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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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  Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
4560 Complete set of 3 tools SAVE $8.16 Yes

4557 Bridge Jack Yes

4557-F Replacement Bridge Jack felt Yes

4559 Post Tool Yes

4618 Stop Tailpiece Wrench Yes

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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.

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Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools
Tune-o-Medic Bridge and Tailpiece Tools
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5 4-25-2012
Great set of tools.

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.

ekometti  Boston
5 4-17-2012
Perfect tool!

This is a perfect tool! Well worth the price!

En Sabah Nur  Herndon, Va, 20170
5 12-11-2011

Great product!! No more scratching the surfaces of my guitar projects.

gregf  michigan Read my reviews (13)
5 10-25-2011
Excellent !!

These Tools is very useful!!

Maintenance is very easy because of These Tools!!

Masahiro  Japan
4 9-15-2011

These make adjusting a TOM bridge so much easier. I wouldn't classify them as a must have, but they are the "right tool for the job"

Mike T.  North Carolina, USA Read my reviews (24)
5 9-12-2011
Absolute must have tools

I only have the bridge jack item 4557. This is a must have tool to work on any stop bar tune o matick type bridge. Never again will a body surface be marred using vice grips to turn thumb screws to raise or lower the bridge. I could probably use the stop Tailpiece wrench too.

David S  Seattle, WA Read my reviews (18)
5 7-09-2011
Finally got my ES339 sounding like it should.

This set of tools was a tremendous help in setting up my Gibson ES-339. I've had it for 2 years and it never sounded like it should even with 2 pro setups. Along with the basic setup tools I purchased previously, it made the job easy and precise. I now know that the investments I made in all my Stew-Mac tools will definitely pay themselves off in the long run. And I have no experience fixing guitars! Thanks.

Perry DiMarco  Farmingdale, NY Read my reviews (5)
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5 4-23-2011
Another Must Have!

You can, and will, seriously scratch the plating on the adjusting thumb wheels without this tool! I've even seen scratches on a guitar body from trying to turn those adjusters with a screwdriver! This tool saves time and damage.

Chewy  Cleveland, Ohio Read my reviews (5)
4 4-20-2011
tunomatic tools

These tools are so valuable in the shop. Gone are the days when you had to struggle with a Screwdriver to adjust a stop tail piece now you have a tool made for that very job. the post tool is wonderful too . I used it on a Les Paul style project I have been working on and it made installing the bridge posts a snap. Very Nice tools guys!!!!!

Manny Pavone  Newtown, CT Read my reviews (16)
4 4-19-2011
Well, all in all it's quite cool

OK, the stop tailpiece wrench doesn't fit on all stop tailpieces. That sucks. But the concept is cool.
The post tool is definitely a life saver when you need it but I didn't get in that situation yet.
Now, the Bridge Jack - that is a really great tool, simple as it may be. It saves loads of time and works perfectly AND it's really strong made. If you're not sure whether to buy the whole set, at least get the Bridge Jack! It pays off!

MoorMusic  Switzerland Read my reviews (44)
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