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Basic Setup Kit

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Basic Setup Kit

About This Item

Make any guitar play better.

We're often asked to recommend "must-have" tools for setting up guitars. So we've made it easy: the Basic Setup Kit features our most popular setup tools. These are the same super-accurate, high quality steel setup tools that professional repair shops depend on.

Includes

String Action Gauge (inches): The fastest way to measure the height of strings, nuts, saddles and pickup polepieces. Designed for stringed instrument work, it's much faster to use than any ruler.

18" Precision Straightedge : Machined for fanatic accuracy (to ±.0015" per foot)! Use it to check neck relief and evaluate truss rod adjustments.

Understring Radius Gauges : A big help for matching bridge saddle heights to the fretboard curvature, for easier playability. Accurately laser-cut from stainless steel, the set includes 9 different fretboard radii.

Free Instructions : Erick Coleman walks you through basic setup instructions to have your guitar playing great in no time.



Truss rod adjustment is an important part of guitar setup, too.
Our Truss Rod Wrench Set has the tool you need.


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Basic Set-up Instructions

Erick Coleman walks you through basic set-up instructions to have your guitar playing great in no time.

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A Great start!

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All of the items are of great quality and can be used easily to get measurements. It's the perfect set to get started with.

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Basic Set up Kit

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Ease of use, really like the product!

5.0

Great tools

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I've set up a couple of guitars after I got this, the straightedge is good and the string height gauge but I haven't really used the understring radious gauges. The instructions are ok but they don't say anything about string height.

5.0

Very nice

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This setup kit is very cool. I use the stuff all the time. Not only in setting up guitars but building.

5.0

perfect starter set

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Exactly as advertised. Good quality tools. A great investment. I'm getting ready to order some more tools as we speak.

4.0

A Good Investment For My Collection

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I purchased the basic setup kit and the essential nut making kit to update several older (cheaper) acoustic guitars that I own. Being a lefty, there are not many pre-shaped parts available to update them plus some of those setups were fair at best. With these high quality StewMac kits along with a few of my own hand tools, I can make nuts or saddles and do setups on my own stuff anytime. It also gives you the option to experiment with your setups to get them exactly like you want. I highly recommend these kits.

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great quality

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High quality tools, and it is great to have the perfect tool for the job

4.0

Good starter set

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but your going to need more tools

5.0

already paid for itself

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No guess work what so ever, just a few steps and straight to the point, can set up a guitar very quickly now.

5.0

must have

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great quality, great function.really makes setups a snap. why pay fifty bucks a shot at a guitar store when you could spend a hundread once?

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