Collings I-35LC Custom Sunburst w/Antiquity Mini Humbuckers

$5,400.00

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

Rubbing your eyes wondering if you're seeing mini-humbuckers and a trapeze tail piece on this gorgeous I-35LC? No need my friend. This is indeed a Riviera-inspired I-35LC with an incredible sounding set of Duncan Antiquity mini-humbuckers, a trapeze tailpiece, reflector knobs, and aged hardware but a gloss finish. Pretty amazing, right? It is, trust us. 

If you're new to mini-humbuckers you're in for a treat. It's like the best of all worlds pickup-wise - humbucker output, single coil clarity, P90-like growl when pushing an amp...(they break up beautifully, btw). Seymour Duncan makes these pickups to vintage spec which means they're a little smaller than modern mini-humbuckers. To accommodate the smaller size, Collings custom made a set of bakelite pickup surrounds to fit them - very cool! 

Everything else you know and love about a Collings I-35LC is here - flawless fit, finish, and playability. These guitars are simply a dream to play. 

While we see a lot of guitars and can be prone to saying one is our favorite over another...this is indeed one of our favorite I-35LC's to come though the shop lately. Why? You saw Andy's pics, yes? Priced with hardshell case. 

Specs

  • Select figured maple semi-hollow laminate body & mahogany neck
  • Inset maple center block
  • Aged white top/back/neck binding
  • Slim contour F-holes
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Unbound "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 19th fret
  • Medium-Fat "C" neck shape
  • 12" Fingerboard radius
  • 1 11/16" Bone nut
  • 24 7/8" Scale Length
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
  • Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Black pickup rings and amber top hat knobs
  • Dual Duncan Antiquity Mini-Humbuckers Pickups 
  • 1950's Style wiring scheme
  • DiMarzio 500K pots and Jupiter vintage caps
  • Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack
  • Kluson ABR-1 bridge and tailpiece
  • Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio
  • Serial No. I35LC191218
  • 6lbs 8oz

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