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Default I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 12-13-2008, 11:49 PM

Hey guys, I'm having a problem with my acoustic. I have a Guild GAD-50 and the action on it is fine on the lower frets. However, the higher up the fretboard you go, the action gets higher and higher. I'm wondering what I can do to remedy this situation. The string height is uneven for some reason and I have no idea how to fix it and I don't want to screw it up considering I paid 750 bucks for this guitar.


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Default Re: I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 12-15-2008, 06:03 PM

You'll probably want to take it in. This guitar has a fixed bridge and glued neck, not sure it has a truss rod. Acoustics usually don't have good action from my experience.


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Default Re: I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 01-28-2009, 10:18 PM

Sounds like a slight neck twist that hopefully should be remediable by a truss rod adjustment, assuming the guitar has one (I expect it does).

I got batches and batches of guitars, but I won't mess with truss rods, they scare me. I let my tech do that.
  
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Default Re: I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 02-02-2009, 09:58 PM

I agree with the advice of a guitar tech.

I'm guessing a truss rod tweak and maybe a touch shaved off the bottom of the saddle is in order.
  
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Default Re: I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 02-03-2009, 08:31 AM

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I agree with the advice of a guitar tech.

I'm guessing a truss rod tweak and maybe a touch shaved off the bottom of the saddle is in order.
You're right about the bridge too. As I re-read this I was thinking, wait, he might need to lower the bridge as well as tweak the truss rod.

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Default Re: I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 03-03-2009, 01:47 PM

Maybe Try Lifting Up The Bridge On It And Talk To A Profession!
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Default Re: I need some help with my acoustic guitar - 03-31-2009, 05:00 PM

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