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Can'y get low action from the 12th fret down

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Can't get low action from the 12th fret down

Hey guys, I have a question. I recently bought a 2003 Jackson DX10FS from a pawn shop, and I'm trying to get the action to my liking. I have eyeballed the neck relief, and I have a very small gap at the 7th fret where you are supposed to check it. (Probably a gap the size of a thin pick or less. Anyway, I have lowered the licensed floyd rose down as far as it will go, and the action at the 12 fret is .50mm. I can't seem to figure out what else to do? I did change the 9's and went to 10's. Would that have an effect? I don't see how adding more relief will help my problem. Any suggestions????
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you might need a shim under the neck too maybe.
+1

If you've lowered the trem as far is it can go and your action is still too high, then you need to adjust the neck angle.
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