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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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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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Very helpful tool in setting up a guitar. Especially on a Strat or Tele. Very quick shipment. Stewmac.com is a great place to start collecting tools and getting good information on how to do repairs and stuff. Thanks guys!

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Great For Saddle Tops

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This is a good tool to find the top radius on your saddles. Just match it to the end of your fretboard. I'd still use a 6" ruler to do individual string height, especially on boards that have been replaned. But this tool is much easier to handle than a radiused sanding block when top profiling a saddle.

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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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