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Re: OT Re: Phiew.... guitar intonation - hard work!

There's a whole school of thought and reason behind installing a 
compensated nut. There is debate as to how much it helps, but it's 
certainly popular and some peeps swear by it. Have been considering 
getting the Buzz Feiten or similar system on my nylon-string to help 

Daryl Shawn

>>> Try installing an Earvana style nut instead. That should help with 
>>> getting
>>> the g-string intonation right. An Earvana nut generally smooths
>>> out  (shortens) the bridge intonation lengths a bit a give much sweeter
>>> chords all up the neck. Worth doing on any guitar IMO.
>>> Ian
> I'm rather skeptical of that as a fix.
> I reckon it's a hack that only works
> if you aren't aiming for equal temperament tuning.
> i.e. it works if you stick to the usual guitarist chords,
> but otherwise makes the guitar untunable.
> All it's doing is making all the fretted notes on the G
> string a bit sharper.