Stripped Truss Rod Nut Help

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by William Harsent, May 3, 2018.

  1. William Harsent

    William Harsent

    May 3, 2018
    Looking for Help on how I can possibly fix my bass neck's action, my truss rod nut is stripped, and the action is a bit high, is it a good idea to loosen the truss rod and remove the nut?

  2. Turnaround

    Turnaround Commercial User

    May 6, 2004
    Toronto Canada
    Independent Instrument Technician, and Contractor to Club Bass and Guitar - Toronto
    I hope you understand that the truss rod is not for adjusting the string height - it's for getting the neck relief right. But assuming you know that already, I would slacken the strings, remove the truss rod nut and replace it.
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  3. Lownote38


    Aug 8, 2013
    Nashville, TN
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