Check Out Waterloo’s New Maple WL-14: Winter NAMM 2017

The WL-14 is Waterloo‘s flagship model and the guitar that started it all. Watch above as Steve McCreary introduces the new maple back and sides WL-14, named Scissortail for its headstock design inspired by an acrobatic kingbird common to the American Southwest. This 14-fret model boasts a spruce top, maple back and sides,…

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Collings Guitars Introduces New Cases at Winter NAMM 2017

Steve McCreary of Collings Guitars introduced a new guitar-case prototype at Winter NAMM 2017. Bill Collings, founder of the company, spent years designing the details, which include the custom-foam padding for the neck rest and fingerboard. The case comes with a latch that was crafted with appropriate spring tension that won’t wear out over time, a custom…

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Faith Guitars Introduces New Neptune at Winter NAMM 2017

At Winter NAMM 2017, Faith Guitars released its new Neptune model which features a torrefied sitka spruce top,  solid rosewood back and sides, and ebony fingerboard and fittings. Available spring 2017. Watch the above video for more info from Faith Guitars. Check out more Winter NAMM 2017 coverage. Review: Faith Releases the Impressive…

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Santa Cruz Guitar Co. Puts FTC 40th Anniversary Model into Production, Plus More from Richard Hoover’s Workshop: Winter NAMM 2017

Santa Cruz Guitar Company continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary, which took place last year, by putting its FTC model back into production. Watch above as Santa Cruz founder and luthier Richard Hoover shows off the F cutaway model — made famous by Eric Clapton in the ’80s — which features a stunning, cello-like carved…

Levy’s Debut Colorful New Straps at Winter NAMM 2017

At Winter NAMM 2017, Levy’s Leathers released several new designs: the Billy series, which is a strudy hemp top strap with a suede bottom, and the Aura series in bright colored suede, both featuring secure double stitching and Levy’s trademark “ice cream cone” stitch around the peg holes. Watch the video…

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Ovation Guitars Introduces New Models at Winter NAMM 2017

At Winter NAMM 2017, Ovation Guitars released several new models and series: the reissue Glen Campbell Balladeer, the LX Custom Legend and LX Custom Elite series, and the Collectors series, which features a variety of exotic woods. Watch the video for more info from Bill Xavier.

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