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 Post subject: humidity level
 Post Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:56 am 
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Hi guys,

In the Rickenbacker manual it is said that the best humidity level for Ricks is 35% - 40%.
This is lower than Fender advises as they say 45% - 55%.

Why is there a difference?
(I store both makes in the same room.....what is the best level to keep?)


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 Post subject: Re: humidity level
 Post Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:24 pm 
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Location: Central New York State
I wouldn't worry too much about it, as long as the temp/humidity stays somewhat constant, and any change of either should be as slowly as possible. Just avoid extremes.

Mr. Hall has said that the Rick factory is kept at 38%. That's in Southern California, but Fender guitars could have been made in a desert or a jungle or both places.

My house is 40% in the winter and 60% in the summer at the same temperature. This requires a very small adjustment of the truss rods twice a year, but often it's hardly noticeable and not worth the bother.


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