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Collings OM1 Custom Deep Body Steel String Guitar

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Here we have a Collings OM1 Custom, based on a stock OM1 but with a half inch deeper body providing more bass and fuller sound, filling out an already great tone, and a slightly wider fingerboard.

This Collings OM1 Custom guitar was built for The Twelfth Fret, with a 4.5 inch body depth and a 12.75 inch nut width being the only differences from the stock OM1. It is constructed with a Sitka Spruce top and Honduran Mahogany for the sides, back, body blocks and neck, with Ebony for the head plate, fingerboard and bridge. The braces are Sitka Spruce, and the tuners are Nickel Waverly ‘butterbean’ models with a 16:1 ratio. The nut and saddle are hand cut Bone. The finish is gloss nitrocellulose lacquer, and is as close to perfect as is possible. Collings finishes are outstanding.

The Collings OM1 Custom is supplied with the original Collings hard shell case.

More From The Builder On The Collings OM1 Custom:

“‘OM’ stands for “Orchestra Model,” but 80 years after this body shape was first designed it has become the most popular 14-fret model with fingerstyle guitar soloists who choose to play on steel strings. Yet flatpickers also find it appealing, and when the graceful cutaway is added these OMs are often used by lead players who routinely explore all 20 frets much as they would on an electric guitar. The compact shape makes the Collings OM equally easy to handle onstage or when sitting on the couch.”


 

  • Model: OM1 Custom
  • Year: Current
  • Finish GLoss
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: 29903
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 24/04/2020

  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 4.18lbs 1.9kg
  • Scale Length: 647.7mm 25.5in
  • Nut Width: 44.45mm 1.75in
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