I Don't Recall Fender Making a Set-neck Tele

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  1. Old Tele Hack

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    They've made some special runs with set neck.

    Just looked at the picture so updating. That was a regular Fender item. I remember gassing for one at the time.
     
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    They've made several that I'm aware of. Check out the Jim Adkins tele.
     
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    They've been making variations of that model for nearly 20 years now. It's a current model still.
     
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    One better: Merle's Tuff Dog Tele was thru-neck construction.

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    OK guys - thanks! I appreciate y'all helping me fill a gap in my awareness. Were these US or MIM? Anyone know what the model in the link I posted was called - I think it's a nice guitar, and I'm interested, but, have no idea what reasonable pricing would be.
     
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    Actually Fender has made many set-neck tele's in the past from Custom Shop guitars to those made in Korea, and Indonesia
     
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    Indonesia?
     
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    Actually there's a scraf joint at the heal, which I never understood. Why not just make it a true thru neck?
     
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    This model has been made for a number of years now. I owned one until recently. It's a nice guitar. I sold it to fund a custom Tele purchase or I'd still have it.
     
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    My JA p90 Tele was made in Fender's Indonesian Plant Yes Indonesia
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    Yer right! I always thought it was one piece. Maybe this is easier than finding a good, long-enough, piece.
     
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    The FMT and QMT Tales were made in Korea in the past and have been produced in Indonesia for a few years now. Top notch in every way.
     
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    I saw and played a custom shop one years ago at Mars Music. It was nice but....
     
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    Played on in a GC once; Indonesia. Build quality was excellent, but it sounded nothing like a Tele. If I’d wanted those tones, I’d just buy a Gibson.

    It was a looker, though.
     
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    They have a thin "shredder" type neck.
     
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