(NEW) For store stock, a nicely customized OM1 from the great team at Collings guitars! This combination of short scale, Adirondack spruce braces and no tongue brace has been a go-to hack for years in our shop, a way to get just a little more of everything a player wants in a Collings guitar.
Leaving out the tongue brace, which was customary on pre-war Martins, is an easy way to loosen up the upper bout, adding a bit more tonal depth to this less active area of the top. Using Adirondack bracing on a Sitka top adds stiffness and tonal complexity. Short scale has benefits in both tone and playability, and usually adds a layer of warmth to the sound. All this, plus the clarity of mahogany... you're good to go!
Other features include mahogany neck with modified "V" profile, 1 3/4" nut width and 2 3/16" string spacing at the saddle. Ebony fingerboard, bridge and pins. Waverly tuners. Includes TKL hard case.
Another fine, fine OM (the best seller) from one of the world's top builders!
AMW Price: $5,325 (Online checkout, Collings 2023 MAP price)
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