Waterloo WL-JK

Waterloo WL-JK

Sitka Spruce & Mahogany
1-3/4" Nut • 25-1/2" Scale

Regular price $2,250 + FREE SHIPPING Sale

Questions? Contact Sean and John at mail@avenueguitars.com or (719) 634-2228

From the official Waterloo WL-JK product page:

Full-bodied in both tone and stature, the aptly nicknamed "Jumbo King” is the largest size offering in the Waterloo line and a modern day tribute to jumbo-sized guitars of the early 1940s.

Originally manufactured by Regal for the mail-order enterprise Montgomery Ward, this slope-shoulder body size was designed to provide performers of the era with enough volume and power for professional radio work. The WL-JK accomplishes this and more by employing a full five-inch body depth and a slightly narrow waist to enhance both the bass and treble response.

The WL-JK is available in a minimally appointed “standard” version as well as a “deluxe” version featuring added bindings, true-to-era "valve cover" tuners, and a full-body sunburst finish. Both models utilize vintage inspired x-bracing and prominent v-shaped necks with fully adjustable truss rods, and are also available with optional East Indian rosewood back and sides.

All Waterloo models are handmade in Austin, Texas.

Body SizeJumbo
Top WoodSitka Spruce
Back & SidesMahogany
FingerboardIndian Rosewood
Nut Width1-3/4"
Scale Length25-1/2"
String Spacing2-3/8"
Neck ProfileModerate V
StringsD'Addario Medium EJ17 (13 - 56)
CaseHardshell Case