Pickup Clearance Gauges

Pickup Clearance Gauges

Pickup Clearance Gauges

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Pickup Clearance Gauges

About This Item

Simple and fast way to consistently set the gap between strings and pickups.

Clever time-saver: Fret a string at the last fret, slide a gauge under it, and raise the pickup until the polepiece touches the gauge. 1/32", 1/16", 3/32" and 1/8" thicknesses span nearly all the pro player specs in Dan Erlewine's book, How to Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great.

Made of non-magnetic brass, more practical than steel rulers or feeler gauges. Set of 4.

Thanks to guitar tech Dirk Wacker for developing this tool.


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5.0

Cool Tool

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Verified Buyer


I think the best aspect of this set is that it is non-magnetic. It took the majority of the guess work out of finding the right height for both the neck and the bridge. in the past, I probably would have said “@&$# it, it’s close enough” after the 97th time the feeler gauge stuck to the pick ups. This little dude alleviated that pain. I will say, this tool is probably best used with a capo at the highest fret. Of course, this has nothing to do with the design of the tool...just an observation i made after realizing i didn’t have a third hand.

4.0

I can always find what I want with StewMac.

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Verified Buyer


These were a gift for my brother and he will definitely use them.

4.0

PU Gauges

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Verified Buyer


Hated to spend the $ but needed them as the gauge I was using was "steel" and got magnetized from the PU's...but I'm glad I bought them as I finally got all the PU's adjusted on my other guitars. So far I am not disappointed in the tools/gauges I have bought from Stew-Mac...a bit pricey BUT they last and the quality is great so far !.............I'll be back again !

1.0

forget it.

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Verified Buyer


4 pieces of unmarket or ungsuged wire on a key ring. And all for only $10.87

Response from StewMac


Hi William,
Thank you for sharing your honest feedback with us. We're sorry to hear our Pickup Clearance Gauges didn't meet your expectations. We stand behind our return policy -- if you are not satisfied you may return them anytime for a refund or exchange. Please call us at 1-800-848-2273.

4.0

As advertised.

By

Verified Buyer


My one complaint is that they arrived wigout instructions to use which ones where.

5.0

Dave uses these, now so do I.

By

Verified Buyer


They do what's intended. Brass so they don't get magnetized - quick, easy and gootch-proof adjustments.

5.0

Super handy tool!

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Verified Buyer


These work great for quickly checking pickup height, super easy and fast to make adjustments.

5.0

So much easier

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Verified Buyer


These tools for pick up height make it so much simpler and all my guitar are same height and I adjust from that if needed. Great tool thank you stew Mac

5.0

Pickup Clearance Gauges to finsh that electic guitar setup.

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Verified Buyer


Did you ever try to get the clearance of a string using a steel feeler gauge. The magnet is pulling on the gauge and fighting you all the way. The non-magnetic brass Pickup Clearance Gauges make this adjustment quick and easy. The clearance on this one used guitar was way to short. After making the clearance adjustment the guitar sounded great, and not fighting the magnet in the pickups made the adjustment a snap. Get one you will love it.

5.0

Pickup Clearance Gauges

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Verified Buyer


Fast delivery excellent tool very happy

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