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Waterloo WL14 XTR Boot Burst Edition

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The Waterloo WL14 XTR is built in the Collings shop in Austin, Texas and hearkens back to the guitars used by thousands of players in the 1930s and 1940s. This example features the “Boot Burst” finish.

More From The Builder On The Waterloo WL14 XTR:

“The WL-14 is the flagship model of the Waterloo guitar line and the inspiration that started it all. Keeping true to the design and style of the era, the WL-14 is available in “ladder” bracing (L) as well as “X” bracing (X). The ladder bracing option provides woody and open tone, with midrange honk that’s perfect for fingerstyle blues. The “X” braced version retains tighter focus and balance across the tonal range.

There are two different neck profiles available for the WL-14, with the standard being a sizable, vintage-inspired neck with a prominent “V” shape. For those who prefer more moderately sized necks, an alternate lower-profile option is available by request. All WL-14 models include an adjustable truss rod for convenient setup adjustment and flexibility. This model is also available with an optional Aged Finish for an authentic time-worn appearance. Hardshell TKL case included.

All Waterloo models are handmade in Austin, Texas.”

And specifically about the Waterloo WL14 XTR Boot Burst Edition:

” Brimming with Texas vibe, the warm colors of the “Boot Burst” Edition WL-14 were inspired by the dyed leather of a well-loved pair of cowboy boots. We recreated the smoky, tan and amber hue of this particular pair of boots as a full-body sunburst that spans the top, back, sides and neck and is complemented by ivoroid top binding. A cream pickguard and matching tuner buttons tie this new aesthetic all together for an eye catching and unmistakably classic look.

Just like the standard WL-14, the “Boot Burst” Edition has a sizable, vintage-inspired neck with a prominent “V” shape, although we also offer an alternate lower-profile option for those who prefer more moderately sized necks. All WL-14 models are built with a fully adjustable truss rod and include a Hardshell TKL case. This model is also available with an optional Aged Finish for an authentic time-worn appearance.”

Note:  Waterloo models are priced in US Dollars.

 

Waterloo WL14 XTR Boot Burst Specifications:

  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Back/Sides: Solid Mahogany
  • Bracing: Choice of ladder (L) or x-bracing (X)
  • Color: Full-body “Boot Burst”
  • Binding: Tortoise bound top, back and soundhole
  • Bridge: Ebony with 2 3/8″ spacing
  • Bridge Pins: Ebony
  • Saddle: Bone drop-in
  • Pickguard: Cream celluloid
  • Body Finish: Semi-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer (Aged Finish available)
  • Neck: Solid mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Indian rosewood
  • Nut: 1 3/4″ ebony nut
  • Neck Support: Adjustable truss rod
  • Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm acrylic dots
  • Neck Profile: Prominent V shape
  • Scale Length: 24 7/8″
  • Fret Wire: Medium 18% nickel-silver
  • Logo: Stenciled Waterloo
  • Tuners: Golden Age Restoration with cream buttons
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12″

Price: $2,700.00 USD
  • Model: WL-14 XTR
  • Year: Current
  • Finish Boot Burst
  • Class: New
  • Serial Number: Varies as New, 3324 Shown
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • Condition: Brand New
  • Date Posted: 22/01/2021

  • Not Consignment

  • Including original Hard case
  • Instrument Weight: 3.344lbs 1.52kg
  • Scale Length: 631.83mm 24.875in
  • Nut Width: 44.45mm 1.75in
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