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Dumb question but...

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by SkaKing27, Mar 5, 2003.


  1. SkaKing27

    SkaKing27

    Sep 1, 2002
    St.Louis MO
    Which way should I turn my truss rod to make my strings closer to the frets.I have a fender jazz.Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    San Antonio, Texas
    Clockwise as you face the nut.

    Chuck
     
  3. The truss rod is not used to adjust the action on your bass per se , however if your neck has a concave bow adjusting the neck ( truss rod clockwise ) will bring your strings closer to the fretboard by taking the negative ( if you will ) bow out of it.

    Adjust action by adjusting your bridge ( saddle pieces ) up and down as you don't want to throw your neck out for a number or reasons. sight your neck relative to your strings ( using them as a straight edge) to determine your course of action

    yo!