Someone here suggested laying a pencil across pairs of strings and looking at the clearance on the next string, to insure the clearance was the same on all strings as a playability check.
If this is correct information, that means the curvature of the top of the bridge is a section of a circle. What is the proper radius of that circle? In researching this on the web, I only find vague references to a standard template, or similar.
My violin passes the pencil test on all but the G string, which is lower. The height of the G is 5 mm or a little over, which I think is normal. Also, the bridge feet are centered on the center seam, but the strings are set over toward the treble side but evenly spaced. I can't see any construction problem that would warrant that, but I don't know. This violin has just been set up. I bought it without a bridge, so I have nothing to compare it to.
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