Storing a spare neck?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sonorous, Apr 25, 2005.

  1. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    What kind of precautions should be taken as far as truss rod adjustments and what not go?

    (Should this go in basses, setup, or misc?)
  2. I have one hanging on a wire coathanger in my closet. I don't think they need any special care although I loosened the truss rod on mine before I hung it up.
  3. spare necks should only be stored in sock drawers...loosening a truss rod is not completely necessary...but if it makes you feel better...
  4. Vanagon


    Nov 13, 2004

    YES, SOCK DRAWERS ARE A MUST!!!!! and NEVER EVER store it next to your pants. Trust me.
  5. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX

    Loosen = clockwise?
  6. no...counter-clockwise

    lefty loosy...righty tighty

    (it's opposite for gas fittings) DON'T store your spare neck anywhere NEAR the bar-BQ!!!!!!
  7. Sonorous


    Oct 1, 2003
    Denton, TX
    Yeah, I know the righty tighty lefty loosy thing. I just don't get it... either way could be right and either way could be left (or up or down) depending on where in the rotation you're basing your movement from.
  8. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    When you are looking at the top of the nut, left is loose, right is tight.