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Collings UC1 Mahogany with Single Point Peghead Pre-Owned 2013 ID-12788


Collings UC1 Mahogany with Single Point Peghead

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.

The UC1 is Collings' 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 their 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.

Despite looking like a 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.

This Pre-Owned Uke is in Excellent Condition.

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Collings UC


Serial: U1013

Top Wood: Mahogany

Back Wood: Mahogany

Nut Width: 1 3/8"

Scale: 15"

Neck Wood: Mahogany

Fretboard: Indian Rosewood

Nut Material: Bone

Saddle Material: Bone

Bridge: Rosewood

Tuners: Geared Tuning Pegs

Body Binding: None

Headstock Shape: Single Point

Headstock Overlay: Rosewood

Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo

Body Depth: 2 13/16"

Lower Bout Width: 7 1/2"

Body Length: 11"

Total Length: 24

Case: Hardshell Case Included

Misc. 1: Satin Finish