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I have been playing a Dupont Nomade the last 3 years. It’s a great guitar but I’ve been thinking about improving the set up recently. It came with a number 3 bridge but the action was too low without shims so I bought a number 4 bridge which is the highest bridge Dupont make. The action is still a little low with more relief in the neck than I’d like. Having a straighter neck will most likely make the action feel even lower. The obvious answer is to shim the bridge but I was thinking a better solution might be to shim the neck and steepen the neck angle. This is an option I have cos the nomade has a bolt on neck like a strat.
Does this sound like a good idea? What problems might occur? Will it likely affect intonation and volume. If it works I was thinking of getting a luthier to make a permanent shim.