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Collings CJ Mh G SS SB German Spruce and Mahogany Short Scale with Sunburst ID-7638


Collings CJ Mh G SS SB German Spruce and Mahogany Short Scale with Sunburst

The Collings Jumbo, or CJ, is Collings' version of the classic slope-shouldered dreadnought, a shape that has enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years. While the CJ is similar in width and depth to the traditional dreadnought, it has a distinctly different tone. The Collings CJ accommodates a variety of playing styles and genres without skipping a beat. In this unbeatable combination, it even suits fingerstyle players.

This custom CJ features the incredibly versatile German Spruce top and Mahogany back and sides. German Spruce offers the perfect balance between responsiveness and headroom with lush overtones. Paired with mahogany back and sides, the tone is very clear, defined, with a nice punch in the midrange.

This venerable workhorse guitar has all the features you find on a pre-war Gibson, right down to the short scale length. The 24 7/8" scale makes for effortlessly fretting and string bends that are a breeze. Combining the shortened scale and the German Spruce top - makes this one of the best all around guitars, from strumming to flatpicking, to fingerpicking, this one can truly do it all. There is a reason guitars in this family are called "Workhorses", they do everything...and well!

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Collings CJ


Shipping Weight: 68

Serial: 21645

Top Wood: German Spruce

Back Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 3/4"

Scale: 24 7/8"

Bracing: Pre-war scalloped bracing

Inlays: Mother of pearl dot fingerboard inlays

Rosette: Cross-cut grained ivoroid and wood nitrate rosette

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Ebony 14"-26" Compound fingerboard radius

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Bone

Saddle Spacing: 2 3/16"

Bridge: Ebony belly-style bridge

Bridge Pins: Bone

Tuners: Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio

Purfling: Black/white wood purfling

Body Binding: Tortoise

Fretboard Binding: Tortoise

Headstock Binding: Double bound "Haircut" headstock

Pickguard: Tigerstripe

Backstrip: 1-style walnut backstrip

Headstock Shape: Solid Square 15 degree headstock angle

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo

Frets To Body: 14

Neck Profile: Medium-Fat "C" neck profile

Body Depth: 4 7/8"

Lower Bout Width: 16"

Body Length: 20 1/8"

Total Length: 41"

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: Short Scale

Misc. 2: Fully adjustable truss rod

Misc. 3: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire

Misc. 4: Sunburst Top