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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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when you play everynight you need to know how to set up your guitar. very important tool.

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I ordered this kit so I could check the setup, and do a basic setup, on my guitars without having to take them in and leave them for a couple of weeks at a time. It's a good quality and well made set of tools, and it came with a basic (generic) instruction sheet on how to use the tools.

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Peace of Mind

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This kit gave me the confidence to adjust my own truss rods without fear. Knowing that I have an accurate straight edge gave me the peace of mind I needed. The string action and radius gauges take the guess work out of string height adjustments. No regrets buying this kit.

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Keeps my 3 guitars in tiptop condition and saves me trips to the luthier.Also, when I purchase from Stumac, delivery is just as fast as it would be from Australia.

5.0

Instant set up improvement

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These easy to use tools immediately helped me to identify set up problems and quickly make adjustments. The 18" straight edge worked well on guitars and basses. The String Action gauge made it amazingly easy to check action- I was shocked at how easy it is to see the height markings. I will be getting the metric gauge soon for my German Basses. The radius gauges quickly let me see that my A string on one bass was too high: this was difficult for me to see without the gauge. Highly recommended!

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Awesome - the straight edge and the string height gauge are very useful. the radius gauges make it much easier to check the radius.

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Great Buy!

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It is amazing how much easier it is to adjust your guitar when you can actually SEE the change in measurments rather than just eyeballing it. I should have bought this years ago. Anyone who has ever adjusted a single screw on their guitar would be doing themselves a favor by purchasing this kit.

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Basic Kit

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Very useful - but it should include the fret rocker

5.0

If you dont own these, perfection is not in your tool box either.

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Thats right, I said it. Anyone that plays, works on, or builds guitars NEEDS this kit. Hands down the best tools in my box. Even if your a beginner Luther, or a beginner player, make this your first purchase and you will thank yourself over and over again.

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Essential Tools!

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This was my first purchase from the fine folks at Stewart MacDonald! Thanks for getting me into stringed instrument work, painlessly!

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