%%CreationDate: 9/5/2002 4:37 PM %%AI6_ColorSeparationSet: 1 1 (AI6 Default Color Separation Set) Joined: Jul 30, 2005 Location: Montreal, Quebec. It seems that there is an unspoken rule that truss rod adjustments can only be performed by professionals with years of experience. 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The types of forces that act on a truss rod are compression, tension, and torque. 3/ Tightening the truss rod counter-clockwise causes the neck to become concave (under) = more relief. An instrument that is not intonated properly will not play in tune when moving up and down the fingerboard. You deserve to have a properly set up guitar when you buy it. adjustments to the neck in both directions. When adjusting a truss rod, in either direction, you are changing the force applied to the rod. It's the first I think to have this 'double action' truss rod. 1 Truss rod in ‘flat’ (no tension) position. 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