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    Re: Vintage Viaten intonation

    Bought second-hand "as is" - so no warranty option. No sign that anyone moved the saddle or bridge, so guess it was just a mistake at the factory. Though, given bluesbean had a similar problem, it's...
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    Re: Vintage Viaten intonation

    Bit of both really !

    He's the tidied up version: original saddle sanded down and the nail propped behind it after curving it slightly to fit the curved bridge surface. Still waiting for new...
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    Re: Vintage Viaten intonation

    You are right.... however, I don't much feel like paying more to a luthier to correct the problem than I paid for the guitar !

    I have a simple (though rustic looking !) fix. I removed the saddle...
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    Re: Vintage Viaten intonation

    Thanks for the replies.
    All the strings are 10-20cent sharp when comparing the open harmonic to the 12th fret note so lighter strings might help.
    Hopefully I wont have to go down the road...
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    Vintage Viaten intonation

    Hi,
    Just bought a Viaten, my first look at tenor guitar coming mainly from a 6 string background. I have the Viaten strung with D'Addario EJ66 medium P/B strings and find the intonation to be quite...
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