Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools

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Installing, adjusting, and replacing Tune-o-matic guitar bridges and 'stop' tailpieces is daily work in busy guitar shops.

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Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools Bridge Jack

Bridge Jack

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Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools Post Tool

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Tune-o-matic bridge repair tools

Erick Coleman demos the Tune-o-Medic tool kit for adjusting and fixing these Gibson-style bridges.


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Product Details

Installing, adjusting, and replacing Tune-o-matic guitar bridges and 'stop' tailpieces is daily work in busy guitar shops.

Our new Tune-o-Medic tools — the Bridge Jack, Post Tool and Stop Tailpiece Wrench — make the work faster and easier!

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of all three tools.

Tune-o-Medic Bridge Jack
Adjust Tune-o-matic bridges quickly without loosening the strings — using the same tool Gibson used in their original Kalamazoo factory. Lift a Tune-o-matic with this jack and you can adjust the thumbscrews up or down freely, and without pressure from the strings you'll no longer damage the plating on the hardware.

With the Bridge Jack, you can even hold the guitar in the playing position and jack up the bridge with one hand while watching the 12th-fret action — when it looks right, spin the thumbwheel to hold that height.

The stainless steel Bridge Jack includes thick self-adhesive felt padding to help protect the guitar top. An extra pad and instructions are included.

Tune-o-Medic Post Tool
When Tune-o-matic bridge posts are bent, the bridge leans and intonation suffers. It becomes hard to turn the thumbwheels to set the bridge height, and the threaded posts may even be uncomfortable against the player's hand. The Post Tool makes it easy to remove, install or straighten these posts.

Interchangeable threaded brass inserts (6-32 thread for Gibson, and M4 x.75 thread for imports) snap into the Post Tool's handle. Simply thread the tool onto the post until it's flush against the thumbwheel, tighten the wheel against the tool, and hold the two together to turn the post for installation, removal, or height adjustment.

Instructions are included — we also include matching drill bits for correctly reinstalling the posts in new holes when needed.

Stop Tailpiece Wrench
The Stop Tailpiece Wrench has a thick screwdriver tip recessed into a smooth-walled socket that fits the 1/2" (12.70mm) diameter tailpiece stud snugly. The socket keeps the wrench centered, to protect the stud's plating and avoid accidents that could mar the guitar top. Made of tool steel, with a durable plastic handle. Our thanks to guitar techs Paul Verticchio and Jerry Barnstable for suggesting this tool.

Overall length is 7-3/4" (196.85mm). Inside diameter of the socket is 17/32" (13.49mm). This tool will work on tailpiece studs with 17/32" (13.49mm) maximum diameter.


Product Instructions

Tune-o-matic installation and set up tips

Tips for installing and setting up a Tune-o-matic bridge using Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools.

Ratings & Reviews

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Bridge Jack

By JJ Blues from CAUVIGNY FRANCE
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, March 11, 2013


The right tool for the job it's made. No more comment.

Stop tailpiece wrench

By JJ Blues from CAUVIGNY FRANCE
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, March 11, 2013


Good tool but it doesn't fit on my Epiphone "the dot" because the recessed tip is a little bit too thicker for this tailpiece.

Bridge Jack

By JJ Blues from CAUVIGNY FRANCE
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, March 11, 2013


The right tool for the job it's made. No more comment.

Stop tailpiece wrench

By JJ Blues from CAUVIGNY FRANCE
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, March 11, 2013


Good tool but it doesn't fit on my Epiphone "the dot" because the recessed tip is a little bit too thicker for this tailpiece.

The right tool for a very particular job

By Lance Link from Japan
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 16, 2013


If you are a a guitar shop, I imagine these are going to see a lot of use. If you are a player/hobbyist with only a handful of guitars to occasionally fiddle with, you may find -- as I did -- that these tools are too specialized to see much use. They are nicely made, and each is designed to do what they do perfectly. There really is no comparable substitute. But before you rush out and spend the rather large chunk of money on the bundle, consider whether or not you REALLY work on your bridge all that much. I thought I did until I got the set, and have just not found myself using these tools more than maybe twice.

The right tool for a very particular job

By Lance Link from Japan
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, January 16, 2013


If you are a a guitar shop, I imagine these are going to see a lot of use. If you are a player/hobbyist with only a handful of guitars to occasionally fiddle with, you may find -- as I did -- that these tools are too specialized to see much use. They are nicely made, and each is designed to do what they do perfectly. There really is no comparable substitute. But before you rush out and spend the rather large chunk of money on the bundle, consider whether or not you REALLY work on your bridge all that much. I thought I did until I got the set, and have just not found myself using these tools more than maybe twice.

Post tool is perfect!

By walter M from Austin, TX
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, June 09, 2012


I have only the post tool and it is without a doubt the quintessential right tool for the job!
Don't overlook that it even includes 2 drill bits!!

Post tool is perfect!

By walter M from Austin, TX
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, June 09, 2012


I have only the post tool and it is without a doubt the quintessential right tool for the job!
Don't overlook that it even includes 2 drill bits!!

Great set of tools.

By ekometti from Boston
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 25, 2012


I've been looking for adjustment tools for my Les Paul's and had to use other methods until I found the Tune-O-Medic. I works exactly as advertised. Thanks a bunch.

Great set of tools.

By ekometti from Boston
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 25, 2012


I've been looking for adjustment tools for my Les Paul's and had to use other methods until I found the Tune-O-Medic. I works exactly as advertised. Thanks a bunch.

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