Well, I finally lost track of what I'd been told a year and a half ago, when I first bought my violin, and I forgot to look on a routine basis at whether the bridge was tipping over. Examined it last night, and found it was laying over towards the fine tuners. (What can I say? Stable instrument, stable strings; I seldom touch the pegs.) Did what I'd been told in the first place, and tweedled it back up. But, of course, I was too late: the bridge has warped.
Now, I'm entirely new to this type of problem, and I'm not sure how much trouble I'm in. I'm pretty sure I need a new bridge. On the G-string side, the bridge looks straight. On the E-string side, you can see that the top tilts forward enough that the little ear of the cutout on the side (no clue what to call it) no longer lines up parallel to the main body of the bridge.
So, is the bridge about to snap or do something else weird, so that I ought to rush to my nearest repair guy without pausing? Or do I have time to make a leisurely appointment? It truly does not look like it's about to blow up, but I could use some advice (and, of course, I just saw my teacher right before I found the problem, so she's not on tap until next week).
Thanks for any advice.
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