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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-21-2003, 03:09 PM Thread Starter
 
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trussrod adjustments after flight

hi guys, i'll be takin a long flight tomorrow (vacation for 2weeks) and i just cant live without my guitar!!
question is... after i touch down, do i have to let my guitar sit for 1 whole day b4 i can do the trussrod adjustments?
or is it alrite if i did it like 1hour after?

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-25-2003, 12:17 AM
 
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I would let the guitar have some time for it to adjust to the new elevation and all before messing with the truss rod. You don't want to end up adjusting the neck right when you come home and find out the next day that is is knocked out of wack. Just wait a day to be safe, necks are precious little things. Like kittens
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-25-2003, 12:23 AM
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If you want to play it the day you get there and it needs adjusting, adjust it. If it needs another tweak the next day, tweak it. There's no point in waiting for a neck to settle to adjust it, just too easy to adjust it again if needed [leave the truss cover off]
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-26-2003, 12:50 AM
 
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Eh, some people are so afraid to adjust the truss-rod on their guitars they akin it to "self-surgery".

Just do it, as long as you don't over tighten the thing you won't hurt the guitar.

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