Harley Benton Parts String Action Gauge

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Guitar String Action Gauge

  • An indispensable universal tool for all stringed instruments
  • Allows precise measurements for setting up, adjusting and measuring string spacing, string height action, truss rod adjustments, pickup height, and much more
  • System of measurements: metric and standard
  • Ruler size (L x W): 8.9 cm x 5.1 cm (3.5" x 2")
  • Area of use (instruments): electric-, bass- and acoustic guitar
  • Units: millimetres and inches (mm/")
  • Scale for string height action: 0.01" - 0.14" / 0.25 mm - 3.50 mm
  • Scale for saddle recess depth: 0 - 0.875" / 0 - 20 mm
  • Scale for saddles: 0 - 0.75" / 0 - 20 mm
  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Dimensions: 90 x 50 mm
  • Weight: 21 g
available since August 2020
Item number 491199
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Excellent tool for your heights!
Reviewing purchased item 13.08.2021
Simple yet very useful tool for getting your strings and pick ups where you want them.

If slightly rough edge, some ultra fine sandpaper is in order to smooth the surface just a tiny little bit.

My suggestion is to do the measurements in a well light area and working on an adequate height to avoid angles of sight messing with actual measures.

Maybe for next model, it would be a substantial improvement to make it in some lively color with same black stripes measure lines as it has now.

A great little tool that you can always take with you due to its credit card size.
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Mustafa Ozbay 28.03.2022
It is not a "nice to have" but a "must to have" tool.
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Hard to fault a ruler
tremblox 07.01.2023
One of these tools that you will not need or use on a daily basis but which every once in a while will be indispensable.

Measure your action for every string and pickup heights in metric or imperial. Document them and then change according to your playability and tonal preferences. Having a documented baseline is always going to help you and will let you see in an instant any changes in the setup; for example due to seasonal changes, guitar string gauge/brand changes, tuning changes etc. You don’t need this tool to set up your guitar but it sure as heck helps and really helps to ensure consistency. I’d recommend this along with a fret rocker and board guard as the first tools to own after a string winder.
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precise tool
initial 04.12.2021
I wanted this for a long time
If you want to sound consistent it's indispensable. Measure your pickup heights and write them down. String action. A valuable tool
The edges are cut precisely. The print looks without a flaw and precise.
Would like to see it come with a pouch for storage.
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