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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-11-2004, 01:28 AM Thread Starter
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I think i jacked up my guitar.

What if there is no tension on my truss rod?? The relief seems to be perfect, but when I turn the truss rod on my guitar, it has no resistance. I think I messed it up, cause I was foolin around with the neck relief one night, and all the sudden it had no tension. (like the truss rod is more than finger loose) God... I should have left it the way Rich had sent it to me....

or.. does it matter if the truss rod is completely loose, but the relief is good?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-11-2004, 01:37 AM
 
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It's all pretty much right here:

http://www.jemsite.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=29803

What a coincidence, huh?
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-11-2004, 11:01 AM Thread Starter
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Oops... Thats halarious. totally missed it.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-12-2004, 12:53 PM
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Took the day off

I never leave a truss nut loose, I'll turn it until it's at least in contact with the base, but if maximum relief is good it's not going to be tight
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