Truss rod offers no resistance

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  1. blacai

    blacai SS.org Regular

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    So I friend of mine bought an Ibanez RG550 and I am trying to help him adjusting it.
    The problem we have is that the truss rod offers no resistance at all... We use the allen key and we don't need to apply any force at all.

    I am starting to think the truss rod is just broken...

    Any ideas how we can to verify this?
     
  2. MaxOfMetal

    MaxOfMetal Likes trem wankery. Super Moderator

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    Measure relief, adjust, measure relief again. If nothing changes, even after significant tightening, remember to give it an hour or two before checking relief, then it's possible there's something wrong.
     
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    Humm are you sure the socket hasn't been rounded out? any way you can get a zoomed in pic of the socket ?
     

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