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checking neck

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by claire, Apr 21, 2003.


  1. claire

    claire

    Mar 19, 2003
    Hi,

    I am fairly new to electric bass, and am wondering: how does one check a bass for a warped neck? I am familiar with the concept of relief, but i don't know what is meant by a warp. Is it a twist? Also, how can it be repaired?

    Thanks
     
  2. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Maryland
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    I believe "warp" generally means either twist, or irregular relief not caused by the truss rod or string tension.