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Fret Slot Depth Gauge


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Be sure your fretwire will fit! Don't wait until after you've installed a fret to discover the slot wasn't quite deep enough!

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5435 Fret Slot Depth Gauge Yes
$4.95


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Dan Erlewine developed this remarkably handy "look-before-you-leap" gauge for quickly comparing the wire to the slot. Simply hold the flat edge against the fret tang, note the height of the tang against the reference lines, fit the appropriate curved edge into the slot, and compare the lines again.

The gauge is machined from .018" (.46mm) stainless steel for durability in the repair shop, and it fits into any fret slot. It's a big help for refret jobs (it fits bound fingerboards), for setting the depth stop on our adjustable fret slotting saw, and for setting the cutting height of our fret slotting table saw blade. The non-glare etched surface is easy to read, and the curved edges fit all popular radiused and flat fretboards.

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Fret Slot Depth Gauge
Fret Slot Depth Gauge
 
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5 10-15-2010
Excellent tool

Nice little tool. Helps me to tap frets into smaller slots!

Edie  Koper, Slovenia Read my reviews (4)
5 9-22-2010
Fret Slot Depth Gauge

Very useful tool

wood&wire  USA Read my reviews (5)
5 8-26-2010
Great Tool!

This works perfectly to ensure correctly seated frets before installing them!

Justin @ Urich Guitars  Pittsburgh, PA Read my reviews (12)
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5 8-20-2010
small and accurate

A small and accurate tool. Working on fretboard slots can be a tricky thing. This fret slot depth gauge helps you to see, if the slot in perfect order and ready to get fretted. This small tool helps to make the difference between a good and a perfect job.

guitar-doctor  Germany Read my reviews (2)
2 7-29-2010
WAY TOO SMALL.

Why does this item have to be so small?

Slicepack  UK Read my reviews (12)
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