Y3rd4dd1
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Join date: Jan 2009
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#1
Does anyone know where I can get a printout of a string height/action gauge? I'm also looking for a printable string spacing gauge. Any help would be appreciated.
apak
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Join date: Jan 2008
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#2
I'm pretty sure the gauges are just pieces of metal that are a certain thickness. A piece of paper won't do what a feeler gauge does. The measurements have to be exact to the 64th of an inch or at least the 32nd of an inch. It would be impossible to eye that accurately.
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Erich0316
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Join date: May 2009
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#3
I have always used a 6" "scale" or ruler for "quick & dirty" string height measurements. THere are several good ways to use indicators & gauge blocks, but these are kind of labor-intensive.

Stewart-Macdonnell (stewmac.com) has all sorts of gizmos for it (follow link: http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Nuts,_saddles/Special_tools_for:_Nuts_and_saddles/Neck_Relief_Gauge_and_Nut_Slotting_Gauge_Set.html )

For the string sapacing try this: http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Nuts,_saddles.html


NO, I am not a stew-mac emplyee. I have made my own copies of many of the tools seen at the site, though, through common sense & a little ingenuity. You may contact me directly for some more detailed photos & things, if you arte interested in making your own.

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#4
Quote by Erich0316


NO, I am not a stew-mac emplyee. I have made my own copies of many of the tools seen at the site, though, through common sense & a little ingenuity. You may contact me directly for some more detailed photos & things, if you arte interested in making your own.

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