"Every day we try to make a better guitar, every day. You're trying to reach for more, trying to do better, not trying to do the same. A lot of companies are trying to do the same, and that's okay - that's their deal. We're trying to stretch that. Our goal is a little more." - Bill Collings

We haven't had too many used I-30 LC's pass through the shop, no doubt a testament to how good these are - not many folks are willing to part with theirs! 

If you're new to the I-30 LC model, they're essentially Collings' take on the classic, fully-hollow Gibson ES-330. The I-30 LC is light as air (5lbs 5oz), perfectly balanced, and possess killer acoustic and plugged in tones. Want to sound like Grant Green? Use the neck pickup, roll back the tone knob a touch, done. Les Paul snarl and bite? Bridge pickup, crank your amp, smile. Done. You can access everything in-between those two extremes with ease thanks to the always beautiful sounding Lollar P90s. 

Condition: Like new (keep in mind this is an aged finish guitar). 

In truth, we're not sure what else you could possibly want from a guitar of this style. Collings has gotten incredibly close to that vintage ES-330 magic and you get to take full advantage at a reduced price - what's not to love? Priced with hardshell case.


  • Aged lacquer finish 
  • Fully hollow w/parallel trestle braces
  • Maple laminate body/top
  • Honduran mahogany neck w/rosewood fingerboard
  • Mother of pearl fretboard dots
  • Non-grained ivoroid body/fingerboard binding (no peghead binding)
  • Kluson ABR-1 bridge
  • Collings original tailpiece
  • Lollar P90s w/custom phenolic covers 
  • Black top hat knobs
  • 1 11/16" nut
  • 24 7/8" Scale Length
  • Extra long mortise & tenon neck joint 
  • Medium 18% nickel-silver frets
  • Ebony headstock veneer w/MOP Collings Logo
  • Nickel Gotoh tuners (w/Collings logo)
  • 50s style wiring 
  • 12" radius
  • D'Addario NYXL .011-.049" strings 
  • Ameritage Deluxe hardshell case 
  • I30LC18066
  • 5lbs 5oz

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