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Old 09-12-2019, 06:52 PM
redir redir is offline
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I never could use feeler gauges. I find them cumbersome and awkward and I feel that for all the accuracy of the gauges themselves human factors renders that accuracy mute... Or at least for this human factor anyway... I use a pencil cut in half that is used as a straight edge across the first several frets to mark a line on the nut at fret height. I find that the line works real well to very quickly get the fret slots to a point where they then need delicate and delibrate file strokes to go slightly below the line till every thing is perfect.

Last edited by Kerbie; 09-13-2019 at 06:18 PM. Reason: Comment on moderator action
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