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Ask a Guitar Tech: How often does one have to adjust the truss rod? How do you adjust the neck safely?

Written on March 21, 2012 at 7:55 am, by Jon

There’s no specific time frame that a truss rod should be adjusted as such. The idea of the truss rod is to counter-act the stresses and conditions the neck is faced with. The major factors in adjusting your truss rod …

Ask A Guitar Tech: How Do You Clean a Maple Fretboard?

Written on March 20, 2012 at 9:00 am, by Jon

Great question, this is one i get asked a lot. There are basically two types of maple fretboards out there.

zippo lighter fluid is great for cleaning lacquered maple boards and is readily available at tobacconists

1. Some maple boards …