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Collings City Limits Deluxe Electric Guitar #CL201350 - Used  From Collings

Collings take on the single-cut solid body design is truly masterful.

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Retail:  $6,225.00

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Condition: Used, Mint

This custom CL Deluxe came to us looking so incredible we had to pinch ourselves! We practically got a new guitar at a used price, and now you can too! While decked out with an ebony fretboard, pickup rings, and knobs in addition to stylish MOP parallelogram inlays, this is hardly just a statment piece. The honduran mahogany is warm, resonant, and sustains notes for days on end! Perfectly complimented by the lollar imperials and you've got a winning combination. We can guarantee you'll never see a cleaner used guitar than this, so call in quick before it's snatched up!

SP Luthier Notes: Polish Frets, Minor Setup 

Manufacturer's Description from Collings

Crafted with the finest seasoned maple and Honduran mahogany, the CL is built for tone. Lightweight, resonant mahogany combined with a carefully hand-set mortise and tenon neck joint bring tonal complexity and sustain to the table in spades. Sleekly contoured for comfort and style, we've brought new life to an American classic.

Collings Guitars

About Manufacturer

Sound Pure is a proud dealer of Collings Acoustics, Electrics, and Mandolins, with a large inventory and new guitars arriving regularly.  Each instrument in stock is professionally photographed, and we have video reviews with studio-quality sound and HD video quality.

Bill Collings has been inspiring generations of guitarists with his fine guitars and mandolins since the 1970s. After dropping out of medical school to pursue his interest in guitar building, he moved to Austin, Texas where he and his company, Collings Guitars, operate to this day.  From his humble beginnings as a one-man operation in a two-bedroom apartment to his current 22,000 square-foot facility and approximately 70 employees, Collings has built a reputation for producing high quality instruments with care and precision. 

Perhaps best known for flat-top acoustic guitars, Collings excels in a variety of classic-inspired designs and modern build concepts. Their D series guitars represent their take on the iconic 14-fret square-shouldered dreadnought and include the highly-favored D1 and D2H models with mahogany and rosewood back and sides respectively. These guitars are extremely well-balanced and have a strong reputation for reliability and consistently becoming stronger as the woods open up over time. The CW models in this series feature Adirondack tops, larger sound holes, and other specs especially coveted by bluegrass flat pickers for their volume and responsiveness. The Collings OM series guitars tend to be lively, balanced, and lyrical. These guitars are hugely popular amongst fingerstyle players for their dynamic sensitivity, size, and playability. One of the most versatile acoustic guitar designs, Collings OMs can also handle heavy strumming and flat picking easily when the player needs to dig in. The CJ is a fantastic slope-shouldered dreadnought, and the SJ is their incredible small jumbo design. Collings also makes astounding parlor-style 0, 00, 000, and Baby guitars, which are perfect for performance or travel and offered with the same variety of options as the larger lines for true customization of tone and appearance. Rounding out Collings’ acoustic lines is the C10, which is modeled after a parlor guitar but with a design concept that makes it a favorite of electric players.

Collings is ahead of the pack in the acoustic guitar game, but it certainly does not end there. Their electric guitars are highly regarded amongst players across the entire spectrum of musical traditions. Designed and built with the same knowledge and attention to detail as the flat-tops, Collings electrics are quickly gaining recognition as contending with the best of the best of electric guitars. Hard rockers and country pickers and everyone in between can find a Collings electric to fit their style, from the Les Paul-inspired shapes of the 290, 360, and CL series to the semi-hollow I-35s and SoCo Deluxe models. Collings also offers A and T-style mandolins, as well as concert and tenor ukuleles. 

 

Every Collings instrument has been built with the same standard of craftsmanship and quality that any discerning musician deserves to experience in the tools they select for their musical journey. At Sound Pure, we believe that the tools you equip yourself with can either enhance or hinder you on your journey, so we make it our job to research and choose what we find to be the very best instruments for our clients. We are confident that any Collings guitar that leaves the shop will meet their standards, as well as ours. If you find that we do not currently have the exact specs you need we are happy to make custom orders for our customers to build their own dream guitar.

 

Specifications

Construction: Solid body

Body: Honduran mahogany

Top: Mahogany

Neck: Honduran mahogany

Body Binding: Grained ivoroid

Fingerboard Binding: Grained ivoroid

Peghead Binding: Grained ivoroid

Bridge: Kluson ABR-1 (Nickel-plated Zinc)

Tailpiece: Kluson Stop Tailpiece (nickel-plated zinc, steel studs)

Fingerboard: Ebony with MOP Parallelograms

Fingerboard Radius: 12"

Pickups: Lollar Std Wind Imperial Humbuckers

Pots/Caps: DiMarzio 500K / Jupiter Vintage Yellow

Knobs: Custom Ebony

Pickup Rings: Custom Black

Nut: 1 11/16"

Scale Length: 24 7/8"

Neck Joint: Extra long mortise & tenon

Frets: Medium 18% nickel-silver

Peghead Veneer: Ebony w/ MOP Collings logo and Parallelograms

Peghead Profile: Haircut

Tuners: Black Gotoh w/ Collings logo

Wiring: 50s style

Guitar Finish: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer, 1959 Faded Crimson

Pickguard: None

Truss Rod Cover: Ebony

Strings: D'Addario NYXL1149 (.011" - .049")

Case: Deluxe hardshell case by Ameritage