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Waterloo by Collings WL-14 Scissortail

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Drawing its name from the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher — a bird species common to the Central Texas Hill Country — the WL-14 Scissortail is a special edition WL-14 that pays homage to the "Oriole" guitars produced by Kalamazoo between 1940 and 1942. Built with maple back and sides and vintage-inspired X-bracing, the Scissortail brings excellent projection and focus to the flagship WL-14 series while retaining its woody, characteristic tone. A natural finish coupled with distinctive tortoise-style binding sets this instrument apart from other WL-14 models, along with an original Scissortail decal applied to the headstock in true-to-era fashion.

Other specifications include:

  • Top:     Solid spruce
  • Back/Sides:     Solid maple
  • Bracing:     Vintage-inspired X-bracing
  • Color:     Natural finish
  • Binding:     Tortoise bound top, back and soundhole
  • Bridge:     Ebony with 2 3/8" spacing
  • Bridge Pins:     Ebony
  • Saddle:     Bone drop-in
  • Pickguard:     Tigerstripe celluloid
  • Body Finish:     Semi-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
  • Neck:     Solid mahogany
  • Fingerboard:     Indian rosewood
  • Nut:     1 3/4" ebony nut
  • Neck Support:     Adjustable truss rod
  • Fingerboard Inlays:     6mm acrylic dots
  • Neck Profile:     Prominent V shape
  • Scale Length:     24 7/8"
  • Fret Wire:     Medium 18% nickel-silver
  • Logo:     Stenciled Waterloo with Scissortail decal
  • Tuners:     Golden Age Restoration with black buttons
  • Body Width:     14 3/4"
  • Body Length:     19 1/4"
  • Body Depth:     4 1/4"
  • Scale Length:     24 7/8"
  • Nut Width:     1 3/4"
  • Saddle Spacing:     2 3/8"
  • Recommended Strings:     D'Addario EJ16 (.012"-.053")
  • Hard Case
  • #2162

 For more information about the Waterloo by Collings WL-14 Scissortail, please contact us.

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Serial Number 2162

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