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6" Steel Rule

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High-quality steel rule with precise graduations on satin chrome. Perfect for instrument set-up and string nut spacing.

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6 Steel Rule
6" Steel Rule
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5 2-12-2014
A must have

Easy to read and perfect size for getting into small spaces. A must have for all techs.

WebGuy  Lancaster, OH Read my reviews (5)
5 12-05-2013
THE basic measuring tool.

Yes, they seem a little expensive, but buy one, try it, and I guarantee you'll buy more. Durable and precise and as a bonus, the graduations start precisely from one end so it works as a height gauge and is exactly 6 inches long. Cheaper ones start away from the end so that it doesn't need to be made with the same precision. Always in my pocket.

Bill I.  Columbia, MO
5 8-20-2013
Required tool for my toolkit

Hard to find these in the hardware store that got down to 1/64 scale.

Matt Robbins  S. Mars, The Milky Way Read my reviews (3)
5 6-14-2013
A critical tool for my first build

Since i'm not from the US of A i'm not used to your inches, I like my millimeters better. Since i went and bought myself a stewmac D-kit and everything is measured in inches (fractions of inches at that) i found this very valuable. Inches on one side and mm on the other.

Gustav  Sweden Read my reviews (18)
5 1-26-2013
Just an absolute requirement.

A definite and absolute requirement if you setup guitars. Should have gotten it years ago.

Russ Shirley  St. Petersburg, FL Read my reviews (2)
5 1-04-2013
6" Steel Rule

Must have tool for string instrument players. Helps on acoustics to find right action, tone and if nut or saddle needs work. Should be electric guitar case mandate!

John M  Hamburg NJ USA Read my reviews (2)
5 11-23-2012
Awesome purchase!

I got tired of eyeballing stuff. My luthier suggested this. Very, very happy - can now set guitars up to factory spec without guesswork, then tweak as I see fit.

Phil Panczuk  Lynwood, IL Read my reviews (3)
5 10-24-2012
Precise and Easy to Use

I really like this rule. I couldn't find one showing the dimensions this one does anywhere locally. thanks

jloud  Kentucky, USA Read my reviews (3)
5 9-11-2012
Excellent ruler for setting up guitar

I recently tackeled setting my guitar up (tuning, intonation, matching radius of saddles to fretboard, setting string vs. spring tension, and floating the standard Fender bridge by 1 whole tone). I used this particular steel ruler during the process above for setting Hi/Lo E-string heights above the fretboard and then distance between strings and standard single-coil pickups. Not the easiest to do with my bi-focals, but I managed to read the markings for 64ths and was quite satisfied with the end results. The ruler worked good for me and will be used for many more setups I expect.

musicaddict  Texas Read my reviews (3)
5 9-06-2012
Absolutely essential

I use this rule for everything, don't know how I got along without it.

jdaigle  CA Read my reviews (2)
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