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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

High Quality

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I am not a luthier, just own a few guitars. This tool is create for helping adjust bridge saddles to match your neck radius.There are cheaper sets out there but I read reviews stating that one side of the gauge is different from the other side - ridiculous. I always trust the quality at SteMac.

5.0

better than what I was using

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These are just what I needed - I didn't check the number of gauges in the set (but that's on me)! I have a cheaper set of radius gauges that seemed like a good buy, but after deburring them I realized they were too "tall" to fit under all but the highest action. They still work on top of the strings or unstrung fingerboard but were useless for adjusting saddle height, pickup height et cetera. As we all know, you usually get what you pay for.

5.0

Great Tools

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Just what I needed to determine fret board radius on a few guitars and make accurate adjustments to height.

5.0

Perfect

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Verified Buyer


Had trouble with the shipment being overdue, Emailed the guys at Stewmac and
they sent another set fast..arrived in Canada 2 days later
These things get your string radius perfect!

5.0

Does the job...covers the most common sizes

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These gauges are the logical step up from the perfectly serviceable cardboard gauges found in the back of Dan Erlewine's book on guitar set up...How To Make Your Electric Guitar Play Great!

If you have a guitar with a fretboard radius that falls in between (or you have a butt load of different guitars with varying fretboard radii, then perhaps a more comprehensive set is needed which includes some of the less common sizes...regardless, Stew-Mac has you covered...so, why are you waiting? (and no, I don't work for Stew Mac).

5.0

Radius gauges

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Verified Buyer


Very happy with my purchase quick delivery & product was as described I choose the 9 piece set because I own gibsons , prs & fender & also own basses also .

5.0

Great!!

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Verified Buyer


Gets the job done

5.0

Great for my guitars

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Verified Buyer


I purchased these for home use and they are absolutely perfect .

5.0

Great for home setups

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Verified Buyer


Just made my world a whole lot easier!

5.0

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Nice solid feel and well finished.

My one suggestion would be to offer a " 5pc step-up kit" for those have the basic 4 pc set and want to move up to the 9pc without having to buy redundant gauges,

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