Collings UC1 Mahogany Single Point Peghead ID-6975
Collings UC1 Mahogany Haircut Peghead
The Collings UC1 is our entry-level satin lacquer finish concert model with simplified appointments. But don't let the ''entry-level'' part fool you - it's built with the same quality construction as our higher end models. With solid Honduran mahogany top, back and side wood, the UC1 is undoubtedly one of the finest professional concert ukes available in its price range.
As with everything that comes out of the Colling shop, lots of homework and research have gone into their line of ukuleles. This particular Collings UC1 is built with an all-mahogany body and produces a tone that is clearly defined and extremely resonant. On the first strum, it's clear this is a serious, professional level ukulele. Mahogany brings crispness and focus to each note. Despite looking like traditional friction tuner, each of the four tuners are actually geared tuning pegs made by Pegheadz. Collings be praised, a ukulele that is easy to tune! The 4:1 gear reduction allows strings to be tuned more easily and accurately than traditional wood
pegs (or Caspari-type mechanisms which require screw drivers or special keys). Tune confidently and securely with the left hand while playing open strings; even during performance! PEGHEDS tuners return the fine-tuning function to pegs. Strings slide more freely over the smooth,
wide nut than over the comparatively sharp edge of the bridge, where stress is concentrated and equilibrium of tension on either side is more difficult to achieve.
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Shipping Weight: 47
Top Wood: Mahogany
Back Wood: Mahogany
Nut Width: 1 3/8"
Inlays: Ivoroid Dots
Rosette: Tortoise and wood nitrite strip rosette
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Fretboard: Rosewood 12" Fingerboard radius
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Material: Bone
Saddle Spacing: 1.73" string spacing
Tuners: Pegheds tuners with 4:1 ratio
Headstock Shape: Traditional single-point headstock
Headstock Overlay: Rosewood
Headstock Inlay: Ivoroid Collings Logo
Frets To Body: 18 Frets, neck joins the body at the 12th fret
Neck Profile: "C" shape neck
Body Depth: 2 13/16"
Lower Bout Width: 7 1/2"
Body Length: 11"
Total Length: 24"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: Satin nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Misc. 2: Narrow 18% nickel-silver fretwire
Misc. 3: Mortise and tenon neck joint