Understring Radius Gauges

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Understring Radius Gauges

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.

They'll work for string spreads and fingerboards up to 2-5/8" (66.68mm) wide.


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RADIUS GAUGE

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Good tool to own

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Rad!

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Pretty hard to pass up these beauties from stewmac's inventory. I could make them but why?! when they are right here at a fabulous bargain!

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Under String Guages

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These are great!! They are easy to use and make setting string height a breeze. Used them first on my Telecaster and it now plays like a different guitar. My Strat is next.
Thanks Stewart-MacDonald for a great product.

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Quick work

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Used these on my Strat and three Telecasters and got the correct results quickly. A good quick tool.

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They do the job well

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This a handy little product. They are made well and percise from durable steel. These will last a lifetime with minimal care.

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Understring Radius Gauges

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Wonderful tools to have at hand when adjusting my Strat. Solid and well made.
Thank you Stewmac!

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Understring radius gauges

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Very handy tool(s)! Saves a lot of time measuring. Super!

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Excellent Quality

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I was expecting these gauges to be of high quality, but was blown away by how solid they are! Real time saver and takes the guess work out of setting up a guitar bridge

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Just what i was looking for.

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I'm just a guitarist, not a luthier but i've been doing some repairs to my Strat and i got the haynes manual for Strats and saw these inside! Took forever to find them online but i found these and though i only really need the 9.5 one i couldn't be happier!!!

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Almost perfect

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Good tool, really useful. But why is it so short? I mean, you can't use it on a 7 strings guitar, nor a 5 or 6 string bass.

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