Collings City Limits Deluxe Pelham Blue Aged w/ThroBaks

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Description

"Every day we try to make a better guitar, every day. You're trying to reach for more, trying to do better, not trying to do the same. A lot of companies are trying to do the same, and that's okay - that's their deal. We're trying to stretch that. Our goal is a little more." - Bill Collings

Stop the presses. We wait a long time for these Collings CLs in their beautiful Pelham Blue finish; and this is far and away the most unique one we've ever had. The new Collings "Aged Lacquer" option gives this guitar a best-of-both worlds aesthetic ~ new, flawless Collings craftsmanship and the sheen of an instrument that's been on the road for a decade all in one package. Dual Throbak humbuckers give this guitar a sizzling, thunderous rock n' roll voice to match its looks, and the playability is textbook Collings (smooth as silk, with perfect responsiveness on every fret). Priced with hard case by Ameritage. A true knockout!

Specs

  • Premium figured maple top over mahogany body and neck
  • Grained ivoroid top/neck/peghead binding
  • New "Aged Lacquer" finish and hardware
  • Single bound "Haircut" headstock
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Long mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel
  • 22 Frets, neck joins the body at the 16th fret
  • Medium-Fat "C" neck shape
  • 12" Fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" Bone nut
  • 24 7/8" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Custom aged ivoroid pickup rings and top hat knobs
  • Dual Throbak ER-MXV humbuckers
  • 1950's style wiring scheme
  • CTS 500K pots and Jupiter Yellow Vintage Tone capacitors
  • Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack
  • Tonepros AVR-II bridge and tailpiece
  • Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EXL-115 (.011"-.049")
  • Serial No. CL161044
  • Weight: 8lbs 4oz

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