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Old 08-16-2013, 07:26 AM
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Originally Posted by dwstout View Post
I want to do a truss rod adjustment on an Ibanez. I know many will say go to a repair shop but this guitar cost $120. I helped someone find an acoustic guitar about 18 months ago. She only had $150 to spend and found this on Craig's List. So there's no money for a pro.
My question is: when looking at the hex-nut do I turn it clockwise or counter-clockwise to straighten the neck. Everything else on the guitar seems fine. Top is still flat and the heel isn't coming loose.
Clockwise will tighten the trussrod and therefore reduce relief.
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