Collings CW Indian A Adirondack and Indian Rosewood with Adirondack Bracing and No Tongue Brace Left Handed
Collings describes the Winfield on their website as: "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 Collings 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.
The Collings Winfield is a reissue of the famous Collings Clarence White model. Clarence White lead the way in presenting the acoustic guitar as a lead instrument in bluegrass music.It features an enlarged soundhole, bringing more projection, improving the listening experience for both player and audience; and the absence of the tongue brace - which helps bring even more resonance and volume. It also features a ebony bridge with 2 1/4 string spacing and a cut-through saddle.
Full rich basses are complemented by clear, singing trebles with great clarity and sustain. The enlarged soundhole removes some of the "woofy" basses that so often plague larger instruments, especially in the recording process. The enlargement allows you to tailor the sound by placing a mic a bit closer to the soundhole with much less proximity effect, resulting in a more immediate and balanced sound, often heard on Tony Rice recordings. Chordal runs are clear and concise, individual notes are distinct, and single note solos are loud and defined.
The Adirondack braces are thinner and lighter making the guitar much more resonant and open. The removal of the tongue brace allows the top to resonate freely which makes this guitar a Bluegrass no brainer.
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Shipping Weight: 68
Sold To Customer: Rodney Yarbrough
Top Wood: Adirondack
Back Wood: Indian Rosewood
Nut Width: 1 23/32"
Scale: 25 1/2"
Bracing: Adirondack Braces
Rosette: Cross-cut grained ivoroid and wood nitrate strip
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Fretboard: Ebony 14"- 26" Compound fingerboard radius
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Material: Bone Long Cutthrough Saddle
Saddle Spacing: 2 1/4"
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Tuners: Nickel Waverly tuners with 16:1 ratio
Body Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Fretboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid
Headstock Shape: Solid 15 degree headstock angle
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Headstock Inlay: M.O.P. Collings Logo
Frets To Body: 14
Neck Profile: Modified V neck profile
Body Depth: 4 7/8"
Lower Bout Width: 15 5/8"
Waist: 4 7/8"
Body Length: 20"
Total Length: 40 1/4"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Misc. 2: Enlarged Soundhole
Misc. 3: No Tongue Brace
Misc. 4: Mortise and tenon hybrid neck joint
Misc. 5: 21 Frets, neck joins the body at the 14th fret
Misc. 6: Medium 18% nickel-silver fretwire
Misc. 7: Fully adjustable truss rod
Misc. 8: Left Handed