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Understanding guitar truss rod adjustment


Issue 338 September 19, 2019



With the right tools and this guide, you’ll be able to adjust your truss rod with confidence to achieve that perfect playability and sound. Here's what you need to know in order to properly adjust your guitar’s truss rod. Learn how the truss rod works, different truss rod types and configurations, common issues, measuring neck straightness, and adjusting the neck straightness using the truss rod.
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blankIn this Trade Secrets video:
  • checkmarkHow the truss rod works
  • checkmarkDifferent truss rod types
  • checkmarkMeasuring neck straightness

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