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Hi, I would like to adjust the rod on my Applause AE148. On the Ovation internet site it says a special tool is needed. The location of the rod inside the guitar makes it difficult to see what kind of tool is needed. On the photo it looks like a long hexagonal key. Would an ordinary hexagonal key do the job and what size would that be? I am in Mexico and there is no Ovation guitar dealer near by. Thanks for taking the time to read me, Laval

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First, get a mirror and strong flashlight and try to get a better look, maybe loosen the strings first to get better access. It is probably either an Allen key or hex head. Once you are confident you have seen it prpoerly, do something like this

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