TNAG Player Series: Carl Miner

As always, it was a joy to welcome Carl Miner back to the showroom to demo our new arrivals.
This week Carl took some sensational instruments for a spin, both new and pre-owned, electric and acoustic.
This session included the gorgeous, brand new Santa Cruz FS in Cocobolo and Moon Spruce, aswell as the gorgeous Queen of Hearts model, from the beloved B&G Private build collection.
You can listen to these demos below:

Santa Cruz FS Acoustic Guitar, Cocobolo & Moon Spruce

  • Year: 2020
  • Top: Moon Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Cocobolo 
  • Rosette: Blue Purfle Combo
  • Purfling: Blue Purfle Combo
  • Backstrip: Line 
  • Body Binding: Cocobolo 
  • Neck: Mahogany 
  • Neck Profile: Round
  • Fretboard Wood: Ebony 
  • Peg Head Style: Solid, FS Style
  • Peg Head Veneer: Cocobolo 
  • Fretboard Binding: Black
  • Fretboard Inlays: SCGC 12th Fret Inlay 
  • Tuners: 510 Delta Gotoh Gold w/Ebony Button
  • Bridge: Ebony 
  • Pins: Ebony w/ MOP Dots 
  • Saddle Material: Bone 
  • Saddle Type: Drop-in
  • Nut Material: Bone 
  • Pickguard: None 
  • Nut Width: 1 13/16”
  • Spacing at Saddle: 2 3/16” 
  • Scale Length: 25 3/8”
  • Body Depth: 4 3/8”
  • Body Length: 20” 
  • Upper Bout: 11 1/4”
  • Lower Bout: 15 3/4” 
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable 
  • Brace Pattern: Tapered 
  • S/N: 1331


Collings CW Mh A Acoustic Guitar, Honduran Mahogany & Adirondack Spruce - Pre-Owned

  • Year: 2020
  • Top: Adirondack Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Honduran Mahogany
  • Rosette: v/tort/iv & b/w Purflings
  • Purfling: B/W Line 
  • Backstrip: Black Line 
  • Body Binding: Tortoise 
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Neck Profile: Modified V 
  • Fretboard Wood: Ebony
  • Fretboard Radius: 14" - 26" compound
  • Peg Head Style: Tapered Square
  • Peg Head Veneer: Ebony
  • Fretboard Binding: Tortoise
  • Fretboard Inlays: None 
  • Tuners: Nickel Waverly
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Pins: Ebony
  • Saddle Material: Bone
  • Saddle Type: Cutthrough, Compensated 
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Pickguard: Dalmation
  • Fret Wire: Medium 18% Nickel-Silver
  • Nut Width: 1 23/32"
  • Spacing at Saddle: 2 1/4”
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2”
  • Body Depth: 4 7/8"
  • Body Length: 20"
  • Upper Bout: 11 3/8” 
  • Lower Bout: 15 5/8"
  • Truss Rod: Fully Adjustable
  • Brace Pattern: Pre-War Scalloped X-Brace (no tongue brace)
  • S/N: 31028

Franklin Jumbo Acoustic Guitar, Koa & European Spruce - Pre-Owned

  • Year: 2006
  • Top: European Spruce
  • Back & Sides: Koa 
  • Rosette: Maple
  • Purfling: Herringbone 
  • Backstrip: Wood
  • Body Binding: Ivoroid 
  • Neck: Mahogany 
  • Neck Profile: Hard V
  • Fretboard Wood: Ebony 
  • Peg Head Style: Standard
  • Peg Head Veneer: Ebony 
  • Fretboard Binding: Ivoroid 
  • Fretboard Inlays: Diamonds 
  • Tuners: Gold Waverly 
  • Bridge: Brazilian Rosewood
  • Pins: Bone w/ Silver Rings & Pearl Dots 
  • Saddle Material: Mammoth 
  • Saddle Type: Drop-in, Compensated 
  • Nut Material: Mammoth 
  • Pickguard: Tortoise 
  • Nut Width: 1 3/4”
  • Spacing at Saddle: 2 3/8”
  • Scale Length: 25 1/2” 
  • Body Depth: 4”
  • Body Length: 20”
  • Upper Bout: 12 3/4”
  • Lower Bout: 16 3/4”
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable 
  • Brace Pattern: Custom X
  • Pickup: K&K Pure Mini
  • S/N: 588

Gibson Custom Shop ES-355 Electric Guitar, Black - Pre-Owned

  • Construction: Semi Hollow 
  • Body: Maple/Poplar/Maple w/ Maple Center Block 
  • Neck: Mahogany 
  • Neck Joint: Set 
  • Neck Profile: ’60s Slim Taper 
  • Fingerboard: Ebony 
  • Fingerboard Inlays: MOP Full Block 
  • Fingerboard Binding: Cream 
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12” 
  • Guitar Finish: Black 
  • Body Binding: Cream 
  • Peghead Profile: Gibson 
  • Peghead Veneer: Black w/ Split Diamond Inlay 
  • Peghead Binding: Triple Bound 
  • Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic 
  • Tailpiece: Stopbar 
  • Pickups: ’57 Classic 
  • Pickup Rings: Black 
  • Wiring: 2 Vol, 2 Tone, 3-Way Switch 
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16” 
  • Nut Material: Bone 
  • Scale Length: 24.75” 
  • Tuners: Gold Grover 
  • Pickguard: Tortoise 
  • Truss Rod: Adjustable 
  • Truss Rod Cover: Black w/ 
  • Year: 2006
  • S/N: 406743

B&G Little Sister Private Build Electric Guitar, Queen of Hearts #981

  • Construction: Chambered, Semi Hollow
  • Top: Maple
  • Body: African Mahogany
  • Neck: Honduran Mahogany
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Profile: C
  • Fingerboard: Katalox
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid
  • Fingerboard Binding: None
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12”
  • Guitar Finish: Queen of Hearts 
  • Body Binding: Maple
  • Peghead Profile: Slotted
  • Peghead Veneer: Mahogany 
  • Peghead Binding: None
  • Bridge: B&G Solid Brass ABR
  • Tailpiece: Solid Brand B&G
  • Pickups: B&G Hand-Wound P90s
  • Pickup Rings: None
  • Wiring: 50’s Style
  • Pots/Caps: CTS 500k Pots
  • Nut Width: 1.68"
  • Nut Material: TUSQ
  • Scale Length: 24 3/4” 
  • Frets: 20
  • Tuners: B&G Delta Tuners
  • Pickguard: None
  • Knobs: Amber
  • Truss Rod: Traditional one-way, spoke wheel nut
  • Truss Rod Cover: None
  • Year: 2020
  • S/N: 2007981

Collings 360 LT M Special Edition Electric Guitar, Aged Burgundy Mist 

  • Construction: Chambered, Semi Hollow
  • Top: Maple
  • Body: African Mahogany
  • Neck: Honduran Mahogany
  • Neck Joint: Set Neck
  • Neck Profile: C
  • Fingerboard: Katalox
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid
  • Fingerboard Binding: None
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12”
  • Guitar Finish: Queen of Hearts 
  • Body Binding: Maple
  • Peghead Profile: Slotted
  • Peghead Veneer: Mahogany 
  • Peghead Binding: None
  • Bridge: B&G Solid Brass ABR
  • Tailpiece: Solid Brand B&G
  • Pickups: B&G Hand-Wound P90s
  • Pickup Rings: None
  • Wiring: 50’s Style
  • Pots/Caps: CTS 500k Pots
  • Nut Width: 1.68"
  • Nut Material: TUSQ
  • Scale Length: 24 3/4” 
  • Frets: 20
  • Tuners: B&G Delta Tuners
  • Pickguard: None
  • Knobs: Amber
  • Truss Rod: Traditional one-way, spoke wheel nut
  • Truss Rod Cover: None
  • Year: 2020
  • S/N: 2007981Construction: Solid Body w/ Level Top
  • Body: Alder 
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Large Clay Dots
  • Fingerboard Binding: Non-Grained Ivoroid 
  • Guitar Finish: Aged Burgundy Mist / Nitrocellulose Lacquer 
  • Body Binding: None
  • Peghead Binding: None
  • Fingerboard Radius: 12”
  • Bridge: Mastery Offset
  • Tailpiece: Mastery Offset Vibrato 
  • Pickups: Lollar Jazzmaster
  • Pots/Caps: CTS 500 / Jupiter Vintage Yellow 
  • Wiring: 3-Way, Volume, Tone, 50’s Style 
  • Knobs: Aged White Top Hat
  • Nut Width: 1 11/16”
  • Nut Material: 
  • Scale Length: 24 7/8”
  • Neck Joint: Extra Long Mortise & Tenon
  • Frets: Medium 18% Nickel-Silver
  • Peghead Veneer: Painted w/ Gold Metallic Collings Logo Decal 
  • Peghead Profile: Haircut 
  • Tuners: Aged Chrome Gotoh w/ Collings Logo
  • Pickguard: Mint Green
  • Truss Rod Cover: Mint Green 
  • Year: 2020
  • S/N: 3602074
To find out more about any of these instruments, please don't hesitate to reach out by calling our US team on (+1) 615-383-8947 or our UK team by calling +44 (0) 207 835 5597, alternatively you can email us here.

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