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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
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Understring Radius Gauges

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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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 Quick & Easy  

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Sturdy stainless steel, built to last! Easily checks the radii of fingerboards, frets, bridges, strings, and polepieces. Great addition to the toolbox!

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String guage

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A useful, easy to use tool that yields excellent results.

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Quintessential

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Does exactly what is described and yeah, everything I need.

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Great tool!

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If you're going to play guitar...you're going to need these! Precission made and easy to use.

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A cool tool to have

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From the start I thought I would have to buy more radius gauges. But when I opened the package to see that the set included all the radius's I would need. I was happy with the purchase I made. You do need to have good lighting to make full use of these gauges. As you do with any precision tool. But in all the was a purchase well worth the money.

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Understring radius gauges, 5 stars!!!

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I bought these for my shop after using the older, big square radius gauges. I had to order a bunch of supplies for my shop so I decided to get these as they looked like a great product. They are. They get used on every job and are so easy to use above and below the strings. I highly, highly recommend them.

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excellent tools

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I found the radius gauges to be really helpful especially for setting up my guitars.Which is what I use them for the most.

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Great idea

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Great idea - works fine.

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whats not to like?

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Useful, simple, multi-function and inexpensive. They never had stuff like this when I started playing 45 years ago. I can think of about half-dozen different uses for these, all related to correctly matching radii with regard to action, nut-making, saddles, slots, etc. Well worth the money and eliminates guesswork.

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Job made easy.

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Used these gauges to set up my Fender Strat Vintage and AM Deluxe and it made the job so easy. A really good piece of kit to have around.

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