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Old 01-25-2019, 07:28 AM
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Default Collings Waterloo Archtop

Finally something that interests me from NAMM. I canít post the pictures but it is on instagram.
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Old 01-25-2019, 07:32 AM
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Finally something that interests me from NAMM. I canít post the pictures but it is on instagram.
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Old 01-25-2019, 09:09 AM
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Here they are.

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Old 01-25-2019, 10:37 AM
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any info on the price of the archtops?
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Old 05-14-2019, 03:43 PM
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Reviving this thread, has anyone heard anything on timing of the release of these Waterloo archtops and/or pricing information?
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Old 05-15-2019, 03:31 PM
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I don't know much about arch tops but how does the volume compare to a standard flat top? What are the advantages of an arch top? Are they used more for lead work or can they be used for rhythm/chords?

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Old 05-15-2019, 05:23 PM
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The main difference in terms of volume is that an archtop tends to project its sound forward while a flattop diffuses its sound at a shorter distance. The end result is that an archtop will carry further and a flattop may sound louder to the player.

Archtops can be used for any application that flattops are used for - chords, single notes, whatever.
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:14 AM
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As to price, these are not going to be cheap. My guess is going to be in the $5k to $6k price range. Also, remember, as of June 1st, all Collings and Waterloo instruments will be 10% more. List price becomes the sales price.

To put the archtop price in perspective, the last used at16 went for right around $25k, and it sold within hours.

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Old 05-19-2019, 03:42 PM
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As to price, these are not going to be cheap. My guess is going to be in the $5k to $6k price range. Also, remember, as of June 1st, all Collings and Waterloo instruments will be 10% more. List price becomes the sales price.

To put the archtop price in perspective, the last used at16 went for right around $25k, and it old within hours.
Yes, that AT16 was this very one, featured on the Collings website https://www.collingsguitars.com/cust...londe-cutaway/
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