Issues with the Truss Rod?

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  1. vejichan

    vejichan SS.org Regular

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    · Does anybody have a problem with the truss rod tool that came with your Guitar, getting stuck In the truss rod? What do you do to remove the truss rod tool?

    · Also the truss rod itself in the cavity, not sure if it’s an issue but I notice the position of the truss rod in the cavity is not centered but leaning toward tright?

    * Adjusting the truss rod is difficult because its very tight to turn? i have to exert a lot of pressure to get it to tighten.

    Please let me know how I can resolve these two issues. Thank you.
     
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    ArtDecade John Bohlinger's Dank Stash

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    Is @GuitarSetup around? He will get to the bottom of it.
     
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    Demiurge Intrepid Jackass

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    Usually it helps to give the wrench a little shake to get it out. Having just moved and assembled about 80 pieces of furniture, each requiring one, I can advise you that 99.9% of cheap allen wrenches are made from stale chewing gum that is softer than the screw/bolt you're using it on.
     
  4. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Toss the stock wrench and get a decent set of ball end allen keys.

    If the guitar needs a box wrench...replace the truss rod nut. :lol:
     
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    MadYarpen SS.org Regular

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    Are you adjusting the truss rod with the guitar in tune, so that you are fighting against the strings tension? If yes, it can be difficult....
     

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