How far do you go? Radian likes this. Feb 22, 2017 6.
Rich Fiscus , selowitch and bassdude51 like this. I've wondered about the micro tilt too. Sep 20, 2012 2. I'll have to just play around with it a bit I think. The pitch of the neck on your guitar has been preset at the factory and in most cases will not need to be adjusted. Feb 22, 2017 1.
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Are there many other models that use it? A shim is placed in the neck pocket, underneath the butt end of the neck. Your name or email address: If you have no micro tilt, you can shim the neck.
Or, if you aren't into my Scroll Basses, I can refer you to a handful of other Luthiers who use my necks and truss rod systems in their basses. A shim is much more solid than the micro-tilt. When you can't get the set up right is when you may need to use the micro-tilt.
As oldwolf suggested, micro-tilt is used simply to change the angle of the whole neck if the bridge is raised off the body of the guitar, or the saddles are set higher than usual.