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Guitar Shop Starter Set

Guitar Shop Starter Set

Item # 4942
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$636.38

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Guitar Shop Starter Set - Metric

Guitar Shop Starter Set - Metric

Item # 4942-M
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Guitar Shop Starter Set

About This Item

Ready for business! This set combines our 3 most popular pro tool sets plus Luthier's Digital Caliper and our best selling Fret Work Step-By-Step book.

When you're ready to make the dream of your own repair shop a reality, we're ready to help you get a good head start.

These are the same professional tools we supply to leading lutherie schools, designed by luthiers and used every day in shops that depend on high quality, durable, innovative tools for their livelihood. Good tools that quickly pay for themselves and help you grow your business.

Our Guitar Shop Starter Set includes:

The Basic Setup Tool Set
18" Precision Straightedge
Understring Radius Gauges, Set of 9
String Action Gauge (Metric version included with #4942-M set)

The Essential Nut Making Tool Set
Double-edge Nut Files, Set of 4
Nut and Saddle Shaping Files, Set of 2
Gauged .010" Saw
Feeler Gauge Set
Nut and Saddle Vise
String Spacing Rule

The Essential Fretting Tool Set
Fret Cutter
Deadblow Fretting Hammer
6" Fret Leveler
Double-edge Fret File
Fret End Dressing File
Micro-Mesh Fret Dressing Stick
Fret Rocker
Fret Work Step-By-Step Book

Luthiers Digital Caliper


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5.0

Awesome tool kit for the aspiring repairman/luthier

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You can buy all these tools separately and waste a lot of time and money. I've been building telecasters and this kit helps me with set up, nut filing, fret dressing, etc. the only thing missing is a soldering iron! Go for it.

5.0

Don't "fret" about the price.

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Stew Mac gets it right. The tools and supplies I have ordered here are without a doubt, the best. Yes you might find something at a lower price but you will not beat the quality. Almost all my luthier tools come from Stew Mac, they are the best.

5.0

A Great Tool Set

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I have started working on guitars a lot more and I picked this set as my first purchase for my guitar tools. So far I'm very pleased with the set. Everything seems to be made with quality in mind.

Many people complain about the price. I don't understand why. Tools are an investment. Ask most car mechanics if they can buy a tool set around $500 that will cover most of their needs and they'll tell you that you are dreaming.

Yes you can buy or make cheaper tools, but are you willing to risk damaging you or your customer's guitars because you wanted to save a couple hundred dollars on your initial investment.

Take my advice. If the price is too high; just be patient, save your money, and then make the investment. This tool set will help you make better adjustments and save you time.

5.0

HAPPY STEWMAC CUSTOMER!

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Granted, the Guitar Shop Starter Kit may be a little pricy, but I do believe it has the appropriate selection of quality tools to jump start your shop. Worth every penny in my opinion!

2.0

Ok but expensive

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The same indisputable quality but inmho not a proper price: a must-have or unavoidable fee?

5.0

Guitar Shop Starter Set

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Outstanding value!

I have used every tool in this set. The quality is absolutely top notch. To date this set has been used to turn seven "lost cause" guitars to excellent players.

I've lost count of the guitars I've set up quickly and accurately. What used to be a painfully slow process of trial and error has become, relatively quick, easy and enjoyable.

4.0

Excelent tools but...

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Quality tools, can tell, however I keep having the feeling that it is too expensive for what you get... I hope that the products will pay themselves overtime.

5.0

Happy Hobbist

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This is a well thought out starter kit. Everything feels solid and well made. The Action Gauge is easy to use. However, if you plan on using any of the other tools using dial-gauges, be aware they measure in 1/1000th of an inch increments.

5.0

Guitar shop starter kit

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Hi to all. Well just got my kit today very happy with it, look out guitars here I come. postage was quicker than I expected, could have fitted more tools in the box. Will be buying more tools next time and soon so as not to waste space in the next shipment. Have been wanting a shop like this for ever,thank heavens for the Internet

2.0

$$$$$$$$$

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Vary expensive for what you get;A small saw,plastic hamer,cuple files,pair of pliers,small vice & a straight edge?? For the money you charge, thats bad.

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