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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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Understring Radius Gauges Extra-wide, set of 9

Extra-wide, set of 9

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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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5.0

For Bass 5 ?

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Excellent but I'd like to have a system that works with 5 strings bass... Neither the width or the hand support (in the center of gauge)fits the needs of 5 string basses! Understring radius setting on bass is very important for bass(...more than guitar) and specially on 5 or 6 strings! Cheers,

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great

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I don't rely on these for every setup I do but they come in handy often enough to be glad I own them.

5.0

Incredible gauge!

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Wished I'd gotten this set of gauges sooner. Like other reviews here, it was taking a lot longer to set radius of saddles with other tools. Used these gauges with the overstring radius gauges and got a perfect setup the first time I used them. The overstring gauges are great of course, but these helped me fine-tune a heck of a lot better. When I finished the radius of the saddles and strings were about as perfect as I could get them. Quite happy with these!

5.0

great!!!! tool

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usefull tool!!!

5.0

the best!

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makes your work super under fast! :)

5.0

Another must have.

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Use the 16" gauge to set up my saddles and nuts as well as checking the radius on finger boards. Would be lost without it!

5.0

Understring radius gauges

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Very useful tool, it's a must when you have to set the action or refret your fretboard!

5.0

A great tool.

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A great tool.

5.0

Its a winner

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This made the job easy Ive been doing by eye for years. This is great.

5.0

Useful tools.

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You cant do a "perfect" set up without them.

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