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Collings SoCo Deluxe Jet Black Top Dog Hair Finish with Italian Spruce Top ID-10608


Collings SoCo Deluxe Jet Black Top Dog Hair Finish with Italian Spruce Top

Collings’ website has this to say about the Collings Soco Deluxe: Named after Austin’s funky and eclectic South Congress Avenue, the SoCo Dlx is all about attitude. This model brings in elements from both the I-35 and CL models to create a unique hybrid that is all its own. Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too?

They couldn’t have said it better. The SoCo Deluxe is slightly larger than the I-35, featuring the same Maple/Mahogany combination. No laminate woods here; the Italian Spruce top is all solid and meticuliously carved by hand.

Bill Collings has experience in maximizing the peak resonance of each piece of tone wood. The fullness and vibratory resonance, even when unplugged, is, well, incredible. Notes are effortlessly articulated, responding to your ever command.

The unique hand set mortise and tenon neck joint reflects Bill Collings philosophy – ingenuity and functionality. The angled shape of the joint fits perfectly in your palm. Reaching for the 21st fret is effortless; unlike any electric we’ve played before.

This instrument has been custom appointed with Parallelogram fingerboard inlays, Italian Spruce top, Doghair finish back and sides, ThroBak pickups, and a Jet Black top finish.

Thanks to Charlie Sexton for the inspiration!

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Collings SoCo


Shipping Weight: 20 lbs

Serial: SOCO16550

Top Wood: European Spruce

Back Wood: Semi-hollow mahogany

Nut Width: 1 11/16"

Scale: 24 7/8"

Inlays: Parallelograms

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Madagascar 12" Fingerboard radius

Nut Material: Bone

Bridge: Tonepros AVR-II bridge and tailpiece

Tuners: Nickel Gotoh SG301 tuners w/ vintage-style buttons 1:18 ratio

Purfling: Top

Body Binding: Grained Ivoroid with Black / White Purfling

Fretboard Binding: Grained Ivoroid

Headstock Binding: Grained Ivoroid

Headstock Shape: Single Bound "Haircut" headstock

Headstock Overlay: Ebony

Headstock Inlay: Parallelograms

Frets To Body: 22 Frets, neck joins the body at the 16th fret

Neck Profile: Medium-Fat "C" neck shape

Body Depth: 1 5/8"

Lower Bout Width: 15"

Body Length: 19"

Total Length: 40 1/4"

Pickup(s): ThroBak Humbuckers

Pickup Controls: Custom ivoroid pickup rings and top hat knobs / Switchcraft toggle switch and output jack

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish

Misc. 2: Slim contour F-holes

Misc. 3: Inset maple center block

Misc. 4: Long mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel

Misc. 5: CTS 500K pots and Xicon caps

Misc. 6: 1950's style wiring scheme

Misc. 7: Jet Back finish w/ Doghair back and sides