Intonation problem with new strings. Help.

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Re: Intonation problem with new strings. Help.

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:25 pm

-Z- wrote:It may be a silly question but recently I bought a set of Ambra 2000 and got HORRIBLE intonation issues, my guitar was no longer playable, however, turns out my bridge is pressed against the soundboard by the strings and not glued, so it is moveable. I moved it a bit outwards, sliding some millimetres to the opposite direction from the neck ( to the right on the players point of view) and the strings are intonating way better now, It is finally playable!!! Does it have any undesirable side effects?

Also some open strings tend to sound a little sharp if sustained, is it related to the nut? how do I solve this?
Could you post a pic of the guitar and the bridge? I've never seen this, unless you are taking about a bridge and tailpiece.

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