Below is my friend Bill playing for the 1st time. These Teles are Better than you expect. Rock and Twang. It does the job. Clean or dirty. Not many Teles sound good on both ways..I sold over 15 of them.. because I feel in love with them*
2017 Merel Haggard Tribute Custom Shop KILLER Fender Tele
2017 Merel Haggard Custom Shop KILLER Fender Tele Highly Flamed Set Neck Telecaster This is $6760 at Musicians Friend.... Other dealers are 6k.. Cheapest RIGHT Here!
OK, below is cut in paste.. here are my words.... The Tele will knock you out with Tone, killer sounds, clean or dirty.. weighs 7lbs even. The tone and vol pots is unreal on this axe, every turn up or down is different usable Vintage tone. Highly Famed Maple Wood used! Quality Tone Wood Folks, Body is chambered inside, This Tele is Loud even unplugged.... Fender nailed this Guitar! Highly Flamed.. solid feeling Tele. Big frets, Med size C shape neck profile. You probably think like me, ya Merel is a old timer, paid his dues never really think of him as guitar slinger... But this Tele is Like Joe Bonamassa thought of Tones.. If I have to explain that last sentence.. "you wouldn't understand".. I Really Really love this Tele... Master built Quality... I'm sure average Joe did not build Any of these Signature Tributes Merel Haggard Tele's!
The Fender Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster Electric Guitar is the result of a modified Thinline Merle's ingenuity. Enhancements include a laminated top of figured maple, a set neck with a deep carved heel, an ivoroid pickguard and binding, gold hardware, and an abalone Tuff Dog Tele peghead inlay.The Merle Haggard Telecaster is armed with a Texas Special neck pickup and custom wiring of a 4-way Tele pickup switchjust the way Merle likes it. 2-color sunburst finish completes the deal. Fender includes a custom case, strap and cable ($179 value) with each Merle Haggard Artist Series Signature Telecaster.Maple center block, select alder wings with tone chambers, laminated, figured maple top (Nitro finish)
Figured maple neck (Nitro finish)
Maple fingerboard (7.25" radius)
22 medium jumbo frets
2 Texas Special Tele single-coil pickups
Master volume, master tone
4-position blade switch:
1 - bridge pickup 2-bridge and neck in parallel 3-neck pickup 4-neck and bridge in series (fatter tone than Pos. 2 and more output than 1, 2, or 3.
Gold American Tele bridge
Gold-plated Fender/Schaller die-cast tuning machines with white perloid buttons
1-ply ivoroid pickguard
25-1'2" scale length
Unique features: Tone chambers in body, mother-of-pearl "Tone Dog" headstock inlay, ivoroid body binding, set neck, deep-carved heel, Merle Haggard signature on headstock
Includes Orig Fender Box, case, all case candy,