Fender 1998 Telecaster Merle Haggard Tuff Dog Signature

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Fender 1998 Telecaster Merle Haggard Tuff Dog Signature

Fender 1998 Telecaster Merle Haggard Tuff Dog Signature Tribute.

Custom Shop.

2 Tone Sunburst Finish

Set-Neck Construction.

1 Piece Stripe Flame Maple Neck and Fretboard with Tortoise Dots.

All Gold Hardware.

#SN6 944087.

Specs In Details:

Merle Haggard 's Signature Tribute Telecaster guitar is a modified Telecaster 52' Chambered Body Thinline featuring Alder Body Wings with Tone Chambers, 4A Quilt Maple Top with Ivoroid Binding & Walnut Center Top Strip, 4A Flame Maple Center Block, 4A Flame Maple Set-Neck with Deep-Carved Heel, Mother of Pearl Tuff-Dog Telecaster Headstock Inlay, Ivoroid Pickguard with Texas Special™ Telecaster® Pickups with Custom Four-Way Switching Configuration & Gold Hardware.

Neck: 9.5" Radius & 1.610" Nut Width

The Merle Haggard "U" Neck Profile is Comparable To a Modern "C" Profile and has the following Specs:

.790" @1st Fret

.960" @12th Fret

The Merle Haggard Tribute Telecaster seems to have a Neck-Through design but, in fact employs the set-neck joint patented in 1992 by Steve Boulanger, John Page and J.W. Black.

Frontline Summer 1997 Vol.22

Frontline Summer 1997 Vol.22

Frontline Summer 1997 Vol.22 p.13

Frontline Summer 1997 Vol.22 p.13

2022-07-24_17-09-26

Merle Haggard at the Grand ole Opry 2003

Merle Haggard died April 6th 2016

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