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Old 10-05-2020, 05:17 PM
Steve DeRosa Steve DeRosa is offline
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Originally Posted by ArchtopLover View Post
...I am now shopping for a new truss rod on Stew-Mac. I'll use one of the 14-1/2" Hot Rod types, and keep the "butchered" headstock the way it is...
The Hot Rod is an excellent idea - follows the concept of the original "thrust rod" with modern performance - but as your project unfolds you might want to reconsider repairing the headstock, whether with a new overlay or a patch-&-match in the trussrod notch...
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