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Jun 16, 2020 - 6:45:23 PM
1 posts since 6/16/2020

My violin kept getting out of tune so it was recommended to me to check the distance of my tailpiece. I then found that my tailguts were not adjusted properly and were too far from the tail piece. I got one of them off but the other wont budge and I need it off ASAP. Does anybody know how to get it off?

Jun 16, 2020 - 8:57:41 PM

gapbob

USA

709 posts since 4/20/2008

Take out the tail pin?

Jun 16, 2020 - 9:19:18 PM
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2215 posts since 8/23/2008

Is it actually gut or the modern kind with a thread for adjustment.

Maybe cut it, then replace with adjustable gut....

Jun 17, 2020 - 5:28:59 AM

kjb

USA

712 posts since 6/8/2013

can you take a picture?

Jun 18, 2020 - 1:59:08 PM

853 posts since 1/25/2008

There is only one tailgut! Are you talking about the nuts on a nylon tailgut? Why don't you just tighten them to reduce the distance. Better still, replace it. Any good luthier could change one out very quickly.

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