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Doug W
12-18-2017, 03:51 AM
Just received this Favilla U-2,

Decided I needed a soprano for certain songs. It is a sweet sounding uke, however the height of the strings at the 12th fret is about double what I consider acceptable.

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I took the bridge off last night and luckily found this idea for a bridge modification which shouldn't be too difficult, even for my somewhat limited instrument building skills:

https://jakewildwood.blogspot.com/2016/10/1940s-favilla-mahogany-soprano-ukulele.html

Ukecaster
12-18-2017, 12:29 PM
How many mm is the string height above the 12th fret? My U2 is about 3.5 mm.

Doug W
12-18-2017, 12:56 PM
Mine is closer to 5 mm. Definitely high.