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Radius Gauges

Radius Gauges

Radius Gauges Original (smooth), set of 2

Original (smooth), set of 2

Item # 5432
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$27.63

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Radius Gauges Notched, set of 4

Notched, set of 4

Item # 5433
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$56.88

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Radius Gauges, Complete set of 6

Complete set of 6

Item # 5434
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Radius Gauges

About This Item

Durable stainless steel!
Quickly find the curvature of a fingerboard or bridge with these sets of radius gauges.

Use them frequently to check your work as you smooth or shape a fingerboard or frets: a quick visual check keeps you from accidentally altering the shape — a mistake that's easy to make and hard to fix.

Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of all three radius gauges.

Guitars commonly have a "compound radius," meaning the curvature changes from the nut to the end of the fingerboard. "Eyeballing" this subtle change is next to impossible; that's why a set of radius gauges is essential. Also use them for profiling an acoustic bridge saddle and setting the string heights on an electric guitar bridge. Our gauges have precision laser-cut 7-1/4", 9-1/2", 10", 12", 14", 15", 16" and 20" radii. They're made of stainless steel for durability in the busy shop, and work for string spreads and fingerboards up to 3-1/4" (82.55mm) wide.

Use them in combination with our Radiused Leveling Blocks for professional results.

Notched gauges work with strings on! This new version is handy when you want to check a fingerboard without taking the strings off. The set includes closely-spaced string notches for use near the nut, and wider spacing for use near the body (great for compound radius fingerboards). This set includes the same radii as our regular set.



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5.0

Great reference tools

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I had a vintage neck to restore and was a little perplexed on the exact radius I needed for my fretboard. These certainly cleared it up quickly.

4.0

acurate

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Accurate gauges. To bad there so expensive! ( and shipping is not cheap either ! ).

5.0

Fantastic Setup Tool

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This style of Radius Gauge is Outstanding and easy to use. Matching a Strat's Saddle arc to a neck is a piece of cake. I purchased another style of Radius Gauge available from Stew-Mac ... the one with the handle that fits the tool under the strings ... this new one wins hands down. Thank you.

Thomas J. Couch
Oklahoma City, OK

5.0

Time saver!

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I bought these to set up a guitar I had purchased.
With these tools there is no need to take off your strings! Move straight to leveling your neck, check your frets, set your action, Intonation and done without removing strings.

5.0

Radius Gages

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Put to use upon arrival.

5.0

Great product.

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Good product. Great price

5.0

Accurate

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I bought the smooth gauges. Thinner than I expected, but seem to be very accurate. Discount priced gauges I purchased elsewhere to save money ended up costing me in the long run.

5.0

 Really makes things a lot easier. Works well.

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Real happy with this. makes life a lot easier.
top quality.

5.0

radius gauges

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work good taking out the guess work

5.0

Great time saver.

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Great time saver for determining neck radius. Was using the under string gauges on the neck, should've had these the whole time.

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