Collings UT2 Adirondack Spruce and Indian Rosewood ID-7633
Collings UT2 Adirondack Spruce and Indian Rosewood
Handcrafted in Austin, Texas, Collings Ukuleles' are a player's dream and the vintage collectibles of the future. The UT2 K is Collings' gloss lacquer finish tenor model with increased appointments. With solid Adirondack Spruce top, Indian Rosewood back and side wood, the Collings UT2 K comes standard with the Collings trademark ''haircut'' peghead shape and ivoroid body binding with black/white purfling. Custom appointments include Ivoroid Binding, Diamond and Square fretboard inlays and an Ebony fretboard and bridge.
Collings Ukes also feature a highly innovative tuning system by Pegheds. These tuners are geared and offer much more control and stability than traditional friction tuners. 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.
The craftsmanship is truly unmatched. The sound is full, punchy, resonant with lots of sustain so the notes can be worked with great finesse. It loves vibrato and loves to be played.
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Shipping Weight: 47
Top Wood: Adirondack Spruce
Back Wood: Indian Rosewood
Nut Width: 1 3/8"
Inlays: Diamond & Squares
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Nut Material: Bone
Saddle Material: Bone
Tuners: Pegheds tuners with 4:1 ratio
Body Binding: Ivoroid
Headstock Shape: Solid Haircut
Headstock Overlay: Rosewood
Headstock Inlay: Collings Logo
Neck Profile: "C" shape neck and 1.73" string spacing
Body Depth: 2 3/8"
Lower Bout Width: 8 5/8"
Body Length: 12"
Total Length: 26 1/2"
Case: Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: 19 Frets, neck joins the body at the 13th fret
Misc. 2: Mortise and tenon neck joint
Misc. 3: Narrow 18% nickel-silver fretwire