Neck thru truss rod access

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Asax, May 25, 2018.

  1. Asax


    Apr 26, 2018
    Which end do you recommend placing the truss rod adjustment on a neck thru bass? I'm planning a 5 piece maple and padauk neck with glued on cocobolo maple sandwich wings. I'm up in the air between traditional headstock access vs a spoke nut in the heel end. I appreciate any advice. Thanks
  2. Englishman


    Apr 26, 2017
    With a neck through it's for sure easier to have it at the headstock end. If you want it at the heel, you'll have to dig holes for clearance.
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