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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
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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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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

5.0

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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Why did I wait so long?

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These little beauties are an absolute treat - they've saved me so much time already and they help me produce a better setup every time. So much easier than fighting with the ruler! And being such a reasonable price, I wonder why I didn't get them earlier!

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A must for proper set-ups

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These gauges are easy to use and make set ups more refined. I highly recommend these!!

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Pour un rTglage parfait!

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Ce petit instrument permet d'identifier la courbure de la touche et de rTgler parfaitement la hauteur des cordes. Tout simplement indispensable !

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Radius Gauges

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When selling guitars people often ask the neck radius. It seems to be very important to them. With these you can tell in an instant. I measure at the 12th fret. Very precise.

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Radius gauges

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I was having a hard time with the B string on my Lavavee acoustic occasionally buzzing from not seating on the fret with certain bar chords. The under string radius gauge showed that the saddle for the B string sat several thousands on an inch proud to the other strings. A slight adjustment to the saddle corrected this and now the guitar plays like a champ!

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