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Luthier's Digital Caliper

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Luthier's Digital Caliper

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Always one of our most popular items when we exhibit at luthiers conventions!

Our Luthier's Digital Caliper combines precision, ease of use, versatility and an attractive price, but its usefulness for fret work makes it special.

Customized for fretwork!
We added a custom jaw notch for accurately measuring fretwire crown height (the height above the fretboard). This is essential for comparing new wire to original wire. And thanks to a great idea by repairman Frank Ford, we've also added a notch on the depth gauge to measure fret height on the instrument—a real time saver.

  • Measures fret height before AND after fret installation
  • Accurate readouts in inches or millimeters
  • A must for all precision guitar work

Handy for lots of other measuring jobs in the shop—nuts, saddles, tuners, tool setups and more—this caliper has long-life stainless steel jaws. Featuring LCD digital readouts in inches or millimeters, it measures outside, inside and depth dimensions up to 6" (154mm), with super-accurate .0005" (.01mm) resolution. The jaws can be locked at any position.

LR44 battery and durable plastic storage case included.


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4.0

Good tool for the price!

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I looked extensively for a pair of calipers that were reasonable quality without spending hundreds. StewMac fit the bill perfectly. Well made, and doesn't break the bank!

5.0

Great product working with frets

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I use it more for repair but also for building. I use it with my guitars,dulcimeres and ukulele

2.0

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Compared to the one purchased 8-10 years ago this one is flimsy and cheap. Would have payed more for the quality of the previous one. The slot at the bottom for measuring fret height is only .075" so if you are measuring anything taller you can't use these calipers.

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