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StewMac Fretbar Understring Leveler
DescriptionStewMac Fretbar Understring Leveler
How do you level the frets at the right tension?
One of the most challenging things to get right with any setup or fret work is knowing the frets will be level under actual string tension and playing conditions. Now we've made it easy.
Our solution for this was the invention of the Erlewine Neck Jig—the industry standard when it comes to simulating string tension to get the most accurate fretwork possible. But let's face it, sometimes jobs
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Discussed in DIY Fret Leveling? in the TalkBass community
Seriously considering this: StewMac Fretbar Understring Leveler - StewMac ... more
Guyker makes an aluminum fretbar understring leveler that's essentially the same tool for a few bucks less. ... more
BTW, I loathe promoting at all Amazon but they have this tool from Guyker. Or order from Guyker direct... it might still be warehoused and distributed by Amazon anyway though, I don't know. ... more
Discussed in My first DIY "fret-job"! in the TalkBass community
I wanted to provide some feedback on my first fret-leveling, since everyone here was so very helpful in getting me "up to speed". I can't possibly remember everyone who helped me (thanks to you all!), but I do want to give a special "shout-out" to Turnaround for advising me on the "under-string" method. My Yamaha TRBX304 ... ... more
Discussed in Fret Leveling Theory and Practice in the TalkBass community
You string the bass up, tune to pitch, rotate into playing position, then set the neck dead flat as read with a notched straightedge against the fingerboard. You set the dial indicators to zero, rotate it back up to flat, and then adjust the jack and strap at the headstock to bring the needles back to zero, then you raise ... ... more