Collings CW MhA 17539 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar  From Collings

Amazing Adirondack and Mahogany Dreadnought Acoustic!

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One of the finest bluegrass canons on the boutique market!  Call us to find out why

Collings CW - Dreadnaught Guitar Demo

The Collings CW, a gorgeous dreadnaught guitar, is nothing short of phenomenal. This powerhouse features an Adirondack Spruce top and Mahogany back and sides, forward shifted X bracing, and a widened sound hole. The CW is flawless like all Collings' guitars, full of clarity, punch, and impressive dynamics. The basses are clear and the trebles have body and punch. Named after the well-loved Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, the Collings Winfield is perfect for bluegrass players. If you are interested in this magnificent dreadnaught from Collings, please give us a call at Sound Pure today!

Manufacturer's Description from Collings

Named after the well-loved Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, the Collings Winfield is a highly modified version of our standard dreadnought that features options commonly requested by flatpicking specialists. The combination of the stiff Adirondack spruce top with enlarged soundhole, supported by a top bracing pattern based on the earliest 14-fret dreadnoughts, make the CW a bluegrass powerhouse. Everything about this model is designed to provide plenty of headroom and projection for aggressive playing, but not at the expense of good tone.

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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

  • Select Adirondack spruce top
  • Honduran mahogany back & sides
  • Large soundhole
  • Tortoise-style binding
  • Simple walnut backstrip
  • Pre-war scalloped Adirondack braces
  • No tongue brace
  • Black/white wood nitrate strip rosette
  • Dalmation-style Pickguard
  • High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Honduran Mahogany Neck
  • Tortoise-style fingerboard binding with b/w purfling
  • Ebony fingerboard and bridge
  • Ebony peghead overlay
  • Mother-of-pearl Collings logo
  • No fingerboard inlays
  • Fully adjustable truss rod
  • Bone nut and long cutthrough saddle
  • Ebony bridge pins and end pin
  • Nickel Waverly tuners
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Body Depth: 4 7/8"
  • Lower Bout Width: 15 5/8"
  • Total Length: 40 1/4"
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2"
  • Standard Nut Width: 1 23/32"
  • Included Hardshell Case