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Saddle position to obtain correct intonation depends on several variables - gauge and tension of the string, and action. Strings that are heavier, tighter, and higher typically need a saddle that's farther back to get the intonation correct. String style can impact intonation as well - wound strings typically need different setup than plain wound strings, ...


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Intonation will only ever be exactly right when the saddle on the bridge has been adjusted for the particular string in question. Put a different gauge string there instead, and the intonation will be out. Change by .001" and you'd prbably shrug shoulders and live with it. Whilst frets (generally!) are all parallel to the nut, the line across the saddles ...


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Sharing my experience that was almost identical. I changed to slightly heavier strings, and I had fret buzz on the Low E only at the 9th and 10th fret. I tried replacing to the lighter strings but still same problem. I ended up adjusting my truss rod under the guidance of my guitar teacher. Somehow I had managed to change the action slightly. Perhaps that is ...


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