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Straightening a twisted or warped neck

 
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:52 pm    Post subject: Straightening a twisted or warped neck Reply with quote

Found this video which can help take out neck twist.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Straightening a twisted or warped neck Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HANDY!

if you have a guitar with a 3+3 headstock. Ever warped neck I've come across has been 6in line
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Very useful - in fact you may have just helped with a bad problem i seem to have made myself Embarassed
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nick wrote:
HANDY!

if you have a guitar with a 3+3 headstock. Ever warped neck I've come across has been 6in line

He says in the notes that you can still do it with 6 on a side tuners- just drape the string across the other side of the head and use cardboard to avoid damage the the edge of the headstock.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

nice tip. Guess it would only be good if the finger board is off though otherwise it would mess with the glue? My mate did something similar, but without the heat, that seemed to do the job, but by the sounds of it this example must have been much worse. Tuners can be handy for a few repair jobs. One that we did at college used an old tuner attached to an L shaped block that we used to clamp a major crack in a soundboard by having a small E string running through the crack to a second block. When tightened it acted like a clamp. Very handy if the crack is down near the bottom of the lower end and regular claps won't reach.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He says you can still do the heating method with fingerboard on, but I guess the twist measurement will be tough due to the fingerboard radius not allowing a level measurement.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jculpjr wrote:
He says you can still do the heating method with fingerboard on, but I guess the twist measurement will be tough due to the fingerboard radius not allowing a level measurement.


Harder yes, but sighting is still gonna be a near enough for my money. My issue is a too much back bend however so will need to reverse it. Had it strung up with the strings super sharp to really put some effort on the neck, but it isn't yet sorted, looks like a slight twist on the treble side too.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 10:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

that'd be FreddyG... just a great guy with a lot of good vids.

If you're a Rush fan, he's got a thread or two at mlp forums where he's recreating hentor sportcasters.

there's also a very good refretting tutorial thread he posted there - stickied in the luthier's corner section.
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