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Old 08-04-2009, 06:57 PM   #1
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last minute truss rod questions

im using this for my truss rod

1) should i cut a small amount off the already threaded part so it doesnt get in the way? or should i just leave it?

2) also, what should i use to cut the truss rod? hacksaw?

3) how far away from the end of the neck should i thread the truss rod, 2 inches right?
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Old 08-04-2009, 07:05 PM   #2
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1. You shouldn't have to cut the threaded part at all.

2. A hacksaw will work fine, just make sure you cut straight.

3. The truss rod should end in the middle of the neck heel.
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Old 08-04-2009, 07:06 PM   #3
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1. Yeah, you can trim the threaded part.

2. I'd use a chopsaw. Quick, easy, effective.

3. Not sure.
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