Collings CJ Torrefied Maple & Torrefied Adirondack

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Description

A one-off from the Collings shop! This custom-built CJ features a stunning set of flamed maple back and sides, and an Adirondack Spruce top (completely torrefied, resulting in a gorgeous ambery finish). A hugely resonant and open-sounding guitar, this would be a perfect fit for anyone who's been waiting for that unique Slope D. It'd be hard to imagine a better all-purpose strumming and flatpicking guitar, but this is also that rare dreadnought that fingerpicks like a breeze and rewards with a broken-in, woody sound that's intensely more mature than a new guitar has any right to be. Priced with TKL case from Collings!

Specs

  • Torrefied Adirondack spruce top
  • Torrefied flamed maple back and sides
  • Abalone rosette
  • Grained ivoroid top/back/neck/peghead binding
  • Black/white wood purfling with 3-style mosaic backstrip
  • Pre-war scalloped bracing
  • Tortoise-style celluloid pickguard
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Mahogany neck
  • Double bound "Haircut" headstock
  • 15 degree headstock angle
  • Ebony peghead overlay with inlaid Collings logo
  • Ebony fingerboard with ebony belly-style bridge
  • Mortise and tenon hybrid neck joint
  • 20 Frets, neck joins the body at the 14th fret
  • Medium-Fat "C" neck profile and 2 3/16" string spacing
  • 14"-26" Compound fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" Bone nut and drop-in saddle
  • 25 1/2" Scale length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Ebony bridge pins and end pin
  • Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
  • Recommended string gauge - D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"-.056")
  • Serial No. 25567

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