View Single Post
Old 01-20-2021, 07:54 AM
JonWint JonWint is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: 1 hr from Nazareth
Posts: 756

Originally Posted by Victory Pete View Post
It is like keeping a truss rod very tight with a straight neck, it makes the neck more stiff and improves volume, sustain and tone.
"Stiffness" is only determined by the structural member dimensions and its Young's modulus (E).

Keeping a truss rod "very tight" will change the relief. The stress in the truss rod will not affect stiffness.

You can build a prestressed top system but it will not increase stiffness.
Reply With Quote