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Truss rod choice for OM build

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Re: Truss rod choice for OM build

Postby David King » Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:51 pm

My sentiments exactly. The upcoming issue of GAL quarterly should have an article regarding the reliability, dimensions, effectiveness and other metrics of 8 truss rods in bass guitar necks that I tested in 2014 for that year's convention presentation. There's an add-on piece about installing a single curved rod with some photos.
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Re: Truss rod choice for OM build

Postby Bob Howell » Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:07 pm

Thanks for the explanation on neck access. I can live with through the sound hole. I think I will try the Martin rods mentioned for my next build.
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