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❌SOLD❌ 1976 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail Black

❌SOLD❌  1976 Fender Stratocaster Hardtail Black

Though it was available as an option from the 1954 introduction, the Fender Stratocaster Hardtail version is not as well known as its trem-bridge brother.

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Fender Stratocaster ‘Hardtail’ Sunburst 1977 (consignment) Sold

Fender Stratocaster 'Hardtail' Sunburst 1977 (consignment) Sold

Here’s a Fender Stratocaster ‘Hardtail’ from 1977. The Stratocaster, one of the manifestations of Leo Fender’s genius, was introduced in 1954 with options for floating trem bridge and hard-tails, employing the back-of-body string ferrules found on the Telecaster. The hardtail verion was produced in smaller numbers until 2007, when it was discontinued. Hard-tail strats have a little more attack, bite, and sustain due to the lack of spring tension absorbing some energy.

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