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Old 09-13-2019, 12:22 PM
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The goal of some companies is ease of play as shipped from the factory (I would put Taylor and Martin in that camp).
Other companies such as Collings ship with a higher action to accomodate a wider variety of players (easier to lower
nut slots than the reverse).

The times I have changed action at the nut I usually lower the tuning a half step or so then play an open string harder
than I would likely do normally and check for buzzing on fret one. Lower the slot a stroke or two and check again. End
up with about the lowest action at the nut I can get for how I play.
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