U-channel Truss Rod

U-channel Truss Rod

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14-3/16" for Acoustic Guitar

Item # 1177
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17-3/16" for Electric guitar

Item # 1177-E
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22-13/16" for Bass

Item # 1177-B
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U-channel Truss Rod

About This Item

Strong aluminum one-way truss rod, similar to the design used by Martin for many years.

The aluminum U-channel has an internal 3/16" steel rod, and a 5mm allen adjusting nut with washer.
M6 x 1.0 thread
Width: 0.472" (12mm)
Depth: 0.400" (10.16mm)

#1177 Acoustic: Designed as a soundhole accessible truss rod, and is the same as installed in Martin guitars made after 2007.
14-3/16" (360mm)
#1177-E Electric: For peghead or heel adjustment. This style of rod is found in many production guitars, and is also preferred by many custom builders because of its simple design and strength.
17-3/16" (437mm)
#1177-B Bass: For control of beefy bass necks. Can be installed for peghead or heel adjustment.
22-13/16" (579mm)

Instructions

Product Instructions

Truss Rod Installation

Single-action adjustable truss rod for Martin installation instructions.

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5.0

A perfect fix.

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I have a short scale bass that needed a new truss rod. So a quick call to Stew Mac and they lead me to the proper size u channel truss I needed and some sound advice on replacing the rod and re-gluing the fret board. Now I have a solid straight neck with a functioning truss rod. Couldn't be happier.

5.0

A total bargain and very nicely made!

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This dropped into a 20 year-old Warmoth bass neck perfectly and works great!

3.0

Truss rod

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Verified Buyer


Wider and deeper than I really want, but i will use it.

3.0

Size changed from 7/16 to 12mm wide

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Verified Buyer


I have always liked these truss rods, and installed several of them. I got my newest two today, and they have changed the width from 7/16 to 12 mm. I just had to order a new router bit to make this work, and will have to retool my neck jig.
Very unlike the StewMac Ive come to like so much!

5.0

Light and strong

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Verified Buyer


I've found that a single action rod is all I need. These rods bend in the right place, and the construction gives plenty of confidence.

5.0

Perfect replacement!

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Verified Buyer


This is my first attempt at replacing a truss rod. So far so good, the new one is a perfect fit in my old Montaya acoustic. Followed the included instructions for a smooth installation.

5.0

Very strong, lightweight, responsive.

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Verified Buyer


This has become one of my favorite truss rod systems. Routing a straight channel is much easier, installation is quick and easy. The weight of the unit is comparable to the weight of the removed wood- no adverse effects on the tone, great precision of adjustment, once installed- even on antique "problem" necks. Recommended.

5.0

New tross rod replaced on a 1987 kramer baretta

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Tross rod was totally lost this u tross rod was the perfect for this kramer baretta 1987

4.0

U-Chanel truss rod

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Verified Buyer


All is good to speak of, need to make sure that the alen part is threaded very tightly, when making finial adjustment it come detached from truss rod...other wise works great!

5.0

Very nice lol

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Verified Buyer


So you wanna use a truss rod well this is the one to use . easy to install and works great for thin profile necks like i build
Casey
Stringwood guitars

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