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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Fret Slot Depth Gauge

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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!

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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Excellent tool

By Edie from Koper, Slovenia
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, October 15, 2010


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

Fret Slot Depth Gauge

By wood&wire from USA
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, September 22, 2010


Very useful tool

Great Tool!

By Justin @ Urich Guitars from Pittsburgh, PA
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, August 26, 2010


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

small and accurate

By guitar-doctor from Germany
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, August 20, 2010


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.

WAY TOO SMALL.

By Slicepack from UK
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, July 29, 2010


Why does this item have to be so small?

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