Category Archive: Waterloo

(USED) Waterloo WL-14 X TR, X-Braced, Truss Rod, Small Neck Option – SOLD

(USED) A used ‘Loo is always welcome in our little shop!  We sold this one new last year, and it’s back with just a few little bumps and bruises, but sounding great and really no worse for the wear.  This WL-14 is x-braced, has a two-way adjustable truss rod and the “small neck” option, which takes a little bit of

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-K, Kel Kroydon Inspired, Feather Light 12-Fretter – $2,340

(NEW) Bill Collings and his Waterloo line of guitars have really caught the world’s attention. The WL-K, inspired by the depression-era Kel Kroydon guitars that Gibson was producing, is one of the most intriguing models in the lineup. It’s ultra-light weight, usually coming in around or under 3 lbs, and comes with a recommendation to use 11 gauge strings. Being

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(USED) Waterloo WL-JK, Jumbo King, Sitka, Mahogany, LR Baggs Pickup – SOLD

(USED) With almost 2500 Waterloos out there in the world, we are finally starting to see a select few coming back in on trade and consignment.  The Jumbo King is the biggest, loudest Waterloo available, and it has been an extremely popular model around our shop this year. This very clean used example looks and sounds superb, with a dry,

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-12 Mh, All Mahogany 12-Fret L-00 Size – $2,070

(NEW) Our first two WL-12 all-mahogany guitars sold before they arrived, so we’re happy to be able to offer this one up to the general guitar-loving public! Now with well over 2000 instruments under their belt, Waterloo continues to churn out incredible, light-weight guitars inspired by the depression-era catalog instruments of the ’20s and ’30s.  We have yet to hear

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-14 X TR “Boot Burst” with Sitka, Mahogany, Full-Body Sunburst – $2,250

(NEW) For over two years now, AMW has been Waterloo central, with a vast and comprehensive stock from one of the coolest new guitar lines in years.  We pride ourselves in always having the latest and greatest, and the latest from Waterloo is this new “Boot Burst” interpretation of their flagship, best selling model the WL-14. The color was inspired

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-14X TR, X-Braced, Truss Rod, Baked Sitka Top – $1,980

(NEW) Leave it to Collings, they never rest on their laurels!  Wondering if a great thing could be made even better, Bill and the team decided that it was time to experiment with torrefied Sitka spruce on their flagship WL-14 model, and this is one of a limited run of “baked” Waterloos.  Thermally cured or torrefied tops have swept the acoustic

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-S Deluxe, Stella Model, Sitka Top, Varnish Finish – $2,655

(NEW) The rarest and most prized guitar in the Waterloo lineup is the WL-S Deluxe.  These are built in small batches a few times a year, they don’t come around very often and they don’t last long when they do!  When you play one, it’s not hard to see why! Based on a historic Stella model, the WL-S Deluxe is

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(NEW) Waterloo Jumbo King Deluxe, Sitka, Mahogany, Full Body Burst – $2,610

(NEW) How about a little luxury with your ‘Loo? The WL-JK Deluxe is the fancied-up version of the Waterloo Jumbo King, the only large guitar in the lineup. The Jumbo King is based on Regal’s historic Recording King model, and shares that model’s 5″ body depth, 15 3/4″ lower bout width, and unmistakable big, dry sound. This instrument has a

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(NEW) Waterloo Jumbo King, WL-JK, Sunburst, Sitka, Mahogany – $2,070

(NEW) The biggest guitar in the Waterloo lineup is the new vintage-style Jumbo King!  From the playful minds and skillful hands of the Waterloo division of the Collings Guitar Co. in Austin, Texas. Those folks have another WINNER on their hands!!  An American made, handcrafted vintage-style guitar with exceedingly fine intonation and playability. With a light weight and dry tone that calls to mind the

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-12, Jet Black, 12-Fret, Sitka, Maple – SOLD

(NEW) We’ve been looking forward to this one for a while! Over the last year, Collings/Waterloo has built a few custom WL-12s for the likes of Rodney Crowell, St. Vincent, and others using their popular jet black finish option. Now that option is available to the rest of us! Looks sharp, doesn’t it? The WL-12 is an x-braced, 12-fret L-00

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-14 Scissortail, Sitka, Maple – $2,250

(NEW) This is Collings’ latest addition to his inspired line of guitars based on the simple, depression era catalog instruments of the 20s and 30s. The Waterloo WL-14 is the flagship model, and is still by far the most popular instrument in the line. The “Scissortail,” named for a bird local to Texas, takes the same L-00 shape and makes

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-JK Jumbo King, Sitka, Mahogany, Sunburst – $2,070

(NEW) The biggest guitar in the Waterloo lineup is the new vintage-style Jumbo King!  From the playful minds and skillful hands of the Waterloo division of the Collings Guitar Co. in Austin, Texas. Those folks have another WINNER on their hands!!  An American made, handcrafted vintage-style guitar with exceedingly fine intonation and playability. With a light weight and dry tone that calls to mind the

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-K, Kel Kroydon Inspired, Spruce, Mahogany – $2,340

(NEW) Bill Collings and his Waterloo line of guitars have really caught the world’s attention. The WL-K, inspired by the depression-era Kel Kroydon guitars that Gibson was producing, is one of the most intriguing models in the lineup. It’s ultra-light weight, usually coming in around or under 3 lbs, and comes with a recommendation to use 11 gauge strings. Being

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-14X, T-Bar Neck – $1,890

(NEW) The success of Waterloo was completely expected by us, and is wholly justified… these little boxes rock!  The flagship WL-14 continues to be a top-seller, and we’ve lost count of how many of these we’ve passed on to happy customers. This is a sunbust example with X-bracing (generally considered to be a little warmer and more complex sounding than

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(NEW) Waterloo WL-K, Kel Kroydon Inspired, Sitka, Mahogany – $2,340

(NEW) Bill Collings and his Waterloo line of guitars have really caught the world’s attention. The WL-K, inspired by the depression-era Kel Kroydon guitars that Gibson was producing, is one of the most intriguing models in the lineup. It’s ultra-light weight, usually coming in around or under 3 lbs, and comes with a recommendation to use 11 gauge strings. Being

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