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by Georgelange
Thu Nov 05, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Medium strings for OM1A JL?
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: Medium strings for OM1A JL?

I put some medium strings on my OM1a-jl and found it did not did not sound good. This guitar needs flexible light strings
by Georgelange
Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Post pictures of your Collings instruments
Topic: OM-1 aJL
Replies: 1
Views: 477

Re: OM-1 aJL

Absolutely, this is a fine guitar. It has a very unique vintage sound quality that is difficult to replicate without using torrified wood. Plus they can be very loud
by Georgelange
Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Always worth walking in that pawn shop
Replies: 10
Views: 1183

Re: Always worth walking in that pawn shop

Lucky guy. That guitar looks amazing and I’m sure it sounds great. Keep that one
by Georgelange
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Finally got my hands on a Satin finish D1!!
Replies: 23
Views: 9762

Re: Finally got my hands on a Satin finish D1!!

Congratulations it looks amazing on the pictures from the Music Emporium website. I’m sure it sounds and plays great too
by Georgelange
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: The T series - Please explain to me
Replies: 23
Views: 10332

Re: The T series - Please explain to me

I would like to know how these new guitar models from Collings Compare to the varnish guitars.
by Georgelange
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Other Builders
Topic: What Guitars do you have that you wish you could get by Collings?
Replies: 10
Views: 7235

Re: What Guitars do you have that you wish you could get by Collings?

Wouldn’t it be nice if Collings could make a Pre-war herringbone D28 with aged Adirondack and Brazilian back and sides with their varnish treatment
by Georgelange
Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Collings Made Case Information *UPDATE*
Replies: 33
Views: 15267

Re: Collings Made Case Information *UPDATE*

I have heard that one can buy a guitar case directly from the factory so I hope to get a couple down the road
by Georgelange
Sat May 11, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: Torrified Guitar Tops
Replies: 25
Views: 12877

Re: Torrified Guitar Tops

I’ve played a few guitars with torrified tops and torrified Adirondack bracing and, yes, I can hear a difference in sound. Aging and drying out the top and braces does make a discernible difference for the better. This change in the cell structure, once a wood top has been baked, can be observed wit...
by Georgelange
Wed May 08, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Collings Acoustic Guitars
Topic: A good week to buy a Collings.
Replies: 14
Views: 6716

Re: A good week to buy a Collings.

I am amazed at how nice this guitar sounds and looks. The workmanship is amazing. I shave to thank Mark Stutman and his employees at Folkway Music for having this instrument on consignment.