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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-02-2010, 11:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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What kind of truss rods do Ibanez use?

This is my first post on the site, so hey, how's it going. I have a quick question which has defied my researching so I'm wondering if anyone could give me a hand. I'm building my own guitar (it's the first one I'm trying to make, so we'll see how it goes) but I ran into a problem - I don't really know that much about truss rods, besides what they do. Does anyone know what kind of truss rods Ibanez use? I believe that they use a kind which fits into a U - shaped channel, which slots into a flat - bottomed rout in the neck, but I'm not sure.

Failing that, if anyone could point me in the direction of such a thing I would be most appreciative - I really don't want to have to cut a curved rout in the neck; I'm pretty sure I'd screw something up. Better to start simple, I figure.

Ideally, I'd like to make a pretty low - profile neck, so the truss rod would have to be on the thin side.

Thanks in advance for your help.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-03-2010, 02:29 AM
 
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Re: What kind of truss rods do Ibanez use?

double rod maybe?
one rotatable rod attached to a fixed rod.
tighten the rotatable rod, the double rod bends, loosen it, it returns straight.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-03-2010, 03:39 AM
 
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Re: What kind of truss rods do Ibanez use?

The original Wizards had an adjustable rod attached to a fixed, flat bar.

Similar to this:
http://www.lmii.com/carttwo/thirdpro...ard+welded+end
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-03-2010, 08:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: What kind of truss rods do Ibanez use?

Thanks, that looks about right. We'll find out, I guess.
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