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My second violin doesn't allow the bridge to join it.
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NoneOfTheAbove
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November 28, 2012 - 3:49 pm
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Hi.

Yeah as the name leads.. My violin strings keep kicking the bridge off when I'm tuning it for some reason. What is it depending on and how can I prevent it from happening?

Thank you in advance,
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Mad_Wed
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This video can help: (2:20) =)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?f.....G5tzqNpfQA

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Mad_Wed said
This video can help: (2:20) =)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?f.....G5tzqNpfQA

I tried that too, but only once. I'm going to try it again though.

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Kevin M.
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It will help if you also lubricate the string slots. Use a lead pencil and run it in the string slots.  This helps the string slide through the slots without overly pulling on the bridge.  Tighten the strings gradually and always check for the bridge to be straight.

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November 28, 2012 - 10:12 pm
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Also, tighten the strings slowly while adjusting the angle of the bridge to lean slightly back or straight throughout the process. You'll need to pinch the top of the bridge securely with two hands and carefully pull back from time to time.

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Will do.

Thank you.

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