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    Re: Set-up Qs: zero frets and tensioners

    The zero fret is a fret, you don't set it up at all, unless it wasn't leveled with the other frets when the instrument was made :(

    The tensioner is an interesting question - with a greater break...
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    Re: Set-up Qs: zero frets and tensioners

    That's exactly right.

    About the angle at the bridge: the steeper the angle formed by the strings over the bridge, the higher the force pressing the bridge on the top, the better the contact of...
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    Re: Set-up Qs: zero frets and tensioners

    Here's an article from A. Lawrence Smart's website from a lecture. It gets into the string angle and why it matters, among other topics.
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    Re: Set-up Qs: zero frets and tensioners

    Hi Richard,

    The easiest way to think of a zero fret is to imagine the instrument with a permanent capo because thats pretty much what it is. The job of the nut in a Zero fret set up is to position...
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