2000 Fender Custom Shop Merle Haggard Telecaster

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Summary: This 2000 Fender Custom Shop Merle Haggard Telecaster, The Hag's signature tribute Telecaster guitar is a modified Telecaster Thinline featuring select alder wings with tone chambers, laminated figured maple top, maple center block, set-neck with deep-carved heel, Ivoroid pickguard and binding, gold hardware, Mother of Pearl Tuff-Dog Telecaster headstock inlay, Texas Special  Telecaster pickups and custom four-way switching.

Body: Maple Center Block, Select Alder Wings with Tone Chambers, Laminated Figured Maple Top in Two-color Sunburst.

Neck:  Figured Maple with a Maple fingerboard, 25.5” scale length, 1.65 ” nut width, width/depth at 1st fret: 1.62/ .77, width/depth at 12 fret: 2.01/.95,  22 frets, black dot inlays.


Pickups/Hardware: Custom Shop Texas Special Single-Coil Tele pickups,  Deluxe Cast/Sealed with Pearl Buttons Tuning keys, 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Tele with Block Steel Saddles, knurled dome knobs, bone nut.


Cosmetics: This guitar is in great shape. It has light surface scratches and small indentations on the body. The back of the neck is clean, and the frets show minimal wear. The back has light buckle rash. Overall, this guitar plays very well and sounds fantastic.


Playability: Our in-house guitar tech has inspected, setup, and restrung this instrument with a new set of strings. The neck is straight, the truss rod is fully functional, and the action has been setup low and comfortable. The frets are in great shape with no major grooves or divots from use and it plays beautifully up and down the fretboard with no dead spots or choking out.

Weight: 6 lbs. 10 oz.


Case: This guitar ships in its original hardshell case, professionally packaged, and fully insured.