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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-23-2019, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
 
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Truss Rod Jammed. (Too tight to turn)

When i try to put the allen key in the hole and turn it, it doesnt turn. Its too tight for my hand to turn it. I can assure I am using the right allen key. I want to know if there’s any oil or liquid that I can apply to smoothen it a little. If not, what else can I do. Any help is appreciated.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-23-2019, 02:09 PM
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Re: Truss Rod Jammed. (Too tight to turn)

If this is a new guitar I suggest an immediate return. If you bought used thru ebay etc, return. If you can't trun it by hand it's f'd. you're either going to round out the truss rod end, but more likely you're going to snap the rod.

If you can't return it, vou'd have to clamp in into backbow and then try and tighten it.
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-24-2019, 04:38 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Truss Rod Jammed. (Too tight to turn)

I cant return it. Its an old guitar.

Can you explain more about how I can tighten it when its clamped in backbow.
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When i try to put the allen key in the hole and turn it, it doesnt turn. Its too tight for my hand to turn it. I can assure I am using the right allen key. I want to know if there’s Speed Test Scrabble Word Finder Solitaire any oil or liquid that I can apply to smoothen it a little. If not, what else can I do. Any help is appreciated.
If you bought used thru ebay etc, return. If you can't trun it by hand it's f'd.
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