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Re: Precision Set-Up

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Posted by Datsgor on May 24, 2001 at 13:10:46:

In Reply to: Precision Set-Up posted by paul on May 24, 2001 at 11:30:08:

Get over the fear...experiment a can't screw anything up the cant be re-adjusted. Just remember, the struss rod only needs a 1/4 to 1/2 turn to make a difference. Sometimes more, but dont go cranking that baby around 3 or 5 times. Anyway, where to adjust the struss rod depends on what year it is. look up by the head stock, can it be adjusted there? if not, lift up the pick guard, is there a slot to fit an allen wrench in the end of the neck? If not, then the neck will be coming out for the adjustment. Don't worry, your dealing with screws, as long as you don't strip em, everything will be O.K. One thing though, a bass like yours has 1 rod, so making an adjustment to one side of the neck or the other is not likely. you my have the beginnings of a warping problem. if it cannot be adjusted out by what you do, take it to a professional an get them to look into it. Once again, experiment, don't be affarid to do things to your bass, its fun and rewarding. Peace John

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