Apologies if this topic has been asked before, but I'm freaking out a bit right now. I've just changed my violin's strings, and was attempting to correct the bridge back to its 90 degrees position when I must have used too much force, causing the bridge to fall. Luckily, the sound post is still in place and there are no signs of damage as far as I can see. I managed to get it back up but I'm not sure if it's in the right position.
I don't know any luthiers in my area, but I will be going to one in Singapore to get it looked at in 4 days.
In the mean time, I'm afraid to practice should the bridge fall again - cause when I tune it the strings pull the bridge so that the "feet" of it come off the violin a bit.
Can anyone please help to advise? Should I leave it be for 4 days? Will practicing on an unstable bridge be dangerous to my violin? Thanks in advance. :)
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