2011 Silhouette Special Twisted Neck

2011 Silhouette Special Twisted Neck

I have a 2011 Silhouette Special with maple neck and rosewood fretboard. The neck has a slight clockwise twist when viewing from the heel.

Proper relief on the bass side yields excess fret buzz on the treble side. Conversely, proper relief on the treble side yields excess relief on the bass side.

With careful tweaking of the truss rod and bridge saddle height, I am able to achieve somewhat decent playability, but there is always a minor element of compromise. It has been a few years since I first noticed the twist and fortunately it does not seem to be getting any worse over time.

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