Guitar setup resources and tools required.

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Guitar setup resources and tools required.

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Have decided that I have sufficient shit guitars to learn to do setups etc. lol.

So, what are good teaching resources for this sort of thing, YT channels etc? I'll be following the thread about building pedals that has just been started in the DIY Pedals thread.

Also, I'll need some tools; fret files, nut files, cleaners, whatever else. Anyone got stuff for sale or can you recommend a kit (that isn't megabucks)?

Thanks in advance.
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Post by robthemac »

There are a lot of knowledgeable folk on this forum. I don't necessarily include myself in that. But...

My main advice is to go slowly! Hurrying a truss rod adjustment or nut filing is a recipe for disaster.

Wood and guitar strings also tend to try to revert back to their previous state, so give them time to settle before making subsequent adjustments.

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