Understring Radius Gauges

Understring Radius Gauges

Understring Radius Gauges Standard width, set of 9

Standard width, set of 9

Item # 0353
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Understring Radius Gauges Extra-wide, set of 9

Extra-wide, set of 9

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Understring Radius Gauges

About This Item

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.

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.

Low profile fits tight spots. The slim shape of our understring gauges allow you to read the fretboard radius even with the strings on! This is also handy for matching pickup polepiece heights to the arc of the strings. And setting bridge saddles is easier than ever.

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

Standard width 6-string guitars and most 4-string basses—spans a string spread up to 2-5/8" (66.68mm).

Extra-wide covers string spreads up to 3-3/4" (95.25mm)—enough for 4-string, 5-string, and many 6-string basses. They'll also handle 7-string and 8-string guitars.

Stainless steel.


Video

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Trade Secrets!

Fixing fret buzz: raising the saddles

A P-Bass with fret buzz: Dan Erlewine fixes his brother’s bass, and answers the question, “To get rid of this fret buzz, should I adjust the saddles or the truss rod?”

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5.0

Great for professional and hobbiest alike!

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I bought these to facilitate better setups on my guitars. I do my own set-up work and this set is great to have when setting the action at the bridge. With this set, it takes the guess work out of getting the radius just right. A must have for every guitar bench.

5.0

gauges

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make the job so much easier, thanks

5.0

Quality at Work

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Everything I have purchased from Stew-Mac is always excellent quality and designed to get the job done in a professional manner. If you are doing your own setup these are a must have. I purchased a American made Strat and was able to change the strings and make sure the bridge was adjusted properly using these gauges and a Stew-Mac String Gauge. Simple, but effective and made to last.

5.0

Understring Radius Gauges

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The Understring Radius Gauges makes setup on the bridge fast and easy. A must-have tool set!

5.0

A must have

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Radius gauges are one of those things that you must have if you do any of your own guitar work. I bought the "Standard" gauges and they're perfect for me. I play pretty standard lp type guitars. The ability to check radius under a strung guitar is awesome, and why would you even consider gauges that didn't have that ability? If you have ever used a piece of cardboard, credit card or plastic back in the day, these really make life easier and much more accurate. This is a really nice set that will last you a lifetime.

5.0

Good product

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Very helpful when leveling frets and adjusting string height. Also found it could be fastened to the 12th fret as a spacer and it furnished a locating point for a straight edge to set the desired string cut depth in the nut.

5.0

great!

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Bought these because I needed to do my own setups. They work great. Had two guitars that were so out of whack, I laughed when I set the gauge on them! Now they are in line with the neck radius and play at least 75% better than before.

5.0

Great for anyone working on their own guitars.

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Excellent quality, great for checking radius on fret board, saddle and pickup screw posts. Don't bother with cheap knock offs, you get what you pay for.

5.0

The best of all radius gauges

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Awesome gauges for measuring a instruments radius. These are the only radius gauges I'll ever need. They can measure over and under strings. They help radius polepieces in pickups. Definitely a must have for any serious tech.

5.0

Understring Radius Gauges

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Works perfectly!

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