The Collings D1 is an ideal dreadnought guitar. The D1 provides a big dynamic voice in an aesthetically simple package. Don't let the simplicity fool you- the Collings D1 is a complex cannon that is suitable for flatpicking, fingerpicking, or front porch strumming.
In recent years dreadnoughts made with spruce and mahogany have become the preferred choice of many flatpickers for their ability to cut through when playing lead, as well as for producing a big lush tone perfect for backup. Collings Guitars are the choice of many professionals and one can see why after spending a few minutes with this instrument. This instrument also comes with a very sturdy hard shell case.