#1
Ok so I went from .11's to .10's and the strings were way too low to the fretboard. The first frets would buzz when being played.

So I thought I'd be clever and raise it myself rather than take it to the shop.

I screwed the screws round so the strings were raised (wow clever me) doing each screw the same amount.

My guitar went totally out of tune, which I expected, but I didn't expect the strings to be really high at the top of the neck (22nd fret) but still low at the 1st fret.

Is my neck bent, or have I just done it wrong?

The 1st fret doesn't buzz anymore, but the strings are a lot higher at the 22nd fret.

Cheers.
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#2
i'm not entirely sure what you mean, but it sounds like the intonation is off, which it would be if you raised the action. is the note at the 12th fret higher pitched than it should be? (which it should be if you just raised the action)

if it is, you need to adjust the saddles on the bridge using the little screws.
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#3
Well there's two places with screws. Excuse my ignorance!

I screwed the ones furthest in. It probably makes sense to screw the other ones too I guess. Then it should be more level. I'll try it out.

12th Fret sounds fine...
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#4
If I read your first post correctly, it sounds like you may need to adjust the truss rod.
#5
^ Yup. The neck was used to the tension of the .11s, and now that there's less tension the neck straightened a little.Turn the truss rod 1/4 turn so if bows more. I don't remember which way does what but you can find that out in the manual.
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#6
Ok I have no idea what a Truss rod is, and I have no manual!

I raised the bit where the strings go into firstly and it seems ok now...still a bit bent though.
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#7
You can find it at the headstock. There should be a little plastic piece right above the nut between the tuners, open that and turn the truss rod with an allen key. Someone else knows what way to turn
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#8
Don't take this the wrong way, but from what you've posted so far, I think you'd be alot better off just taking it to a tech.