X-Bracing vs Ladder Bracing – Bracing Comparison w/ Waterloo by Collings

Today, it’s a bracing battle as we compare Ladder Bracing vs X-Bracing with 2 Waterloo guitars from Collings.


  • Solid sitka spruce top
  • Solid Mahogany back & sides
  • V-Neck profile
  • Adjustable truss-rod
  • Ebony bridge & bridge pins
  • Rosewood fingerboard with dot inlay
  • 1 3/4 inch ebony nut
  • 3 on a strip tuners


Waterloo WL-14 X TR:

Waterloo WL-14 L TR:

Interested in either of these guitars? Please feel free to call or EMAIL US with further questions. (855) 55-STRUM