How do I know if my truss-rod
is broken, or just stiff?
truss rod is stiff. That's
how it keeps the neck straight.
If the truss rod is broken, the adjusting nut will turn loosely and the rod may even rattle if you bump the neck. Unfortunately this is a big repair. If the guitar is worth fixing because of its value or sentimental reasons, find a qualified luthier to fix it.
Bob, Gman ( o )==#
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