Collings CJ-45 T
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CJ-45 TAs with all of our Traditional Series guitars, when it came time to add a “T” designation to our slope-shoulder offerings, we didn’t simply tweak the original; the all-new Collings CJ-45 T is a fully re-imagined instrument that offers a distinct tonal variation when compared to our CJ and CJ-35 models.
Strongly vintage-inspired, the body construction has been completely re-engineered, including new bracing carves and patterns. When combined with our latest T-Series neck design and new CJ-45 neck profile, the result showcases a tone that is exceptionally dry and fundamental with the growl and thump sought after in the great slope-shoulder dreads of the Wartime era.
Top Sitka spruce
Back & Sides Honduran mahogany
Construction Traditional Series Build and Voicing
Neck Honduran mahogany
Body Binding Ivoroid with no purfling
Fingerboard Binding None
Peghead Binding None
Bridge Ebony straight-style with 2 5/16" spacing
Fingerboard Radius 12"
Fingerboard Indian rosewood with 19 frets and MOP long dots
Bridge Pins/End Pin Ivoroid with no dot
Nut Bone, 1 3/4"
Saddle Bone, cutthrough
Neck Profile CJ-45 Carve
Peghead Profile Haircut
Neck Joint Mortise & tenon hybrid
Truss Rod Fully adjustable
Frets Medium 18% nickel-silver
Peghead Veneer Ebony with MOP Collings logo
Tuners Nickel Waverly w/ Ivoroid buttons (16:1 ratio)
Rosette Single-ring of multiple b/w purflings
Scale Length 24 7/8"
Brace Material Sitka spruce
Brace Pattern CJ-45 Wartime scalloped X-brace
Body Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck Finish High gloss nitrocellulose lacquer
Strings D'Addario EJ-17 (.013"- .056")
Case Deluxe hardshell case by TKL