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Collings Acoustic Neck Profiles

Collings Acoustic Guitar HeadstockCollings Acoustic Guitars can be ordered with various options including different neck profiles - the Standard, the Vintage Now and the Vintage (the largest). In addition to the feel of the neck, it's about the string spacing and a player's preference. Questions on which Collings Neck Profile is right for you and your playing? Just contact us.
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Collings Standard Neck Profile
This neck profile is, as it says 'standard', for modern players and has the smallest string spacing at the saddle, at 2 3/16". The neck shape is comfortable, with a modified V shape that gets a little thicker as you play up the neck towards the body.

Standard Specs:

 

Collings Vintage Now Neck Profile
The Vintage Now profile gives you just a little more to hang on to, with a slightly beefier feel more akin to (but less chunky than) a classic vintage pre-war guitar. The neck is rounder at the lower end and works to a Modified V shape as you play up towards the body. This has a little wider string spacing at 2 5/16" and a wider nutwidth at 1 3/4". 

Vintage Now Specs:

 

Collings Vintage Neck Profile
The Vintage neck is the largest offered by Collings and is based on several actual vintage Martin necks. It has a thicker feel than the others and the widest string spacing at 2 3/8". Some players love this, as it has that pre-war guitar feel, plus offers generous space for those players who need extra room for their playing style or have a larger pick swing. The neck is rounder at the lower end and works to a Modified V shape as you play up towards the body. You'll notice the width difference here, as this is 2.240" wide at the twelfth fret.

Vintage Specs:

 

 For full, detailed measurements on various Collings Neck profiles, please see Collings' Neck Profile Diagram.