand lineup of Amarok models and debut the stunning semi-hollow Aelous.

Now, the company has announced the latest addition to its series of single-cutaway guitars, the SC-550 II – a revamped version of the existing SC-550, which has been kitted out with an impressively hefty hardware overhaul.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.