Hello! I recently bought a violin with the intention to learn how to play. A few days ago, the bridge fell down, and I unwound the strings a bit to put it back. The bridge being now restored to a correct position, I tried to tighten the strings, but the pegs kept slipping. I'm afraid to tighten the strings too much, because the E string already snapped when I was trying to tune them back. So now the violin is quite out of tune, as the pegs keep slipping, and I don't know how to solve the problem. I haven't found a professor yet, and I'm afraid I'll ruin the violin if I try fixing it too much on my own. Any advice on how to keep the pegs from slipping would be very helpful. Thank you!
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