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Old 11-21-2019, 08:53 AM
raschwar raschwar is offline
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Default Fret leveling issue

The neck is unstrung and i am using a fret rocker to check each fret. But once i get above the 4th fret every fret rocks. This doesn't make sense to me. Any ideas ?4
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Old 11-21-2019, 10:18 AM
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Neck has a back bow? Level fretboard then check frets for level-ness.
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Old 11-21-2019, 11:00 AM
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Check the truss rod first, it may have been cranked down too hard. Figure out what's causing the back bow of the neck.
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Old 11-21-2019, 01:14 PM
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Of course! I thought the neck was straight but I should have double checked.

Thnks guys
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Old 11-21-2019, 05:00 PM
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It's unstrung. With no tension, many necks have a back bow. That is why I check for high and low frets while the guitar is under tension.
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