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Guitar Shop Starter Kit

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Our 3 most popular pro tool sets, combined! Fret Work Step-By-Step book and our luthier's digital caliper are included FREE.

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Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
4942 With inch String Action Gauge Yes

4942-M With metric String Action Gauge 1-2 weeks

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Ready for business!
When you're ready to make the dream of your own repair shop a reality, we're ready to help you get a good head start. We've combined our three most popular guitar setup and repair tool sets, and included a FREE Fret Work book and luthier's digital caliper.

These are the same professional tools we supply to leading lutherie schools, designed by luthiers and used every day in shops that depend on high quality, durable, innovative tools for their livelihood. Good tools that quickly pay for themselves and help you grow your business.

Our Guitar Shop Starter Kit includes:

The Essential Fretting Tool Kit
 Fret Cutter
 Deadblow Fretting Hammer
 6" Fret Leveler
 Double-edge Fret File
 Fret End Dressing File
 Dressing Stick
 Fret Rocker
 Fret Work Step-By-Step Book (included FREE)

The Basic Setup Kit
 String Action Gauge
  (Metric version included with #4942-M kit)
 18" Precision Straightedge
 Set of 9 Understring Radius Gauges

The Essential Nut Making Tool Kit
 Set of 4 Double-edge Nut Files
 Set of 2 Nut and Saddle Shaping Files
 Gauged .010" Saw
 Feeler Gauge Set
 Nut and Saddle Vise
 String Spacing Rule

FREE Luthiers Digital Caliper

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Guitar Shop Starter Kit
Guitar Shop Starter Kit
4.5 out of 5 stars
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5 1-12-2012
Yes, It is

I use every thing in this set, good for fret job setup nut/setup guitar

niponz  Thailand Read my reviews (31)
4 11-04-2011
Guitar shop starter kit

This is a good basic kit for setups and nut making. I wish it included the neck jig or straight edge with the string slots and both crowning files for frets.Make it a real bargain and throw in one of those three.

abieber  arizona Read my reviews (3)
4 9-07-2011
A pretty good start....

This kit is well worth the $$$, if you have it. Within minutes of opening the box I was well on my way to making my 78 LP Goldtop play like butta using the straightedge, feeler gauges, fret rocker, understring radius gauges and a few files.

Based on my initial experience, perhaps a Gibson and Fender truss rod wrench should be included. All the tools seem well made but you can tell right away that the numbers on the files will rub away eventually. I'm going to add numbers to my file handles with a label maker.

Thom Abell-String Theory Guitar Repair  Mount Juliet, TN Read my reviews (20)
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5 8-18-2011
a god send..

this is an absolute fantastic kit, and truly is good enough to fix any guitar issues! I can't go on tour without these now

JMOGuitars  Cardiff, UK Read my reviews (5)
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5 7-16-2011
Nice kit

I have used most of these tools and they haven't let me down. It would be nice if they included a 24" straight edge instead of a 18" though.

MN_Jeff  Appleton, Wi Read my reviews (9)
5 5-12-2011
Great Beginnings

I couldn't top the value of this starter kit adding individually to my shopping cart. The calipers , booklet and especially the savings couldn't be ignored! Suitable items for the beginner repair guy.

toneage  canada Read my reviews (6)
5 3-06-2011
Great Kit

This is a great kit. I wanted some tools to make a guitar after doing some repairs on electric and accoustics. The Fretwork booklet and info sheets are full of great information. The Vise is really good for holding nuts and bridge pieces without making marks. The files and free caliper have already been noticed by guitar makers. All the tools deserve good reviews

Really good value for money

Mike Lee  Brisbane Australia Read my reviews (6)
5 3-01-2011
The best start!

I haven't bought this package but own all of the components of it, which are the essentials for any competent guitar servicer. Great price. Anything else you might need is more of a case-by-case basis or specializing in specific kinds of jobs.

T Copley  Australia Read my reviews (22)
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