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    This Fender Stringmaster Double 8 steel guitar was a workhorse back in country music's golden age. Features include two 8-string necks and tunings, two pickups per neck and unique blender controls. Twangy and slidey for days, NICELY refinished in gloss surf green on wood body. Original tweed case. 
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • Back neck electronics modded - tone and blend controls sweep from center for the classic boo-wah effect
  • SN -02665
  • 1957
  • EC-
  • Refinished in gloss surf green on wood body
  • Two 8-string necks
  • 2 metal fretboards with block markers and 29 fret lines each
  • 22-1/2" scale per neck, 2-3/16" nut per neck
  • Volume and tone controls
  • 3-way neck selector
  • Each neck has 2 pickups and a blender control under the bridge
  • 4 adjustable aluminum legs
  • Two 8-string tuner pans with metal buttons
  • Bar bridge, 2-5/8" string spacing @ bridge
  • Plaque reads "Fender | Fullerton, California"
  • Chrome hardware
  • Tuned A6 / C6
  • Original tweed case (red lining)
  • Made in California, USA

Fender Stringmaster Double 8 (1957)

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SKU: 185U-211170

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$1,850 USD
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$1,850 USD
This Fender Stringmaster Double 8 steel guitar was a workhorse back in country music's golden age. Features include two 8-string necks and tunings, two pickups per neck and unique blender controls. Twangy and slidey for days, NICELY refinished in gloss surf green on wood body. Original tweed case. 
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The following specs were provided by our repair and appraisal teams. For a more detailed description please call (517) 372-7880
  • Back neck electronics modded - tone and blend controls sweep from center for the classic boo-wah effect
  • SN -02665
  • 1957
  • EC-
  • Refinished in gloss surf green on wood body
  • Two 8-string necks
  • 2 metal fretboards with block markers and 29 fret lines each
  • 22-1/2" scale per neck, 2-3/16" nut per neck
  • Volume and tone controls
  • 3-way neck selector
  • Each neck has 2 pickups and a blender control under the bridge
  • 4 adjustable aluminum legs
  • Two 8-string tuner pans with metal buttons
  • Bar bridge, 2-5/8" string spacing @ bridge
  • Plaque reads "Fender | Fullerton, California"
  • Chrome hardware
  • Tuned A6 / C6
  • Original tweed case (red lining)
  • Made in California, USA