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Rick Andrews and other experts answers guitar repair questions
For almost one year, guitar luther Rick Andrews answered your guitar repair questions. After recieving over 500 questions
we put together the most popular questions and answers. Today, we are involving other great guitar
builders and will continue to expand this area in the future. This section will no longer be interactive but you should
find most of your guitar building and repair questions have already been answered in this section.
We are now stocking and selling electric guitar kits. By establishing a working relationship with two manufacturing plants
we now offer many electric guitar kits. Some of the styles include the Telecaster, Stratocaster, Explorer, Flying V, Les Paul, PRS, and the Warlock.
More will be added every couple months. If you are looking to find an inexpensive alternative to purchasing a new guitar you might want to
consider a guitar kit from your friends at EvO:R.
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c shaped neck
Ricks Answer to - c shaped neck
I just purchased a Fender Antigua Stratocaster Japanese reissue. It has a
C shaped neck. When I bend on the 12th fret and above I get alot of fret
buzz, even to the point of deadening the string, Is there anything that can be
done without ruining great action?
Corporate Account Manager
Well Mike, the action is already ruined if it buzzes that bad. The truss
rod needs to be loosened a little bit not too much. Be sure to take the
string tension off the neck by loosening them first then loosen the rod a
Retune the strings and reset the intonation and play it to
see if the buzzing is gone. Keep doing the same proceedure unutil the buzz
is gone. But watch the neck during these sessions of adjustment to be sure
the neck does not warp in a curve downward in the midway of the neck
making the string too high. Sometimes it becomes neccessary to dress down
the frets to achieve the better playing action without buzzing.
Cheaper guitars are a pain and usually can't be set up as good as expensive
guitars. This is due to the fact of being volume cheaoly made and inferior
woods used. it is reall well worth the money for high grade instruments
but you can still make it play reasonable for what it is. Once you do get
it right it usually will change in a fairly short time, again due to the
cheaper woods used in manufacturing. This is why the better guitars are so
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