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01-30-2018, 08:06 AM
I was changing the strings on an Enya EUR X1 camp uke. The compensated saddle came out of its slot in the bridge. On the G and A strings should the compensation slant toward the nut or the other direction? Need some help.

Uke Don
01-30-2018, 10:11 AM
G and A toward the nut. The thicker the string, the longer it needs to be to properly intonate. So the C and E slant away from the nut. A tip for the future -- the first time you change strings take the saddle out and mark the A string end on the underneath with a black marker.

01-30-2018, 11:28 AM
Yes to everything Don said: the contact points of the G and A string on this kind of saddle need to be the ones closer to the nut.

01-30-2018, 12:16 PM
Thanks guys! Now I am all saddled up correctly.

Uncle Rod Higuchi
01-31-2018, 07:29 AM

what a helpful Forum, and so informative!

great info!

keep uke'in', :)