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Understring Radius Gauges

Understring Radius Gauges

Understring Radius Gauges Standard width, set of 4
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Standard width, set of 4

Item # 2309
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$15.75

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Understring Radius Gauges Standard width, set of 9

Standard width, set of 9

Item # 0353
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$35.52

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Understring Radius Gauges Extra-wide, set of 9

Extra-wide, set of 9

Item # 0359
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$49.31

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Understring Radius Gauges

About This Item

Fast, accurate bridge saddle adjustment.
Each of these unique gauges has an accurately radiused arc on both the top and bottom surfaces, and is shaped to fit easily under the strings.

Use the bottom curvature to determine your fretboard radius, and the matching top curvature becomes a reference for setting string saddle heights for best playability.

Low profile fits tight spots. The slim shape of our understring gauges allow you to read the fretboard radius even with the strings on! This is also handy for matching pickup polepiece heights to the arc of the strings. And setting bridge saddles is easier than ever.

Standard width covers 6-string guitars and most 4-string basses—the gauges span string spreads up to 2-5/8" (66.68mm).

Extra-wide covers string spreads up to 3-3/4" (95.25mm)—enough for
4-string, 5-string, and many 6-string basses. They'll also handle
7-string and 8-string guitars.

Available in three sets to fit your needs:
Standard width, set of 4 includes these common radii:
7-1/4", 9-1/2", 12", and 16"

Standard width, set of 9 includes these radii:
7-1/4", 9-1/2", 10", 12", 14", 15", 16", 17" and 20"

Extra-wide, set of 9 includes these radii:
7-1/4", 9-1/2", 10", 12", 14", 15", 16", 17" and 20"

Stainless steel.



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5.0

Works beautifully!

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Verified Buyer


Makes setting up individual saddle bridges fast and simple. Use them on every set up. Thank you StewMac!!

5.0

 understring radius gauges

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Verified Buyer


These seem to be what I'm looking for, haven't put them to practical use yet so hoping they help fix my circumstances and prove to be useful.

5.0

This makes my 7-string sing

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Using these understring radius gauges, I found the neck radius and used it at the bridge to adjust all the bridge pieces to the right height, but then my low B was rattling, so I re-adjusted, still following the radius guide, and made it so all the strings touched the radius guide, with the bass end a little higher (which I measured with my Stew Mac rectangular string height gauge). Now it sings, the top E no longer rattles against the frets, the bass B rings out. Re-intoned using the excellent tuner in IK Multimedia Amplitube. Now I need to adjust pickup heights, and my custom Carvin Ax will be a real joy.

4.0

good but it could use some attention to detail

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Verified Buyer


It's nice and thick, but the top and the bottom of the arc are rough and not polished.

5.0

Very useful

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Verified Buyer


Very useful for determining the radius of any guitar I am working on. A great set of tools to have on-hand.

5.0

Work perfectly

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Nice radius gauges. They work like they should. It allowed me to set up my Telecaster that i knew was off, gauge let me adjust and get the strings where they're supposed to be.

5.0

Accurate Gauges

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Verified Buyer


I've wanted an understring gauge for my basses for a while now, and just went ahead and got them. Glad I did. Very easy to use. Makes fine tuning my action a breeze.

5.0

Great guages

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I bought these to fill out my tools for working on guitars.

5.0

just perfect

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like in the title

5.0

Excellent quality

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Verified Buyer


Exactly what I needed, and really pleased with the quality.

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