Pre Owned 2013 Collings SoCo Deluxe Faded Cherry with Imperial Standard Pickups ID-6966
Pre Owned 2013 Collings SoCo Deluxe Faded Cherry with Imperial Standard Pickups
Per Collings’ website: The SoCo Deluxe is named after Austin’s funky and eclectic South Congress Avenue, the Collings 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. There ain’t no laminate woods here; the top is all solid and meticulously carved by hand.
Bill Collings has experience in maximizing the peak resonance of each piece of Maple. 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.
Collings collaborated with Jason Lollar to provide the greatest custom pickups on the market. The SoCo Deluxe features Lollars Low Wind Imperial humbuckers. Based on lower output PAF’s often found in vintage 335's, this pickup set has a brighter overall tone than the Lollar Imperials. Bottom strings hold together without distorting noticeably longer than most humbuckers.
This instrument has been custom appointed with broken glass fingerboard inlays, a flared headstock and black / white top purfling. These custom appointments along with the Faded Cherry Finish makes this a stunning piece. It is warm and articulate. It is in excellent + condition with a few very minor surfaces scratches, minor fretwear and includes the original hardshell case. We did our recording of the guitar on a Carr Amplifier. Have you heard it? Tell us what you think!!
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Shipping Weight: 68 lbs
Top Wood: Premium Figured Maple
Back Wood: Semi-Hollow Mahogany
Nut Width: 1 11/16"
Scale: 24 7/8"
Inlays: Broken Glass
Neck Wood: Mahogany
Fretboard: Rosewood 12" Radius
Nut Material: Bone
Bridge: Tone Pros Bridge and Tailpiece
Tuners: Closed Back Nickel Tuners with Vintage-Style Buttons
Purfling: Black/White Purfling
Body Binding: Grained Ivoroid Bindings
Headstock Shape: Deluxe Flared Headestock
Headstock Overlay: Ebony
Headstock Inlay: Broken Glass
Neck Profile: Deluxe Flared Headstock
Lower Bout Width: 15"
Pickup(s): Imperial Standard with Jazz Wiring
Case: Original Hardshell Case Included
Misc. 1: Setup High E: 2/32"
Misc. 2: Setup Low E: 3/32"
Misc. 3: High Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
Misc. 4: Inset Maple Center Block
Misc. 5: Fully Carved Top with F-Holes
Misc. 6: Long mortise and tenon neck joint w/contoured heel
Misc. 7: Hand Set Mortise and Tenon Neck Joint
Misc. 8: Jazz Wiring (High Wind Imperials with modern wiring and wax potting)