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E and A Strings clacking on 21st fret.

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by ThePoloHobo, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. ThePoloHobo

    ThePoloHobo Supporting Member

    Aug 18, 2013
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    So as the subject states, i got clacking going on when I dont play softly. So does this mean I need to raise the action at the bridge or adjust the truss rod letting the neck curve more toward the strings? I adjusted the truss rod to spec after winter came (we practice in a warehouse that is around 55 degrees when its cold)
  2. DriesG


    Feb 27, 2009
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    I'd say loosen the truss rod 1/8 - 1/4th of a turn to compensate for temperature changes. Action at the bridge should be fine.

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