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how do you adjust truss rod on Fender American Performer/Professional Basses?

Discussion in 'Bass Area; The Bottom Line' started by still.ill, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. still.ill

    still.ill Member

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    Looks like the truss rod at heel? do you have to actually take the whole neck off?
     
  2. silence.speaks

    silence.speaks Member

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    My American Pro came with a truss rod hex wrench that has a ball on the end so that you can get at the truss rod from an angle.
     
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  3. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    take a 3/16" hex wrench and saw off the short end just past the elbow. it'll fit right in.

    the T-handle thing works OK but not great, the leverage is bad and the ball end has less of a grip in the hex hole.
     
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