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Action and Truss rods

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Simopia, Oct 21, 2005.

  1. Simopia


    Oct 21, 2005
    hi, this may seem stupid to you guys but what are truss rods and what is action?
    also when i slap on the 8th fret of the E string; all i get is rattles from the string on the neck...how can this be resolved?
  2. ddnidd1

    ddnidd1 Supporting Member

    See the sticky 'All trussrod and action questions answered here' above your post.
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
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