Get A Sturdy Yet Angelic Sounding Acoustic With The Waterloo WL-14 Ladder Braced Acoustic Guitar
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.
- Top: Solid spruce
- Back/Sides: Solid mahogany
- Color: Vintage-style Sunburst or Jet Black
- Binding: Ivoroid bound top and soundhole
- Bridge Pins: Ebony
- Tuners: Golden Age Restoration
- Bracing: Ladder (L)
- Pickguard: Tigerstripe celluloid
- Body Finish: Semi-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer (Aged Finish available)
- Neck: Solid Mahogany
- Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
- Bridge: Ebony with 2 3/8" spacing
- Nut: 1 3/4" ebony nut
- Saddle: Bone drop-in
- Neck Support
- Adjustable truss rod
- Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm acrylic dots
- Neck Profile: Prominent "V" shape
- Logo: Stenciled Waterloo
- Scale Length: 24 7/8"
- Fret Wire: Medium 18% nickel-silver
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Body Width: 14 3/4"
- Body Length: 19 1/4"
- Body Depth: 4 1/4"
- Nut Width: 1 3/4"
- Saddle Spacing: 2 3/8"
- Recommended Strings: D'Addario EJ16 (.012"-.053")
Manufacturer: Collings Guitars
Model: WL-14 L
Warranty: See manufacturer website for details