Poll: Does your guitar has the strings very close to the fretboard?
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View poll results: Does your guitar has the strings very close to the fretboard?
yes
27 60%
no
18 40%
Voters: 45.
#1
My guitar has not the strings as close to the fretboard as others , so its "harder" to play on it. Bendings requre more "strength" to do and some other issues.
I say this because I always played with my own guitar , but one day I tried someone else´s guitar and I realized that it was so easy to play on.
#3
yep, if you don't know how a music shop can do it. you friends guitar may also have had a shorter scale.
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#4
Quote by blackhorsemen
My guitar has not the strings as close to the fretboard as others , so its "harder" to play on it. Bendings requre more "strength" to do and some other issues.
I say this because I always played with my own guitar , but one day I tried someone else´s guitar and I realized that it was so easy to play on.
Same exact situation here. I never got my action lowered, though, because it would have been too expensive.
#5
Quote by yawn
Same exact situation here. I never got my action lowered, though, because it would have been too expensive.



A complete setup, strings and all, where I live is only $25. You must be getting shafted.
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#6
^ So did you if you paid for it. Do it yourself, it's pretty easy and there are a lot of good guides on it out on the web.
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#7
This is a dumb thread.

Change your action if you dont like your current setup.

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#8
Adjust your truss rod. Best way to fix the action.
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#9
Y ou can change your action btw.

My acoustic is pretty average but my schecter has like a PERFECT action, never had to adjust it, easiest guitar i've ever played.
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#10
I myself like high action, wether it be electric or acoustic, but ya, just change the action, its really easy
#12
Does higher action make your notes ring longer?

I myself have low action. I can move around the fret board with ease.
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#13
Quote by Ace88
Adjust your truss rod. Best way to fix the action.


umm NO, trying to adjust the action with your truss rod is probably one of the best ways to completely fuck your guitar. If you dont know how to do it go to a shop and have someone do it for and and also show you how to do it yourself.
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#15
umm NO, trying to adjust the action with your truss rod is probably one of the best ways to completely **** your guitar. If you dont know how to do it go to a shop and have someone do it for and and also show you how to do it yourself.


How can you not know how to adjust your truss rod? Do you have cerebral palsy or something?
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#16
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How can you not know how to adjust your truss rod? Do you have cerebral palsy or something?



i've never adjusted my truss rod, so i dont know how, i could probally figure it out though.
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#17
Quote by Ace88
How can you not know how to adjust your truss rod? Do you have cerebral palsy or something?


cerebral palsy or not, do not use your truss rod to adjust your action (unless your neck is bent).
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#18
cerebral palsy or not, do not use your truss rod to adjust your action (unless your neck is bent).


Well obviously not! I meant that if the action is high in the middle of the neck, then adjust it. I had the same problem on my guitar, then i adjusted the truss and now my action is better than an Ibanez RG.
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#19
ok, can somebody tell me why the truss rod is so damn sacred? i've adjusted mine myself on my bass and it's fine. just loosen the strings first, and don't force it if it doesnt want to budge--THEN take it to a tech if that happens. a little bend in the neck is fine, but if your neck is noticeable bowed, then adjust it. either way, see what you can do with your action adjusting screws first.
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#21
ok, can somebody tell me why the truss rod is so damn sacred? i've adjusted mine myself on my bass and it's fine. just loosen the strings first, and don't force it if it doesnt want to budge--THEN take it to a tech if that happens. a little bend in the neck is fine, but if your neck is noticeable bowed, then adjust it. either way, see what you can do with your action adjusting screws first.


if you dont know what you're doing you can snap the neck of your guitar, and you could really get hurt from that.
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#22
Quote by Ace88
How can you not know how to adjust your truss rod? Do you have cerebral palsy or something?


i was reffering to adjusting the action WITHOUT using the truss rod, either way you shouldnt relly do either without having someone show you how to do it.
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#23
Quote by Ace88
Adjust your truss rod. Best way to fix the action.



Are you a complete n00b or something? You could just use an allen wrench on your bridge and save yourself a broken neck from messing with the truss rod, but your way is cool too, I geuss.
#24
Are you a complete n00b or something? You could just use an allen wrench on your bridge and save yourself a broken neck from messing with the truss rod, but your way is cool too, I geuss.


You clearly did not read all of my posts.
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#25
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