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Understring Radius Gauges

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Understring Radius Gauges Standard width, set of 9

Standard width, set of 9

Item # 0353
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$29.50

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Understring Radius Gauges Extra-wide, set of 9

Extra-wide, set of 9

Item # 0359
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$40.95

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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

Trade Secrets!

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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2nd to none!

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After making sure the guitar's neck is in perfect condition, this small easy-to-use tool will give you the perfect angle to your bridge. It's amazing how such a small change can help you improve your playability.

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RADIUS GAUGES - MUST HAVE...!

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These will help you maximize your guitar's playability. You can, and should, do this yourself - there will be plenty of things that will be beyond your ability that will need to go to your local professional repairman, but this you can do yourself.

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Perfect Little Tools

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I never knew how much these radius gauges would come in handy till I actually started using them. They are the perfect little tools for verifying fretboard radii, setting string action, and adjusting PU pole pieces. Buy these, and you WILL use them every time you set up a guitar; they give perfect results every time.

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Spot on!

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Makes stringheight adjustments perfect.

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Time Savers

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Great Product Amazing Quality that will Last a Lifetime!

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Straightfoward

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Perfect little tools, useful for dozens of tasks.

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time saver

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when you have a stack of guitars to setup, you'll have more time for other adjustments.

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Understring Radius Gauge..

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This is a very useful tool!!! I use this after the high/low 'E' string heights have been set, and then adjust the A,D,G,B strings accordingly... Fine tuning after the height and radius have been set is always a must... I would highly recomend this tool, especially if you are doing alot of set ups... Worth its weight in gold when used properly...

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Understring Radius Gauges

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This set is fantastic, high quality like everything else here. I just wish I could get a 13" for my Parker! Hook me up StewMac ;-)

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Superb!

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Excellent set. I had a set of the quasi cardboard gauges, but a few of them broke - these will last a lifetime...

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