I Seem To Have A Problem With My Truss Rod

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So i have a warwick rockbass corvette, i bought it about 5 months ago and i have a problem. My neck is bent slightly backwards and the strings are buzzing like crazy. The truss rod won't loosen, but i am however able to tighten it. Does anyone know what i could do about it or should i take it to a specialist ?
 

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So i have a warwick rockbass corvette, i bought it about 5 months ago and i have a problem. My neck is bent slightly backwards and the strings are buzzing like crazy. The truss rod won't loosen, but i am however able to tighten it. Does anyone know what i could do about it or should i take it to a specialist ?

Welcome, Mikey.

When you tighten it, are you feeling some resistance (normal)? Or is it just spinning freely in both directions?

You've had it for a while.... did this just suddenly happen, or has it been this way since you got it?
 

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Here you can find the User Guide / Manual here: en/Warwick---Support.html

When it comes to egg-slicers (guitars), I know that changing to lighter strings can significantly impact the action. ie: If you changed your strings for a set that are significantly too light, that could explain your problem, and you may need to go to a heavier weight of strings in order to get the neck to work correctly.
 
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Welcome, Mikey.

When you tighten it, are you feeling some resistance (normal)? Or is it just spinning freely in both directions?

You've had it for a while.... did this just suddenly happen, or has it been this way since you got it?

When i turn it clockwise there is some resistance. I turned it clockwise quarter of a turn and i will now wait a few days and try again. I do not have any strings on the bass right now because i also realised that my just-a-nut was broken and i will have to replace it. Also thank you very much for your advice, i will probably update the thread, should something change.
 
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If the neck is bent backwards and the strings are buzzing, you need to loosen the truss rod, not tighten it.

If you can't loosen the truss rod, but you can tighten it, something is odd to say the least. I'd take it to a tech.
 

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When i turn it clockwise there is some resistance. I turned it clockwise quarter of a turn and i will now wait a few days and try again. I do not have any strings on the bass right now because i also realised that my just-a-nut was broken and i will have to replace it. Also thank you very much for your advice, i will probably update the thread, should something change.

Wow, did you buy this new or used?
 
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