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Old 02-10-2019, 08:04 AM
Quickstep192 Quickstep192 is offline
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Is anybody familiar with and have opinions on the truss rods from Bitterroot Guitars?


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Old 02-10-2019, 10:28 AM
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I bought two and gave them away. I subsequently took a conservative path and bought truss rods from Martin. These are parts I don't want to see ever again once they're installed. They might be just fine, but I didn't want to take risks that can be avoided for a few bucks' investment.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:00 AM
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Is anybody familiar with and have opinions on the truss rods from Bitterroot Guitars?


https://www.bitterrootguitars.com/Ho...ods-s/1914.htm
I use the type they sell called "two way with welded cap." I have them in over 50 acoustics with no problems so far.
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:10 AM
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Nice to see experience mentioned. I'll hold that thought. Thanks!
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Old 02-10-2019, 07:10 PM
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I used two of them and have 2 or three more. A welding buddy of mine said the welds looked just fine on them. I don't have an issue with them. I will probably stick with Martin but I bought those just to see, and they seem fine to me.
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:25 PM
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I know nothing about their truss rods, but I bought several sets of tuning machines from bitterrootguitars.com and they were just fine. The one's I bought aren't quite as smooth as Gotohs, but they tune easily, stay in tune, and look good. And they cost $18 a set.
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