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Replacing a truss rod...

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by 2 many axes, Apr 7, 2006.

  1. 2 many axes

    2 many axes

    Apr 4, 2006
    Any helpful comments on replacing a truss rod in a USA Jazz rosewood fretboard bass neck would be MORE than welcome.

    2 many axes
  2. rdhbass


    Jun 28, 2003
    Springfield, mo
    Does it have a walnut skunk stripe on the back of the neck? Well then, guess how you have to take it out...
  3. 2 many axes

    2 many axes

    Apr 4, 2006
    No skunk stripe..... Bought a USA Jazz neck. Went by a picked it up. Guitar tech said he'd tried everything EVEN replacing the truss rod. Guess what???? Got it home & backed the tension off the truss rod & WOW!!!!!! The neck straightned itself out. GOOD TO GO!!!!!!!!!

    thanks guys!!!!!!!

    Quote from me...

    Never trust a part time guitar tech!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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