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Understring Radius Gauges

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Fast, accurate bridge saddle adjustment.
Each of these unique gauges has an accurately radiused arc on both the top and bottom surfaces, and is shaped to fit easily under the strings.

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Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
0353 Set of 9 Yes

0352 17" gauge only Yes

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Use the bottom curvature to determine your fretboard radius, and the matching top curvature becomes a reference for setting string saddle heights for best playability.

Set of 9 now includes new 17" radius for Ibanez guitars!

Find your fretboard radius, and set your bridge saddles to match. They're handy for matching pickup polepiece heights to the arc of the strings, too. Precision laser-cut from .050" stainless steel.

The set of 9 gauges includes:
7-1/4", 9-1/2", 10", 12", 14", 15", 16", 17" and 20" radii.

They'll work for string spreads and fingerboards up to 2-5/8" (66.68mm) wide.

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Understring Radius Gauges
Understring Radius Gauges
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5 12-01-2012
Simple but effective

Well made little tool - will last forever if I don't lose them. Enabled me to quickly and easily set up my G&L Asat and Strat with perfectly radiused saddles. I didn't hear a difference but I felt better knowing I had put this much attention to detail into setting up these instruments.

GrantS  Winnipeg, MB Read my reviews (3)
5 11-25-2012
Great idea

Great idea - works fine.

Will-Halligan  Southport England Read my reviews (4)
5 10-10-2012
whats not to like?

Useful, simple, multi-function and inexpensive. They never had stuff like this when I started playing 45 years ago. I can think of about half-dozen different uses for these, all related to correctly matching radii with regard to action, nut-making, saddles, slots, etc. Well worth the money and eliminates guesswork.

YoungTurq  Oregon coast Read my reviews (6)
5 10-04-2012
Job made easy.

Used these gauges to set up my Fender Strat Vintage and AM Deluxe and it made the job so easy. A really good piece of kit to have around.

billmcalister  UK Read my reviews (3)
5 10-01-2012
For Bass 5 ?

Excellent but I'd like to have a system that works with 5 strings bass... Neither the width or the hand support (in the center of gauge)fits the needs of 5 string basses! Understring radius setting on bass is very important for bass(...more than guitar) and specially on 5 or 6 strings! Cheers,

Jackbass5  France
5 9-21-2012
Good tools

Very useful to check the curvature of the saddle, nut, fretboard

Eric V  France Read my reviews (4)
5 9-16-2012

I don't rely on these for every setup I do but they come in handy often enough to be glad I own them.

James Love  Z-Tron Read my reviews (18)
5 9-11-2012
Incredible gauge!

Wished I'd gotten this set of gauges sooner. Like other reviews here, it was taking a lot longer to set radius of saddles with other tools. Used these gauges with the overstring radius gauges and got a perfect setup the first time I used them. The overstring gauges are great of course, but these helped me fine-tune a heck of a lot better. When I finished the radius of the saddles and strings were about as perfect as I could get them. Quite happy with these!

musicaddict  Texas Read my reviews (3)
5 9-10-2012
great!!!! tool

usefull tool!!!

Ivan Souza  England Read my reviews (25)
5 8-10-2012
the best!

makes your work super under fast! :)

jiROck Custom  Philippines Read my reviews (58)
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