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Precision Straightedges 12" length

12" length

Item # 3849
In stock, ready to ship!

$51.67

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Precision Straightedges 18" length

18" length

Item # 3850
In stock, ready to ship!

$70.75

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Precision Straightedges 24" length

24" length

Item # 3799
In stock, ready to ship!

$91.07

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Precision Straightedges 36" length

36" length

Item # 3800
In stock, ready to ship!

$159.05

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Precision Straightedges

About This Item

For accurate fretting and neck evaluation.
We make our Precision Straightedges specifically for checking neck straightness and relief, evaluating truss rod adjustments, and pinpointing high or low frets. Available in four lengths, for working on any fretted instrument, from mandolins to guitars to basses.

The narrow beveled edge allows easy and accurate viewing of the gap between the edge and the surface being checked. Made of ultra-high-grade stainless steel with a satin finish, each straightedge is precision-machined for accuracy to ±.0015" per foot. These straightedges are also ideal for laying out projects on wood or paper, and for setting up table saws, jointers, and other shop equipment.

Made in the USA of German/Austrian stainless steel. You won't find this level of quality with cheap knockoffs!
Each of our straightedges go through a rigorous 13-step manufacturing process that guarantees accuracy. These straightedges are extremely precise, heavy duty, and designed to handle a lifetime of use in your shop. Before each one gets shipped, it's personally inspected before leaving the factory.

Our Precision Straightedges won't bend or dent as easily as some aluminum straightedges on the market. The satin finish allows you to mark it with a pencil in order to make notes or to compare one guitar’s setup to another.

  • Guaranteed accuracy to +/- .0015" per foot
  • 0.090" thick 420 German/Austrian surgical stainless steel (2.286mm)
  • Hardened and tempered for lasting accuracy
  • Individually inspected to ensure precise tolerances
  • Proudly made in Ohio, USA
#3850 18" Precision Straightedge is part of our Basic Setup Kit.

For acoustic guitars, our Neck Set Gauge is designed to attach to the #3799 24" Precision Straightedge.


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5.0

Love it

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It is a great tool to have.

5.0

Great Tool!

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Simple, great quality tool! I use it everyday in my shop!

5.0

Life its Better

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If you want to calibrate all types of guitar and some bass, certainly the 24 ", perfect tools, if you're about to buy this for your workshop, please purchase the 24" and 36 " Its Amazing, Thx Stewart-Macdonald.

5.0

What can you say about a straight edge?

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This is a very high quality straight edge. It has a rust resistant finish and feels solid and dependable. Being a foot and half in length makes it perfect for guitar work. A very difficult to find length, in fact. I liked it so much, I bought two! Looks like it will last a lifetime.

5.0

You must Have it

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Nothing to do without this.

5.0

It Gets The Job Done

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Verified Buyer


Well not much to say. It's a simple tool that works like intended

5.0

Well made.

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Verified Buyer


I own a few larger straightedges in 24" and 12" that I got elsewhere. I thought they were all that I needed. I realized I was wrong and really needed a 18" for the guitar. I looked elsewhere but couldn't find one with a tapered edge so I bit the bullet and bought this. The quality is great and it's perfect for what it does. It's made in the Good old USA too. A+

5.0

life is easy now

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Verified Buyer


This piece of metal is lightweight and the tapered edge makes seeing the frets easier. I use the top side for some other jobs worth the money. If you need it, Stew Mac has it. Friendly service reps, fast shipping, and well packed: that is why I keep coming back.

5.0

Great quality

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I'm please with the quality and accuracy.Nice to know you can still get good tools.

4.0

Specialized tool

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Nice to be able to get precision tools in the right sizes for the job, but would be nice if they were thicker and could stand up by themselves, maybe with the "knife edge" on the opposite side.

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