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Player Tips & Tricks

Setting Up Your Tune-o-Matic Guitar

John Carruthers shows us the proper way to adjust the Tune-o-Matic Guitar Truss Rod, Bridge, Nut and Intonation. This is a 4 step series.


"It's very important that you follow certain procedures to do this properly."

Tools Step 1:

Feeler Gauge .010"
Allen Wrench
Phillips Head Screw Driver

Tools Step 2:

6" Scale

Tools Step 3:

Feeler Gauge
Nut Slotting File

Tools Step 4:

Phillips Head Screw Driver
Electronic Guitar Tuner

More Electric Guitar Tips & Tricks

Cleaning Your Electronics
Cleaning Your Electronics
How To Repair a Strap Button
How To Repair a Strap Button


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