Waterloo WL-14 Scissortail

Drawing its name from the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher — a bird species common to the Central Texas Hill Country — the WL-14 Scissortail is a special edition WL-14 that pays homage to the "Oriole" guitars produced by Kalamazoo between 1940 and 1942. Built with maple back and sides and vintage-inspired X-bracing, the Scissortail brings excellent projection and focus to the flagship WL-14 series while retaining its woody, characteristic tone. A natural finish coupled with distinctive tortoise-style binding sets this instrument apart from other WL-14 models, along with an original Scissortail decal applied to the headstock in true-to-era fashion.

All Waterloo models are handmade in Austin, Texas.

Body Width: 14 3/4"
Body Length: 19 1/4"
Body Depth: 4 1/4"
Scale Length: 24 7/8"
Nut Width: 1 3/4"
Saddle Spacing: 2 3/8"
Recommended Strings: D'Addario EJ16 (.012"-.053")
$2,500 MSRP

. Specs .

Top: Solid spruce
Back/Sides: Solid maple
Bracing: Vintage-inspired X-bracing
Color: Natural finish
Binding: Tortoise bound top, back and soundhole
Bridge: Ebony with 2 3/8" spacing
Bridge Pins: Ebony
Saddle: Bone drop-in
Pickguard: Tigerstripe celluloid
Body Finish: Semi-gloss nitrocellulose lacquer finish
Neck: Solid mahogany
Fingerboard: Indian rosewood
Nut: 1 3/4" ebony nut
Neck Support: Adjustable truss rod
Fingerboard Inlays: 6mm acrylic dots
Neck Profile: Prominent V shape
Scale Length: 24 7/8"
Fret Wire: Medium 18% nickel-silver
Logo: Stenciled Waterloo with Scissortail decal
Tuners: Golden Age Restoration with black buttons

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