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Basic Setup Kit

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  • String action gauge
  • Understring radius gauges
  • Precision straightedge
  • FREE guitar setup instructions

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Make any guitar play better!
We're often asked to recommend "must-have" tools for setting up acoustic and electric guitars. We've made it easy—the Basic Setup Kit includes our most popular setup tools. These are the same super-accurate, high quality steel setup tools that professional repair shops depend on.


String Action Gauge The fastest way to measure the height of strings, nuts, saddles and pickup polepieces. Designed for stringed instrument work, it's much faster to use than any ruler.

18" Precision Straightedge Machined for fanatic accuracy (to ±.0015" per foot)! Use it to check neck relief and evaluate truss rod adjustments.

Understring Radius Gauges A big help for matching bridge saddle heights to the fretboard curvature, for easier playability. Accurately laser-cut from stainless steel, the set includes 9 different fretboard radii.

Truss rod adjustment is an important part of guitar setup, too.
Our Truss Rod Wrench Set has the tool you need.

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Basic Setup Kit
Basic Setup Kit
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5 4-27-2011
Basic setup kit

The basic setup kit makes guitar setup a breeze with little or no experience. Learning to use this setup kit will save you money but also give you a better understanding of your instrument. Great product

M.Johnston  Alberta,Canada Read my reviews (6)
5 4-23-2011
Basic Set-Up Kit

I decided that to start doing my own set-ups and repairs. This kit is a perfect place to start

Chewy  Cleveland, Ohio Read my reviews (5)
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5 4-12-2011
Great kit

The radius gauges are invaluable as it the string height gauge. I was able to dial in the pickup polepieces and pickup heights and really improve the sound on my Les Paul.

Mark Hunt  Benicia, CA Read my reviews (2)
4 4-08-2011
Setup stuff

Str8 edge and gauge card are invaluable. Still can't figure out what to do with the radius gauge. Maybe if I ever replace a saddle it could be handy.

Rizinrico  NY NY
5 3-30-2011
set'em up

Arrived speedily.Packaged perfectly. I know as a general rule, people order tools they are already familiar with. But by using this set up kit I learned more about how to get the job done right. Each item is of excellent quality, performs as advertised, and I would certainly purchase again. Thank you, Wayne

seventhson  Lake Wales, Fl. Read my reviews (4)
5 3-26-2011
A Must Have!

If you're serious about your guitar or bass you owe it to yourself to get this set up kit. Excellent!!!

Darcy  Yorkton Sk, Canada Read my reviews (4)
5 3-10-2011
Basic Setup Kit


T Bone  Lake Havasu City, AZ. Read my reviews (3)
5 3-10-2011
Well worth it!!

If you are going to work on guitars you will need all of these. Buy all and save some money.

Mike T.  North Carolina, USA Read my reviews (24)
5 3-07-2011
Settup Kit is a high quality set of necessary tools.

Used as directed in video, make quick professional results every time.

Ron Street  Read my reviews (2)
5 2-17-2011

Anyone who plays needs to do their own setups. How the instrument feels is such a personal preference, no one in a shop can find the exact setting for each player. This kit takes all the guess work out of the process. It's a small price to pay for the exact feel you want on your instrument.

RobK  St. Albert, Alberta, Canada Read my reviews (8)
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