Is my truss rod broken?

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  1. The-Zeronaut

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    So my neck is convex and to avoid fret buzz i have the string height pretty high...
    so i decided to loose a little the truss rod (a quarter)...i wait a few hours...
    and its still the same...i did it again...still the same...and now the truss rod is pretty loose...and if i do that the other way i reach a point where i cant fucking toughen up the truss...still with no change in the neck curvature...


    is my truss rod broken or am i fucking retard and i am doing something wrong?

    p.s: sorry if theres something wrong with the english

    Thanks for the help
     
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    You have a single action truss rod, that's why when you loosen its not having much effect. Are you running really thick strings? You might have a warped neck too, which doesn't help things.
     
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    Now i have 0.10 - 0.46...the guitar is a 1995 Ibanez rg270
     
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    it could also be bad fretwork in that case then, the RG270 isn't really high quality...
     
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    thoughen up the truss rod (2 quarters) and i think im in the f*cking limit...if i pull hard i am afraid im going to break the neck...:S

    the neck in totally flat and if i press the 1 and 24 fret the strings are totally against the fretboard.
     

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