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Lowering Action Without Truss Rod

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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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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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