#1
Hi. I'm putting a new neck on my strat and I just can;t get my strings to stop buzzing! i've never adusted a truss rod before but the neck was bowed foward So tightned it ( truned it to the right) an it seems to look like it still bowed a little foward around the 1-3 frets. Now I didn't want to tighten it much more becasue I'm afaride I might snap the rod.

Any suggestions?
Guitars:
PRS Custom 24
Gibson Les Paul 60's Tribute
85' MIJ Strat
97' Snakepit Les Paul
LP Traditional 1960 Zebra
MIJ Tele
MIA Strat

Amps:
Silver Jubilee 2525
Peavey Ultra 112
Jet City JCA50H
66' Bassman
Pink Paisley Princeton RV
74' Vibro Champ
#2
Take it to a shop, never mess with the truss rod unless you know how or are a professional. Otherwise you would risk your guitar.
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#3
Well the way I see it, I only payed $40 for the neck and it'll cost me almost that to get adjusted so I minus well take a crack at it. I'll never learn inless I try it myself.
Guitars:
PRS Custom 24
Gibson Les Paul 60's Tribute
85' MIJ Strat
97' Snakepit Les Paul
LP Traditional 1960 Zebra
MIJ Tele
MIA Strat

Amps:
Silver Jubilee 2525
Peavey Ultra 112
Jet City JCA50H
66' Bassman
Pink Paisley Princeton RV
74' Vibro Champ
#5
Turning it to the right will tighten it, creating up bow.

If you are buzzing raise your action.




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#6
Just leave it for like 30 minutes and come back to it. With a new neck that has never had string tension on it, it may take a bit of adjustment to get perfect. It is really nothing to be worried about as long as you take it slowly and don't do anything dumb.
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#7
Quote by Oosh.
Take it to a shop, never mess with the truss rod unless you know how or are a professional. Otherwise you would risk your guitar.


Chances are you aren't going to break anything unless you force it. Messing with the TR isn't really a big deal.

Also, https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=602241 should have all your answers.

Thread really belongs in Electric Guitar, as truss rod adjustments and adjusting action really aren't "mods" to your guitar.