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G string becomes out of tune in F shape barre chords

Since you say you checked the intonation already I think the culprit is one of two things: Your nut slot may not be cut low enough on the G string causing the first few fretted notes to be sharp ...
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G string becomes out of tune in F shape barre chords

First thing to do is check the intonation. That means each string must sound the same on its harmonic (12th fret) as it does when fretted on that same 12th fret. You may need to adjust the saddles on ...
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Getting a good sound from a 5 string violin

Helicore 4/4 Scale Medium Tension 5 String Violin Strings to the rescue, they're a bit thinner to make bowing the instrument easier.
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