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FDP Forum / Fender Custom Shop / So All CS Guitars Have the Truss Rod Adjustment @ the Heal?

5Strats
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GospelBilly!
Apr 13th, 2019 03:18 PM   Edit   Profile  

I just looked at a bunch of CS Strats online and everyone that interested me turned out to have the truss rod adjustment at the heal of the neck (this is even HSS configured Strats).

Really?! You'll change the frets to medium jumbo or higher and have a modern fretboard radius, but NOT the truss rod? D-U-M-B!

No wonder I don't own a CS Strat (and I definitely can afford them).

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Just beyond Mars

there's a world of fools
Apr 15th, 2019 01:27 PM   Edit   Profile  

Nostalgia is a powerful drug. And just like crack and heroin, it can make you do stupid stuff.

Get 'cherself a 70's CS Strat with a bullet adjuster on the headstock :o)

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GospelBilly!
Apr 15th, 2019 01:42 PM   Edit   Profile  

Taking the neck off to tweak the truss rod and dealing with shims is a total drag, if you like to do your own set-ups.

However, if you're buying a CS guitar that is an exact replica of a vintage model, then this feature makes sense.

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