Lowering Action Without Truss Rod

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Mr627990
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Lowering Action Without Truss Rod

Post by Mr627990 » April 16th, 2017, 7:24 am

Hey guys I'm new here, was looking for help on this really old parlor guitar I just got for recording someone. As you can see the action is high, but it doesn't have a truss rod or removable saddle that I can just sand down (also worried aout the break angle if I lower the ridge)...any recommendations? I thought about sanding down the bridge from the bottom and bending the tailpiece down a bit, but I really have no clue. Thanks for the help!

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Re: Lowering Action Without Truss Rod

Post by Alan Green » April 16th, 2017, 10:50 am

If you lower the height of the bridge, the tailpiece should follow it as the tension of the strings will pull it into the "shortest distance between two points"
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