Epiphone Truss rod adjustment

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JulzL
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Epiphone Truss rod adjustment

Post by JulzL » March 23rd, 2017, 5:08 pm

Hello,
I was wondering whether anyone has any experience with Epiphone truss rod adjustment. It looks to be an M4 hex key style, but it appears quite easy to turn clockwise, and very difficult to turn anticlockwise, maybe it's an opposite thread? I have a 2008 Epiphone '1958' Korina Explorer, which I bought second hand recently, and I'm planning on restringing it with 11s so I can tune to C standard and drop A (the current strings are quite loose on the low tunings, so they're probably 9s).
Hope to hear back soon :)

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Re: Epiphone Truss rod adjustment

Post by LessPaul » May 5th, 2017, 7:12 pm

I used to set up guitars for a living. I never knew which ones were reverse threaded and which weren't. I just turn it about an 1/8 of a turn at a time until I liked where the neck sat.

Hope this help!

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