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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.

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0353 Set of 9 Yes

0352 17" gauge only Yes

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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.

Set of 9 now includes new 17" radius for Ibanez guitars!

Find your fretboard radius, and set your bridge saddles to match. They're handy for matching pickup polepiece heights to the arc of the strings, too. Precision laser-cut from .050" stainless steel.

The set of 9 gauges includes:
7-1/4", 9-1/2", 10", 12", 14", 15", 16", 17" and 20" radii.

They'll work for string spreads and fingerboards up to 2-5/8" (66.68mm) wide.

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Understring Radius Gauges
Understring Radius Gauges
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5 10-14-2013

I cant survive without these. It was my first time leveling and setting up my guitars and it works!

geetar_geek79  North Hollywood, CA Read my reviews (8)
5 9-12-2013
Yes it is

This is a start point to setup your instrument. Very useful and good price.

pablopuerto  Chile Read my reviews (16)
5 9-05-2013
Handy Tools

These are pretty cool, can check the radius both ways. I just wish I could have only bought the gauges for the radiuses I use.

Andrew H.  South Carolina, USA Read my reviews (44)
5 8-24-2013

I use these along with the string height ruler all the time. I don't know what I would do without them.

justinheronmusic  Los Angeles Read my reviews (7)
5 8-19-2013

I used these to set up My new Les Paul Standard and discovered that not all LP's have a 12" radius. Mine actually has a 17" radius. Takes all the guess work out of play instantly and it gives the confidence to set up any guitar that comes my way! I always wondered where I would get the tools I need to set up shop,now I know. Thank You for being there. Sincerely, Paul!

Paul Richard  Oshawa,Canada Read my reviews (3)
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5 8-18-2013
Absolutely essential

These crafty tools allow a level of excellence in set-ups that just can not be achieved with standard radius gauges. Nicely done. I have been surprised by several guitar's neck radii after using these. One of my "10"'s are actually a 9.5. One tele was a 12 when I assumed it was a 10!

Bill0294  Clearwater, FL Read my reviews (3)
5 8-06-2013
Another "Must Have" from Stew-Mac!

These are great gauges. These save me time and effort when doing setups. No guess work, no "eyeballing", just find the correct radius and know that your setup will be correct and consistent. Well worth the money spent!

Dave Ward  Oklahoma City, OK Read my reviews (14)
5 7-15-2013
2nd to none!

After making sure the guitar's neck is in perfect condition, this small easy-to-use tool will give you the perfect angle to your bridge. It's amazing how such a small change can help you improve your playability.

GPosada  Colombia Read my reviews (8)
5 7-05-2013

These will help you maximize your guitar's playability. You can, and should, do this yourself - there will be plenty of things that will be beyond your ability that will need to go to your local professional repairman, but this you can do yourself.

versatone  Washington DC Read my reviews (5)
4 6-30-2013
nice , good

easy to use

nonuz the ego  kuala lumpur . malaysia Read my reviews (6)
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