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Collings D1 Traditional Series

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Austin Guitar House is proud to be an authorized dealer for

COLLINGS GUITARS

D1 T Traditional Series

The Traditional Series or "T-Series" guitars reflect Bill Collings' return to his guitar making roots and offer a new tonal variation on the distinctive Collings sound. Each T-Series guitar is built using animal protein glue and a very thin, all nitrocellulose lacquer finish, making them exceptionally dynamic and responsive. Bracing and tone woods are adjusted for weight and thickness to create a voicing characterized by warm, rounded highs and a present low midrange, while retaining a quick attack and strong projection.  

TRADITIONAL VOICING
Each T-Series guitars features hand selected tone woods that are voiced to facilitate the warm rounded highs and present low mids that characterize the tonality of Collings' Traditional series.

TRADITIONAL CONSTRUCTION
T-Series guitars are constructed of all solid woods that are acquired, acclimated, and hand selected by Collings' master luthiers here in Collings' Austin, TX workshop and joined using animal protein glue.

PLAYABILITY
A combination of exacting PLEK machine leveling and hand fret dressing ensures consistently excellent playability and a silky fret feel.

ULTRA THIN FINISH
The T-Series Nitrocellulose lacquer finish is sanded to an even thinner thickness than Collings' standard instruments, allowing the natural qualities of the wood to shine.

  • Model: D1T Traditional Series
  • Serial #: 31936
  • Top Wood: Sitka Spruce
  • Back & Side Wood: Honduran mahogany
  • Neck Wood: Honduran Mahogany
  • Body Binding: Tortoise with custom wood purflings
  • Fingerboard Binding: None
  • Neck Profile: Custom Neck Profile (.802" @ 1st Fret, .976" @ 12th Fret)
  • Fingerboard:  Ebony with gold MOP long dots
  • Fingerboard Radius: 14" - 26" compound
  • Nut: Bone, 1.785"
  • Scale Length: 25.5"
  • Frets: Medium 18% nickel-silver
  • Bridge: Ebony belly-style with 2 5/16" spacing
  • Bridge Pins/End Pins: Tortoise-style
  • Saddle: Bone, cutthrough 
  • Neck Joint: Mortise & tenon hybrid
  • Peghead Veneer:  Ebony with gold MOP Collings logo
  • Peghead Profile: Tapered square with Ebony veneer
  • Tuners: Waverly Nickel (4060)
  • Rosette: Custom wood rosette
  • Brace Material: Sitka spruce
  • Brace Pattern: Custom Traditional Series Pre-war scalloped X-brace (no tongue brace)
  • Body Finish: High gloss extra thin nitrocellulose lacquer with aging toner
  • Neck Finish: High gloss extra thin nitrocellulose lacquer with aging toner
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Truss Rod: Fully adjustable
  • Weight: 4lbs 3.5oz
  • Case: Collings TKL Case

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