Fixing a warped neck with carbon fiber

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Issue 273 October 20, 2016


This early-50s Harmony StratoTone has no truss rod, and the neck is warped. Dan Erlewine repairs it by installing carbon fiber neck rods. The week after this repair was done, another copper-colored StratoTone came in with the same problem!

 
In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Inexpensive guitar with no truss rod, but atomic-age style!
  • Check out the bridge/tailpiece: like Harmony’s acoustic flattops
  • How to remove the fretboard
  • Routing and installing twin carbon fiber neck supports

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