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Neck Relief Gauge and Nut Slotting Gauge Set


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Neck Relief Gauge and Nut Slotting Gauge Set
 
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Nut Slotting Gauge
Neck Relief Gauge
Truss Rod Wrench Set
Basic Setup Kit
Double-edge Nut Files



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We designed our precision gauges so you can build, setup and repair guitars with repeatable accuracy.

Each of these gauges are available separately, or you can SAVE when you buy them as a set.

Our Nut Slotting Gauge measures the heights of the strings over the first fret, so you can cut more accurate nut slots. Also sold separately

The Neck Relief Gauge accurately measures the amount of variation from a dead flat position, to take the guesswork out of adding or subtracting neck relief as you adjust the truss rod. Also sold separately

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Neck Relief Gauge and Nut Slotting Gauge Set
Neck Relief Gauge and Nut Slotting Gauge Set
 
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5 8-08-2010
Accurate & High Quality, Nut Gauge Is All You Need

I disagree with Bobby B; probably because of the approach to using a dial indicator I learned as a toolmaker. Depending on a dial indicator's ability to bottom out is an unreliable, and inaccurate approach; he witnessed why this is the case. Instead, use it up off the limit of it's range, in fact, I like to set mine in about the middle and leave it there; little chance for a mistake this way. I'm getting repeatability to 0.0005 [half a mil]. To do this, set it up so you are in the middle of the indicator range, and push down on the string over the second fret. Remember what the dial says, now lightly press on the top of the plunger, this tells you the space between the bottom of the string and the first fret very accurately. While the neck relief gauge is handy, you can use the nut gauge and a couple pieces of tape to hold the strings down. So if you want to save $$ all you need is the nut gauge. Terrific products!

Jon  California Read my reviews (4)
2 7-31-2010
Great Idea but thats all it is

The nut slotting gauge is a fantastic idea but it ends there. The gauge is not accurate. After you get a reading with it, the dial returning to zero is a hit or miss. Mostly a miss. And often it was off by quite a few thousands. I contacted stew mac about this and they did make right by sending me another gauge but it does the same thing as the first one I owned. Not recommended.

Bobby B  New York
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