C10-35

Overview

C10-35As the newest addition to our acoustic line-up, the C10-35 brings a new voice to one of our favorite body sizes. This limited-production model features specially selected ultra-lightweight tonewoods, non-scalloped Adirondack bracing, a long cutthrough saddle, and other vintage-inspired features for an entirely new C10 experience. Like its big brother, the popular CJ-35 model, the C10-35 produces dry punchy tone with a snarly attack and incredibly even response in a compact and comfortable package.

Hand Voiced

From the starting point of the wood's density and rigidity, each acoustic guitar top is hand selected, evaluated, and carved to its own unique thickness; maximizing the tonal potential of each top.

C10-35 Bracing

The C10-35 features a non-scalloped bracing configuration with three tone bars and a short 24 7/8" scale length. This provides a focused dynamic range for exceptionally even note projection and a warm, full bodied note articulation.

Playability

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

Finish

By meticulously hand-sanding between coats, our nitrocellulose lacquer finishes measure between .005 and .007 inches in final thickness, maximizing acoustical response while providing excellent protection and aesthetics.

Hardware

Premium Waverly open gear tuners offer exceptional tuning stability and smooth reliable operation.

C10-35 Appointments

The C10 features an ivoroid bound top and back with an African rosewood fingerboard and bridge and tigerstripe pickguard.

C10-35 Neck Profile

The C10-35 features our Vintage Now neck profile, tapered to match the short scale length and compact body dimensions of the C10.

Make It Your Own

With a wide variety of custom inlays, nut widths, neck profiles, and tone wood options; a Collings instrument can be configured to perfectly match your playing style and aesthetic preference.

TopSitka spruce
Back & SidesHonduran mahogany
NeckHonduran mahogany
Body BindingIvoroid with no purfling
Fingerboard BindingNone
Peghead BindingNone
BridgeWenge straight-style with 2 5/16" spacing
FingerboardWenge with MOP long dots
Bridge Pins/End PinIvoroid with no dot
NutBone, 1 3/4"
SaddleBone, Cutthrough
Neck ProfileVintage Now
Peghead ProfileHaircut
Neck JointMortise & tenon hybrid
Truss RodFully adjustable
FretsMedium 18% nickel-silver
Peghead VeneerEbony with Ivoroid Collings Logo
TunersNickel Waverly w/ Ivoroid buttons (16:1 ratio)
Backstrip1-style (Walnut)
RosetteSimple ivoroid with b/w purfling
Scale Length24 7/8"
Brace MaterialAdirondack spruce w/ abreviated tongue brace
Brace PatternPre-war non-scalloped X-brace (2 tone bars)
Fingerboard Radius14" - 26" compound
Body FinishHigh gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck FinishHigh gloss polyester resin
PickguardTigerstripe
StringsD'Addario EJ-16 (.012"- .053)
CaseCollings Traditional Handcrafted Case
Neck Profile Diagram

*Actual measurments may vary slightly due to hand-sanding and finishing variables.

Body Length19 1/4"
Body Depth4 1/4"
Lower Bout Width14 3/4"
Total Length40"

Custom Options

  • Sitka Spruce (standard)
  • Adirondack Spruce
  • European Spruce
  • Sunburst Top
  • Varnish Finish
  • Left-handed

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